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Hanoi eyes comprehensive development in 2023: Mayor

In 2023, the city is determined to successfully implement its yearly socio-economic goals and realize part of the 2021-2025 key development tasks.

Hanoi to ease barriers to restoring historical relics

The capital city of Hanoi takes pride in being a place with priceless cultural and historical heritages, and home to the most special national monuments in the country.

Hanoi tops list of cities with highest living expenses

Hanoi remains at the top of the list of cities with the highest living expenses, followed by Quang Ninh, HCM City, Da Nang and Hai Phong. Cost of living also rose in Bac Kan and Khanh Hoa.

Blue, The Moffatts, A1, and 911 set to perform in Hanoi

Four popular boybands from the 1990s and 2000s -- Blue, The Moffatts, A1, and 911 -- will play at the HAY Glamping Music Festival in Hanoi on August 6.

Hanoi to welcome opening of “ASEAN Cultural Colours” exhibition

An exhibition themed “ASEAN Cultural Coulours” will be held from August 8 to August 12 at the Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi to mark the 55th founding anniversary of ASEAN.

Three firefighters killed in Hanoi's karaoke bar fire

Three firefighters from Cau Giay District died while tackling a blaze at 231 Quan Hoa Street at about 2 pm on Monday, police in Hanoi announced.

Hanoi's plan to upgrade public loudspeakers attracts attention

Hanoi is planning to upgrade its system of public loudspeakers by 2025 through a combination of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and big data processing technology.

Hanoi holds art programmes in commemoration of invalids, fallen soldiers

The Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports and local art troupes are organising several art programmes paying tribute to war invalids and martyrs on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Invalids and Fallen Soldiers’ Day (July 27, 1947-2022).

The many ways of enjoying dracontomelon fruit

Sau (dracontomelon) is a seasonal fruit from the north. Its season lasts two to three months, between May and August. The fruit has a sour taste that can provide indispensable flavour to a variety of dishes.

Enjoying the great outdoors around the capital

Hanoi lures tourists with its rich cultural heritage, historic sites and great food, but that isn't all the capital can offer. Surrounded by mountains, rivers and forests, getting out into the great outdoors has become more and more popular.

Hanoi has new Mayor for 2021-2026 term

The newly-elected Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee, Tran Sy Thanh, stressed his commitment to continue pushing for administrative reform and enhance efficiency in the operation of the public apparatus.

National development space gradually taking shape

The first sketch of the national development space has taken shape with the first draft of the National Master Plan in the 2021-2030 period, with a vision to 2050, was completed and made public for feedback.

Floating opera house in Tay Ho proposed

The People's Committee of Tay Ho is collecting opinions on a proposed project that would see an opera house to rival the one in Sydney built on Dam Tri Lake in Quang An Ward, Hanoi, as part of wider development plans for the area.

Hanoi capital named among top six global cycling destinations

Dutch online travel agency Booking.com has revealed the leading six best places in the world for visitors looking to go on a cycling vacation, with the results based on a survey of travelers.

Fines to be imposed for not sorting solid waste at source

From August 25, those who do not classify domestic waste at source and don’t use packaging for domestic waste will be fined from VND500,000 to VND1 million.

Unbound: Hanoi bookbinder fuses art and craft

A passion to preserve the craft of bookbinding is what drives Tran Trung Hieu, who creates unique handmade books imprinted with his considerable talent.

Hanoi streets turn into rivers in rainy season, anti-flooding work stalls

The rainy season has just begun but Hanoi’s streets have already undergone 3-4 floods.

Hanoi to complete COVID-19 booster vaccination in July

The capital of Hanoi is speeding up COVID-19 booster vaccination for local residents and striving to complete the campaign in July amidst the recent emergence of Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 in the community.

Hanoi’s housing prices continue upward trend

The Government’s focus on infrastructure development and the involvement of major property developers from the South would make the market more attractive.

41 localities in Vietnam develop ‘smart cities’

Building cities and smart domestic and international connections is one of the important issues in urban sustainable development. However, many problems in the process exist.