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Hanoi will build ten more bridges across the Red River by 2030 and a vision until 2050.

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.

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.

Culture and tourist park to be built on alluvial islet in Hanoi’s Red River

Hanoi plans to develop an alluvial islet amid the Red River into a cultural and tourist park in order to explore the potential and advantages of the natural beauty of the Red River.

Luxury cruise on Red River launched

For the first time, a luxury cruise on Red River with a capacity of 99 passengers has been inaugurated in Hanoi.

Red River tour offer enjoyable travel experiences for visitors

Following the trend of safe adaptation, nature-based tourism and staycation, some ecotourism tours along the Red River area have become more sought after and gained popularity among visitors.

A different Hanoi experienced through bicycle tours

Many tourists in Hanoi are paying 1.3 million VND for a bicycle tour around the capital city.

An island getaway in the heart of the capital

Imagine, if you can, an island getaway in the heart of Hanoi, with lush vegetation and peace away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Hanoi advised to follow Japan’s urban railway model

The Tokyo-Tshukoba urban railway line was funded by converting land in 18 projects along the route. The land price in these areas soared from $1 per square meter to $5,000.

‘Rescuing’ Long Bien Bridge and building bridges that enrich the city

Experts have repeatedly warned that Long Bien Bridge is in serious state and is going to collapse. Meanwhile, Hanoi is programming the development of a ‘creative city’. What should be done with Long Bien?

Zoning plan to preserve beauty of central Hanoi

The implementation of zone planning for four historic inner districts of Hanoi will make an important contribution to preserving the historical and architectural values of the capital, and improve the quality of life of the people of the Old Quarter.

Red River tourism awaiting to be uncovered

The capital city has potential to develop tours on the Red River. However, it has not been fully tapped.

Red River needs to be planned under ‘Thuan Thien’ principle

In 1921, architect Ernest Hébrard visited Vietnam to plan the development of Da Lat and started field research in Hanoi.

Hanoi’s plan to relocate residents cautiously welcomed

Pham Duc Bach, 41, of Alley 74, Hang Khoai Street, Hoan Kiem District, applauded after hearing that his family might benefit from the city administration’s plan to relocate residents in four inner districts of Hanoi from now until 2030.

Hanoi to build 10 bridges over Red River

Ten bridges are expected to facilitate commuting across the river.

The capital's new look on the banks of the Red River

The construction of billion-USD dollar infrastructure projects will spur growth on the two sides of the Red River, promising to create a miracle for Hanoi’s real estate market in the coming time.

Vietnam’s unusual and special products

Many special products, including flora and fauna, in Vietnam often surprise foreign visitors. Here are a few:

Red River water level rises as Chinese dam opens floodgates

The water level in the Red River section in Lao Cai Province has risen significantly after a Chinese dam opened its floodgates on August 20.

Red River flood diversion needs special treatment

Architect Dao Ngoc Nghiem, Vice President of the Vietnam Urban Development and Planning Association, talks on the need to grant a special policy for Hanoi on flood diversion on the Red River.

Will the sand in the Red River be depleted in 100 years?

Ninety percent of sediment is trapped in Chinese and Vietnamese reservoirs, which will lead to erosion, according to Mai Van Bieu, an underground-work expert.