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Hanoians indifferent towards pedestrian tunnels

Pedestrians have been for years indifferent towards pedestrian tunnels. Some tunnels on National Highway No 5 have been closed for not being used by anyone.

MoET asked to report record low enrollment rate in class 10 in Hanoi

Following press articles about the record low enrollment rate in class 10 in public schools in the 2023-2024 school year in Hanoi, the Minister of Education and Training was requested to report on this issue to the Prime Minister.

Hanoi to have two new cities by 2045

Hanoi is planning the inauguration of two new cities to the north and west of the Red River with a total population of 4.45 million people by 2045.

Capital region’s second airport expected by 2050, to serve int'l flights

The investment is estimated at about VNĐ420 trillion (US$18 billion), mobilised from the State budget, non-budget capital and other legal capital sources.

Hanoi begins legal proceedings against former policemen killing people’s goats

The Hanoi People’s Procuracy on Friday began legal proceedings against three former policemen for robbery.

Hanoi to offer public bicycle service from September

From September, people in Hanoi can enjoy public bicycle service at a cost from 5,000-10,000 VND (0.21-0.42 USD) for 30 minutes of use, Do Ba Dan, Chairman of Tri Nam Group, the investor in the project, said on July 5.

Red River North city to be new growth pole for Hanoi

With great potential and advantage of being located near Noi Bai International Airport, the connection point of the East-West corridor, the city in the northern part of the Red River will be the new growth pole of the capital city.

Capital region's second airport expected by 2050

A second airport in the capital region is expected to take shape by 2050 to ease the burden on the Noi Bai International Airport, according to the Ministry of Transport.

Public bicycle sharing service delayed for months

Hanoi’s Department of Transport said it had asked the investor to hasten the launch of bike services in locations with venues that are ready for it.

Hanoi considers possible sites for airports

With the first option, the airport would be located in an area belonging to four communes in Thuong Tin and Thanh Oai districts. With the second option, it would be in five communes in Ung Hoa district.

Hanoi to contain two cities, 4.45 million people

The total area of the two cities in the north and the west of Hanoi would be 884 square kilometers with a total population of 4.45 million by 2045.

Hanoi to turn middle alluvium ground on Red River to cultural park

The four districts of Hoan Kiem, Long Bien, Ba Dinh, and Tay Ho will continue to jointly implement the project "Development of the Red River Alluvial Islet into a multi-purpose cultural park".

Shopkeepers back paving for rent idea, but doubts about feasibility remain

Drastic measures have reclaimed the sidewalks for pedestrians, and Hanoi is considering a new project to lease sidewalks to shopkeepers.

Hanoi plans setting up distinct urban area in Hoan Kiem District

The latest initiative to design a distinct urban area along Ly Thuong Kiet Street aims to create seamless connections between the surrounding architectural and landscape spaces while preserving and promoting historical, cultural, and social values.

Hanoi steps up tourism promotion activities

Hanoi’s efforts to promote tourism activities over the past months have paid off, with the total revenue of the sector surging 74.3% year-on-year to reach 44.8 trillion VND (1.9 billion USD) in the first half of this year.

Hanoi conserves Old Quarter’s heritage culture

The People’s Committee of Hoan Kiem District has exerted efforts and taken numerous measures to conserve and highlight the unique historical, religious and architectural heritage of the Old Quarter.

High-tech applications help Hanoi flower growers earn higher incomes

Flower growers in Hanoi earn higher incomes thanks to the use of advanced technologies in their cultivation activities to boost the blooms and generate new revenue streams.

Six streets in Hanoi to be named after Truong Sa’s islands

Six streets in Gia Lam district of Hanoi capital city will be named after islands of Truong Sa (Spratly) in south-central Khanh Hoa province.

Hanoi’s economy sees effective recovery

The economy of Hanoi is recovering gradually after the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to drastic directions of the capital city’s all-level Party committees and authorities and joint efforts of the business community and people.

Hanoi to develop housing projects on both sides of Red River

The Prime Minister has ordered Hanoi to impose strict controls on the central area's high-rise development and implement programs to renovate and rebuild the city.