HCM City authorities hope to have at least 15-20 per cent of school children travelling by bus by 2020.
The hunt for a plane that disappeared with 66 people onboard in Iran's Zagros mountains was stopped until morning as blizzard conditions made progress impossible for rescue teams, state television said on Sunday.
The number of passengers taking flights at Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport in HCM City rose to a record 124,000 in a day, according to Nguyễn Nam Tiến, deputy director of the airport.
People are preferring confectionery products from Vietnamese manufacturers than foreign products in order to prepare for up-coming Tết (Lunar New Year).
The number of foreign tourists visiting the coastal city of Nha Trang for Tết (Lunar New Year) is expected to rise sharply this year, according to the Khánh Hòa Province’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
More toll collection lanes and limited access to expressways during the Tết holiday are expected to reduce traffic congestion on the HCM City – Trung Lương and HCM City – Long Thành – Dầu Giây expressways.
The Ministry of Transport has sent an official notice, requesting investors of BOT across the country to ensure traffic order and avoid congested roads during Tết (Lunar New Year).
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has signed an urgent notice on the clearance of export goods at Tân Thanh border gate in the northern province of Lạng Sơn.
The People’s Court of Diễn Châu District in the central province of Nghệ An yesterday sentenced 35-year-old Hoàng Đức Bình to seven years in prison on the charge of “resisting on-duty officials” and another seven years for “abusing the rights to democracy and freedom to infringe on the interests of the State and rights and interests of organisations and citizens.”
Hanoians have suffered severe traffic jams over the last week and the situation is predicted to worsen in the days near Tết (Lunar New Year).