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In Vietnam, bribery another burden for already overloaded trucks

In Vietnam, bribery another burden for already overloaded trucks

Many mobile weighbridges deployed on Vietnamese national highways by the Ministry of Transport are practically useless after less than two months of operation due to corrupt acts by the transport officials who manage the machines. With the initial target of eliminating overloaded trucks on roads to return transport costs to …

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Dismantling wartime bombs for a living in Vietnam

Dismantling wartime bombs for a living in Vietnam

Lacking training for a trade, many people, especially in central Vietnam, risk their lives to earn a living by sweeping for bombs, mines, and other explosive remnants of war to sell as scrap metal. Almost all families in central Quang Tri Province, which is considered the ‘pocket’ of explosive remnants …

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