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Hanoi’s leader softens motorbike ban after public calls it ‘protection’ for cars

'The city will not ban but rather limit motorbikes in certain core areas of the downtown districts.'

8 worst traffic hotspots in Ho Chi Minh City: Where and why

Steer clear of these crunch points if you're planning on getting anywhere fast.

Saigon to restrict but not ban motorbikes by 2030

The city would only consider a motorbike ban once its public transport is capable of meeting travel demand.
July 15, 2017 | 10:28 am GMT+7

Da Nang to ban private vehicles from downtown streets

The country’s central hub plans to stop licensing new motorbikes altogether from 2028.
July 08, 2017 | 03:07 pm GMT+7

Hanoi withdraws proposal to recall old motorbikes by 2018

Public criticism has forced the capital to revise the plan to send old motorbikes to the scrap yard.
July 01, 2017 | 09:26 am GMT+7

Hanoi reconsiders changing office, school hours to combat traffic congestion

A police survey found that 70 percent of the capital's residents were in favor of the plan.
June 28, 2017 | 05:11 pm GMT+7

Helicopters to fly passengers from downtown Saigon to Tan Son Nhat airport

Beat chronic traffic congestion all the way to the airport, if you have the money.
June 09, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Three months in, Hanoi rapid bus system set to stay

The city has banked on the new public transport service to clear clogged streets.
April 19, 2017 | 10:00 am GMT+7

HCMC proposes $44 mln tunnel to ease congestion at eastern gateway

Nearly 4,200 new cars and 9,000 new motorbikes are registered in the city every month.
March 08, 2017 | 03:11 pm GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City revs up to clear traffic hotspots

Clogged streets and tailbacks have forced the city to get tough on traffic this year.
February 26, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Think you’ve got it bad in Vietnam? Here’re the 5 countries with the worst traffic

The new ‘global’ study by INRIX somehow does not gather data from Vietnam.
February 22, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Saigon announces first river bus services to ease road congestion

City officials believe it's time to make better use of the network of waterways to reduce pressure on congested streets.
February 17, 2017 | 10:21 am GMT+7

Saigon seeks to ease congestion near airport with overpasses

Construction of two new overpasses worth $33 million should be completed within six months, officials say.
February 08, 2017 | 08:03 pm GMT+7

Peaceful Da Lat gets congested as Vietnam's Tet holiday ends

Tens of thousands have come to spend their first days of the lunar year here. 
February 01, 2017 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

Saigon streets jammed as migrants rush home for Tet

A road in Ho Chi Minh City experienced a seven-kilometer long traffic jam.
January 22, 2017 | 10:27 pm GMT+7