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 fulfils all targets set for 2017

Hanoi fulfils all targets set for 2017

Hanoi has fulfilled all 20 socio-economic targets of 2017, with seven exceeding the set plan, said Hoang Trung Hai, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee.

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Hanoi exhibition to feature flowers

Hanoi exhibition to feature flowers

More than 100 oil paintings of flowers by painter Dinh Thanh Van will on display at 16 Ngo Quyen Exhibition House in Hanoi from December 30 to January 13.

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Hanoi targets 10 percent growth in rural industry in 2018

Hanoi targets 10 percent growth in rural industry in 2018

The capital city of Hanoi has set a target of 10 percent growth in rural industrial production in 2018 to reach 98 trillion VND (4.32 billion USD).

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Hanoi business information portal launched

Hanoi business information portal launched

After four months of development, the municipal Department of Information and Communications on December 25 officially launched the Hanoi business information portal with two domain names – http://hanoibusiness.vn and http://hanoibusiness.com.vn.

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Incense offerings commemorate Hanoi victims in US’s 1972 airstrike

Incense offerings commemorate Hanoi victims in US’s 1972 airstrike

A delegation of Hanoi officials led by Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai laid wreaths at the B52 victory monument at Hanoi’s Kham Thien street on December 26 to commemorate those who lost their lives during the US airstrike in December 1972.

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Monument honours victims of American bombing

Monument honours victims of American bombing

Few living people witnessed the carnage and destruction of the US bombing of Hanoi in December 1972. But those who were there remember it clearly.

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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.