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 seeks ways to improve water management

A seminar discussing ways to develop and improve water management strategies in Hanoi’s Long Bien district was held in the city on March 3.

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Hanoi councillors visit to lift up links with Havana

A delegation of the Hanoi People’s Council paid a visit to Cuba from Feb. 25- 28 to strengthen friendly and cooperative ties with the capital city of Havana.

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Hanoi expects massive black-out during Earth Hour

The Hanoi People’s Committee on Feb. 25 announced the city’s official plan for Earth Hour.

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Hanoi looks forward to becoming climate resilient city

Hanoi has been selected to implement a pilot project to alleviate, control and cope with natural disasters.

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Hanoi allocates 150 billion VND for dismissed labourers

Hanoi plans to allocate a sum of 150 billion VND for assistance to the city’s labourers who lost their jobs due to the economic downturn, said the Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee, Dao Van Binh, on March 26.

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Youth football league opens in Hanoi

The first football league for children aged six to 14 in the country kicked off on Feb. 22 at Hanoi’s Xuan La Stadium.

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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.