Da Nang to become ‘smart’ in 2025 Society

Da Nang to become ‘smart’ in 2025

Having launched an e-Government system in 2014, the central city of Da Nang has completed 1,632 out of 1,682 online administration procedures, marking a crucial step in becoming a ‘smart city’ and the first in Vietnam to join the ASEAN ‘smart’ city network by 2030.
Hanoi seen from double-decker bus Travel

Hanoi seen from double-decker bus

Trying out a double-decker bus tour around Hanoi would definitely offer people, even Hanoians, a different look on Vietnam’s capital.
HCM City bus services seek higher subsidy Society

HCM City bus services seek higher subsidy

Nine of 13 bus enterprises and co-ops in Ho Chi Minh City have asked for a reduction of bus trips on several lines as their subsidies are lower than bus owners’ expenditures.
HCM City river buses need improvement Society

HCM City river buses need improvement

After more than a month of implementation, Saigon river buses carry just some 1,000 passengers a day, too little to be considered an alternative to reduce traffic congestion as was expected.
HCM City to ensure safe travel during holidays Society

HCM City to ensure safe travel during holidays

The HCM City Department of Transport said it would ensure the orderly flow of traffic during the Calendar New Year and Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays by strictly enforcing traffic regulations and inspecting interprovincial bus stations for illegal buses.
Beach tops National Day travel picks Travel

Beach tops National Day travel picks

Travel firms have reported an increasing number of tour bookings for the upcoming three-day holiday for National Day, starting September 2, with beach trips receiving the highest number of bookings.
Transport firms gear up for holiday Business

Transport firms gear up for holiday

Transport companies are adding more vehicles for the upcoming Liberation and May Day holiday, with coach fares for long trips from HCM City to other localities expected to increase by 30-40 percent.
Benefits encourage IP workers to return Business

Benefits encourage IP workers to return

Between 85 and 95 percent of workers returned to their jobs in industrial parks in HCM City after Tet thanks to benefits they received before and after the holiday.