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’s six-month FDI hits 500 million USD

Hanoi authorities licensed 110 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with a combined registered capital of 500 million USD in the first half of this year, the municipal Statistics Department reported.

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Hanoi to build more student accommodation

The Hanoi People’s Committee has decided to zone off a six ha site in the My Dinh II and Phap Van-Tu Hiep urban centres to build houses for students as dormitories in the city have become overcrowded.

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Hanoi trading market reaches new milestone

The Hanoi Securities Trading Centre (HaSTC) was officially transformed into the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) on June 24.

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Festival to honour Hanoi’s historical bridge

Festival to honour Hanoi’s historical bridge

The Long Bien bridge spanning the Red River in Hanoi city, for the first time in its century-long history, will be honoured at a festival to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the capital city’s liberation (Oct. 10).

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Artists to rouse muse for capital’s birthday

Union of Vietnam Literature and Arts Association members have been encouraged to compose literature and art works to help celebrate the Thang Long – Hanoi 1,000 anniversary in October next year.

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Thousands worship Buddha relics in Hanoi

Deputy State President Nguyen Thi Doan and other senior officials were among a crowd of over 2,000 pilgrims standing up the heat of a summer morning on June 6 to behold Buddhist treasures-Sarinikahatu (things left after the physical bodies of the Buddha or eminent monks were burnt).

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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.