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Traffic jams cost Ho Chi Minh City $820 million each year

Residents of the southern metropolis have been complaining about worsening traffic congestion for years, now new research has found it is costing the city more than VND18.3 trillion every year.

Hanoi expansion drives coach stations to outskirts of city

Hanoi is drawing up a plan to develop a chain of coach stations on the outskirts of the city.

Radical proposal to limit Hanoi's motorcycle traffic

The idea was a part of the draft about modernizing the capital, which was presented at a conference of the Hanoi Municipal Communist Party Committee on June 27.
June 28, 2016 | 07:56 am GMT+7

HCMC considers banning private vehicles from city center

Ho Chi Minh City looks into ways to limit private vehicles in the city center to ease congestion.
July 04, 2016 | 03:08 pm GMT+7

Traffic drives Ho Chi Minh City to invest nearly $400mln on second monorail line

The densely populated city has decided that the sky is no longer the limit when it comes to relieving traffic congestion.
July 06, 2016 | 03:36 pm GMT+7

Vietnam motorbike sales hit 1.4 mln in first half of 2016

The country has remained motorbike-dominated.
July 11, 2016 | 05:40 pm GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City to invest $255 mln on Dong Nai bridge connection

Commuters will soon be able to ditch waterway trasport.
July 14, 2016 | 04:24 pm GMT+7

Hanoi closes major coach station as it looks to revamp transport system

It used to be the quickest way to visit Ha Long Bay, but now tourists will have to use other stations.
July 27, 2016 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to upgrade overstretched airport in Ho Chi Minh City

The defense ministry will consider a proposal to expand the airport to a military base.
August 12, 2016 | 05:43 pm GMT+7

Saigon's 50-year long traffic jam

Traffic congestion and flooded streets were nothing strange in the former Saigon.
September 18, 2016 | 04:15 pm GMT+7

Choking streets force Hanoi to mull ban on more vehicles from city center

The only problem is the city's pulic transport system is sadly lacking.
September 20, 2016 | 02:07 pm GMT+7

Minor accident causes severe traffic jam in Hanoi

When a small incident leads to a two-hour tailback, it shows what the city's transport department is up against.
September 20, 2016 | 03:43 pm GMT+7

Hanoi hits speed bump on road to motorbike-free city

The buzz of motorbike engines could fade from the city by 2025.
September 21, 2016 | 01:37 pm GMT+7

Traffic jams disperse in first nine months: Ministry of Transport

Congestion has eased off despite the rising number of vehicles.
October 24, 2016 | 04:39 pm GMT+7

Skyscrapers are not working for Da Nang: official

High-rise buildings have brought a large number of residents into a small area and worsened traffic congestion in the city.
December 09, 2016 | 02:33 pm GMT+7
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