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Disgusting toilets provide tourists no relief

September 5, 2009
Disgusting toilets provide tourists no relief

This awful toilet block at Long Hai Beach near Vung Tau is closed most of the time anyway. Stepping into a slimy, rancid restroom is not anyone’s idea of a good holiday. Filthy restrooms at Vietnamese tourism sites are so repulsive, they’ll literally leave a bad taste in your mouth unless you hold your breath.The [...]

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New decree proposes stricter traffic fines across the board

August 21, 2009
New decree proposes stricter traffic fines across the board

Traffic police officers issues fines to motorcyclists in Ho Chi Minh City. A draft decree has proposed stricter fines for speeding, overloading vehicles, not having a driving license, driving on sidewalks and disobeying traffic police and road signs. The decree submitted to the prime minister Thursday would also fine motorbike drivers carrying children over six [...]

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Moves to toughen penalties for drink driving, speeding

July 10, 2009
Moves to toughen penalties for drink driving, speeding

LookAtVietnam – A draft decree aims to crack down on drink driving, speeding and other issues of traffic safety. The draft lowers the legal level of alcohol in the blood to below 50mg out of 100ml and 250 milligrams out of 1 litre of breath. The draft lowers the legal level of alcohol in the [...]

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Black boxes on buses, breath tests to improve traffic safety

February 21, 2009
Black boxes on buses, breath tests to improve traffic safety

Police take an alcohol breath test of a motorbike rider in Ho Chi Minh City Buses will have to install a black box to navigate their journeys as well as aid safer driving, according to the amended Law on Road Traffic to take effect July 1. The Transport Ministry said the law will be implemented [...]

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Hue exhibit breath of springtime air

January 23, 2009
Hue exhibit breath of springtime air

Lookatvietnam – An exhibition featuring the work of 57 painters and sculptors on the theme of spring has opened in Hue. The 58 entries range from oil to silk to lacquerware paintings. An exhibition featuring the work of 57 painters and sculptors on the theme of spring has opened in Hue.The 58 entries range from [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...