Last update: 12:20 | 22/06/2018
Many streets in Hanoi are still covered by the tangled mess of overhead power lines, phone and television cables, posing latent dangers for local residents.
Minh Khai Street in Hai Ba Trung District is among these streets.
Along the street is electric poles covered by electric wires.
Le Manh Truong, 47, whose shops is on Minh Khai Street, said that he often uses sticks to lift the cables.
The signboard for alley 233 covered by electrical wires
The street is being developed as part of the USD427.2 million Ring Road 2 project, with work that started in April this year with a total investment of VND9.4 trillion (USD427.27 million).
A wooden pillar used to lift the tangled electrical wires and cables
Electrical wires and cables used to hang clothes
The wires affect traffic