Hanoi prepares roadmap to revoke outdated motorbikes

Hanoi prepares roadmap to revoke outdated motorbikes

The Hanoi People’s Committee has proposed a roadmap to revoke outdated motorbikes that discharge harmful substances into the environment.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 export turnover, tourists sharply rise

Hanoi’s export turnover, tourists sharply rise

Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi is estimated to post an increase of 7.37 percent in gross regional domestic products in the first half of 2017 and earn 5.8 billion USD from exports, up 12.1 percent against last year.

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Hoa Lac High-tech Park requests 364 million USD

Hoa Lac High-tech Park requests 364 million USD

The Hoa Lac High-tech Park (HHTP)’s management board has sent a report to the Ministry of Planning and Investment requesting nearly 8.3 trillion VND (364 million USD) for land clearance and infrastructure construction.

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Russian Language Week launched in Hanoi

Russian Language Week launched in Hanoi

The Russian Centre for Science and Culture launched the Russian Language Week in Vietnam in Hanoi on June 5.

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Hanoi concocts scheme to take personal motorbikes

Hanoi concocts scheme to take personal motorbikes

In a move to relieve traffic pressure and environment pollution, Hanoi is considering banning motorbikes entirely by 2030, as well as other measures like fee collection in rush hours and stricter regulations on app-based ride hailing services.

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Hanoi court gives jail sentences to transnational drug dealers

Hanoi court gives jail sentences to transnational drug dealers

The Hanoi People’s Court on June 5 sentenced four defendants from 30 months to 20 years in prison for illegally shipping drugs to Russia.

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Flood risks at 18 spots in Hanoi

Flood risks at 18 spots in Hanoi

Hanoi has 18 locations at risk of flooding when rainfall averages at least 50mm per two hours, according to head of the Hanoi Sewerage and Drainage Limited Company.

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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.