Nguyễn Ngọc Tường, deputy director of the city’s Transportation Safety Committee, said that the Transport Department has several months until June to develop a night plan and submit it to the city's People’s Committee. Feedback will then be gathered to review the plan. … [Read more...] about HCM City considers evening transport of goods to reduce traffic jams
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He would eat from a dustbin behind McDonald’s until staff realised what he was doing, installed CCTV cameras and called the police, who arrested him on the spot, he says. For three years after that, Kola slept on the first floor of a multi-storey car park. He would be woken every night by other homeless men drinking, shouting, having sex on the level above. He was robbed twice by a group of rough sleepers. … [Read more...] about One night on the streets: a portrait of homelessness in Britain
Ashleigh, 30, an experienced chef who lost his job in January after a row with his manager (probably triggered, he says, by his drug use) is currently sleeping outside theatre foyers, sometimes in Drury Lane, sometimes in St Martin’s Lane, usually near to a 56-year-old long-term rough sleeper who is kind to him. “It is quite scary to be on your own. I have known people who have had their sleeping bags set on fire. There is always that worry in your mind,” he says. “The majority of people are nice, but drunk people do take advantage. They can throw stuff or be verbally abusive, shouting: ‘Why aren’t you getting a job. You are worthless. Why are you on the streets?’” … [Read more...] about ‘Every day is a struggle’: rough sleeping on the rise in London
Dalí also declared that sooner or later everyone changes trains at Perpignan: the city is on the route from Barcelona and Girona in Spain to all points French. But those who just use Perpignan as a way-station are missing out on a small (120,000 inhabitants), ancient, walkable city with a Catalan feel and a delightful climate – the Pyrenees to the west offer shelter from wind and rain. It’s also a place where wine and rugby are the twin obsessions, with tourism a distant third. … [Read more...] about A sunny trip through art history in Perpignan and Collioure
“I could clearly see the back of my office couch. Above it, two heads were moving together as if they were having sex. Then, as if the scene was being played in slow motion, the couple turned towards me. I was looking at two sweaty faces and the faces were looking back at me. One was Smart. The other, my wife. I hammered furiously on the window and my wife started grabbing her clothes off the floor. She then fled quickly to her car. I ran to the front of the house but she was already in her car, with all the doors locked. `I didn’t do anything’, she yelled at me as she sped off. … [Read more...] about What madness possessed a middle-aged wife to stray?