By Quy Nguyen  December 7, 2018 | 07:49 pm GMT+7 National flags fly high as Hanoi fans celebrate the country's victory over the Philippines on Thursday night. Photo by VnExpress/Ngoc Thanh Vietnam’s semifinal victory at the AFF Cup triggered predictable celebrations and traffic violations on major city streets. In Saigon, police seized 56 motorbikes and issued fines for 78 traffic violations Thursday night. On Sunday, 55 traffic violations were fined in celebrations that followed Vietnam’s victory in the first leg of the AFF Cup semifinals. Meanwhile, Hanoi police detained more than 10 fans who burned flares and engaged in disorderly behavior in the pedestrian area around Hoan Kiem lake. The mayhem began minutes after the final whistle blew at the My Dinh National Stadium. Vietnam secured a ticket to the final of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 Thursday night with a 4-2 semifinal aggregate over the Philippines, and the whole country seemed to roar with … [Read more...] about Saigon police seize 56 bikes, Hanoi detains 10 fans
E-bike brands forge new road trend, photo: Duc Thanh Mother of two in Hanoi, Nguyen Huong Lan, is excited by VinFast’s first electric motorbike. “If you’re a fan of eco-friendly transportation, then these roadworthy electric motorcycles are for you. I believe the electric motorbike will be widely used,” she said. Her reasons for the praise include the “easy buy, easy ride” theme, and lack of fuel smell and fewer emissions. Lan is not the only one enthused about the electric motorbike. It is predicted that the electric scooter and motorcycle market globally will hit 60 million unit shipments by 2024 – the equivalent of $55 billion, according to market insights. It is safe to say that there is a lot of room for manufacturers to set their foot in the electric vehicle manufacturing industry in Vietnam. NEW PLAYER Doan Linh, CEO of manufacturer Pega, said that Vietnam has been slower than other countries in terms of electric vehicle development, … [Read more...] about E bike brands forge new road trend
Viet Nam News “Everyone, I will sell rose bouquets tomorrow in celebration of International Women’s Day. Those who are looking to give flowers to their girlfriends or classmates, please come to support me in front of Gate A of Hải Phòng University.” So wrote 26-year-old Trần Thị Hoa in one of her last Facebook posts on March 6. Early on the morning of March 7, Hoa and her friend Trần Thị Trang rode on motorbike to the flower market Đằng Hải in Hải An District in the northeastern port city of Hải Phòng. Not born to wealthy families, the pair intended to buy flowers and utilise their craft skills to make elaborate bouquets, aiming to make some money to cover their study and living expenses. On that fateful morning, Cao Huy Hoàng was driving a container truck for an export-import company along his usual route. Stopped at a red light, he saw that two trucks ahead of him were already occupying … [Read more...] about Road accidents: When will the pain end?
On the go: Kids will join a bike race in Hà Nội, Đà Nẵng and HCM City from May 6-20. — Photo courtesy Việt Nam Cycling and Sport Motor Federation Viet Nam News ĐÀ NẴNG — Kids aged from one to six years old will race in a bicycle race in Hà Nội, HCM City and Đà Nẵng on May 6-20, Việt Nam Cycling and Sport Motors Federation said. Kids will join a 150m leg-push race with small bicycles (without pedals) in Hà Nội on May 6, in Đà Nẵng on May 13 and HCM City on May 20. They will compete in four age groups (each group will comprise of 12 riders) in two rounds. Competitors can ride with their own bikes or bikes provided by the race organisers. The qualifying round will select the top three finishers for the final round. In Hà Nội, competitors will race in a track at LeParc by Gamuda in Yên Sở Park from 8am to 5pm, at Đà … [Read more...] about Kid riders to race in short track
Nguyễn Huỳnh Đăng Khoa of An Giang Plant Protection was injured in the 18th stage of the HCM City Television Cycling Tournament on Tuesday. — Photo plo.vnViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Huỳnh Đăng Khoa of An Giang Plant Protection was injured in the 18th stage of the HCM City Television Cycling Tournament on Tuesday. Khoa was injured when he pedalled at high speed on Vĩnh Hy Mountain Pass in Ninh Thuận Province. A number of cyclists were involved in collisions. According to Lê Thanh Liêm of An Giang team, Khoa sustained multiple injuries to his neck, chest, shoulder and arms and was unable to compete in following stages. Khoa now ranks third in the race for the white jersey as the best young cyclist. Meanwhile, Lê Nguyệt Minh triumphed in the 129km stage from Nha Trang City of Khánh Hòa Province to Phan Rang – Tháp Chàm City of Ninh Thuận Province, … [Read more...] about Khoa injured in 18th stage of HCM City cycling event