Bui Xuan Phai – For the Love of Hanoi Awards mark 10th edition

Bui Xuan Phai – For the Love of Hanoi Awards mark 10th edition

The 2017 Bui Xuan Phai – For the Love of Hanoi Awards ceremony was organised at the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) headquarters in Hanoi on August 17, marking a decade of honouring lovers of the capital city.

Hanoi works to attract investment in industrial parks

Hanoi works to attract investment in industrial parks

Hanoi has focused efforts on improving administrative procedures and business climate as well as priority mechanisms to develop industrial parks (IPs) and attract more investments in its IPs this year.

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Noi Bai airport’s domestic terminal to undergo upgrade

Noi Bai airport’s domestic terminal to undergo upgrade

Noi Bai International Airport said on July 4 that it will upgrade the domestic terminal (T1) in eight months starting July 11.

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Hanoi’s urban railway route No 3 expected to finish in 2021

Hanoi’s urban railway route No 3 expected to finish in 2021

Hanoi authorities said construction progress is being speeded up so that the Hanoi Train Station-Nhon urban railway project (Route No. 3) will be completed in 2021.

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Hanoi to crack down on fire safety violations

Hanoi to crack down on fire safety violations

Developers of high-rise buildings that violate safety regulations will not be eligible for future land allocation or land lease, according to the People’s Committee of Hanoi.

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No motorbikes in inner Hanoi by 2030

No motorbikes in inner Hanoi by 2030

The Hanoi People’s Council has voted overwhelmingly to limit the use of personal vehicles in the inner city by 2030 to ease traffic jams.

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Hanoi okays spending 957 mln USD in public investment projects

Hanoi okays spending 957 mln USD in public investment projects

Authorities in Hanoi have approved a proposal by the Department of Planning and Investment to invest nearly 22 trillion VND (957 million USD) in 117 public investment projects, including 103 fundamental construction ones, in the city from 2017 – 2020.

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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.