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.

Diplomats, NGO officials visit Hanoi landscapes

A large number of foreign diplomats and representatives from non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and friendship associations in Vietnam made a sightseeing tour of Hanoi’s outlying Son Tay town on Feb. 22.

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Child prodigy pianist to bring his gift to Hanoi

Vietnamese piano lovers will have an opportunity to enjoy a one-off performance by gifted overseas Vietnamese classical musicians in Hanoi on February 22, including a 12-year-old child prodigy, Nguyen Viet Trung, who has recently wowed Polish audiences with his tinkling of the ivories.

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Hanoi sees prices up 1 percent in February

Hanoi’s consumer price index (CPI) increased approximately 1 percent against January, the city’s Statistics Office reported on Feb. 19.

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Hanoi and Malaysian youth expand scope of cooperation

A delegation of 35 members of the Youth Council of Malaysia’s Penang State , led by its chairman, Mohamet Maliki Bin Mohamet Rapiee, held a working session with the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCMCYU) of Hanoi on Feb. 19.

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Hanoian singers wish to have Singers’ Association

Nearly fifty singers in Hanoi, including famous names like Quang Tho, Thanh Lam, and Tung Duong, has suggested the establishment of a Singer’s Association.

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Construction of Hanoi-Hai Phong highway begins

Work has begun on Feb. 2 on the Hanoi-Hai Phong highway, which will also run through Hung Yen and Hai Duong provinces.

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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.