More than 9,000 lives are lost on the road every year in Vietnam. That is about 25 a day. Authorities want to nearly halve the toll to 5,000 a year by 2020.
Tag - traffic
lundi 21 décembre 2015
dimanche 7 juin 2015
Cats destined for the pot are transported in squalid conditions before a cruel death. With policemen and military officers their most devoted customers, the illegal restaurants appear safe from prosecution, Simon Parry finds
lundi 23 février 2015
HANOI — Traffic accidents killed nearly 250 people in the first seven days of the Vietnamese Lunar New Year holiday this year, about 13% more than last year, a government official said Monday.
mercredi 28 janvier 2015
Hanoi police Tuesday seized a truck smuggling more than three tons of cats, all alive, to sell to restaurants in Vietnam.
dimanche 30 novembre 2014
A court in southern Vietnam gave six people jail terms on Friday after finding them guilty of trafficking 14 local women into China to marry paying bachelors.
lundi 18 août 2014
Vietnamese bride Nguyen Thi Hang (right) and fellow Vietnamese bride Vu Thi Hong Thuy resting in the shop where Hang works in Weijian village, in China's Henan province. More than 20 Vietnamese brides have found new lives in the poverty-stricken rural township, the beneficiaries and sometimes victims of a trade serving farmers who cannot attract local partners in the face of a huge gender imbalance.
mardi 18 février 2014
he Ministry of Public Security wants traffic police to collect fines on the street but experts say it will worsen corruption
mercredi 27 novembre 2013
The Ministry of Transport has sought the government’s approval to limit the flow of personal vehicles to reduce traffic congestion in some big cities since next year.
mardi 8 octobre 2013
Vietnam authorities have been powerless to stop bear farmers from slaughtering the animals illegally to sell for meat amid plunging prices for their bile, officials acknowledged on Monday.
mercredi 30 janvier 2013
Yesterday the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court sentenced a 35-year-old man to death for trafficking 7.3 kilograms of heroin from Cambodia to Vietnam.
samedi 20 octobre 2012
Vietnam has failed to sign a law-enforcement and biodiversity agreement with South Africa aimed at curbing escalating levels of rhino poaching.
dimanche 7 octobre 2012
A bank tycoon in the news after a local newspaper reported an expensive rhino horn was stolen from his residence told Thanh Nien Thursday he had papers to prove the legality of the horn.
mercredi 19 septembre 2012
Ministry of Public Security police have asked the country’s highest prosecutors' office to charge 23 people, including two former government officials, with trafficking over 333 kilograms of heroin, VnExpress reported Tuesday.
mardi 4 septembre 2012
HANOI — Vietnamese police on Tuesday seized four tiger cubs and more than 100 endangered pangolins from suspected wildlife smugglers, the authorities said.
lundi 27 août 2012
The latest report by international wildlife trade monitoring network Traffic has claimed the record-high rhino poaching in South Africa is being fed by a surging demand from Vietnam, identifying the country as the main market for rhino horn.
lundi 15 août 2011
Les autorités thaïlandaises ont sauvé de la casserole plus de mille chiens, enfermés dans de très petites cages et qui devaient être exportés au Vietnam pour y être cuisinés et mangés, ont annoncé samedi des responsables.
jeudi 24 février 2011
Hanoi plans to invest $10 billion in upgrading its traffic infrastructure and facilities, widening roads and enlarging intersections to reduce prevalent traffic gridlock and congestion in the city, said the Department of Traffic and Transport.
vendredi 31 décembre 2010
The number of fatal traffic accidents in Vietnam held steady in 2010, despite government measures to raise awareness, authorities said Friday.
mardi 16 novembre 2010
HANOI — State media say police in Hanoi have detained a man for transporting the carcass of a wild tiger.
vendredi 21 mai 2010
Beep! Beep! A motorcyclist without a helmet snakes through a crush of oncoming traffic — going the wrong way on a one-way street while texting with one hand on the phone, the other on the throttle.
jeudi 6 mai 2010
Hanoi - Vietnamese customs inspectors have discovered over 2 tons of elephant tusks hidden in two shipping containers of dried seaweed from Kenya, an official said Thursday.
vendredi 9 avril 2010
HANOI - Effective May 20 this year, pedestrians who violate traffic laws in Vietnam, will face fines of up to 120,000 VND (US$6.3), according to the Head of the Transport Ministry's Traffic Safety Department Nguyen Van Thuan on Friday.
samedi 9 janvier 2010
Police in Vietnam's southern commercial capital HCM City have seized hundreds of thousands of pirated movie and other discs, an officer said Thursday.
mardi 3 novembre 2009
HCM City's Transport Department has submitted to the city government for final approval a controversial project to open a street through Hoang Van 11m Park in Tan Binh District as an extra route to Tan Son Nhat International Airport and to reduce worsening traffic jams in the area, said an official of the department.
mardi 5 mai 2009
Hanoi - A bus accident that killed four people in Hanoi brought a bloody end to a four-day holiday weekend that saw traffic fatalities rise by more than one third over the normal rate, a police official said Tuesday.
lundi 27 avril 2009
A court in Vietnam Friday convicted 29 people of stealing dozens of ostriches, porcupines, pythons and other animals from enclosures at animal centres and selling their meat to restaurants.
mercredi 31 décembre 2008
Vietnam, with a population of 84 million, is expected to see traffic accidents kill an average of 28 persons one day in 2008, Vietnamese newspaper The Youth reported on Monday.
jeudi 9 octobre 2008
Par Vietnam aujourd'hui le jeudi 9 octobre 2008, 13:44
Ministry of Construction, Vietnam has confirmed their support for Viet Traffic 2008, Vietnam's premier international traffic and land transport conference & exhibition to be held from the 15th to the 17th of October 2008.
jeudi 2 octobre 2008
A 22-year-old Vietnamese girl has taken the brave and unusual step of publicising her trafficking story as a warning to other credulous peers.
mardi 30 septembre 2008
A Vietnamese college student was arrested at the Bangalore International Airport Wednesday allegedly carrying more than four kilograms of heroin, The Times of India reported.
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