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.

1,000 objects selected for time capsule

All 63 provinces and cities will select 1,000 objects typical of each locality to put in a time capsule to mark the 1,000 th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.

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Businessmen celebrate millennium anniversary

A festival entitled “Vietnamese entrepreneurs with Hoa Lu-Thang Long-Hanoi – 1,000 years of construction and sustainable development” will be held on Mar. 4 in Hanoi and the northern province of Ninh Binh.

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Committee honours Hanoi traditional craft villages, artisans

Committee honours Hanoi traditional craft villages, artisans

The Hanoi Municipal People’s Committee on Feb. 3 honoured 16 traditional craft villages and 17 artisans for 2009 in contributing to restoring and developing traditional handicrafts.

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Businesses fund facelift for lakes in Hanoi

Seventeen businesses have committed to provide an 309 billion VND in total for projects to upgrade the banks of 15 lakes across Hanoi, reported the Hanoi People’s Committee.

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Capital city to get four waste-treatment centres

The capital’s 19 suburban districts will all have access to rubbish dumps by 2015.

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Residents in Hanoi’s Old Quarter to be resettled

Chairman of Hanoi’s municipal People’s Committee Nguyen The Thao, confirmed on Nov. 19, that people living in Hanoi ’s Old Quarter will be relocated to Long Bien and Gia Lam districts.

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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.