Xam musical night by Hoan Kiem Lake

Xam musical night by Hoan Kiem Lake

A special musical night will be held Friday night to pay tribute to inventors and great artists of Xam (blind busker’s singing) at the pedestrian zone by Hoan Kiem Lake.

Earth Hour campaign 2017 launched in Hanoi

Earth Hour campaign 2017 launched in Hanoi

The People’s Committee of Hanoi will launch the Earth Hour 2017 Campaign in the capital city to raise public awareness of climate change adaptation and energy saving.

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Hanoi Customs launches online public services

Hanoi Customs launches online public services

Hanoi Customs officially launched online public services for locals and businesses at the portal: http://pus.customs.gov.vn.

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Gov’t urges early completion of Hanoi rail projects

Gov’t urges early completion of Hanoi rail projects

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has urged relevant ministries and agencies to speed up construction of two key rail projects in Hanoi.

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Retail sales, service revenue increase over seven percent

Retail sales, service revenue increase over seven percent

Hanoi’s retail and service revenue in the first two months of 2017 amounted to 365 trillion VND (16.4 billion USD), an increase of 7.1 percent from the same period last year, according to the Hanoi Statistics Office.

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Hanoi, Vietnam Airlines ink cooperation agreement

Hanoi, Vietnam Airlines ink cooperation agreement

The Hanoi People’s Committee and the national–flag carrier Vietnam Airlines have signed a five-year cooperation agreement to boost tourism and develop the social economy of the capital city.

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Hanoi to focus on developing hospitals

Hanoi to focus on developing hospitals

The capital city of Hanoi will spend big on hospital development, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said at a meeting to celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the Vietnamese Doctors’ Day (February 27) in Hanoi on February 23.

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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.