Hanoi considers city centre motorbike ban

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

Hanoi considers city centre motorbike ban

Hanoi’s authorities are considering a ban on the use of motorbikes in the city centre by 2025 in an attempt to improve the city’s infrastructure.

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New spending to ease traffic woes in Hanoi

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago 2 related news

New spending to ease traffic woes in Hanoi

Hanoi will spend over VND2.1 trillion ($92.4 million) on easing congestion and ensuring traffic safety in the 2016-2020 period.

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Road fees for motorbikes suspended from 2016

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SaiGon GP English 12 month(s) ago

Road fees for motorbikes suspended from 2016

The Government has agreed on suspending the collection of the controversial road maintenance fees from motorbike users starting in 2016 after public criticism said the fee was unfair.

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Friend of river, enemy of litter

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Báo Thanh Niên English 14 month(s) ago

Friend of river, enemy of litter

Treating wastewater before discharging it into the environment is still neglected in Vietnam. Anybody in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City can tell you about their polluted rivers into which the untreated wastewater of millions of people have been pouring. Some billion-dollar project have been carried out to improve the condition of To Lich and Kim Nguu rivers in Hanoi, as well as Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal in HCMC, but it will take many more generations, efforts and investments before...

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Dead rivers encircle Hanoi

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VietnamNet English 16 month(s) ago

Dead rivers encircle Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge - Hanoi used to be surrounded by romantic rivers, but now the heavily polluted rivers are threatening the lives and health of people.

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Images: The insect market in Hanoi

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VietnamNet English 18 month(s) ago

Images: The insect market in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge – Insects have long been appreciated as food containing high nutritional value and they are used as bird feed.

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Authorities to crackdown on dangerous ‘eggshell' helmets

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SaiGon GP English 30 month(s) ago 1 related news

Authorities to crackdown on dangerous ‘eggshell' helmets

HA NOI (VNS) — Motorcyclists may soon be fined VND100,000-200,000 (US$5-10) if found wearing substandard helmets.The helmets, including some described as "eggshells", would then be destroyed.

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Authorities to crackdown on dangerous ‘eggshell' helmets

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VietNam News English 30 month(s) ago 1 related news

Authorities to crackdown on dangerous ‘eggshell' helmets

Motorcyclists may soon be fined VND100,000-200,000 (US$5-10) if found wearing substandard helmets.The helmets, including some described as "eggshells", would then be destroyed.

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Numerous trees uproot after downpours in Hanoi

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VietnamNet English 39 month(s) ago

Numerous trees uproot after downpours in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge – At noon on September 8, a heavy rain accompanied by strong winds made many streets in Hanoi flooded and many trees were uprooted.

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Gamuda Land completes $250m sewage plant

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Báo Đầu Tư English 40 month(s) ago

Gamuda Land completes $250m sewage plant

Gamuda Land Vietnam last Friday transferred the ownership of Yen So sewage treatment plant, billed as the nation’s largest facility, to Hanoi authorities after more than four years of construction with the total cost of around $250 million.

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One more iPad robbery at home in Hanoi

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 46 month(s) ago

One more iPad robbery at home in Hanoi

A week after a thug stole an iPad and an iPhone 5 from a boy at a home in Hanoi’s Hai Ba Trung District on March 1, another case occurred in the same district, police reported.

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Rail safety project to cost $41 million

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VietNam News English 52 month(s) ago

A VND867 billion project (US$41.3 million) to build flyovers, tunnels and fences along the railway running through 28 cities and provinces was launched on Wednesday in central Da Nang City.

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Two new bridges open in Hanoi

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Nhân dân English 53 month(s) ago

Two new bridges open in Hanoi

The pedestrian overpass at the junction of Pham Ngoc Thach and Luong Dinh Cua streets.

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Hanoi after tropical storm Kai-tak

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VietnamNet English 53 month(s) ago 1 related news

Hanoi after tropical storm Kai-tak

VietNamNet Bridge - Tropical storm Kai-tak caused torrential rains and strong winds in Hanoi on August 17-18, flooding major roads and bringing down big trees, blocking traffic flows in the centre.

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Pollution in Hanoi

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VietnamNet English 55 month(s) ago

Pollution in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoi is listed in the top cities of air pollution in Asia. The city also faces pollution of water, food, noise, solid waste and pollution at craft villages.

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