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Ho Chi Minh City mulls downtown road toll

Ho Chi Minh City mulls downtown road toll

Drivers of cars might have to pay a fee to be able to enter downtown Ho Chi Minh City in the near future, according to a new plan aimed at alleviating traffic jams.

Causes of traffic jams in Hanoi

Causes of traffic jams in Hanoi

The increase of personal vehicles and poor transport infrastructure are the major reasons for traffic congestion in Hanoi and other big cities in Vietnam.

HCM City sees substantive GRDP growth

HCM City sees substantive GRDP growth

HCM City’s Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) reached VND732.44 trillion (US$33.2 billion) in the first nine months of the year, up 7.76% against the same period last year, according to the municipal People’s Committee.

Holiday traffic safety top priority: PM

Holiday traffic safety top priority: PM

The Prime Minister has asked ministries, sectors and localities to step up measures to ensure traffic safety and social order while meeting the travel demands of passengers during the upcoming national holiday of National Independence Day (September 2) and the new school year (September 5).

HCM City wrestling with congestion at airport entrance

HCM City wrestling with congestion at airport entrance

Residents of Ho Chi Minh City are still waiting for competent authorities to come up with prompt and permanent solutions to regular traffic congestion at the entrance of Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

HCM City aims to unclog roads to airport

HCM City aims to unclog roads to airport

HCM City will focus on easing traffic jams in the two worst affected areas before year-end - roads leading to Tan Son Nhat International Airport and Cat Lai Port - an official has said.

HCM City eyes US$9,800 per capita income by 2020

HCM City eyes US$9,800 per capita income by 2020

Ho Chi Minh City’s leaders and newly-elected lawmakers began a three-day session of the People’s Council on August 3 to discuss socio-economic targets amid many complaints about extended flooding, traffic jams and pollution.

Legal auto import advantages to remain

Legal auto import advantages to remain

The Ministry of Industry and Trade will likely continue to require importers of complete built up (CBU) cars with less than nine seats to show proof that they are authorised dealers for foreign automakers.

Hanoi increases bus fares, subsidies cut

Hanoi increases bus fares, subsidies cut

Bus fares in Hanoi will continue to rise after more cuts to government subsidies, Ha Huy Quang, Deputy Director of Hanoi’s Transport Department said at a press conference on May 31.

HCM City to ease traffic load

HCM City to ease traffic load

Ho Chi Minh City authorities are taking several measures to ease traffic congestion at the city’s main gateways, including widening of a section of National Highway No 13 and the construction of an underground tunnel.

Congestion makes Hanoi buses unpopular choice

Congestion makes Hanoi buses unpopular choice

Public buses services in Hanoi, once very popular, have been losing around 150,000 passengers every day this year as many people have become unhappy with traffic jams.

Danang to construct US$9.8 million tunnel

Danang to construct US$9.8 million tunnel

The central city of Danang will start construction of a road tunnel at the junction of Dien Bien Phu, Nguyen Tri Phuong and Le Do, one of the busiest roundabouts in the city, with a total investment of VND220 billion (US$9.77 million) in the third quarter of this year.

Hanoi hastens transport construction to reduce traffic jams

Hanoi hastens transport construction to reduce traffic jams

The People’s Committee of Hanoi on April 1 urged municipal departments, sectors and relevant offices to speed up construction on key transport projects and put them into operation in 2016, to reduce traffic congestion in the capital.