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Hanoi to ban motorbikes by 2030 to curb pollution, traffic

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Critics have blamed the emissions-heavy motorbikes for Hanoi’s deteriorating air quality and worsening traffic congestion

HANOI, Vietnam (Jul. 4, 2017) — Officials in Vietnam’s traffic-choked capital Hanoi vowed on Tuesday, July 4, to banish motorbikes by 2030 to ease environment and congestion woes, a decision that swiftly divided a city where two-wheelers are the main means of transportation. Continue reading Hanoi to ban motorbikes by 2030 to curb pollution, traffic

Northern Vietnam struck by powerful storm

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TROPICAL STORM MIRINAE. A fallen tree blocks a street in Hanoi, Vietnam on July 28, 2016. Photo by Luong Thailinh/EPA

At least one is killed and hundreds of trees are brought down as Tropical Storm Mirinae hits Hanoi

HANOI, Vietnam (July 29, 2016) — A powerful storm rolled across northern Vietnam on Thursday, July 28, killing one person, delaying flights, and felling hundreds of trees in the capital Hanoi.  Continue reading Northern Vietnam struck by powerful storm