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HCMC wants first metro line finished in 2020

Ho Chi Minh City wants its first metro line’s trial run to take place by October next year despite funding and personnel challenges.

117-year-old plant continues to make train cars

The Di An workshop in southern Vietnam was built by the French to serve the Indochina railroad.

Car runs amok in Hanoi, elderly woman killed

An elderly woman was killed and three injured in Hanoi Saturday after a car hit pedestrians and other vehicles.
January 19, 2019 | 09:09 pm GMT+7

In deadly traffic accidents, the blame goes beyond drivers

Systemic greed should be seen as the driving force behind traffic accidents caused by road rage and reckless driving.
January 17, 2019 | 01:05 pm GMT+7

Popularity is its own enemy: Hoi An overrun by tourist buses

Visitor numbers tripled last year and authorities admit they have been unable to cope.
January 16, 2019 | 11:01 am GMT+7

Saigon’s Tan Son Nhat airport awaits Tet rush

Vietnam’s largest airport is bracing for an influx of passengers during Tet, the Lunar New Year, early next month.
January 10, 2019 | 04:39 pm GMT+7

Six killed in train accident on bridge in Denmark

Six people were killed in a train accident on a bridge in Denmark on Wednesday, train operator DSB said.
January 02, 2019 | 05:06 pm GMT+7

Traffic accidents kill 111 over four-day New Year holiday in Vietnam

Vietnam saw an increase in both the number of accidents and fatalities over last year’s New Year holiday.
January 02, 2019 | 08:18 am GMT+7

Longest expressway in southern Vietnam nowhere near completion after 4 years

Delays in acquiring lands mean completion of the Ben Luc - Long Thanh Expressway has been pushed back from 2018 to 2020.
December 31, 2018 | 03:56 pm GMT+7

Where motorbikes double as trucks

You might have heard about Vietnam as the land of two-wheelers, but do you know what drivers here actually carry on them?
December 23, 2018 | 02:01 pm GMT+7

$330mln private airport in northern Vietnam ready to go

The first flight will take off from Van Don International Airport on December 30.
December 18, 2018 | 04:22 pm GMT+7

AFF Cup final: Saigon mobilizes police, imposes traffic restrictions

Saigon braces for AFF Cup final football frenzy with full mobilization of police forces and stringent traffic restrictions.
December 11, 2018 | 04:55 pm GMT+7

Formula 1 makeover: Hanoi to fill up channels, widen road

Hanoi is set to spend VND640 billion ($27.5 million) on infrastructure near the circuit for its inaugural Formula 1 race in 2020.
December 07, 2018 | 02:52 pm GMT+7

Arguments fly over Vietnam’s need for more or less airports

Travel firm execs say Vietnam needs more airports, contradicting some aviation experts’ assessments that there are too many, already.
December 06, 2018 | 04:42 pm GMT+7

Four injured in Saigon as car mows down motorbikes

At least four people were injured in Saigon Wednesday night when a car hit a motorbike before reversing and hitting four others.
December 06, 2018 | 11:34 am GMT+7
 
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