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Update news traffic accidents

 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,

HCM City urges drug tests for drivers

 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City authorities have asked transport firms to periodically test drivers of container trucks for drug use in an aim to reduce the number of traffic accidents.

Great danger

 VietNamNet Bridge – Traveling by road in Vietnam is never an easy task as poor infrastructure and management has led to traffic chaos in major cities, hence a lot of accidents.

Traffic accidents claim 91 lives on national holiday

 VietNamNet Bridge – As many as 163 traffic accidents occurred nationwide during the national holiday from April 28 to May 1, killing 91 people and injuring 109 others.

A poor man with boundless generosity

 VietNamNet Bridge – Fifty-three-year-old Do Van Ut says he'll remember the face of the young man until he dies.

Traffic accidents on rise in rural areas

 VietNamNet Bridge – An online meeting organised by the National Traffic Safety Committee in Ha Noi on Tuesday highlighted a rise in traffic accidents in rural areas.

Policy needs due consideration

 VietNamNet Bridge – Each day Vietnam has around 25 people killed on the road. Official statistics actually show that the first two months of the year saw 1,567 people dying in 4,115 traffic accidents.

Traffic fines, confiscations to rise

 VietNamNet Bridge – Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang has asked the Government to allow the ministry to administer drivers fines for administrative violations.

246 traffic deaths recorded during Tet

 Nearly 430 traffic accidents occurred within the seven days of the Lunar New Year (Tet) nationwide, leaving 246 people dead and 415 injured according to the National Committee for Traffic Safety.

164 die in accidents during Tet holiday

 About 275 traffic accidents occurred over five days of the Tet (Lunar New Year) vacation, killing 164 people and injuring 237.

Deputy PM orders action following 13 road deaths

 Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged authorities in Gia Lai, Dak Lak, Lai Chau and Cao Bang to take prompt measures and investigate the series of accidents that occurred in these provinces on Friday that killed at least 13 people.

Traffic accidents claim lives in early 2015

 VietNamNet Bridge – Driving in Vietnam was safer during the first three weeks of 2015 with the number of traffic accidents, injuries and fatalities down significantly from last year,

Social News 16/1

Separate jails proposed for transgender, gay prisoners; Container of smuggled goods found at Saigon Port; Experts combine traditional and modern medicines to treat Nguyen Ba Thanh; Two die in air tank accident

IT can help cut traffic accidents by half

VietNamNet Bridge – Information Technology (IT) applications can help reduce traffic accidents by half and considerably ease traffic flow, a leading figure in the IT industry says.

Social News 5/1

19 localities put on forest-fire alert; 'Money trees' popular for upcoming Tet; 136 Vietnamese women freed from prostitution den in Malaysia; 1,751 organizations, individuals fined for environment pollution

Traffic accidents kill 104 people during holiday

 As many as 209 traffic accidents occurred nationwide during the four-day New Year holiday from January 1 to 4, with none recorded for waterways.

A romantic Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge – Tranquility and charm have been holding back many foreigners to live and work in Hanoi. But what they fear the most is traffic chaos in the city, which has driven many out of the city.

Nearly 9,000 lives lost in 2014 traffic accidents

 Up to 8,996 lives were lost in 25,322 traffic accidents throughout the country in 2014, according to the report by the Vietnam National Traffic Safety Committee.

Vietnamese has lowest wages in ASEAN

 Court sentences four for forging passports, signatures; Heavy fines for overloaded trucks next year; Vietnamese has lowest wages in ASEAN; Traffic accidents kill more than 8,000 in 11 months; Ha Noi tap water passes safety tests

‘Batty' soul gets happy helping lost souls

 VietNamNet Bridge – Pham Van Nhan ignored the difficulties and the gossip from others each time he would harbour vagrants and underprivileged people at his home and help them reunite with their families.