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Regardless of the weather, twice a day, Mrs. Hai Tri stands by the signboard in the middle of the crowded lane to help students get home safely from school.

Prime Minister approves VND2.15 trillion plan for road camera installation

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a plan on investing in road camera installation to serve security and order and handle administrative violations.


Traffic restriction to be imposed on dozens of Hanoi’s streets

Trucks carrying heavy loads and passenger coaches will be prohibited from traveling through a number of roads in the capital city of Hanoi during the 13th National Party Congress which will be held from January 25 to February 2.

HCM City’s transport infrastructure lags behind demand despite huge investment

HCM City allocates about US$431.9 million a year for the transport sector but the funding does not seem to be enough for narrowing the gap between the local infrastructure system and travel demand, heard at a meeting on June 10.

Debates over daytime running light returns

The proposal to adopt a law on daytime vehicle running lights in Vietnam has been raised again and still faced opposition.

HCM City tunnel work begins, expected to ease congestion at traffic hotspot

Construction of a double tunnel below Nguyen Van Linh Boulevard at its intersection with Nguyen Huu Tho Street in HCM City’s District 7 began on Wednesday (April 22).

HCM City speeds up construction of key transport projects

2020 will be an important year for Ho Chi Minh City with a number of strategic transport projects scheduled for completion. 

HCM City mulls public bicycle rental service in downtown

The HCM City Department of Transport has sought approval from the People’s Committee for a public bicycle rental service.


HCM City tightens control over illegal parking

HCM City authorities have fined hundreds of cars being parked illegally on many inner-city streets.

HCM City transport department to ensure traffic safety during year-end festive period

The HCM City Department of Transport is making plans to streamline traffic and ensure safety during the festive season in late 2019 and early 2020.

Hanoi, HCM City look to crack down on coaches, parking on pavements

 The illegal parking of coaches on streets in HCM City in order to collect and drop off passengers has been a headache for local authorities, but coach operators insist measures should be taken to create more favourable conditions for them.

Hanoi street covered with mud, traffic chaos reported

VietNamNet Bridge - A truck dropped a large amount of mud on Tran Duy Hung, a major road in Cau Giay District, Hanoi. This incident turned the beautiful street into a muddy road, seriously affecting traffic.

HCM City traffic worsens despite continued efforts

 VietNamNet Bridge – Despite constant efforts by city authorities, traffic congestion in HCM City has become worse due to inappropriate planning, drivers' lack of safety awareness and overloaded roads.

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.

Social News 3/9

Coach, motorbike collision kills 3; Government funds local flood shelters; Police keep holiday traffic under control; Floods leave 2 girls dead, 1 missing; 1.6m children to get free measles vaccine

Social Headlines December 25

 Human traffickers jailed for 80 years; Man killed in road accident; Hanoi acts to ensure traffic safety; Border crackdown targets illegal birds; Treatments empower HIV-positive mothers

Wildlife groups under fire after rhino report ‘misunderstandings'

VietNamNet Bridge – One of Viet Nam's leading conservationists has blamed the study "Rhino horn consumers, who are they?" released by wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC and the World Wildlife Fund in late September

There is “protection” for rhino horn smuggling into Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – That is the comment by TRAFFIC on the sale and use of rhino horns in Vietnam today.

HCM City seeks ODA for traffic, environment projects

The HCMC government is seeking official development assistance for the second phase of the environmental hygiene project, the green traffic development project, and the sustainable urban development project for the Metro Line No. 2.

HCM City has 300 new cars per day

According to the city’s social-economic report of the first quarter 2013, more than 104,000 new vehicles, including over 26,000 cars, were registered during this period. On average, the city had nearly 300 newly-registered cars per day.