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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.

Cultural flower tour opens

Hanoi-based travel company Asia Exotica has just launched a new service offering tourists a chance to experience Hanoians' long history of floral tradition.

Renowned history of artists’ mansion in Hanoi

The French-style mansion at No 65 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street once used to be proud of many artist generations in Hanoi.

Pedestrian streets should focus on quality over quantity

While the general public is excited about the presence of pedestrian zones in Hanoi, others are still sceptical about the effectiveness of the many walking-only areas that the capital city is planning to open.

Vietnamese travel businesses anticipate better tourism prospects for 2022

They hope to welcome a sizable number of international tourists this summer.


HCMC closely monitor foreign arrivals receiving home care

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health yesterday said that the city is closely monitoring arrivals from foreign countries in isolation at home to prevent infection of the Omicron variant.

Effective Covid-19 containment helps Hanoi maintain growth momentum in 2022: Mayor

Hanoi has set up 22 main targets for development in 2022, including a GRDP growth of 7-7.5%.

Hanoi completes nearly 546,000 square meters of floor area in 2021

Despite the ongoing impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, housing development is still being promoted.

Vietnam reports 9,889 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday

Vietnam reported a total of 9,889 new COVID-19 infections and 76 COVID-related deaths on Sunday.

Hanoi offers free emission evaluation on old motorbikes

Owners of motorbikes in Hanoi can get a free emission evaluation until November 30 as part of the city's scheme to improve air quality.

Hanoi launches first safety tour in new normal

A safety tour with a combination of automatic audio guides and traditional sightseeing has been launched on at the Vietnam National Museum of History.

Vietnam’s first metro route opens

The route will help increase the number of public transport users and ease traffic congestion.

Hanoi makes drastic changes to meet foreign investors’ demands: Expert

Hanoi has shown strong will in addressing concerns of foreign businesses and ensuring an ideal investment environment for them to commit to long-term operation.

Hanoi is one among “The Best Cities for a Workation”

The charming city with various beautiful landscapes, friendly people and ‘arguably one of the best street food scenes on the planet’ is one among the best cities of the world for a workation.


Mao Bookstore - the oldest bookstore in Dinh Le Street

Mao bookstore is the oldest bookstore on Dinh Le street, associated with the childhood of generations of Hanoians.

Hanoi asks for 6 million more doses of AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines

Hanoi needs an additional 2.5 million doses of AstraZeneca and 3.5 million doses of Pfizer vaccines.

Hanoi is once again Covid-19-free zone

All Hanoi’s three levels of administration meet the requirements for being classified in the level 1, which is considered a “green zone”.

Hanoi addresses legal bottleneck in public properties management

A large amount of vacant public properties in Hanoi are a huge waste of social resources.


Renovation of old apartment buildings must keep social cohesion: experts

The old apartment buildings represent one of the architectural landmarks in Hanoi's history, telling people the historical story of the capital city.

Hanoi's new community COVID-19 case broke five-day clean streak

Hanoi Centre for Disease Control (CDC) reported a new community COVID-19 case at Viet Duc Hospital on Thursday, after recording no new community cases since September 25.