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 looks to boost worker safety

Hanoi People’s Committee hopes to reduce the high rate of work accidents, including fatalities, by at least 5 percent next year.

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Hanoi council commits 72mln USD to pollution reduction projects

The Hanoi People’s Council have approved a 1.3 trillion VND (72.2 million USD) project to cut pollution by next year.

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PM launches emulation movement towards Hanoi’s millennium

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on June 14 launched a national emulation movement to mark the 1,000 th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.

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Hanoi upgrades its schools

Hanoi plans to build and upgrade 5,523 classrooms at different educational levels at an estimated cost of over 1.5 trillion VND in 2009-2010.

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Hanoi-Hung Yen road construction contract inked

A build and transfer (BT) contract to build an inter-provincial road linking Hanoi and northern Hung Yen province was signed on June 18.

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Hanoi hosts national family festival

Hanoi will host the second Vietnam Family Festival this week as part of the activities to celebrate the National Family Day which falls on Sunday (June 28).

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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.