Hanoi plants maple trees

Hanoi plants maple trees

Hundreds of maple trees have been planted on Nguyen Chi Thanh, Lang Ha and Tran Duy Hung streets in Hanoi in the past weeks to increase the capital’s green space.

Urgent protection needed for Hanoi’s archaeological site

Urgent protection needed for Hanoi’s archaeological site

Hanoi’s Culture and Sports Department has sent a letter urging the municipal People’s Committee to preserve an archaeological site dating back to 1,000 BC in the city’s western outskirts.

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Illegal sand mining damages Hanoi’s dyke

Illegal sand mining damages Hanoi’s dyke

Night after night, thousands of cubic metres of sand and gravel have been illegally mined from a portion of the Cau River, causing erosion and affecting the dyke system for 200ha of agricultural land, online newspaper phapluatplus.vn reported.

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Hanoi students bag medals at international competitions

Hanoi students bag medals at international competitions

Vietnam won three gold, 11 silver and 24 bronze medals at the Challenge for Future Mathematicians held in Malaysia from December 8-11.

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Hanoi meets tourism target

Hanoi meets tourism target

Hanoi is forecast to serve 23.83 million tourists in 2017, up nine percent year-on-year and one percent compared to the year’s target.

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Hanoi starts building smart city

Hanoi starts building smart city

A smart city project worth more than 4 billion USD invested by the Sumitomo – BRG joint venture is expected to commence in Hanoi in the first quarter of 2018.

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Thousands come to int’l cuisine festival in Hanoi

Thousands come to int’l cuisine festival in Hanoi

An international cuisine festival, the fifth of its kind, held by the Foreign Ministry’s Bureau of Diplomatic Corps Services in Hanoi on December 10 attracted thousands of visitors.

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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.