Hanoi has three more national intangible cultural heritages

Hanoi has three more national intangible cultural heritages

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said it has added three cultural heritages of Hanoi to the national intangible cultural heritage list.

Hanoi introduces its encyclopedic books

Hanoi’s People Committee on May 27 presented to the public a collection of encyclopedic books depicting the thousand-year culture of Thang Long, Hanoi today.

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Hanoi urban railway keeps on track

An engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract worth 350 million USD for building the Hanoi urban railway route from Cat Linh to Ha Dong, was signed between Vietnam’s Department of Railway’s and the Sixth China Railway’s Group Ltd. (SCRG), in Hanoi on May 22.

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Online quiz on Hanoi launched for foreigners

An online multi-choice contest on Hano’s historical milestones and its cultural heritages, organised for foreigners and overseas Vietnamese, was launched on May 18.

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Hanoi – a city with many stories

‘In a City’ is the name of an exhibition about the capital city of Hanoi, which opened on May 15.

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Pedestrian footbridges to ease Hanoi traffic jams

Up to 19 footbridges will be built in the city next year to reduce pedestrian accidents and ease traffic congestion.

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Hanoi approves safe vegetable production project

Hanoi has approved a project on production and consumption of safe vegetables for the city in the 2009-2015 period, with an estimated total investment of 900 billion VND (roughly 50 million USD).

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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.