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Traffic jams a daily nightmare on two roads slated for Hanoi motorbike ban

Hanoi is considering a motorbike ban on Le Van Luong and Nguyen Trai streets, where it is mayhem especially during rush hour.

Reverse exodus to HCMC triggers massive traffic jams

A sea of humanity returning to HCMC from Mekong Delta provinces has choked traffic on many roads.

Commuters risk lives every day on chaotic northern Vietnam highway

Many overpasses and residential roads lead directly to National Highway 5; traffic jams, chaos and accidents ensue.
January 26, 2019 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s ubiquitous motorbikes, seen from above

A photo collection offers a glimpse into the often chaotic traffic in Hanoi.
December 05, 2018 | 09:34 am GMT+7

Near downtown Hanoi, residents take their bikes for a walk

During rush hour traffic, Hanoians have begun walking with their motorbikes on pavements to save time.
November 07, 2018 | 09:45 am GMT+7

Barriers trigger massive gridlock on Saigon street

The erection of road fences for a drainage project is paralyzing traffic on Rach Ong Bridge in District 8, and this is set to continue for another year.
August 28, 2018 | 03:30 pm GMT+7

Raging waters, bedlam on streets as rain pummels Dong Nai

A two-hour downpour in the southern province on Monday inundated many areas.
August 07, 2018 | 11:38 am GMT+7

Logistics nightmare as trucks stuck for hours at Vietnam’s biggest port

Tailbacks of up to 4km have stranded truck drivers on the highway in and out of Cat Lai Port. 
January 16, 2018 | 02:48 pm GMT+7

Gateway to Hanoi jammed as people return from New Year holiday

As the brief holiday comes to an end, many migrants who chose to celebrate New Year's Eve at home once again return to the capital.
January 02, 2018 | 07:59 am GMT+7

Five projects that could ease HCMC's traffic congestion in 2018

Once they're completed, traffic in the city might just become slightly more bearable.
January 02, 2018 | 07:43 am GMT+7

Vietnamese flock out of big cities to say 'Happy New Year' from home

As home is where the heart is, many decided not to stay in Saigon and Hanoi for countdown parties or fireworks on New Year’s Eve.
December 30, 2017 | 03:41 pm GMT+7

Top 10 traffic hotspots in Saigon, with no solution down the road

Congestion in these areas changes daily, even hourly, so the city has been unable to find a long-term solution, an official has admitted.
December 18, 2017 | 06:39 pm GMT+7

From traffic jams to floods, can Indonesia's 'Big Durian' be fixed?

Jakarta could set as an example of planning failure that countries in Southeast Asia might as well learn from. 
November 24, 2017 | 10:26 am GMT+7

Da Nang to ban private vehicles from downtown streets

The country’s central hub plans to stop licensing new motorbikes altogether from 2028.
July 08, 2017 | 03:07 pm GMT+7

Are motorbikes to blame for gridlock in Hanoi?

Car-driving legislators want to ban motorbikes by 2030.
June 25, 2017 | 05:06 pm GMT+7
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