Hanoi named as most expensive Vietnamese city

The capital was the most costliest city nationwide last year, according to the Spatial Cost of Living Index (SCOLI) as compiled by the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Hanoi is the costliest city nationwide

Hanoi is the costliest city nationwide
 


The SCOLI aims to measure the relative costs of living in different regions and communities throughout the country.

According to the latest rankings, the cost of living in the capital stood at 100%. Second place went to Ho Chi Minh City with 99.05%, while third place belonged to Hai Phong with 97.38%.

Moving down the list, Da Nang came in fourth, with the rankings of the central city’s cost of living given at 97.11%.

Elsewhere, Lao Cai climbed three places compared to the previous year to rank fifth with 96.25%.

 

Completing the list of the top 10 most expensive places are Quang Ninh, Son La, Lam Dong, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, and Thua Thien-Hue.

The locality that enjoys the lowest cost of living is Hau Giang province in the Mekong Delta. Other cheap places to live locally include Soc Trang, Vinh Long, Tra Vinh, and Dong Thap.

VOV

Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway to be handed over to Hanoi in May

Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway to be handed over to Hanoi in May

The urban railway project of Cat Linh - Ha Dong will be officially handed over to Hanoi authorities in early May.

 
 

Other News

.
Tien Giang stops growing three rice crops a year in coastal areas to cope with climate change
Tien Giang stops growing three rice crops a year in coastal areas to cope with climate change
SOCIETYicon  04/05/2021 

The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang will grow only two rice crops a year in coastal districts and Go Cong Town to mitigate the impact of saltwater intrusion and drought.

HCM City police hunt for Chinese escapees from quarantine facility
HCM City police hunt for Chinese escapees from quarantine facility
SOCIETYicon  03/05/2021 

Relevant agencies are hunting for two Chinese citizens who managed to escape from a concentrated quarantine facility in Ho Chi Minh City’s Cu Chi district.

Hanoi, HCM City suspend non-essential services amid COVID-19
Hanoi, HCM City suspend non-essential services amid COVID-19
SOCIETYicon  03/05/2021 

The capital city of Hanoi will temporarily shut down relic and religious sites, sidewalk eateries and beverage outlets from 5pm on May 3, in an effort to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

19 new COVID-19 cases reported
19 new COVID-19 cases reported
SOCIETYicon  03/05/2021 

Vietnam has 19 new cases of COVID-19 to report for the past 12 hours to 6pm of May 3, according to the Health Ministry.

Traffic infrastructure set to meet freight transport demand of 4.4 billion tonnes
Traffic infrastructure set to meet freight transport demand of 4.4 billion tonnes
SOCIETYicon  03/05/2021 

Vietnam’s traffic infrastructure is expected to meet demand for the annual transportation of 4.4 billion tonnes of freight and 10.46 billion passengers by 2030, heard a recent meeting of the Ministry of Transport.

Journey to Harvard by a Vietnamese student
Journey to Harvard by a Vietnamese student
FEATUREicon  03/05/2021 

Graduating from Harvard University with a master's degree in Public Policy, Tran Ha Duong said that he thought the prestigious school was “completely beyond my reach”.

Hanoi requires returnees to make health declaration after public holiday
Hanoi requires returnees to make health declaration after public holiday
SOCIETYicon  02/05/2021 

People returning to Hanoi are subject to compulsory medical declaration after the four-day public holidays, according to a document on COVID-19 prevention and control work issued on May 2 by the Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee.

COVID-19: Eight community infections detected in Ha Nam and Vinh Phuc
COVID-19: Eight community infections detected in Ha Nam and Vinh Phuc
SOCIETYicon  02/05/2021 

A total of 20 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on May 2, including 12 imported entrants, and 8 community infections in the northern provinces of Ha Nam and Vinh Phuc, according to the Ministry of Health.

Vung Tau detects two close contacts of Ha Nam Covid-19 patient
Vung Tau detects two close contacts of Ha Nam Covid-19 patient
SOCIETYicon  02/05/2021 

Two residents of Vung Tau City who were on the same flight from Hanoi City to HCMC with a Covid-19 patient in Ha Nam Province have been found, said the Vung Tau steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control.

Ministry implements project to improve students’ awareness of startup
Ministry implements project to improve students’ awareness of startup
SOCIETYicon  02/05/2021 

The Ministry of Education and Training has just issued a plan to implement the project "Support for students by 2025 “ which aims to improve students’ awareness of entrepreneurial startup.

No new COVID-19 cases reported on May 2 morning
No new COVID-19 cases reported on May 2 morning
SOCIETYicon  02/05/2021 

Vietnam has no new cases of COVID-19 to report for the past 12 hours to 6am of May 2, according to the Health Ministry.

Da Nang farmer's new wealth based on online learning
Da Nang farmer's new wealth based on online learning
SOCIETYicon  02/05/2021 

Online knowledge is usually not thought to benefit agriculture, but not in the case of farmer Phan Van Hung who has earned half billion a year from farming techniques he learned from the Internet.

Field hospital for Covid-19 patients set up in Ha Nam
Field hospital for Covid-19 patients set up in Ha Nam
SOCIETYicon  02/05/2021 

A field hospital for Covid-19 patients is being set up in the northern province of Ha Nam as the province has reported some virus transmission cases in the community.

Businesses continue to encroach on pavements in Hanoi
Businesses continue to encroach on pavements in Hanoi
SOCIETYicon  02/05/2021 

Many roadside businesses in Hanoi continue to illegally spread out onto the pavement during the COVID-19 pandemic.

HCM City closes discos, bars and karaoke parlours after new local COVID-19 case found
HCM City closes discos, bars and karaoke parlours after new local COVID-19 case found
SOCIETYicon  01/05/2021 

Nguyen Thanh Phong, chairman of HCM City People’s Committee, on Friday ordered karaoke venues, discos and bars to close until further notice following a new community – based COVID-19 case found on Thursday.

Vietnam to launch national insurance database from June 1
Vietnam to launch national insurance database from June 1
SOCIETYicon  01/05/2021 

Vietnam’s national insurance database will be launched on June 1 following the Government’s Decree No.43/2021.

Ha Nam province reports three more COVID-19 patients
Ha Nam province reports three more COVID-19 patients
SOCIETYicon  01/05/2021 

Vietnam documented 14 cases of COVID-19 in the past 12 hours to 6pm May 1, including 11 imported cases and three local infections in the northern province of Ha Nam, according to the Health Ministry.

COVID-19: No new cases reported over past 12 hours
COVID-19: No new cases reported over past 12 hours
SOCIETYicon  01/05/2021 

No new cases of COVID-19 were reported for the past 12 hours to 6am May 1, according to the Health Ministry.

VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES MAY 2
VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES MAY 2
SOCIETYicon  02/05/2021 

Vietnam presents $500,000 to help Laos battle COVID-19

VN prepares for scenario of 30,000 COVID-19 infection cases
VN prepares for scenario of 30,000 COVID-19 infection cases
SOCIETYicon  30/04/2021 

The Government has ordered preparations for the scenario of 30,000 COVID-19 infection cases in Vietnam.

 
 
 
Leave your comment on an article

OR QUICK LOGIN