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Angry drivers jam up highway toll station by paying with bottles of change in Vietnam

Drivers say they already pay multiple tolls along the highway, and the new station has been set up in the wrong place.

Saigon’s river bus service in the making

Construction is moving fast at the two main terminals so the city can launch the service in early August.

Vietnam's top taxi firm cries foul at Grab, Uber again after 8,000 drivers quit

Such finger-pointing has, however, received little empathy from the pulic, who seem happier with a more cost-effective, reliable service.
July 21, 2017 | 09:42 pm GMT+7

Hanoi versus the motorbike: A city fights a lifestyle

The decision to ban motorcycles seems destined to fail before taking effect in 2030. 
July 07, 2017 | 12:01 pm GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City plans $3.6 billion rail connection with Mekong Delta

The country is trying to revive the romance and appeal of its long neglected rail network.
July 02, 2017 | 02:32 pm GMT+7

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.
June 19, 2017 | 05:38 pm GMT+7

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.
June 18, 2017 | 11:42 am GMT+7

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