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Hanoi’s two famous markets are quiet, with slow sales

The two most famous shopping areas of the capital city, Hom and Hang Da markets, are no longer bustling with visitors as in previous years. Some booths have seen sales fall up to 70%.

Hanoi’s $30mil waste treatment plant abandoned as waste crisis continues

Hanoi has plans for 17 waste treatment sites, but only three are operating.

Hanoi among the cities with most trees in the world

One of the highlights of Hanoi's friendliness is the shade provided by its many trees.

Hanoi target urbanization rate of 75% by 2030

Urban planning is critical to Hanoi's socio-economic and urban development.

Parents targeted by scammers claiming child is injured, demanding money for treatment

The scammers insist parents immediately transfer money to cover the cost of surgery or treatment.

Hotels in Hanoi's Old Quarter up for sale amid low occupancy rates

Privately owned hotels in the Old Quarter in Hanoi worth hundreds of billions of dong are seeking buyers.

Metal Age relics unearthed at Hanoi’s Dong Dau hill

A large number of artifacts dating back about 3,000 - 3,800 years belonging to the Metal Age have been unearthed during excavations at Dong Dau hill relic site in Hanoi’s Ba Vi outlying district, the Museum of Hanoi announced on March 13.

Hanoi to build US$351 million bridge over Red River

Hanoi City will build an eight-lane bridge across the Red River to connect the districts of Bac Tu Liem and Dong Anh.

Hanoi needs urgent, optimal solution for waste treatment capacity

Hanoi needs an urgent and optimal solution for waste treatment, environmental experts have said.

Hanoi builds synchronous policies to draw foreign investment

A conference linking hundreds of Hanoi and Singaporean enterprises was held in the capital city of Hanoi on March 7.

Habit of burning straw persists in Hanoi’s suburban areas

The burning of rice straw after harvesting in Hanoi's suburban districts not only causes air pollution and harm to human health, but also hinders traffic.

Hanoi to introduce electronic ticketing for public transport in 2024

Hanoi’s transport department is planning to introduce a unified electronic ticketing system for its public bus and metro services in 2024.

Two babysitters in Hanoi detained for beating little boy to death

Two women at an unlicensed kindergarten in Hanoi’s Thuong Tin District have been arrested for beating a 17-month-old boy to death.

Hanoi to submit amended Capital Law to parliament in May 2024

The upcoming Capital Law would help Hanoi address its shortcomings and current needs to ensure long-term growth in the next development phase.

Hanoi struggles with severe air pollution

Hanoi is experiencing serious air pollution which has been forecasted to worsen in the days to come.

Restaurants, pubs hit by alcohol control campaign

Many hotpot and barbecue restaurants in Hanoi have lost customers since mid-February after the Hanoi Police’s campaign set up checkpoints to handle alcohol content violations.

Hanoi to spend US$18.35 billion on housing market till 2025

Capital city Hanoi is projected to spend US$18.35 billion from now until 2025 on housing infrastructure, according to a development plan recently approved by the city’s People Committee.

UV radiation at high risk level in Hanoi

The ultraviolet (UV) radiation indexes in Hanoi on February 27 reached high levels, according to data compiled by weather forecast sites.

Famous shopping centers in Hanoi are nearly empty, have few stores

Many large buildings in Hanoi such as Discovery Complex Cau Giay, Mipec Tower Dong Da and Artemis Thanh Xuan are now mostly abandoned.

Hanoi kicks off net zero tree-planting project

Hanoi began a tree planting project toward net zero emissions at a ceremony held in Me Linh district on February 26.