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.

Hanoi: Retail space for lease records best results in five years

Hanoi: Retail space for lease records best results in five years

Retail space for lease in Hanoi has recorded the best occupancy rate and rental prices in the last five years, according to Savills Vietnam.

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Hanoi starts offering classes in tourism skills

Hanoi starts offering classes in tourism skills

Hanoi’s Department of Tourism has begun offering training classes to residents living in areas that receive heavy tourist traffic, aiming to promote community-based tourism and improve the quality of tourist services.

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Vehicle ban on parts of Hoan Kiem

Vehicle ban on parts of Hoan Kiem

The capital city’s transport authority has announced alterations to traffic adjustment in the central area of Hoan Kiem around Dong Kinh-Nghia Thuc Square.

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Hanoi sees slow progress in building national standard schools

Hanoi sees slow progress in building national standard schools

The capital city of Hanoi has managed to build only 17 out of 80 schools that meet national standards as per this year’s plan.

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New project to promote lotus tea in Hanoi

New project to promote lotus tea in Hanoi

A project designed to introduce and promote tra sen Tay Ho (West Lake lotus tea) has been approved by the People’s Committee of Tay Ho district in Hanoi.

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Hanoi resumes delayed projects

Hanoi resumes delayed projects

Hanoi will take over three delayed transport projects from the Ministry of Transport to speed up efforts in curbing traffic jams in the city.

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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.