Hanoi to inform residents of tree-cutting plans

Hanoi to inform residents of tree-cutting plans

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has pledged that his administration will provide clear information on its plans to replace, cut and remove trees along local streets.

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 to host German film festival for young audience

Hanoi to host German film festival for young audience

Six selected films will be screened for free at Hanoi’s Kim Dong Cinema during the German film festival for children and young audience from May 25 to 28.

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Hanoi wants Japan-built parking planning

Hanoi wants Japan-built parking planning

Hanoi’s People’s Committee has proposed that the Government choose a Japanese company as a consultant contractor to implement the planning of underground parking stations in the city.

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Hanoi reports first death from dengue fever

Hanoi reports first death from dengue fever

The Hanoi Health Department has announced the first death from dengue fever since the beginning of this year.

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Hanoian average height gets 2-3 cm taller in 10 years

Hanoian average height gets 2-3 cm taller in 10 years

The average height of Hanoians is 2-3 cm taller than 10 years ago, according to head of the Hanoi Department of Population and Family Planning Nguyen Dinh Lan.

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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.