Travellers demand stricter safety standards for VN sleeper buses

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago

Last week, Viet Nam News asked readers to share their thoughts about a new ban on sleeper buses travelling on steep and winding routes in Viet Nam. The ban seemed to spark controversy among our readers. Here are some responses:

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HCM City manholes take lives

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 day(s) ago

HCM City manholes take lives

After two boys had deadly accidents involving manholes, residents of HCM City have expressed concern over the maintenance of public roads.

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Honeywell secures VietJet Air’s auxiliary power unit maintenance deal

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

Honeywell secures VietJet Air’s auxiliary power unit maintenance deal

Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) has been selected by VietJet Air to supply, manage and maintain the 131-9A Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) for the airline’s new fleet of 21 A320/A321 aircraft.VietJet is expected to take delivery of the first APU at the end 2014 with deliveries continuing through 2016. This is the third APU agreement that Honeywell has secured with an airline in the past six months in the Asia Pacific region.

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GM announces Vietnam’s first triple care programme

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

GM announces Vietnam’s first triple care programme

To celebrate Vietnam’s National Day on September 2, General Motors Vietnam announced today the country’s first triple care programme starting from September 1.

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Vietnamese consumers shun low-cost cars, see them as ‘low quality’

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – Most low-cost cars introduced in Vietnam have failed to win the hearts of consumers, as many Vietnamese equate low-cost with low-quality.

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Vietnam maintenance man drills 5-year old's penis

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Vietnam maintenance man drills 5-year old's penis

Online images of a child's mangled penis have prompted outrage against the man who inflicted the wound with an electric drill.

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City may collect road maintenance fee from motorbikes next year

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

City may collect road maintenance fee from motorbikes next year

VietNamNet Bridge – The HCMC Department of Transport has proposed starting collection of a road maintenance fee from nearly six million motorcycles in the city on January 1 next year.

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Suspension bridges prioritised to be built before rainy season

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

The central province of Quang Nam is speeding up the construction of suspension bridges to ensure safe travel for people in mountainous areas, especially in the rainy season.

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Ho Chi Minh City bikers may have to pay road fees next year

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City bikers may have to pay road fees next year

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport has recommended the city government to collect road maintenance fees from motorbike riders from January 1 next year, with the highest annual rate amounting to VND150,000 (US$7.05) per motorbike.

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VNR kicks off restructuring process

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

VNR kicks off restructuring process

After a tremendous effort, the restructuring plan of state-owned Vietnam Railways Corporation – one of Vietnam’s most in-difficulty state corporations – has officially kicked-off.

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Poor pavements put pedestrians at risk

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Ha Noi's pavements should be under the control of one agency, an official from the city's Department of Transport said yesterday.

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Rare photos of Da Nang in 1970

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Rare photos of Da Nang in 1970

VietNamNet Bridge - In 1970, Steve Ferendo, an employee of the American Heavy Mechanical Equipment Maintenance Company No. 156, took many vivid pictures of Da Nang City.

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Viet Nam, Czech Republic strengthen defence links

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

Senior Army officers from Viet Nam and the Czech Republic held talks here yesterday, focusing on personnel training, defence industry and research, apart from military technology, and maintenance.

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Vietnam, Czech bolster defence cooperation

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

Vietnam, Czech bolster defence cooperation

Senior military officers of Vietnam and the Czech Republic had talks in Hanoi on August 15, agreeing to focus collaboration on such areas as personnel training, defence industry, scientific research, military technology, and military equipment maintenance.

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Moral education deters social evils

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Moral education deters social evils

Moral education deters social evils

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