Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Economy China's projects in Vietnam earn reputation for poor quality, delays Hanoi stuck with rising costs on 'cheap' projects with poor expectancies China-backed infrastructure projects have caused public discontent in Hanoi by adding to congestion. (Photo by Ken Kobayashi)
September 20, 2017 14:55 JST | Vietnam
HO CHI MINH CITY -- Hanoi's first elevated railway line has had its trial run in September cancelled without an alternative being proposed by the builders from China.
On Monday, Vietnamese authorities told reporters that further work on the project is not possible until China disburses $250 million in official development assistance (ODA) promised last year.
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