Thailand’s tourism seriously affected by COVID-19 World

Thailand’s tourism seriously affected by COVID-19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has cut its estimate for international arrivals to Thailand to 33 million in 2020, down 3 million from the latest target and nearly 7 million compared to the record figure of 39.8 million recorded last year.
Thailand to ban personal car use to reduce air pollution World

Thailand to ban personal car use to reduce air pollution

The Thai government is considering whether to impose a ban on personal car use in affected areas to cope with high levels of hazardous ultra-fine PM2.5 dust particles in the air if levels exceed 100 microgrammes per cubic metre, twice the safety level.
HCM City's eco-friendly buses face fuel shortage Society

HCM City's eco-friendly buses face fuel shortage

After several years of using eco-friendly compressed natural gas (CNG) to fuel some of its fleet, Ho Chi Minh City’s public bus system is now on the verge of a fuel shortage as the only supplier plans to reduce supply, Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper has reported.
HCM City to auction bus advertising space again Business

HCM City to auction bus advertising space again

The three unsold packages for leasing advertising space on Ho Chi Minh City’s public buses will be put up for auction for a fourth time this month following three earlier unsuccessful attempts, according to the municipal Department of Transport.
More Hanoians prefer traveling by bus Society

More Hanoians prefer traveling by bus

The number of people in Hanoi choosing bus as their means of transportation is rising. In the first half of this year, 221 million tickets were sold, an increase of 5 percent compared to the same period last year.
Hanoi buses strive to serve more riders Society

Hanoi buses strive to serve more riders

The number of passengers riding buses in Hanoi has risen since late 2016, the municipal Department of Transport said, but the system still faces major challenges as it seeks to attract more riders.
Toll charges waived at central toll station Society

Toll charges waived at central toll station

Certain types of vehicles will be exempt from paying tolls at Ben Thuy I toll station connecting the central provinces of Nghe An and Ha Tinh, the Ministry of Transport (MoT) has said.