Vietjet Air launches Hanoi-Singapore service

Vietjet Air launches Hanoi-Singapore service

Vietnam’s low-budget Vietjet Air officially launched a flight between Singapore and Hanoi from Singapore’s Changi international airport on April 27.

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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French quartet makes Hanoi debut

French quartet makes Hanoi debut

The award-winning TANA String Quartet from France will make their Hanoi debut with the world premiere of Phong Vu (Dance of Wind), a composition by noted Vietnamese-French composer Ton That Tiet, on April 13 at the French cultural centre L’Espace.

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Hanoi enhances promotional cooperation with CNN

Hanoi enhances promotional cooperation with CNN

Working with the American Cable News Network (CNN) to promote the images of Hanoi to international friends and help them learn about Vietnam is a right step, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung.

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Resolution on Hanoi’s development reviewed

Resolution on Hanoi’s development reviewed

Secretary of the Hanoi municipal Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai gave a number of directions during a recent conference held in Hanoi to review the five-year implementation of the 11th Politburo’s Resolution on orientations and tasks for the capital city’s 2011-2020 development.

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Hanoi encouraged to create more attractive tourism products

Hanoi encouraged to create more attractive tourism products

Hanoi’s tourism industry has made many significant achievements in recent years, but its development has not lived up to its potential or its expectations, tourism managers and enterprise workers agreed at a conference in the capital city.

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Hanoi relay launched in response to SEA games 29, Para Games 9

Hanoi relay launched in response to SEA games 29, Para Games 9

Over 2,000 people, including 150 outstanding athletes, joined a relay in response to the 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 29) and the 9th Southeast Asian Games for Athletes with Physical Disabilities (Para Games 9) in Hanoi on April 9.

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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.