Traffic accidents kill nearly 4,500 people in six months
VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam recorded as many as 11,179 traffic accidents in six months, from last December 16 to June 15, which killed 4,478 people and injuring 10,149 others,
VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam recorded as many as 11,179 traffic accidents in six months, from last December 16 to June 15, which killed 4,478 people and injuring 10,149 others, according to the National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC).
The number of traffic accidents was down by 1,648 cases (or 12.85%), the number of deaths reduced by 211 cases (4.5%) and injuries by 2,111 cases (15.24%) against the corresponding period last year.
The NTSC also reported that in the reviewed period, licences were granted to 89,428 automobiles and 1,105,498 motorbikes drivers
Meanwhile, traffic police nationwide fined more than 2 million cases of traffic violations for nearly VND1,300 billion.
A fifth of Vietnam's soil remains contaminated with unexploded ordnance
VGP – Around 5.6 million hectares of land, or nearly a fifth of land in Viet Nam remains contaminated with unexploded ordnance, Deputy Foreign Minister Do Hung Viet told a regional seminar on Wednesday.
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Over 500 individuals implicated in vehicle registration irregularities
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Most of Vietnam’s outbound investments flow into Singapore in Q1
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Millions of mobile phone numbers in Vietnam to be locked soon
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Feature film shot in Vietnam to be released on Netflix
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Vietnamese badminton stars leap up world rankings
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Paintings by local contemporary artists exhibited in UK
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Da Nang’s boat race attracts locals, tourists
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VN central bank calls for prioritising loans for rice industry
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Around 60,000 firms close in first quarter
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Green offices remain key theme in HCM City commercial real estate
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