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Traffic builds up as people return to work after five-day holiday

People on May 1 returned to big cities such as Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to work after enjoying a five-day holiday period, causing plenty of traffic congestion.

End of Tet holiday marked by high traffic congestion around major cities

In a bid to avoid the congestion, many people opted to return on Wednesday afternoon or Thursday morning.

Traffic congestion is biggest obstacle to southeast’s development

Traffic congestion is the biggest challenge for the economic development of the nation’s southeast region, given that only 50 kilometers of expressway has been built among the six key provinces in the past 10 years, according to the prime minister.

HCM City eyes quick completion of traffic works around airport to ease congestion

Traffic congestion has plagued the area around Tan Son Nhat International Airport for long, but a solution seems to be around the corner with HCM City authorities finalising procedures for several works to be carried out this year.

HCM City to build roads to ease congestion in airport area

HCM City will break ground on three key road projects to reduce traffic congestion around the Tan Son Nhat International Airport in the fourth quarter of this year.

HCMC’s traffic congestion has increased everywhere: Transport Minister

Traffic congestion is a serious problem in HCM City, having increased everywhere. As the population of the city continues to increase, traffic congestion is becoming worse.

Vietnam’s first metro route opens

The route will help increase the number of public transport users and ease traffic congestion.

Hanoi’s roads jammed with cars, motorbikes during heavy rain

Heavy rain this morning caused traffic jams in Hanoi's inner roads.

Projects planned to ease traffic congestion on port roads

The HCMC Department of Transport has asked the city government to give priority in the next five years to six key transport projects worth $1.19 billion in order to clear congestion on roads leading to ports, especially Cat Lai Port in District 2.

Terrible traffic jams at HCM City’s northwest gateway last hours

On the morning of April 13, serious traffic jams were reported on the northwest gateway routes in Ho Chi Minh City, causing traffic chaos. Thousands of vehicles had to move inch by inch on the road.


Hanoi’s huge BRT project is a failure

The Hanoi bus rapid transit (BRT) 01 route, which had investment of thousands of billion dong sourced from the World Bank (WB) loans, has failed to meet expectations after five years of operation.

HCM City to move ports out to ease congestion on roads

Ho Chi Minh City will continue to move its ports to its outskirts to ease congestion on roads outside them and build new ones under a national port master plan for 2020-2030.

Six transport projects in Tan Son Nhat Airport area remain unimplemented because of site clearance problems

Six projects that would ease traffic congestion in the gateway area to Tan Son Nhat International Airports, with total investment capital of VND7 trillion, remain unimplemented because of site clearance problems.

Slow construction plagues short Hanoi street

A 440-metre street in Hanoi has remained incomplete after nearly three years of construction, plaguing local residents.

Sluggish university relocation worsens Hanoi traffic

The plan to relocate many universities from central Hanoi areas has remained committed to paper, with this being blamed for worsening traffic.

Hanoi's largest flyover opens to traffic

Hanoi's biggest overpass at the Hoang Quoc Viet-Nguyen Van Huyen crossroad in Cau Giay District opened to traffic this morning after 10 months of construction.


Bird’s eye view of Hanoi’s half-built elevated ring road No. 2

The ring road is expected to reduce traffic congestion in the capital city.

Traffic congestion still a big problem for Hanoi

Despite numerous attempts by the Hanoi authorities to ease traffic congestion in the capital, roads still remain crowded.

HCM City launches motorbike emission testing programme

A pilot programme to monitor emissions from motorbikes has been launched by the HCM City Department of Transport.

Bustling atmosphere returns to streets of major cities after national holidays

Streets across both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City were crowded once more on May 4 as thousands of students returned to school coupled with local people heading back to work after enjoying a long break during the national holidays.