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 – a real blast from the past

Sitting in his house on a bustling street, Nguyen Vinh Phuc, an expert in Hanoi studies, searched through his encyclopaedic memory, remembering the people, places, and buildings in Hanoi and the changes that have taken place over the years.

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Hanoi plans to fill 2009 with friendship activities

The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) is planning to organise numerous friendship activities to spotlight Vietnam ’s state and its people and the beauty and charm of its capital, Hanoi.

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Hanoi’s IPs expect to lure 300 million USD in FDI

Hanoi expects to attract 35 foreign investment projects in industrial parks (IPs) with a total registered capital of 150 million USD and approve an additional investment of another 150 million USD in 2009.

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Hanoi kicks off housing complex for students

The Hanoi Construction Department on September 20 broke ground for high-rise dormitories which are capable of housing 7,400 students once they are completed in the next two years.

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Hanoi plans building strategy until 2050

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has asked a number of international consultants to consider strategies aimed at conserving historical sites and improving the traffic and sewerage systems in Hanoi up until 2050.

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Hanoi pagodas lure visitors with rich historical offerings

The Tay Phuong and Thay pagodas were among destinations Rett Townsley, a third year recreation management student at the Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, visited during a tour of suburban Hanoi.

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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.