At least 69 people have died in a huge blaze that tore through apartment buildings also used as chemical warehouses in an old part of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, fire officials said on Thursday.
Eight people died and five more were injured in a truck crash early Monday afternoon on National Highway 5 in Kim Lương Commune, the northern city of Hải Dương.
A policeman in Phan Thiết City in the central coastal province of Bình Thuận was stabbed to death while on duty this morning, reported online newspaper baotintuc.com.vn.
Amid the football frenzy that captured Việt Nam last Saturday, I had a question no one was able to answer solidly: How many people actually went out onto the street to celebrate the AFF Suzuki Cup victory of the Việt Nam team?
Hà Nội is trying to implement measures to restrict the number of personal vehicles in the inner city in an effort to reduce traffic congestion and pollution.
The Department of Transport in HCM City has proposed a plan to invest over VNĐ85 trillion (US$3.65 billion) until 2020 to reduce traffic congestion and accidents.
47 construction projects running behind schedule will be discontinued and have their licences revoked, Chairman of Hà Nội People’s Committee Nguyễn Đức Chung stressed.
Logistics enterprises in HCM City asked the city authorities to allow goods to be transferred by metro to reduce cost and traffic jam at peak hours, the online news outlet zing.vn reports.
A short story by Lê Minh Khuê
Noise pollution is a real problem in many cities, including Hà Nội. The sounds of construction work, traffic and factories all make the problem bigger. It can be a problem to people’s health.