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Saigon keeps eye on public bus network with 4,000 surveillance cameras

The project aims to protect passengers from theft, sexual harassment and rude drivers.

Dutch firm aims to deliver first flying car in 2018

From 'The Jetsons' to 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang', flying cars have long captured the imagination.

Keep it running: Vietnam passes law to revive 'crucial' rail transport

The revised Railway Law offers incentives to investors so that they can bring the aging rail system back to its prime.
June 17, 2017 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

Turf war between Grab crew and motorbike taxis gets violent in Saigon

Gun shots, reportedly from the police, were heard during a fight in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday night.
June 16, 2017 | 11:47 am GMT+7

Donkey, ferry or scooter: How the world moves

Images of commuters in Hanoi, Karachi and Brussels can't be more different.
June 16, 2017 | 10:16 am GMT+7

Losing track: Vietnam’s ailing railway network

The glory days and romance have been left by the tracks along one of the first railway networks in Asia.
June 13, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

First half of Vietnam’s north-south expressway to displace 2,100 families

The state budget will have to cough up $573 million to compensate those affected by the new road.
June 07, 2017 | 02:42 pm GMT+7

Beijing's rickshaws teeter between tradition, survival

The makeshift red-canopied vehicles are ubiquitous in Beijing: rickshaws traversing narrow alleyways and skyscraper-lined avenues alike.
May 31, 2017 | 11:18 am GMT+7

Hanoi’s first sky train track found in rusty disrepair a year before launch

This is the latest blow to the project which has already been delayed by nearly five years.
May 29, 2017 | 04:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's government approves plan for $13.8 bln north-south expressway

The first stretch of the road will connect Hanoi with Hue by 2022.
May 26, 2017 | 03:43 pm GMT+7

HCMC looks to Japanese fund for extension to first metro line

The city needs around $100 million to connect the still unfinished line to outlying industrial centers.
May 24, 2017 | 03:25 pm GMT+7

Uber extends on-demand service to trucking

Uber is expanding into a new field with a version that lets truckers book cargo hauls with simple taps on smartphones.
May 20, 2017 | 10:11 am GMT+7

Hanoi plans to open exclusive rapid bus lanes to public buses

Transport experts are skeptical, saying it could cause traffic chaos and crashes.
May 09, 2017 | 03:10 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese developers reveal latest ride-hailing app

The new app will work along the same lines as Uber and Grab, but with better understanding of local travel habits, developers said.
May 07, 2017 | 05:42 pm GMT+7

A closer look at Hanoi's much-anticipated sky train

The first station of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban rail link is almost ready for opening.
May 04, 2017 | 11:48 am GMT+7