Hanoi among top13 destinations in March: Business Insider

Hanoi among top13 destinations in March: Business Insider

Hanoi has been named one of top 13 destinations for travellers in March by the US-based Business Insider magazine.

Hanoi to shut off 50 percent of street lamps

Hanoi will shut off half of the city’s street lamps between April and June to conserve power heading into the summer months of peak consumption, the Hanoi Power Co announced on April 3.

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Filmmakers salute Hanoi anniversary

Filmmakers inspired by the country’ glorious past are making several historical movies and TV series scheduled for showing this year to celebrate the 1,000 th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi.

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Project “Time capsule of gifts” cancelled

Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Pham Quang Nghi stated that Hanoi will not implement the project of a time capsule for future.

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Hanoi honours sport talents

Hanoi People's Committee held a ceremony on March 30 to honour Hanoian athletes who contributed to the achievements of Vietnam at recent international tournaments.

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Illegal loggers get jail time

Thirty-five people convicted of illegal logging were on March 31 sentenced to between four months and nine years in prison by the Hanoi People’s Court.

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Youth Theatre hosts Italian dance troupe

The Italian contemporary dance Touch by the Oplas Danza troupe will be staged at the Tuoi Tre (Youth) Theatre on March 31.

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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.