The number of passengers taking flights at Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport in HCM City rose to a record 124,000 in a day, according to Nguyễn Nam Tiến, deputy director of the airport.
More toll collection lanes and limited access to expressways during the Tết holiday are expected to reduce traffic congestion on the HCM City – Trung Lương and HCM City – Long Thành – Dầu Giây expressways.
The Ministry of Transport has sent an official notice, requesting investors of BOT across the country to ensure traffic order and avoid congested roads during Tết (Lunar New Year).
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has signed an urgent notice on the clearance of export goods at Tân Thanh border gate in the northern province of Lạng Sơn.
The People’s Court of Diễn Châu District in the central province of Nghệ An yesterday sentenced 35-year-old Hoàng Đức Bình to seven years in prison on the charge of “resisting on-duty officials” and another seven years for “abusing the rights to democracy and freedom to infringe on the interests of the State and rights and interests of organisations and citizens.”
Hanoians have suffered severe traffic jams over the last week and the situation is predicted to worsen in the days near Tết (Lunar New Year).
Managers of the Tân Thanh Border Guards have worked to resolve seasonal traffic jams at the border gate over the past four days, according to Đoàn Tuấn Anh, deputy director of the Tân Thanh Customs Department.
The Ministry of Public Security has sent a dispatch to heads of provincial and municipal police, requesting them to focus on enhancing traffic order and safety for Tết (Lunar New Year) Festival to control traffic jams and accidents.
The second phase of the project to broaden the Pháp Vân-Cầu Giẽ Expressway from four lanes to six lanes is scheduled to be completed before June 30.
An underpass was opened to traffic on January 31 at the Mỹ Thủy intersection in HCM City’s District 2 to help reduce congestion on routes leading to Cát Lái Port.