Japanese volunteer helps stroke patients Society

Japanese volunteer helps stroke patients

Iizuka Kazuhiro, a physical therapist born and raised in the southern Japanese coastal prefecture of Shizuoka, has moved to Vietnam’s central province of Thanh Hoa to work as a volunteer.
Traffic accidents drop in seven months of 2017 Society

Traffic accidents drop in seven months of 2017

The number of traffic accidents, deaths and injured people went down in both July and the first seven months of 2017, according to statistics provided by the National Committee for Traffic Safety.
Can Tho: traffic accidents on the rise Society

Can Tho: traffic accidents on the rise

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho saw a surge in road accidents between December 16, 2016 and May 3, 2017, with 31 accidents happening in the period, up nine from the same period last year.
Car-related accidents on the rise: data show Society

Car-related accidents on the rise: data show

Car-related accidents have happened more frequently with about 27 percent of total road accidents caused by cars in 2016 though automobiles make up only 6 percent of total vehicles in Vietnam.
New roads, old traffic safety problems Society

New roads, old traffic safety problems

A number of highways have been opened for public use recently, benefiting the country’s socio-economic development. But ensuring traffic safety along these roads is difficult due to drivers’ low level of awareness and slack infrastructure management, transport experts say.