France helps Hanoi with air quality assessment

France helps Hanoi with air quality assessment

Hanoi will roll out action programmes and plans to improve air quality in the city based on the outcomes of a French-funded air quality assessment project, said a municipal leader.

New direct air route links Hanoi, China’s Jiangxi province

New direct air route links Hanoi, China’s Jiangxi province

A flight connecting Hanoi and Nanchang, capital of east China's Jiangxi province, was conducted on September 17, launching the first direct air route between the two localities.

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Hanoi to have more waste-to-energy plant

Hanoi to have more waste-to-energy plant

A waste treatment plant capable of generating electricity will be built in Nam Son waste treatment complex in Hanoi’s suburban Soc Son district.

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Hanoi plans 14 new bridges crossing Red, Duong Rivers

Hanoi plans 14 new bridges crossing Red, Duong Rivers

Hanoi plans to build 14 bridges crossing the Red and Duong Rivers in the city from now to 2030, revealed Vu Duy Tuan, Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Planning and Investment.

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Hanoi starves for breath of fresh air

Hanoi starves for breath of fresh air

Hanoi’s air quality has been at an acceptable level less than two days a week, according to a newly released document.

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Hanoi hosts international oncology conference

Hanoi hosts international oncology conference

Advances and discoveries in the field of oncology are being presented at the first Vietnam multidisciplinary oncology conference being held in Hanoi on September 5 and 6.

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Hanoi enjoys steady growth in all key sectors

Hanoi enjoys steady growth in all key sectors

Hanoi’s economy has expanded since the beginning of this year with steady growth recorded in all the key sectors of industry, trade, tourism and services and agriculture, reported the municipal People’s Committee.

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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.