Hanoi: All industrial parks to have wastewater systems by 2020

Hanoi: All industrial parks to have wastewater systems by 2020

The capital city of Hanoi will focus on wastewater treatment systems in all industrial parks by 2020 as part of its efforts to enhance environmental protection.

Hanoi, China’s Chengdu increase tourism cooperation

A memorandum of understanding on tourism cooperation between Hanoi and Chengdu city of China’s Sichuan province was signed in the capital city on June 9.

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Hanoi Women’s Union wins HealthRight award

The Hanoi Women’s Union has been presented with the 2010 HealthRight International (HRI) partners award.

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Hanoi launches tour to encourage longer stays

A new tour taking visitors to eco-tourism, cultural and historic sites in the Ba Vi district of Hanoi will be launched in July this year in an effort to attract more tourists to the capital on its 1,000th birthday.

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First cartoon week opens in Hanoi

A cartoon week, the first of its kind in Vietnam, opened in Hanoi on June 1 with two exhibitions, “Cartoon and Jazz of Belgium” and “Cartoon and children’s folk songs” of Vietnam.

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Music show in UK marks Hanoi’s millennium birthday

The Vietnamese Embassy and the Vietnamese Students’ Association (VSA) in the UK jointly held a music programme entitled “Memory of A Love” in London on May 29.

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Hanoi cracks down on illegal advertising boards

The Hanoi People's Committee has asked districts and communes across the city to strictly stamp out illegal advertisements that cover many walls.

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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.