Cost overruns found in Hanoi’s major projects

Cost overruns found in Hanoi’s major projects

The Government Inspectorate (GI) has released findings of egregious wrongdoing in the implementation of a number of BT (Build-Transfer) and BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) infrastructure and environmental projects in Hanoi.

Hanoians prepare for Thang Long festival

The Thang Long Royal Citadel Spring Festival will kick off on Jan. 29, and is expected to be one of the highlights in a series of cultural festivities hosted by Hanoi to celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year Festival (Tet).

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Hanoi bourse upgraded to stock exchange

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has given the go-ahead to the Hanoi Securities Trading Centre (HASTC) to turn itself into the Hanoi Stock Exchange.

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Calligraphy festival entertains capital residents

A calligraphy festival opened on Jan. 19 at the capital city of Hanoi’s Van Mieu Street where the country’s first university – the Temple of Literature – is located.

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AIG Life opens new Hanoi office

American International Group (AIG) Vietnam – AIG Life opened its new sales office in Hanoi on January 13.

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Guangxi-Hanoi passenger rail service opens

Beijing (VNA) - Passenger trains between China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and Vietnam started regular daily service on January 1.

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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.