Trees, grasses on Hanoi’s most beautiful street being cut for road expansion

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Trees, grasses on Hanoi’s most beautiful street being cut for road expansion

The grass median strip of Tran Duy Hung Street in Cau Giay District is being removed as part of a road expansion plan that is aimed at easing traffic in Hanoi. Photos credit: VnExpress

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Fifth Japanese Haiku poetry contest organizers give prizes

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

Since 2007, the Japanese Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, the City University of Social Sciences and Humanity have jointly launched Haiku Poetry Contest on Vietnamese and Japanese language every two years.

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Fifth Haiku Poetry Contest organizers give prizes

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

Since 2007, the Japanese Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, the City University of Social Sciences and Humanity jointly launched Haiku Poetry Contest on Vietnamese and Japanese language every two years.

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Official faces petty backlash over car comments

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

Official faces petty backlash over car comments

VietNamNet Bridge – Some people in Hanoi have reacted against Department of Transport deputy director Nguyen Xuan Tan’s personal opinion that many people are just buying cars to show off.

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Taxi firms cut fares

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Báo Dân Trí English 9 month(s) ago

Taxi firms cut fares

Many taxi companies have slashed fares by 4% to 12% following the recent fall in petrol prices.

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Official faces petty backlash over car comments

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Báo Dân Trí English 9 month(s) ago

Official faces petty backlash over car comments

Some people in Hanoi have reacted against Department of Transport deputy director Nguyen Xuan Tan’s personal opinion that many people are just buying cars to show off.

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Median strips pose danger to drivers in capital city

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VietNam News English 20 month(s) ago

Concrete median strips on some roads in Ha Noi not only fail to divide opposing lanes of traffic, but they have become a hazard, causing accidents and traffic jams.

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Photos: Hanoi’s first five-star bus stop abandoned

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VietnamNet English 23 month(s) ago

Photos: Hanoi’s first five-star bus stop abandoned

VietNamNet Bridge - The first international standard bus stop in Hanoi was inaugurated nearly two months ago but it will be abandoned for at least one year.

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Authorities reject upgrade plan for Long Bien bridge

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VietNam News English 29 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Authorities reject upgrade plan for Long Bien bridge

The Ministry of Transport and authorities in Hanoi have agreed not to adopt a plan to rebuild the historic Long Bien Bridge, which has caused controversy among the public in recent days.

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Hanoi authorities approve Long Bien Bridge restoration

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Báo Dân Trí English 29 month(s) ago

Hanoi authorities approve Long Bien Bridge restoration

Hanoi municipal authorities approved the local Department of Transport’s proposal to upgrade and restore Long Bien Bridge.

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Transport department proposes toll fee for Thang Long Boulevard

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VietNam News English 29 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Ha Noi's Department of Transport was working on a project to collect road maintenance fees from vehicles on the Thang Long Boulevard, according to the deputy head of the department, Nguyen Xuan Tan.

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Hanoi acts to ensure traffic safety

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VietnamPlus English 30 month(s) ago

As 2014 is the year of urban order and safety, the capital city is employing numerous solutions to ensure traffic safety, ease congestion and accelerate the progress of transport projects that are under construction.

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Pedestrians to finally get a better deal

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VietNam News English 35 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Pedestrians to finally get a better deal

More than VND1.8 trillion (US$85.7 million) is expected to be invested in repairing and resurfacing the pavements in more than 600 streets in Ha Noi over the next seven years, according to the city's Transport Department.

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Authorities puzzle over road fees

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VietNam News English 35 month(s) ago

Although the regulation on road maintenance fee collection came into effect over a month ago, Ha Noi's munic-ipal Department of Transport has not yet received any reports on fee collection from wards and districts.

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Hanoi to remove unsightly parking lots

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Hanoi Times English 41 month(s) ago

The Hanoitimes - The Hanoi People's Committee is planning to remove parking lots beneath flyovers to ease public concerns that they are an eyesore and fire hazard.

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