Lawyers challenge Hanoi’s plan to ban motorbikes International

Legal and transport experts have questioned the rehashed idea of banning motorbikes in Hanoi to curb congestion, saying it’s a plan of dubious legality. Hanoi’s lawmakers earlier this month opened the motorbike ban proposal to public discussion, saying they expect to make a decision this July. Under the plan, motorbikes would be banned from downtown […]

Fate of golf course next to Saigon airport hangs in the balance International

Vietnam’s government has ordered all construction work at a golf course next to Tan Son Nhat airport to be halted, amid a heated debate about its location and whether the land should be handed over to the congested airport. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a cabinet meeting on Monday suspended all projects at the […]