Hanoi bids chilly farewell to 2018 Society

Hanoi bids chilly farewell to 2018

During the last days of 2018, Hanoians experienced the coldest spell so far this winter as the temperature varied from only 10 to 14 degrees Celsius.
HCM City creates space for street vendors Society

HCM City creates space for street vendors

HCM City authorities have announced plans to revamp 159 streets to create space for street food vendors there following a successful three-month trial of street vendor “markets” on Nguyen Van Chiem street and Bach Tung Diep Park in District 1.
HCM City resumes pavement clearing campaign Society

HCM City resumes pavement clearing campaign

Many roads and pavements in Ho Chi Minh City have again been encroached by illegal parking areas and street vendors after city authorities halted their campaign to clear the pavements four months ago.
Street vendor spaces on paper, not concrete Society

Street vendor spaces on paper, not concrete

Ambitious plans to establish designated areas for street vendors in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City have yet to materialise, months after a “sidewalk clean-up” campaign fuelled debates over the future of street vendors.
HCM City plans to clear illegal street markets Society

HCM City plans to clear illegal street markets

Authorities in the southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City have issued an ultimatum, ordering all its districts to submit plans to the People’s Committee on getting rid of unplanned markets by July.
 A hero to HCM City street vendors Society

A hero to HCM City street vendors

It has been eight years since Ly Van Hap, a retired official, made use of his ancestors’ land and opened a wet market for poor vendors on T1 Street in HCM City’s Tan Phu District.
Street vendors in Hanoi Society

Street vendors in Hanoi

The image of vendors holding a set of Quang Ganh (consist of a bamboo pole and two baskets made from different materials like bamboo) or riding bicycles across the streets has become common in Hanoi.