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.

Hanoi celebrates 10 years as City for Peace

Hanoi marked its 10 th year as the City for Peace at the recognition of the UNESCO with an artistic festival opened on Oct. 17.

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Hanoi’s hi-tech zone attracts four new projects

The Hoa Lac hi-tech industrial zone has so far this year granted investment licences to four projects with a combined capital of 316.45 million USD.

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Spanish reading room opens in Hanoi

A Spanish reading room opened at the National Library in Hanoi on July 9.

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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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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.