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Hanoi to host Vietnam-RoK Food and Culture Festival 2023

The Vietnam-RoK Food and Culture Festival 2023 is scheduled to get underway on Tran Nhan Tong pedestrian street in Hanoi on August 26 - 27.

Hanoi leads country for dengue fever cases

Hanoi recorded an acute increase of dengue fever cases in the past month, said the municipal Centre for Diseases Control (CDC).

National Innovation Centre's new establishment to be inaugurated in October

The National Innovation Centre (NIC)'s new establishment in Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park on the outskirts of Hanoi will be officially inaugurated in October this year, heard a press conference on August 15.

Electric motorbike taxi service launched in Hanoi

Vietnam’s first taxi service using electric motorbikes began services on August 14.

Vietnamese man arrested for kidnapping boy in Hanoi

A man who was heavily in debt was arrested on August 15 by police forces in Hanoi for kidnapping a seven-year-old boy for ransom money.

Re:born Creative: a hidden gem of art and culture

The young owners of Re:born Creative want to do their bit to breathe life back into the artistic and cultural landscape of Hanoi after the pandemic.

Automatic fire alarm system proposed for Hanoi houses

Hanoi police have recommended that homes in Hanoi should have fire alarms installed.

Hanoi's roadway and sidewalk leasing plan needs careful consideration

The management of roadways and sidewalks needs to be done carefully with high public consensus and having to choose the right time.

BLACKPINK records seventh anniversary video at Hanoi luxury restaurant

Many Vietnamese fans were delighted to discover that the K-pop girl group BLACKPINK's seventh anniversary video was filmed at a luxury hotel in Hanoi during the band’s stay in Vietnam for the two-night concert in late July.

Hanoi’s outstanding transport, building projects in pictures

Nhat Tan Bridge, major roads like Vo Nguyen Giap, Ring Roads 2, 3, and Cat Linh - Ha Dong urban railway, modern urban areas, and skyscrapers are all outstanding works built in Hanoi since the city began expanding in 2008.

First Hanoi Fall Festival to be held

The first Hanoi Fall Festival, themed Come to Fall in Love in 2023, will be held from September 29 to October 1.

Merging of Hoan Kiem District feared to destroy history

Despite its historical significance, the existence of Hoàn Kiếm district itself is recently being questioned. Many experts voiced their opinion on the matter, with most of them against the merger.

Hanoi People’s Committee to take over Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park

The Government issued a resolution to transfer Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park under the management of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) to the People's Committee of Hanoi from August 1.

Hanoi decides to continue to build Belt Road 5

Hanoi plans to build Belt Road No 5 prior to 2027. The route is expected to have a length of over 300 kilometers. The section road through Hanoi will be 48 kilometers long with six lanes.

Hanoi chairman thanks Blackpink

Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee, Tran Sy Thanh, has just sent a thank-you letter to Kpop group Blackpink after their successful concerts.

Hanoi attracts nearly 2.3 bln USD of FDI in 7 months

Hanoi attracted nearly 2.3 billion USD of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first seven months of this year, with 233 new projects worth 97.5 million USD and 108 projects permitted to increase investment capital by 193.5 million USD.

Hanoi hoped to host more int’l cultural events to fuel tourism

Hanoi has gained initial tourism success from the two Born Pink shows by world-famous K-pop girl group Blackpink, and the city is hoped to host similar international-level events to give further boost to tourism development.

Station planning report for the Hanoi railway routes published

A report on the planning of railway routes and stations in Hanoi was published by the Transport Design Consultancy Corporation (TEDI) and the Centre for Transport Development and Investment Consulting (CCTDI).

A Hanoi artisan creates woodblock for over four decades

Pham Ngoc Toan is one of the last artisans that still hold on to the craft of hand-carving wood stamp in Hanoi’s Old Quarter.

Hoa Lac: Large satellite city among Hanoi’s 5 new cities

Covering up to 17,000 hectares, Hoa Lac will be the largest satellite town among five planned urban centers around Hanoi, along with Xuan Mai, Dong Anh, Me Linh and Soc Son.