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Experts come up with new idea to cure gridlock near Saigon airport: monorails

The idea came as the city is grappling with funds to complete its first metro line.

Daredevil pedestrians ignore footbridges in Saigon

Many people are willing to risk their lives on the manic streets to avoid taking the stairs.

6 dead as buses collide head-on in southern Vietnam

One of the drivers was killed in the tragic incident.
October 02, 2017 | 09:58 am GMT+7

Deadly road traps: Open sewers call for sidewalk 'patch up' in Saigon

Recent incidents of children killed after being washed down unfenced drains should raise an alarm: sidewalks don't just need cleaning up.
October 01, 2017 | 12:26 am GMT+7

Vietnamese man fined after sharing video of himself escaping from police in high-speed chase

The millennial boasted that he was traveling at speeds of up 299kph, which is faster than a hurricane if true.
September 20, 2017 | 07:10 pm GMT+7

Heavy downpours leave Saigon’s traffic in chaos

Floods triggered by heavy rains that lasted from the early hours of Thursday until 8 a.m. have paralyzed the city.
September 14, 2017 | 11:42 am GMT+7

Driver survives after train plows through truck in Hanoi

The driver managed to jump out of the window before his vehicle was crushed to pieces.
September 13, 2017 | 02:25 pm GMT+7

Saigon's planned bus rapid transit hits speed bump over viability concerns

New estimates say the $144 million project would not attract enough passengers to justify its cost.
September 10, 2017 | 03:52 pm GMT+7

Top place team bag $100,000 from competition to solve traffic congestion in Hanoi

Details of their plan will remain a secret until all is revealed at an upcoming press conference.
September 10, 2017 | 11:12 am GMT+7

Nearly 60 killed in traffic accidents over Vietnam's national holiday

The brief holiday witnessed 58 fatalities and more than 9,100 traffic violations.
September 05, 2017 | 10:26 am GMT+7

Congestion hits Saigon and Hanoi again as migrants go home for National Day

Chaos ensued as people rushed home to enjoy the three-day break with their family
September 02, 2017 | 08:26 am GMT+7

Can traffic signs, tech and a fresh take on corruption solve Saigon's gridlock?

'Maybe increasing the [traffic] fines and giving a percentage to the police' would deter corruption.
August 24, 2017 | 06:09 pm GMT+7

Keep calm and swear as you wait for magic to happen on Saigon roads

Maybe we can all help by focusing more on the rules.
August 23, 2017 | 12:33 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man nabbed for reckless motorbike 'circus' stunt

‘I watched people do it online and thought it looked like fun.’
August 22, 2017 | 02:06 pm GMT+7

The jamming debate: How to unclog streets in Hanoi and Saigon?

The government has spoken and so have experts and residents; but just like the notorious traffic, the debate is going nowhere.
August 21, 2017 | 05:39 pm GMT+7