Disabled protesters clash with riot police in Bolivia

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 day(s) ago

The ongoing protest by disabled Bolivians demanding an increase in state benefits has turned violent in the capital, La Paz this week, with wheelchair-bound protesters and riot police clashing in the streets.

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Canadian skateboarder criticized for skitching on Hanoi’s busy roads

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Canadian skateboarder criticized for skitching on Hanoi’s busy roads

A Canadian skateboarder has upset many people after he filmed himself performing a stunt known as skitching, in which he was seen hanging off at the back of vehicles around many busy streets in Hanoi.

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CAIF hopes to put a dent in used auto market

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VietStock FI English 1 week(s) ago

The independent industry body representing Cambodia’s authorised automobile distributors launched a consumer awareness campaign yesterday aimed at informing the public of the risks of purchasing second-hand cars on the local grey market, which it said reduces government tax revenue while flooding the streets with predominately American imports that void dealership warranty and service guarantees.

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Ho Chi Minh City to establish exclusive street food zones

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Ho Chi Minh City to establish exclusive street food zones

Street food vendors in downtown Ho Chi Minh City will be forced to sell their products in designated areas on certain streets, making up part of city officials' effort to deter illegal occupation of sidewalks and roadways as well as ensuring food safety.

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Taxi drivers block streets in Buenos Aires after Uber launch

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Taxi drivers block streets in Buenos Aires after Uber launch

Uber, the smartphone app that connects riders and drivers, launched on Tuesday in Buenos Aires without authorization, triggering protests by taxi drivers who blocked major avenues and snarled traffic.

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Nha Trang to help homeless

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Nha Trang to help homeless

The popular southern central seaside city of Nha Trang is adopting measures to help the city’s homeless and beggars.

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Drugged beggar babies for rent in Indonesia

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Drugged beggar babies for rent in Indonesia

At rush hour every weekday, women with babies slung across their arms line the traffic-choked streets of the Indonesian capital, flagging down drivers looking to game Jakarta's carpooling laws by hiring a few extra passengers.

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Nha Trang offers reward for information on beggars

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Nha Trang offers reward for information on beggars

Authorities in the resort town of Nha Trang said Thursday they have earmarked VND7.7 billion (US$340,000) for a plan to take beggars off the streets and provide them with vocational training and jobs, which will also pay a reward to people blowing the whistle on street begging.

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Does Ho Chi Minh City need new, shiny sidewalks to attract tourists?

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Does Ho Chi Minh City need new, shiny sidewalks to attract tourists?

A major plan to pave sidewalks in Ho Chi Minh City downtown with granite will be a waste of money, taking resources away from more pressing problems that the city should solve to attract tourists, experts have said.

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Footpath upgrade in Ho Chi Minh City proves controversial

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Footpath upgrade in Ho Chi Minh City proves controversial

A recently announced plan to improve the sidewalks of 134 streets in downtown Ho Chi Minh City has met with mixed reactions.

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Footpath upgrade in Ho Chi Minh City proves controversial

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Footpath upgrade in Ho Chi Minh City proves controversial

A recently announced plan to improve the sidewalks of 134 streets in downtown Ho Chi Minh City has met with mixed reactions.

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HCM City to manage pavement encroachment

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HCM City to manage pavement encroachment

Illegal parking areas and street-side vendors are encroaching on pavement and roads in HCM City, causing traffic congestion, particularly on narrow streets.

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Ho Chi Minh City to spend $45mn granite-paving downtown sidewalks

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Ho Chi Minh City to spend $45mn granite-paving downtown sidewalks

Hundreds of sidewalks in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, will be paved with granite by 2019, according to a scheme announced on Sunday by the district administration.

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Sidewalks in downtown HCMC to be paved with granite

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Sidewalks in downtown HCMC to be paved with granite

Sidewalks in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 will be paved with granite to give the downtown area a facelift, according to local authorities.

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Japanese agency wins $650k deal to run ads on Ho Chi Minh City buses

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Japanese agency wins $650k deal to run ads on Ho Chi Minh City buses

Advertisements on public buses will hit Ho Chi Minh City streets from April. Photo: Thanh Nien

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