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.

Connecting Viet Youth 2017 to open in Hanoi

Connecting Viet Youth 2017 to open in Hanoi

Various activities as part of the Connecting Viet Youth 2017 programme will take place in Hanoi from August 6-9.

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Hanoi Opera House presents a month of drama

Hanoi Opera House presents a month of drama

A series of plays by artists from five leading troupes in the capital city will be performed at the Hanoi Opera House in August.

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Hanoi to move 117 polluting plants

Hanoi to move 117 polluting plants

The capital city of Hanoi plans to move 117 polluting enterprises from the inner city by 2020, but the blueprint has met a number of obstacles.

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Hanoi to ban carpooling services

Hanoi to ban carpooling services

The Hanoi’s People Committee has asked the municipal Transport Department to ban carpooling services for contracted cars.

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Cost overruns found in Hanoi’s major projects

Cost overruns found in Hanoi’s major projects

The Government Inspectorate (GI) has released findings of egregious wrongdoing in the implementation of a number of BT (Build-Transfer) and BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) infrastructure and environmental projects in Hanoi.

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Hanoi’s agro-production hits over 818 million USD in 6 months

Hanoi’s agro-production hits over 818 million USD in 6 months

Hanoi’s agro-forestry-aquaculture production value surpassed 18.6 trillion VND (about 818.4 million USD) in the two first quarters of this year, up 2.85 percent against the same period last year, heard a conference on July 19.

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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.