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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

Bomb threat forces temporary closure of EDSA-Main Avenue

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BOMB THREAT. A suspicious package is reportedly found on this bus along EDSA on April 17, 2016. Photo by Philip Fortuno
The closure causes heavy traffic along the major thoroughfare; all lanes are reopened past 10 pm

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 17, 2016) – A bomb threat on Sunday evening, April 17, triggered the temporary closure of the northbound lane of EDSA-Main Avenue in Cubao, Quezon City.

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