Hanoi housing violations worth 69.4 million USD

Hanoi housing violations worth 69.4 million USD

The Government Inspectorate has detected violations worth (69.4 million USD) in many housing projects developed in Hanoi between 2002 and 2014.

Hanoi smashes trans-border drug smuggling via postal services

Hanoi smashes trans-border drug smuggling via postal services

Hanoi’s customs officers in collaboration with forces from the Ministry of Public Security have busted a drug trafficking ring using express postal services.

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Hanoi: Vietnam Cycle returns at sixth edition

Hanoi: Vietnam Cycle returns at sixth edition

The Vietnam International Bicycle Exhibition (Vietnam Cycle 2017), the only event on bicycles, e-bikes and accessories in Vietnam, has returned to Hanoi at its sixth edition.

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Hanoi hopes to welcome 23.83 million visitors in 2017

Hanoi hopes to welcome 23.83 million visitors in 2017

Hanoi expects to serve 23.83 million visitors, including 4.95 foreigners, this year, a rise of nine percent from the previous year.

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Hanoi asked to evaluate traffic density around railway station

Hanoi asked to evaluate traffic density around railway station

The Ministry of Transport has asked Hanoi to survey roads around the Hanoi railway station project to evaluate the population and traffic density, in order to avoid overloading the transport infrastructure nearby.

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Hanoi apartment prices decline

Hanoi apartment prices decline

Prices of apartments in the local market in the first 10 months of the year witnessed a downward trend, said Ha Quang Hung, deputy director of the Department Housing Management and Real Estate Market under the Ministry of Construction.

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Hanoi pilots European-standard buses

Hanoi pilots European-standard buses

The Hanoi Transport Corporation (Transerco) put into operation 15 European-standard buses on November 7.

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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.