Hanoi: All industrial parks to have wastewater systems by 2020

Hanoi: All industrial parks to have wastewater systems by 2020

The capital city of Hanoi will focus on wastewater treatment systems in all industrial parks by 2020 as part of its efforts to enhance environmental protection.

Fire bikes to the rescue in Hanoi’s small alleys

Fire bikes to the rescue in Hanoi’s small alleys

The network of deep, tiny alleys running side by side are part of the mysterious beauty of old Hanoi, but they also pose a death trap for those in flats and houses along them when fire breaks out.

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Hanoi has three more national heritage icons

Hanoi has three more national heritage icons

The capital city of Hanoi has had three national intangible heritage icons recognised.

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Hanoi enhances preservation of Co Loa relic site

Hanoi enhances preservation of Co Loa relic site

Hanoi needs to accelerate the preservation and restoration of the ancient citadel of Hanoi and the Co Loa Citadel, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung.

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Hanoi has three more national intangible cultural heritages

Hanoi has three more national intangible cultural heritages

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said it has added three cultural heritages of Hanoi to the national intangible cultural heritage list.

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Hanoi’s export value up 24 percent in January

Hanoi’s export value up 24 percent in January

The capital city of Hanoi gained a year-on-year growth of 24 percent in export value to reach 1.05 billion USD in January.

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Cherry blossom festival to take place in Hanoi in March

Cherry blossom festival to take place in Hanoi in March

A cherry blossom festival will take place in Hanoi from March 23-26 as part of a cultural exchange to mark the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Japan diplomatic ties.

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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.