Hanoi has three more national intangible cultural heritages

Hanoi has three more national intangible cultural heritages

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said it has added three cultural heritages of Hanoi to the national intangible cultural heritage list.

Hanoi, HCM City climb ranks of world’s priciest cities for expats

Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh Cities continue to make the list of the world’s top 100 most-expensive cities for expatriates, ranking the 58 th and 69 th, respectively.

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First leg of “Ceramic Road” unveiled

A 60 sq.m ceramic picture of brightly coloured lines and designs made by painter Nguyen Thu Thuy was unveiled on July 14 in Long Bien district in Hanoi city, as part of the “Ceramic road along the Red River” project to celebrate the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi.

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UNESCO to attend capital city’s 1,000th birthday

Representatives of 193 UNESCO members have passed a resolution on the participation in the grand ceremony to mark the millennial anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi on October, 2010.

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First death of A/H1N1 influenza reported in Hanoi

The Ministry of Health confirmed on Oct. 25 the first death of the A/H1N1 influenza in Hanoi as a female was reported to die of the disease on Oct. 21.

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Software, IT, HR expo opens in Hanoi

An exhibition to showcase Vietnam’s software, information technology (IT) and international human resources will take place from August 26-28 in Hanoi.

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Hanoi rehearses medical staff for Asian Indoor Games

A rehearsal on providing emergency aid and resolving medical situations was held in Hanoi on Oct. 25 as an effort to prepare for the 3 rd Asian Indoor Games.

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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.