France helps Hanoi with air quality assessment

France helps Hanoi with air quality assessment

Hanoi will roll out action programmes and plans to improve air quality in the city based on the outcomes of a French-funded air quality assessment project, said a municipal leader.

Vietnam Int’l Industrial Fair returns Hanoi

Vietnam Int’l Industrial Fair returns Hanoi

The 26th Vietnam International Industrial Fair (VIIF 2017) opened in Hanoi on October 18, bringing together 250 domestic and foreign exhibitors to showcase their latest products and technologies.

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Vietfood & Beverage-Propack expo to open in Hanoi

Vietfood & Beverage-Propack expo to open in Hanoi

As many as 200 enterprises will participate in the 2017 Vietfood and Beverage-ProPack international exhibition, scheduled to take place at the Hanoi International Exhibition Centre at 91 Tran Hung Dao from November 8 to 11.

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Vietnam Airlines to increase Hanoi – Sydney flights

Vietnam Airlines to increase Hanoi – Sydney flights

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will increase flights between Hanoi and Sydney, Australia to seven per week, from the current three, in the near future.

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First rose festival held in Hanoi

First rose festival held in Hanoi

A special ao dai (traditional dress) collection by designer Vu Viet Ha, inspired by roses to honour Vietnamese women’s beauty, was presented at the opening ceremony of a rose festival in Hanoi on October 14.

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Hanoi to build five more agricultural wholesale markets

Hanoi to build five more agricultural wholesale markets

Five agricultural wholesale markets will be built in Hanoi despite the unresolved food hygiene and operational problems dogging city markets.

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Automated customs system piloted at Noi Bai airport

Automated customs system piloted at Noi Bai airport

The municipal Customs Department on October 16 officially started piloting an automated customs management and supervision system of imported and exported goods at the Noi Bai International Airport.

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Hanoi Stock Exchange plans five IPOs this month

The Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) plans to organise this month five initial public offerings (IPOs) for State-owned enterprises to sell their stakes to external investors.

Societe Generale subsidiary opens branch in Hanoi

Societe Generale-Viet Finance Co. Ltd. (SGVF) inaugurated its first branch in Hanoi on April 14 in a move to expand its business operations and supply better services to clients in the country. 

Viewing Hanoi’s old quarter through foreign eyes

Love it or loathe it, the vibrancy of Hanoi’s old quarter always provokes a reaction, its throbbing effervescence giving the capital’s residents a sense of its own unique character and a charm that has captivated the hearts and minds of the city’s foreign residents, who have spoken of their love of this lively, interesting and beautiful place.

UNESCO recognises royal citadel as world heritage

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee recognises Vietnam’s Thang Long Royal Citadel as a world cultural heritage at its 34th session in Brazil on July 31.

Hanoi launches electric bus tour of old quarter

A pilot project to operate 12 electrically powered buses around Hoan Kiem Lake and in Hanoi's Old Quarter for tourists was launched on July 17.