Vietjet Air launches Hanoi-Singapore service

Vietjet Air launches Hanoi-Singapore service

Vietnam’s low-budget Vietjet Air officially launched a flight between Singapore and Hanoi from Singapore’s Changi international airport on April 27.

Hanoi marks day for disabled people

Organisations and individuals presented more than 1 billion VND in cash and kinds to people with disabilities and orphans living in Hanoi at a meeting held on April 10 to mark the Day for Disabled People (April 18).

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RoK funds healthcare expansion

The Republic of Korea (RoK) will fund expansion of the Vietnam-RoK friendship clinic in St. Paul hospital through the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in Hanoi on April 15.

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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.

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Hanoi to have metro in 2016

Hanoi will have the first metro route linking its northwestern area to the downtown district in 2016.

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Cherry blossom festival to be held in Hanoi

The 3rd annual Cherry Blossom Festival is scheduled to take place in Hanoi from April 10-12, with a plethora of cultural activities highlighting Vietnam-Japan friendship included in the agenda.

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Hanoi starts working on flood prevention plan

The Hanoi authorities have approved a project to develop detailed plans for flood prevention work in the capital city, focusing on areas along main rivers and dykes.

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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.