Hanoi bans non-essential services from early morning opening

Non-essential services like clothes and cosmetics shops have been barred from opening earlier than 9am in Hanoi to reduce morning traffic density, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said on April 29.

Malls and supermarkets located in the inner city and new urban areas, except for restaurants, pharmacies, petrol stations, food stores in the market, will not be allowed to open early, in order to reduce contacts and the risks of congestion.

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