The Thap Cham-Da Lat Railway route will be restored to serve tourists. (Photo: tuoitre.vn) Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a project on passenger transport quality supervision and safe traffic. The project’s objective, set for 2025, is to equip 80 percent of key bus stations, highway stops, railway stations, inland waterway ports and airports with modern facilities and connected tourist locations. All highways and expressways will be operated and managed by smart applications so as to gradually wipe out hotspots of traffic accidents. The project will include investment in building new tourism bus stations, seaports, airports and railway routes in localities which have great potential for tourism. All means of tourist transport for roads and inland waterways must have equipment that meets service quality and technical safety regulations. The project will also target investment in developing vehicles for tourists using advanced, eco-friendly and … [Read more...] about Project designed to improve transport facilities for tourism
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A crowd of passengers wait at the Sai Gon Railway Station in HCM City. (Photo: laodong.vn) HCM City (VNS/VNA) - Transport units at coach stations and airports as well as train stations in Ho Chi Minh City are busy meeting passenger demand for travel before and after the Tet (Lunar New year) holiday. The Sai Gon Railway Station in District 3 has 17-22 trains departing each day between 6am and 11:05pm, carrying 15,000-17,000 passengers from HCM City. Do Quang Van, director of the station, said the station has added four times the staff and worked with local police forces and public security forces to provide the best services during the holiday. Because traffic jams often occur on streets leading to the train station on peak days of the upcoming holiday, passengers should arrive at the station at least 30 minutes prior to their departure to avoid late arrival. About 30 passengers on average were late for … [Read more...] about HCM City ensures transport for people returning home for Tet
Hà Nội covered in haze. The 2018 World Air Quality Report ranked Hà Nội as the second most polluted city in Southeast Asia behind Jakarta. — VNA/VNS Photo Việt HùngViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Hà Nội residents are worried about the bad air quality they have been experiencing in the city since the beginning of the year. The latest air pollution data compiled in the 2018 World Air Quality Report ranks Hà Nội as the second most polluted city in Southeast Asia, behind only Jakarta. Air pollution in the city became so severe at the end of January that health experts warned people to stay indoors. The city’s Air Quality Index was measured at between 201 and 240 at various monitoring stations across the capital, while anything between 201 and 300 is considered very unhealthy. Hoàng Lan Anh, a resident of Tây Hồ District, choked on toxic air every day as she travelled on Võ Chí … [Read more...] about Hà Nội residents worry about air pollution
Happy Birthday to our dearest VIR! 28 years of deep and dynamic journalism Luc Mandret - General manager MSLGROUP Vietnam VIR is a very trusting partner for MSL, as one of Vietnam’s top tier business media outlets. We are thrilled to partner with VIR for the quality of the holistic understanding of the business, with the most updated economic news, and insightful in-depth articles. VIR is an essential reading for business leaders, investors, and decision-makers in Vietnam. And for MSL as a communication agency, we really appreciate highlighting our clients’ prospective and financial news. It’s always a pleasure to work with VIR journalists: they are proactive, knowledgeable, and reliable in reporting accurate news and analysis. For us, VIR has been one of our key media partners. We highly appreciate the hard-working and dedicated reporters from VIR, who have supported us in many events and business stories for our clients in diverse sectors such as … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday to our dearest VIR!
YouTube has terminated a popular channel that chronicles the “thug life” of a Vietnamese man through videos that display excessive violence and law infringement after its owner was arrested on a gambling charge. The Google-owned platform took action on Wednesday after receiving a formal request from Vietnam’s Authority of Broadcasting and Electronic Information (ABEI) the earlier day. “YouTube cannot allow this channel to continue to exist or it would risk promoting the unhealthy behaviors and lifestyle of a man who has violated Vietnamese laws,” said ABEI director Nguyen Thanh Lam. The channel, which goes by the name of ‘Kha BanH’ (Handsome Kha), had a verified badge and garnered over two million subscribers and nearly 400 million views on its hundreds of videos before the shutdown. It was run by Nguyen Van Kha, 26, a resident in Bac Ninh Province in northern Vietnam. Kha became an Internet sensation idolized by many Vietnamese youths, even … [Read more...] about YouTube shuts down popular channel of Vietnamese ‘thug’ after backlash