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Hanoi Department of Transport has proposed the municipal People's Committee to allow passenger cars with 24 seats or more, official vehicles, ambulances and fire trucks to use Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) lanes in the capital.

Hanoi’s waste-to-energy plant still on trial run as garbage piles up on streets

A representative of the Soc Son waste-to-energy Plant affirmed that technically the plant can be put into operation but some administrative procedures are still needed.

Public bicycles hoped to change travel habits in Hanoi

Residents and tourists in Hanoi will soon have more options for getting around after the city’s authorities approved 200 public bicycle stations.

Hanoi's streets flooded after heavy rain

Many streets and areas in Hanoi were submerged after heavy rain on June 13 evening.

Hanoi to establish 200 bike rental spots

Hanoi's Department of Transport is launching public bicycle services in seven inner districts throughout the capital ahead the third quarter of the year to provide both locals and tourists with better transport options.

Hanoi to host first International Latino Fest on June 11

The first International Latino Fest will take place at 100 Beer Garden in Hanoi on June 11.

Le Hong Son assigned to operate affairs of Hanoi People’s Committee

Le Hong Son has been assinged to be in charge of and operate affairs of the Party Civil Affairs Committee and the Hanoi People’s Committee.

Three-wheeled vehicles still running on Hanoi streets

Super-old motorbikes without lights or mirrors carrying bulky items are still running on streets of Hanoi, threatening the safety of others.

Hanoi streets turn into rivers, thousands of vehicles get stuck

After heavy rain on Sunday afternoon (May 29), Hanoi's major roads such as Tran Duy Hung, Nguyen Trai, Chau Van Liem, ... were deeply flooded. Vehicles had to wait for the water to recede, leading to serious congestion.

Lifebuoys available on rivers to prevent drowing

Tens of red and white lifebuoys have recently been hung on Long Bien Bridge crossing the Red River, Hanoi by a group of volunteers in the hope of saving drowning victims.

Pets banned on Hanoi pedestrian street

The walking of pets on Hoan Kiem pedestrian area in Hanoi will be entirely banned from May 27.

Mega-urban project Vinhomes Ocean Park 2 - The Empire launched

Vinhomes Joint Stock Company has officially launched the mega-urban project Vinhomes Ocean Park 2 - The Empire.

'Urban wonders' in Vinhomes Ocean Park 2 - The Empire

The focus of the real estate market in the East of Hanoi at present is the Vinhomes Ocean Park 2 - The Empire project.

Hanoi should learn lessons from the past in urban planning

Hanoi has announced the master plan for the Red River urban area, with a scale of 1/5000.

Taxi driver detained after stealing phones of Russian tourists in Hanoi

Hang Bong Ward’s police on Thursday said they have detained a taxi driver who is alleged to have stolen two smartphones from Russian tourists in Hanoi on Thursday morning.

Politburo Resolution: New cities to be built within Hanoi capital

The Politburo has issued a fresh Resolution which will allow Hanoi to explore the possibility of building new cities from its existing districts over the coming years to take full advantage of the capital’s development potential.

Five antique Samurai swords exhibited in Hanoi

Five antique swords are being showcased at an exhibition themed of “Art of Samurai sword”, the first of its kind held at CHỌN de l'art Auction House on Bat Trang street in Gia Lam district of Hanoi.

Street sellers under threat from controversial vending machine plan

A controversial proposal to replace street vendors with vending machines has been met with anger by those who rely on the trade.

European Literature Days 2022 to open in Hanoi, presenting classic works

People are invited to enjoy new books written by authors from European Union countries in Hanoi.

Hanoi counting down days to SEA Games extravaganza

After a bumpy year of trying to get the event up and running, Hanoi and other localities will finally host the 31st Southeast Asian Games from May 12.