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Gridlocked Vietnam Looks to Subways to Ease Motorbike Dependence

With every new skyscraper and supermarket, Vietnam inches closer to its official goal of becoming a modern nation. But it still lacks one type of transportation that many countries of the world take for granted: a subway system. After years of delays and debates, Vietnam now seems committed to a subway, with construction underway in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Beyond obvious functionality and efficiency, there’s a sense that once these underground trains finally "arrive,"...

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