Bui Xuan Phai – For the Love of Hanoi Awards mark 10th edition

Bui Xuan Phai – For the Love of Hanoi Awards mark 10th edition

The 2017 Bui Xuan Phai – For the Love of Hanoi Awards ceremony was organised at the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) headquarters in Hanoi on August 17, marking a decade of honouring lovers of the capital city.

Hanoi postpones West Lake pedestrian street opening until October

Hanoi postpones West Lake pedestrian street opening until October

Hanoi will postpone the opening of a pedestrian street at Trinh Cong Son street near the West Lake until October 10, the anniversary of the capital city’s liberation from French occupation, instead of the initially planned August 19.

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Hanoi police hand over wanted Chinese to Chinese police

Hanoi police hand over wanted Chinese to Chinese police

The Hanoi Police on August 10 handed over Zhang Chuan Feng, from Shantou city, China’s Guangdong province, to China’s national police.

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Hanoi sees six dengue fever fatalities

Hanoi sees six dengue fever fatalities

Nearly 5,000 additional cases of dengue fever have been detected in Hanoi within the last two weeks, including six fatal ones.

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Suspected rare animal product found to be trafficked via Noi Bai

Suspected rare animal product found to be trafficked via Noi Bai

Customs officers at the Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi have discovered an animal product trafficking case, seizing nearly 3kg of goods suspected to be bone glue of rare animals.

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Photo exhibition marks ASEAN’s 50th anniversary in Hanoi

Photo exhibition marks ASEAN’s 50th anniversary in Hanoi

As many as 230 photos featuring the landscapes and people of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are being displayed at an exhibition, which opened at the Ly Thai To Square in Hanoi on August 5.

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Hanoi: 3,000 people take walk for AO/Dioxin victims

Hanoi: 3,000 people take walk for AO/Dioxin victims

About 3,000 people in Hanoi took a walk for Agent Orange/Dioxin victims along streets around My Dinh National Stadium on August 6 to mark the 56th anniversary of the Vietnamese Orange Agent Day.

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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.