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.

Metropole recreates Hanoian old market

Metropole recreates Hanoian old market

In the days leading up to the Lunar Year of the Dog, Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi will host a festive open-air bazaar featuring more than a dozen stalls selling gourmet foods and beverages, designer clothing and handmade gifts.

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Vietnam Airlines uses new aircraft for Hanoi – Moscow route

Vietnam Airlines uses new aircraft for Hanoi – Moscow route

Vietnam’s national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will use the Dreamliner Boeing 787-9 - one of the most modern aircraft in its fleet – on the Hanoi – Moscow route.

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Tour offers new views of Hanoi

Tour offers new views of Hanoi

New tours highlighting the remarkable museums, theatres and relics in the capital will be launched by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

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App launched to support visitors of Thang Long imperial citadel

App launched to support visitors of Thang Long imperial citadel

The Thang Long – Hanoi Heritage Conservation Centre will launch an automatic guiding system for smart phone users in late January 2018 to support visitors of the Thang Long Imperial Citadel relic.

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Automatic multi-language guide system launched at Van Mieu–Quoc Tu Giam

Automatic multi-language guide system launched at Van Mieu–Quoc Tu Giam

The Centre for Scientific and Cultural Activities of Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature – National University) in Hanoi has put into operation an automatic multi-language guide system to serve domestic and foreign tourists.

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Rural workers flock to capital

Rural workers flock to capital

The capital city of Hanoi is currently witnessing the massive annual influx of migrant manual workers. Seeking jobs that no city people are willing to do, they need to earn extra money to prepare for Tet (Vietnamese Lunar New Year).

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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.