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.

Hanoi has 17,200 HIV/AIDS patients

The Director of the Hanoi Health Department, Le Anh Tuan, said there are 17,200 HIV/AIDS patients in Hanoi, of which 4,786 developed into AIDS and 2,837 died of AIDS.

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Hanoi hospital boasts new X-ray technology

Hanoi Heart Hospital has announced it is the first institution in Southeast Asia to offer new state-of-the-art X-ray technology developed by Siemens.

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Ha Noi obstetricians to make house calls

No more pushing and shoving in hospital lines - people can now take advantage of reproductive health care services at home.

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Expanded Hanoi needs 15 more hospitals

The capital city of Hanoi needs between 10-15 new hospitals to meet growing demand of its population which now reaches 6.3 million as a result of the city boundary expansion.

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Hanoi gifts management school to Lao capital

A Hanoi-funded project to construct an administrative management school was officially inaugurated in the capital city of Vientiane, Laos, by the city’s authorities.

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Hanoi celebrates Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da victory

A festival was held at the Dong Da Park in Ha Noi on Jan. 30 to mark the 220th anniversary of Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da victory led by national hero Nguyen Hue over Qing invaders.

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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.