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And the holiday begins! Vietnamese, tourists battle traffic mess

Many in Ho Chi Minh City just grab their bags and run to the airport while bus stations in Hanoi are also packed.

South Korean man stabbed in southern Vietnam after traffic collision

Surviving a collision unscathed doesn't mean you're out of danger in Vietnam.

Vietnamese cop gets taste of his own medicine for using cellphone on motorbike

An online video shows him on the phone while escorting a container truck he had cited for a traffic violation.
April 19, 2017 | 03:26 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

A road is not built in a day. In Hanoi, it takes 10 years.

And still counting.
April 15, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam may need $2.2 bln to keep railways safe

It will be 'extremely difficult' to reclaim the safety corridor for train tracks because people have been living alongside them for so long, an official said.
April 14, 2017 | 08:28 pm GMT+7

Two crushed to death by flipping truck in northern Vietnam

A man and a woman were in their car when a container truck suddenly flipped over.
April 12, 2017 | 12:30 pm GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City to widen river bus network

The new routes will connect District 1 with District 7 to the south.
April 10, 2017 | 11:37 am GMT+7

In Hanoi, train tracks are just your front yard

Safety barriers are just for show as locals keep walking the line between life and death.
April 05, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Saigon explores smart plan to solve parking crisis

'It’s hard to find a parking lot downtown.'
April 03, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Six killed in two crashes an hour apart on Vietnam highway

Three passengers were killed in a bus-truck collision and another three died in the second crash on the way back after watching the first accident.
April 01, 2017 | 09:56 am GMT+7

Road construction turns traffic to Saigon airport from bad to worse

Fences erected for road construction put traffic near Ho Chi Minh City's Tan Son Nhat airport almost to a standstill on Friday.
March 31, 2017 | 03:37 pm GMT+7

Passengers magically escape death in Vietnam head-on crash

The bus was almost burned to the ground in shocking scenes on a highway in the central province of Thanh Hoa.
March 28, 2017 | 11:37 am GMT+7

Experts cringe at Saigon's plan for massive walking zone

Say tourists won't want to walk long distances to get to hotels and restaurants.
March 27, 2017 | 12:24 am GMT+7

5 big ways Saigon is changing this year

The southern metropolis is busy with a lot of plans. Which one gets you excited? 
March 26, 2017 | 09:00 pm GMT+7