Ring Road No.3 in Hanoi open to traffic

Ring Road No.3 in Hanoi open to traffic

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung attended a ribbon cutting ceremony to open to traffic Mai Dich-South Thang Long section of Hanoi Ring Road No.3 this morning.
Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya. (Photo: AFP)

Indonesia applies plastic-waste-for-bus-ride solution

The Indonesian city of Surabaya has launched a scheme that allows passengers to swap plastic waste for bus tickets, a smart solution to reduce trash and tackle traffic congestion. 
Indonesian President Joko Widodo (centre) checks the Mass Rapid Transit facilities with Jakarta's Governor Anies Baswedan (second from right) and ministers during the MRT inauguration ceremony in Jakarta, Indonesia, on March 24, 2019. (Photo: EPA-EFE)

Indonesia inaugurates first MRT in Jakarta

Indonesia's capital city Jakarta inaugurated on March 24 its first mass rapid transit (MRT) system, a project seen as crucial to addressing its worst traffic congestion.
Nha Trang City faces traffic congestion

Nha Trang City faces traffic congestion

Unplanned mushrooming of high-rise buildings and tourist development have overloaded urban infrastructure system and resulted in serious traffic congestion in Nha Trang City of the central province of Khanh Hoa, one of the country’s tourist hub.

Traffic congestion causes loss of around $1 billion

Traffic congestion causes loss of around $1 billion

Traffic gridlock in Hanoi causes loss of $1-1.2 billion each year, according to a report of the Transport Development and Strategy Institute under the Ministry of Transport.

Traffic jam in a HCMC street (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC needs $4.12 billion to ease traffic congestion

Ho Chi Minh City needs a total of VND96,159 billion (US$4.12 billion) for traffic jam and accident reduction program in the phase of 2018-2020, announced city People’s Committee Office yesterday.