Hanoi plants maple trees

Hanoi plants maple trees

Hundreds of maple trees have been planted on Nguyen Chi Thanh, Lang Ha and Tran Duy Hung streets in Hanoi in the past weeks to increase the capital’s green space.

Tea culture marks Hanoi’s millennium anniversary

Vietnam is proud to be one of the first nations in the world to understand the pleasures of drinking tea and how to go about it.

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Hanoi, HCM City to top world’s cities in economic growth

Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are projected to be two of the cities in the world to record the highest average growth rates of GDP during the period 2008-2025, according to a research conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC).

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Hanoi, Moscow trade unions boost cooperation

The Hanoi Labour Federation and the Moscow Trade Union have signed an agreement on cooperation in the 2010-2015 period.

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Hanoi delegation on Malaysia visit

A Hanoi delegation led by Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen The Thao is on a three-day visit to Malaysia to boost planning cooperation between the two countries.

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Hanoi, Guangxi youths speed up cooperation

The Youth Unions of Hanoi and China’s Guangxi province have agreed to speed up cooperation on the promotion of rail tourism.

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Hanoi plans special tours to celebrate millennial birthday

Hanoi will organise seven special tourism programmes to celebrate the millennial birthday of the capital city in 2010, according to the Hanoi Cultural, Sports and Tourism Department.

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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.