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Downtown toll can reduce traffic congestion losses: HCMC officials

Officials say improved traffic efficiency via toll gates to downtown HCMC can reduce congestion losses by VND245 trillion ($10.6 billion) in 15 years.

Hanoi bans taxis from 11 streets to reduce congestion

Hanoi has banned taxis and vehicles belonging to ride-hailing services on 11 streets during peak hours to ease congestion.

Mass outbound migration chokes roads in Hanoi, Saigon

Major gateways in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City were blocked by hundreds of thousands of people and vehicles Friday as people headed home for the five-day break.
April 27, 2019 | 02:35 pm GMT+7

Vietnam rejects international finding on Hanoi air pollution

Hanoi has been ranked the second most polluted city in Southeast Asia on the basis of incomplete data, says Vietnam.
April 03, 2019 | 05:27 pm GMT+7

Holiday exodus triggers massive gridlocks on Hanoi streets

Long lines of vehicles choked Hanoi streets Friday as people began their homeward journey for Tet.
February 02, 2019 | 09:20 am GMT+7

Bike-sharing: a solution for Jakarta's air pollution problem?

Transport experts hope the service will combat air pollution and congestion in the Indonesian capital.
November 27, 2018 | 03:23 pm GMT+7

Six years on, Saigon's first metro line nowhere near completion

Set to open in 2017, then 2020, Saigon’s first metro line will not meet the delayed deadline either.
November 11, 2018 | 12:08 pm GMT+7

$4.1bln project to reduce traffic accidents, boost public transportation in HCMC

A $4.1 billion infrastructure project seeks to boost public transportation use and reduce traffic accidents in HCMC.
October 13, 2018 | 08:35 pm GMT+7

Traffic jams choke major gateways in Saigon, Hanoi as holiday begins

Traffic chaos ensued in many Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City streets as people looked to get away during the three-day break.
September 01, 2018 | 02:38 pm GMT+7

Vietnam jails 15 people for inciting SEZ law protest

A court in the southern province of Dong Nai sentenced 15 people to jail and ordered probations on five others on Monday for blocking streets during last June's anti-SEZ protest.
July 30, 2018 | 09:10 pm GMT+7

Vietnam jails another 10 SEZ law protestors for blocking traffic

Ten men who caused traffic obstruction on National Highway 1A for hours will be jailed for two to three and a half years.
July 24, 2018 | 08:27 am GMT+7

Hanoi rejects cable car line over Red River

Vietnam’s capital city has said no to a cable car across the Red River, saying such forms of transportation are not a priority.
July 20, 2018 | 11:22 am GMT+7

Smoked out: Ho Chi Minh City launches random on-road emissions tests

City officials say the move aims to curb air pollution and traffic congestion.
June 05, 2018 | 07:43 am GMT+7

Odd/even parking pulls into Hanoi

The capital is limiting cars to parking on only one side of the road to tackle worsening congestion.
March 08, 2017 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Hanoi announces finalists for $200,000 challenge to solve traffic congestion

Asking the people who get stuck in traffic every day might be the best course of action.
February 21, 2017 | 09:04 pm GMT+7
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