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Shabby buses unwelcoming in Vietnam

Friday, March 27, 2015, 19:16 GMT+7
Shabby buses unwelcoming in Vietnam

Many buses in Vietnam are becoming increasingly worn out and unpleasant for passengers to ride in regarding both the exterior, interior furnishings and services.

Students, local commuters, and even a number of foreign backpackers and long-time expats find buses a cheap means of transport, but the cheap fares do not come without discomfort.

As Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper reporters observed, except for a number of inner-city bus routes, which use new vehicles and have satisfactory customer treatment, many routes involve shabby buses and unfriendly, frustrating service.

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