Bus driver suspended for mounting pavement in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

The driver of a bus that was filmed driving on the sidewalk of a street in Ho Chi Minh City has been identified and suspended from job, the municipal bus operator said Saturday.

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Da Lat residents brace for evacuation amid risk of house collapse

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Residents living on two streets in Da Lat City have been told to prepare for an emergency evacuation after major cracks began appearing along the ground and in house walls.

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German festival 2017 to be held in HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

“Deutschlandfest 2017” will be taken place for the first time at the Saigon Zoo (02 Nguyen Binh Khiem Street, District 1, HCMC) on April 22 from 9:00 am till 17:00, said German Consul General to HCMC Mr. Andreas Siegel, at the press meeting, this morning.

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Pavement encroachment remains rampant in Hanoi

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

The use of pavements by businesses has continued to be seen on many streets in Hanoi more than one month municipal authorities vowed to crackdown on violators.

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Charity spots for poor people in Hanoi

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Many locations that offer free things such as water and old clothes for poor people have been set up on Hanoi streets.

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Gov’t asks Hanoi to build parking spaces, parks

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked Hanoi’s People’s Committee to revise its construction plan and build more parks and parking areas to serve people.

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Six million vehicles, nowhere to put them

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

In front of the headquarter of the Hà Nội Department of Planning and Architecture on Tràng Thi Street, dozens of motorbikes and cars stop, wait for a while, look around, hoping against hope that by some miracle a parking space will materialise.

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HCM City looks to financially exploit pavement work ban

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

The HCM City Department of Transport has already proposed adjustments of the city’s pavement management regulations to municipal authorities to financially benefit from the now cleared streets.

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Pavement crackdown continues in HCM City

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Pavements in HCM City’s District 1 have now been largely cleared of obstacles.

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Shop rentals fall in Hanoi following pavement crackdown

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Rental prices for many shops in Hanoi have started to fall following the city’s fight against pavement encroachment.

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Pavement clearing movement raises question about the role of state officials

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Vice Chairman of HCM City's District 1 Doan Ngoc Hai might be popular due to his pavement clearing movement, but people question whether other officials have the same passion and determination.

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Starbucks, New World Saigon Hotel latest offenders in ongoing ‘sidewalk clearing’ battle

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

A five-star hotel in downtown Ho Chi Minh City and its next-door Starbucks outlet had their concrete steps and flower boxes destroyed for blocking the pavement in Wednesday’s latest ‘sidewalk reclamation’ crackdown.

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Man summoned for threatening 'sidewalk invaders' with knife in Saigon

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

A man has been summoned by Ho Chi Minh City police for threatening people with a knife along a section of the sidewalk he claimed to own.

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Sidewalks publicly ‘owned’ and ‘sold’ by Ho Chi Minh City vendors

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

Sidewalks in Ho Chi Minh City are still being occupied by business operators, with some openly ‘sold’ between vendors, despite the local authorities’ recent efforts to reclaim the public space.

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Ill-conceived pavement clearance campaign causes resident pain

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Lack of foresight by the authorities in their crackdown on businesses that were encroaching on pavements for commercial gain has seen local homeowners suffer.

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