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 reports three-year low GDP growth rate in Q1

Hanoi’s GDP hit 14.11 trillion VND in the first quarter of this year, a 3.1 percent year-on-year increase, the lowest rate in three years compared to 11.2 percent and 10.9 percent in 2007 and 2008, respectively, reported the Hanoi Statistics Office.

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Hanoi authorities announce 2009 FDI targets

This year, Hanoi has set a target of attracting around 300 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects to the city with a total registered capital of 2-3 billion USD, according to the vice chairman of the Hanoi Planning and Investment Department, Nguyen Van Tu.

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Hanoi mulls ambitious tourist schemes with Laos

Travel experts from Luang Pra Bang province of Laos met Hanoi colleagues on March 20 to discuss cooperation during their visit to Vietnam.

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Young Hanoians attend job festival

More than 10,000 Hanoi youths flocked to a job festival to seek advice and opportunity in both training and employment, as well as for information about current labour market demands.

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Hanoi to spend almost 4.3 trillion VND on irrigation works

Hanoi plans to build 44 irrigation works and flood prevention projects at a total investment of 4.27 trillion VND between now and 2020.

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Hanoi, Korea team up in environmental protection

Hanoi plans to team up with a Republic of Korea company in managing and protecting the environment for a five-year period.

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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.