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Bus 146 adorned with cute stuffed animals has lightened passengers' moods for over the past year in Saigon.

HCM City bus stations start to get Tet crowds, Covid precautions in place

Two major bus stations in HCM City have started attracting crowds with less than two weeks to go for Tet.

One dead and four injured after sleeper bus overturns

One passenger was killed and four others seriously injured when a sleeper bus overturned in central Hà Tinh Province’s Son Trung Commune.

Kazakhstan accident: Bus fire kills 52

 A bus has caught fire in north-western Kazakhstan, killing 52 people, the interior ministry has said.

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Significant chances for Vietnam regardless of uncertain TPP

 Although the future of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement is still in question, opportunities for Vietnam are considerable, many experts, officials and entrepreneurs said at a consultation workshop in Hanoi on November 25.

HCM City to improve bus access for disabled

 VietNamNet Bridge – People with disabilities are thankful for the efforts HCM City has taken to increase their access to public buses, but say more can be done.

Hanoi to have eight bus rapid transit routes

 VietNamNet Bridge - The Prime Minister has approved the planning of transportation in Hanoi to 2030, with a vision to 2050. From now to 2020, bus transport will be the major part of public transport systems in Hanoi.

Hai Phong turns green with electric-bus project

VietNamNet Bridge – The Hai Phong City People’s Committee aims to reduce pollution and greenhouse gas emissions caused by vehicles to 8.6 percent by 2020.

Traveling by bus in Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge - Buses have long been a familiar means of transport of Hanoians. And many people do not know that each bus route is an interesting traveling route in the capital city.

Busses in HCM City to offer free wifi internet

 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City has piloted providing wireless Internet on buses in order to attract people to use this means of public transport.

Deadly king cobras found on bus

 VietNamNet Bridge – Traffic police in the northern province of Quang Ninh seized two live king cobras from luggage on a bus in Ha Long City late yesterday, Aug 22.

Pakistani businessman writes a letter to thank Vietnamese police

 VietNamNet Bridge – A Pakistani wrote a letter to express his appreciation for the timely help of the traffic police team No. 5 and the police of Gia Thuy Ward in Long Bien District, Hanoi.

Cars without a black box to be fined from July

 From July 1 the vehicles that do not have monitoring device or the black box will be fined from VND2 to VND3 million. The transportation enterprises with 20% of vehicles breaking the rules on speed will have their business licenses revoked.

A ton of rotten animal organs seized on the way to HCM City

VietNamNet Bridge – Some 25 boxes containing about 1.3 tons of rotten animal organs on a high quality bus was detected by the police of the central province of Quang Tri on the early morning of April 21.

Tourist car capsized in Laos, three Vietnam tourists died

VietNamNet Bridge – In the afternoon of April 20, a bus carrying 36 Vietnamese tourists overturned in Laos. Three died and 28 other were injured in the accident.

Hundreds of smuggled iPhones seized in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoi police have detected the largest-ever iPhones smuggling case, seizing over 500 iPhones 4, hidden in a secret box on a bus.

HCM City to increase bus fare

VietNamNet Bridge - In order to increase revenues, reduce budget subsidies, from January 1, 2013, the bus fare in Ho Chi Minh City will increase by VND1,000 dong per turn.