Saigon traffic in 1989

A man riding a ‘xich lo’, a type of local rickshaw, in front of Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of Saigon.

Saigon traffic in 1989
Motorbikes drive through Cay Lieu roundabout located near the southern city’s People Committee.
Saigon traffic in 1989

A number of vintage cars park next to Mong Bridge.

Saigon traffic in 1989
A truck containing food drives down Ly Chinh Thang Street in District 3.
Saigon traffic in 1989

A bird’s-eye view of traffic at the Le Loi-Pasteur crossroads.

Saigon traffic in 1989
An interesting view from above of people travelling by bicycle.
Saigon traffic in 1989

Taxis wait in a long line on Le Loi Street.

Saigon traffic in 1989
Street vendors gather to sell their goods on Phan Boi Chau Street.
Saigon traffic in 1989

A woman grills meat besides a motorbike.

Saigon traffic in 1989
Various types of vehicles travel on Hai Ba Trung Street.
 
Saigon traffic in 1989

An old truck moves across Khanh Hoi Bridge.

Saigon traffic in 1989
The scene on Nguyen Du Street.
Saigon traffic in 1989

Various kinds of motorbikes park on Dong Khoi Street.

Saigon traffic in 1989
Cars park on Dong Khoi Street.
Saigon traffic in 1989

A tuk tuk (three wheeler Lambretta) travelling on the Nguyen Du-Hai Ba Trung intersection.

Saigon traffic in 1989

Two men ride a bicycle on Hai Thuong Lan Ong Street.

Saigon traffic in 1989
A view of the traffic at the Le Duan-Pham Ngoc Thach intersection.


VOV/Photos:Elmar Reich

New bridge in HCM City crossing Sai Gon River opens to train traffic

New bridge in HCM City crossing Sai Gon River opens to train traffic

The North-South railway trains can now travel on the newly opened Binh Loi Railway Bridge, which replaces an old bridge adjacent to the new bridge in HCM City.

HCMC eyes deployment of technology to manage road traffic

HCMC eyes deployment of technology to manage road traffic

The HCMC transport authority is set to grant over VND1.44 billion in funding for a pilot scheme that involves using technology to check and penalize administrative road traffic violations in the city.