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Vietnam capital sets target to ban motorbikes – BBC News

Officials in Hanoi want to ease congestion by making city centre streets motorbike-free by 2025. Officials in Hanoi are aiming to ban motorbikes from the city centre within 10 years, it’s reported. The local government wants streets to be motorbike-free by 2025 as part of efforts to tackle congestion, the …

The internet in Vietnam: If a tree falls… | The Economist

…online, will the Communist Party hear anything? SAPLINGS have sprouted on several streets in Hanoi, Vietnam’s leafy capital. They are puny replacements for at least 500 grand old trees that were uprooted last month without public consultation. The clearance was supposed to be the first phase of a city-government project …