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HCM City hit by traffic chaos following heavy downpour

HCM City hit by traffic chaos following heavy downpour

VOV.VN - Torrential rain swept through Ho Chi Minh City on the afternoon of June 16, causing a number of severe traffic jams to form across the city, with congestion levels being so bad that they are being considered the most severe in the history of the southern metropolis.

HCM City learns experience in urban development in Thailand

HCM City learns experience in urban development in Thailand

A delegation of Ho Chi Minh City led by Standing Deputy Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Tran Luu Quang have paid visits to Thailand and Malaysia to learn experience in development of smart cities and prevention of flooding and traffic jams.

Fewer road crashes but more traffic jams in H1

Fewer road crashes but more traffic jams in H1

Vietnam saw a decline in road accidents in the first half of 2019 while the number of prolonged traffic congestion was on a rise, according to the latest report of the National Committee for Road Safety.

HCM City to ban vehicles from city centre roads during holidays

HCM City to ban vehicles from city centre roads during holidays

Ho Chi Minh City will to ban all vehicles between 5:30 pm and 9:30pm on Dong Khoi street on April 26, between 4:30am and 10:30am on Le Duan street on April 28, and between 7pm and 9:30am on Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street on April 30 in District 1.

Congestion hits HCM City as people return after Tet

Congestion hits HCM City as people return after Tet

VOV.VN -Large numbers of people returning to Ho Chi Minh City after visiting their hometowns during the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday saw serious traffic jams hit national highways on the morning of February 11.

Vietnam to build smart cities to tackle urban problems

Vietnam to build smart cities to tackle urban problems

VOV.VN - As of the end of last year, Vietnam had 800 urban areas whose rate of urbanization increased from nearly 24% in 1999 to 37% in 2017. Most are now facing traffic jams, water shortages, flooding, and environmental pollution. Developing smart cities will be the key to solving these problems.