Traffic accidents kill 288 during Tet Society

Traffic accidents kill 288 during Tet

Road accidents during the six days of the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival starting on February 2 resulted in 288 persons being killed and 359 others injured.
Traffic death toll declines in 2010 Society

Traffic death toll declines in 2010

Despite a decline in road deaths in 2010, an average of 32 people died every day in Vietnam through traffic accidents, the National Traffic Safety Committee said at a conference in Hanoi on Dec. 28.
ADB helps ease HCM City traffic gridlock Business

ADB helps ease HCM City traffic gridlock

The Asian Development Bank's (ADB's) Board of Directors has approved a 1.1 billion USD finance package for two major transportation projects in Vietnam that will help unclog Ho Chi Minh City's overcrowded roadways.
NA deputies concerned about traffic safety Politics

NA deputies concerned about traffic safety

The quality of traffic works, traffic jams and traffic safety as well as the Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh City express railway project were major concerns of NA deputies at a Q&A session for Minister of Transport Ho Nghia Dung in Hanoi on June 10.
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Eateries, housing encroach on railway easements

The numerous houses, cafes, liquor stalls and other small businesses that litter both sides of railway easements are a major cause of traffic accidents and should be removed, warns Hanoi - Hai Phong Railway Management Company deputy director Nguyen Hoai Trung.