The bullet train is coming to Vietnam. We’re dreaming, right?
New public transport service about to float your boat
Vietnam’s unprecedented development has left its major cities in need of greater and better infrastructure. One key factor is the roads.
As of the beginning of March, the speed limits in Vietnam’s cities have been increased to meet international standards.
Four years ago a new transport scheme was introduced to help relieve congestion pressure on Hanoi’s Old Quarter — the electric car. Designed to shuttle tourists around the labyrinthine streets of Hanoi’s historical heart, it was believed that this new mode of transport would reduce bottlenecks and pollution. While it provided a welcome new sightseeing service for tourists, the traffic jams and motorbike fumes remained.
Pat Joynt of Saigon Scooter Centre has been in Vietnam for 15 years restoring classic bikes, importing and producing parts. Here he answers your questions about road trips, purchasing bikes and importing from overseas.
Two batches of 4 small-sized aircrafts imported by a local business have arrived at Hai Phong port and are now waiting for customs clearance and tax payments, said the Hai Phong Customs Agency.