Hanoi prepares roadmap to revoke outdated motorbikes

Hanoi prepares roadmap to revoke outdated motorbikes

The Hanoi People’s Committee has proposed a roadmap to revoke outdated motorbikes that discharge harmful substances into the environment.

Hanoi adds 15 new buses

Hanoi adds 15 new buses

Fifteen new high-quality buses with capacity of 60 seats each were put into operation on two routes in Hanoi from June 1.

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Hanoi has nearly 10,000 new enterprises in five months

Hanoi has nearly 10,000 new enterprises in five months

Up to 9,725 new enterprises have been established in Hanoi during the first five months of this year, with a total registered capital of 73.4 trillion VND (3.23 billion USD), year-on-year rises of 13 percent and 5 percent, respectively.

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Hanoi: International gastronomic fest to run in June

Hanoi: International gastronomic fest to run in June

The Hanoi food festival is scheduled for June 16 and 17 in the capital’s downtown.

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Hanoi okays FPT proposal for intelligent transport system

Hanoi okays FPT proposal for intelligent transport system

The Hanoi People’s Committee has approved FPT Information System (FIS)’s proposal to develop an intelligent transport system (ITS) to improve traffic flow in the city.

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Cheo plays to grace Hanoi stage every week

Cheo plays to grace Hanoi stage every week

From this June, Hanoians can enjoy cheo (traditional Vietnamese opera) plays every Saturday night at Dai Nam theatre.

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Hanoi aims to train more English teachers

Hanoi aims to train more English teachers

Hanoi faces a shortage of high school teachers that can teach in English, requiring universities to train more students adept at the language to meet demand.

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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.