France helps Hanoi with air quality assessment

France helps Hanoi with air quality assessment

Hanoi will roll out action programmes and plans to improve air quality in the city based on the outcomes of a French-funded air quality assessment project, said a municipal leader.

Hanoi-Hung Yen road construction contract inked

A build and transfer (BT) contract to build an inter-provincial road linking Hanoi and northern Hung Yen province was signed on June 18.

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Hanoi hosts national family festival

Hanoi will host the second Vietnam Family Festival this week as part of the activities to celebrate the National Family Day which falls on Sunday (June 28).

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Hanoi to invest in owners of the future

As the capital works to expand pre-school networks it also aims to lift education standards and reduce malnutrition among young children, said the municipal Department of Education and Training.

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BOTY dancing contest to be held in Hanoi

A professional break-dancing contest, Battle of the Year (BOTY), will be held for the first time in Hanoi on July 1.

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Long Bien Bridge in the eyes of US photographer

About 70 black and white photos on Long Bien Bridge taken by US photographer Douglas Jardine are on display at an exhibition in Hanoi.

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1.5 mln USD to conserve Vietnam’s most ancient citadel

The capital city of Hanoi has launched a project to conserve the Co Loa relics site, Vietnam’s oldest citadel, dating back to the stone age, at a cost of over 27 billion VND (roughly 1.5 million USD).

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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.