Hanoi prepares roadmap to revoke outdated motorbikes

Hanoi prepares roadmap to revoke outdated motorbikes

The Hanoi People’s Committee has proposed a roadmap to revoke outdated motorbikes that discharge harmful substances into the environment.

Hanoi’s six-month tourism rakes in 1.54 billion USD

Hanoi’s six-month tourism rakes in 1.54 billion USD

Hanoi welcomed nearly 12 million tourists in the last two quarters, earning 35 trillion VND (about 1.54 billion USD), representing year-on-year increases of 8 percent and 13 percent, respectively.

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Hanoi works to tackle environmental pollution

Hanoi works to tackle environmental pollution

The Hanoi Party’s Committee is focusing on all necessary measures to address environmental pollution – which is at an alarming level.

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Party chief updates Hanoi voters on NA session’s outcomes

Party chief updates Hanoi voters on NA session’s outcomes

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and other National Assembly (NA) deputies of Hanoi met with voters in Hai Ba Trung and Dong Da districts on June 23 to update them on the outcomes of the freshly concluded third session of the 14th NA.

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Hanoi values contributions of news agencies

Hanoi values contributions of news agencies

Hanoi authorities had a meeting with representatives from central-level and Hanoi news agencies on June 17 on the occasion of the 92th anniversary of Vietnam Revolutionary Press Day (June 21, 1925 – 2017).

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Hanoi to recycle construction waste

Hanoi to recycle construction waste

Hanoi authorities have approved a construction waste recycling project that can replace some of the materials used in building pavements and rural roads.

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Huong Pagoda Festival welcomes 1.4 million visitors

Huong Pagoda Festival welcomes 1.4 million visitors

This year’s Huong Pagoda Festival in the suburban area of Hanoi welcomed approximately 1.4 million tourists, up 6,000 from the same period last year and including about 7,800 foreign visitors, according to the People’s Committee of My Duc district.

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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.