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 VietNamNet Bridge – The Department of Transportation of Hai Phong City has rejected 217 bus and truck drivers who fail to meet health conditions, many of them had a positive drug test.

PM asks for warm, happy New Year for all

 VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung directed ministries, agencies and localities to do all they can to ensure a warm, happy and safe New Year holiday for the people, at the regular Cabinet’s meeting in Hanoi on January 25.

Traffic accidents claim more than 9,300 lives

 VietNamNet Bridge – The National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC) reports 2013 saw a total of 29,385 traffic accidents that killed 9,369 people and caused 29,500 injuries.

Social Headlines December 16

 Rescued fishermen return home from Hong Kong; HCM City police seize 2.2kg of heroin; Paris performance raises funds for Vietnamese flood victims; Cambodia alumni meet in Vietnam

Historic surgery recipient dies

Da Lat native Nguyen Duy Hai, who underwent historic surgery performed by American surgeon McKay Kinnon to remove a 90kg tumor on his leg last year, died on Friday at the Lam Dong General hospital.

Tragic car accident kills 7, injures dozens in Lao Cai

 At least seven passengers were killed and 25 others were injured after a coach en route from Haiphong to Lao Cai plunged into a canyon on October 25.

Major cities curb traffic congestion with new roads

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi and HCM have made progress in curbing traffic congestion in the last five years with a number of drastic measures,

Schools asked to enhance traffic safety awareness

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Education and Training has asked its departments; universities and colleges to step up on campaigns to raise awareness of traffic safety at the very beginning of the next academic year.

HCM City getting tough on overloaded trucks

VietNamNet Bridge – HCMC authorities plan to install electronic induction scales in addition to using mobile scales to cope with the current deterioration of local bridges and roads caused by overloaded trucks.

Call to improve traffic safety

 VietNamNet Bridge – As many as 12,052 traffic accidents were recorded nation-wide in the first five months of 2013, resulting in 4,163 deaths and leaving 12,171 injured.

Vietnam wins prizes at Malaysia Inventors contest

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam bagged 7 golds and two silvers at the International Exhibition for Young Inventors (IEYI) contest held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from May 9-11.

Thousands swap unsafe helmets for good ones

Nearly 100,000 unsafe motorbike helmets have been swapped for those of standard quality in two exchange campaigns launched by the National Traffic Safety Committee.