Tourist attractions around Việt Nam have begun re-opening their doors after “hibernating” during the COVID-19 outbreak and hope to fully tap into the opportunities brought by the four-day National Reunification Day and International Labour Day holiday from April 30 to May 3.
HCM City has set a target of reducing the number of traffic accidents and casualties by 5-10 per cent each year in 2019 and 2020.
Traffic safety is becoming an increasingly pressing issue, especially on the roads and railways. Vietnam News Agency speaks to Minister of Transport Nguyễn Văn Thể about solutions to solve this problem.
Việt Nam aims to reduce the number of traffic accidents, deaths and injuries by 5-10 per cent, according to targets set by Deputy Prime Minister Trương Hòa Bình.
The Asia Injury Prevention Foundation and its partners donated helmets to 500 students of Bá Hiến B Primary School in Vĩnh Phúc Province under its Helmets for Kids programme to teach road safety to and raise awareness of helmet usage among teachers and students.
To encourage more students to travel by public transport, the HCM City Department of Education and Training (DET) has proposed the city offer free bus passes to all students.
The number of traffic accidents, traffic-related deaths and injuries in Việt Nam dropped in the first half of the year compared to the same period last year.