Hanoi plants maple trees

Hanoi plants maple trees

Hundreds of maple trees have been planted on Nguyen Chi Thanh, Lang Ha and Tran Duy Hung streets in Hanoi in the past weeks to increase the capital’s green space.

Hanoi has eight more craft villages

Hanoi has eight more craft villages

Eight more villages in Me Linh and Phu Xuyen districts in Hanoi have recently been recognised as craft villages by the municipal People’s Committee.

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Five Colombians prosecuted for theft in Hanoi

Five Colombians prosecuted for theft in Hanoi

The People’s Procuracy of Hanoi has indicted five Colombian nationals accused of “property theft” in accordance with Article 138 of the Penal Code.

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2.2km Hanoi road most expensive to date

2.2km Hanoi road most expensive to date

A 2.2km stretch of road in the capital city has become the most expensive one in the country so far, being built at a cost of 3.5 billion VND (152,000 USD) per metre.

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Hanoi: First foreign visitors of 2018 receive warm welcome

Hanoi: First foreign visitors of 2018 receive warm welcome

Lebreton Didier, a passenger on Vietnam Airlines’ flight VN18 which landed at Noi Bai International Airport on the morning of January 1, became the first foreign visitor setting foot in Hanoi in 2018.

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Hanoi aims to collect over 218 trillion VND for State budget in 2018

Hanoi aims to collect over 218 trillion VND for State budget in 2018

Hanoi aims to collect 218.27 trillion VND (9.6 billion USD) for the State budget in 2018, a rise of 20 percent against the previous year, according to the Hanoi Taxation Department.

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Tourist arrivals in Hanoi, Thua Thien-Hue up during New Year holiday

Tourist arrivals in Hanoi, Thua Thien-Hue up during New Year holiday

Up to 228,900 visitors arrived in Hanoi during the New Year holiday 2018 from December 30 – January 1, up 11 percent annually, according to the municipal Department of Tourism.

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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.