Experts: HCM City’s tollbooths not viable Society

Experts: HCM City’s tollbooths not viable

The proposal by the Innovative Technology Development (ITD) Corporation to build tollbooths around the Ho Chi Minh City centre has met with criticism from experts working in various fields.
Drivers hurt in Grab, Uber, taxi price war Business

Drivers hurt in Grab, Uber, taxi price war

Price competition between traditional taxis and ride hailing companies like Grab and Uber has become fierce, but it is mostly the drivers on both sides who are suffering the biggest losses.
Hanoi concocts scheme to take personal motorbikes Society

Hanoi concocts scheme to take personal motorbikes

In a move to relieve traffic pressure and environment pollution, Hanoi is considering banning motorbikes entirely by 2030, as well as other measures like fee collection in rush hours and stricter regulations on app-based ride hailing services.
Thailand quarantines 33 in second MERS case World

Thailand quarantines 33 in second MERS case

Thai health authorities said on January 26 that they had placed 33 people in quarantine after an Omani national seeking medical help in the country tested positive for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome
Safe helmet use spotlighted in Hanoi Society

Safe helmet use spotlighted in Hanoi

More than 4,000 youth and traffic police took to street with standard helmets in Hanoi on September 12 to support a related communications campaign.
WB partners with GrabTaxi to improve road safety Society

WB partners with GrabTaxi to improve road safety

GrabTaxi, Southeast Asia's largest taxi-booking mobile phone app, is cooperating with the World Bank to provide local governments in Southeast Asia with innovative, open-source data technology to transform public transport for 620 million residents in the region, including Vietnam.
Road safety committee holds first-aid course in Hanoi Society

Road safety committee holds first-aid course in Hanoi

The National Committee for Road Safety in coordination with the Red Cross, social forum Otofun and Ford Vietnam organised an event in Hanoi February 8 giving first aid training for taxi drivers and fans of adventure tourism.