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Hanoi’s bus service needs revampicon
SOCIETY09/11/20200

Hanoi’s bus service needs revamp

The support of Hanoi's government for public transport in general and buses in particular is the remarkable advantage of buses compared to other forms of public transport.

 
Major bus stations in HCM City improve servicesicon

Major bus stations in HCM City improve services

SOCIETY
19/10/2020

In addition to new upgrades to Mien Dong Bus Station, the quality of major bus station systems in HCM City has improved in recent years.

Hanoi struggles to find drivers for metro lineicon

Hanoi struggles to find drivers for metro line

SOCIETY
21/09/2020

Nhon-Hanoi Station metro line is expected to go into operation in late 2021 but Hanoi authorities have only received 60 applications for the line's drivers.

High-quality surveillance cameras to making HCM City smart: officialicon

High-quality surveillance cameras to making HCM City smart: official

SOCIETY
08/09/2020

Le Quoc Cuong, deputy director of HCM City’s Information and Communication Department, talks about the ongoing project to build a high-quality surveillance camera system in the city.

Cars entering downtown HCMC to be charged in 2021icon

Cars entering downtown HCMC to be charged in 2021

SOCIETY
13/07/2020

The HCMC People’s Council has passed a resolution under which the city will collect fees from cars entering the downtown area in the 2021-2025 period, as part of a public passenger transport and traffic control scheme. 

HCMC transport authority insists on need for bus subsidiesicon

HCMC transport authority insists on need for bus subsidies

SOCIETY
28/06/2020

Even as experts have proposed abolishing subsidies to bus services, which have been increasing over the years, the public transport authority insisted that subsidies were a necessity for this form of transport.

Road vehicles to be under scrutiny from mid-Mayicon

Road vehicles to be under scrutiny from mid-May

SOCIETY
08/05/2020

Traffic police forces will launch a month-long campaign nationwide from May 15 to June 14 to investigate and punish transport infringements and restore transport safety.

Few provinces resume passenger coaches despite eased restrictionsicon

Few provinces resume passenger coaches despite eased restrictions

SOCIETY
21/04/2020

From April 17, inter-provincial passenger coaches can travel between 35 provinces at low risk of COVID-19 infection, but so far, few coach operators have resumed operations.

VN gov't issues instructions on implementation of stay-at-home ordericon

VN gov't issues instructions on implementation of stay-at-home order

POLITICS
05/04/2020

The Government Office has issued a document detailing the instructions on the implementation of the Prime Minister’s Directive 16 regarding a 14-day nationwide stay-at-home order and social distancing measures starting April 1.

HCM City, Da Nang suspend road passenger transporticon

HCM City, Da Nang suspend road passenger transport

SOCIETY
02/04/2020

Ho Chi Minh City and the central city of Da Nang have decided to suspend road passenger transport in a bid to curb travel and crowds and contain the spread of COVID-19.

Hanoi public buses suffer from decreasing passengersicon

Hanoi public buses suffer from decreasing passengers

SOCIETY
11/03/2020

Public buses in Hanoi are reporting a decreasing number of passengers due to Covid-19 outbreak.

HCM City to invest in public transport in new residential areasicon

HCM City to invest in public transport in new residential areas

SOCIETY
02/01/2020

The HCM City Department of Transport has asked the city's People’s Committee to outline plans for investment in public transport in new residential areas, including new bus lanes, in an aim to reduce traffic congestion.

Heavy investment in HCM City's bus system remains ineffectiveicon

Heavy investment in HCM City's bus system remains ineffective

SOCIETY
18/11/2019

HCMC annually spends some VND1 trillion on average to offer subsidies for public buses to encourage the use of public transport among the local people, but the number of bus passengers has continued to decline.

HCM City encourages people to use public transporticon

HCM City encourages people to use public transport

SOCIETY
04/09/2019

Ho Chi Minh City has deployed a number of plans to increase the number of commuters using buses to 11.2 percent this years, up 1.6 percentage points from last year.

Vietnam among top 10 cheapest countries for taxi faresicon

Vietnam among top 10 cheapest countries for taxi fares

VIDEO
03/09/2019

Vietnam is one of the 10 countries with the cheapest taxi fares, just 2.8 USD for a 5km cab ride, according to a recent report from Taxi2airport, the global cab-hailing system.

Buses to remain Hanoi's mainstream public transport in next 20 yearsicon

Buses to remain Hanoi's mainstream public transport in next 20 years

SOCIETY
24/06/2019

Buses lines have covered 100% of Hanoi’s districts, reached 100% of the city’s schools, 86% of industrial parks and 90% of urban areas in the capital.