Hanoi students win Taste of Australia culinary competition

Hanoi students win Taste of Australia culinary competition

Two students from Hanoi have won the Taste of Australia culinary competition after beating three other teams at the final of the first nationwide culinary contest.

Hanoi to host international trade fair for construction

Hanoi to host international trade fair for construction

The Vietnam International Trade Fair for Construction – Machinery, Equipment, Technology, Vehicles and Materials (Contech Vietnam 2017) will take place at the National Exhibition Construction Centre in Hanoi from April 25-28.

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Land issue to be thoroughly inspected: Hanoi mayor

Land issue to be thoroughly inspected: Hanoi mayor

The capital city of Hanoi will conduct a thorough inspection of the management and use of land in My Duc district’s Dong Tam commune, particularly in the Dong Xanh area where a plan to build Mieu Mon Airport is underway.

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Classical Indian dances introduced in Hanoi

Classical Indian dances introduced in Hanoi

Classical Indian dances were introduced in two workshops held at the Indian Cultural Centre in Hanoi on April 18-19.

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Hanoi sees strong surge in health insurance coverage

Hanoi sees strong surge in health insurance coverage

Nearly 83 percent of Hanoi’s population joined voluntary health insurance, soaring from 63 percent in 2012, said Nguyen Duc Hoa, Deputy Director of the municipal Social Insurance Agency on April 18.

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First fair of cooperatives’ products kicks off in Hanoi

First fair of cooperatives’ products kicks off in Hanoi

A fair featuring farm produce and craft products from Vietnamese cooperatives opened in Thong Nhat Park, Hanoi, on April 18.

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Traffic accidents in Hanoi slightly decrease

Traffic accidents in Hanoi slightly decrease

Traffic accidents in Hanoi killed 129 people and injured 274 others in recent months, a decline compared to the same period last year, announced the Hanoi Department of Transport.

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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.