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 meeting marks World Glaucoma Day

A meeting, entitled “Glaucoma Detection and Control”, was organised in Hanoi on March 11 in response to World Glaucoma Day (March 12).

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Hanoi’s new bus station aims to address congestion

The Hanoi Transport Department on March 10 inaugurated a bus terminal in Long Bien district in a move to ease traffic congestion in the city.

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Essence of Hanoi captured in print

A newly published book gives Hanoi lovers a chance to discover the capital’s original culture and customs.

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Universities to be moved out of Hanoi

The Ministry of Construction submitted to the government on March 6 a 25-year development blueprint under which universities and colleges are the main target of relocation from downtown Hanoi.

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Hanoi helps firms ride financial storm

Municipal authorities have urged businesses to make more recommendations on how they could help firms reeling from the impacts of the economic slowdown.

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Hanoi, Belgian universities postgraduate cooperation

A cooperation agreement regarding French-language post graduate training, between Hanoi University and the University of Louvain La Neuve (UCL) in Belgium, was signed in Brussels on March 5 during a working visit by a Hanoi University delegation.

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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.