Vietnam 

CIty seeks ways to speed up construction of HCM City–Mộc Bài Highway – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The HCM City – Mộc Bài Highway project is expected to reduce traffic on National Highway 22, which is the only road connecting HCM City and Tây Ninh Province. VNS Photo Văn Châu HCM CITY – The authorities of HCM City and Tây Ninh Province are building shopping malls and service facilities along the HCM City – Mộc Bài Highway to raise revenue for construction of the highway. On Monday, the authorities in both localities agreed to clear land at the intersection of Ring Road No 3 and No 4 to build parking lots, shopping…

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Vietnam 

MoT warns highway investor not to close road – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Transport has asked the investor of Hòa Lạc-Hòa Bình Expressway not to arbitrarily stop vehicles during maintenance work without its approval. “Investors have been instructed to complete procedures to meet the conditions for fee collections at toll booths on the expressway,” said Nguyễn Văn Công, deputy Minister of Transport. The Defence Ministry’s Corporation No. 36 (the project’s investor) previously announced that it would suspend services for vehicles travelling on the expressway from April 15. The reason for…

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Singapore 

My way or the highway: Wife cannot stand quarrel on PIE anymore, dives out of car, Singapore News

A fight between husband and wife got so unbearable for the missus that she exited the car while it was cruising on the expressway. Diving out of a moving car — even one containing an insufferable spouse — is never advisable. The 46-year-old woman met the consequences — she hit her head and received numerous abrasions. The dramatic couple dispute happened over the Chinese New Year holidays on the morning of Feb 6. The car was travelling on the Pan Island Expressway (PIE) towards Tuas, with the woman exiting near the Upper Jurong…

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Vietnam 

Toll collection on National Highway 10 to begin on January 4 – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The upgraded National Highway 10, developed under the build-operate-transfer (BOT) model with a total length of 31 kilometres, will begin toll collection on Friday, project investor Tasco Joint Stock Company has announced. Cars with fewer than 12 seats, trucks of less than two tonnes and buses will be charged VNĐ35,000 ($1.50) per trip while vehicles with 12 to 30 seats and trucks of four tonnes will pay VNĐ50,000 ($2.10) per trip. Vehicles of more than 31 seats and trucks from four to…

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Vietnam 

HCM City – Mộc Bài Highway pre-feasibility study done – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Project management unit number 2 (PMU2) has urged the Ministry of Transport to approve a pre-feasibility study it has done for the HCM City – Mộc Bài Expressway.— Photo saigondautu.com.vn HCM CITY — Project management unit number 2 (PMU2) has urged the Ministry of Transport to approve a pre-feasibility study it has done for the HCM City – Mộc Bài Expressway. The 53.5km highway will run from Hóc Môn District in the city to a point on…

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