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(L-R) Laos' Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen, Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Myanmar's President Htin Kyaw, Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian nations (ASEAN) Le Luong Minh ...
Tokyo -- An indoor amusement park in Hanoi featuring Sanrio's Hello Kitty is due for launch in 2018, becoming the first major theme park in Vietnam.

Vietnamese, Lao Prime Ministers hold talks in Hanoi. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had talks with his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith in Hanoi on October 25, thanking the latter's sympathy for the flood-caused damage in the central region of ...
People living in the Van Quan residential area have been enduring an almighty stench that has been coming from a local lake for more than five years.
police in Hanoi planned to destroy more than 2,000 fake luxury items at a publicity stunt last Friday aimed at raising public awareness against counterfeiting.

Simon Blacher's home is a roomy and light-filled house in central Elwood. He has lived in the beachside suburb for the past 10 years and moved into his Scandinavian-inspired house eight months ago.
A tourism information centre opened in Hanoi recently, promising to bring tourists more options to discover the capital city and beautiful places nearby.
The BRG Group and Sanrio Wave Hong Kong, which owns the world famous Hello Kitty character, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on October 21 to develop the Hello Kitty Park in Hanoi, the first internationally-branded park in Vietnam.
Editor's note: Activist and politician Tom Hayden has died in Santa Monica at the age of 76. This opinion piece he penned was originally published in the Los Angeles Times on Jan. 20, 2013.
Vice Chairman of Hanoi's People's Committee Nguyen The Hung has approved a proposal sent by the city's Department of Transport to close a dock on West Lake and boat services there due to its inability to meet the domestic port's conditions of operation.
A new indoor Hello Kitty theme park will be built in Hanoi, aiming to tap the huge demand for family Entertainment in a country that has become increasingly affluent in recent years.
Further inland, I am offered an equally if not more striking view of the landscape as I take the Ho Chi Minh Highway from Phong Nha to Ninh Binh, and then to Hanoi on the last leg of my journey. The highway is the alternate route to the coast linking ...
The rail lines from Hanoi and Long Bien stations to other northern provinces built by the French during the early 20th century have now blended into many residential areas.
Hanoi plans to install new air monitoring stations. VietNamNet Bridge - Billions of dong have been spent on automatic air monitoring stations in Hanoi, but most of the stations have stopped operation. Hanoi will have to set up new stations in the time ...
VietNamNet Bridge - If there is an amazing place that makes people fall in love at first sight, it is Hanoi. The chilly season, clear and blue sky, yellow leaves on streets - that is autumn. It is the season of brilliant wedding cars, the season of ...
A female employee at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi has been attacked in an incident involving two passengers who reportedly missed their flight.

Vietnamese in the central coastal province of Ha Tinh protest at a steel factory run by Formosa plastics demanding the Taiwanese firm pay compensation a massive toxic spill, Oct 2, 2016.
THE voice was faint, for the signal was weak between Hanoi and the Central Highlands. Nonetheless, at 8pm Saigon time, after a day spent avoiding mantraps and pursuing the ever-elusive Vietcong, GIs would try to unwind by listening to the young woman ...
True to its name, the restaurant has trees everywhere, from walkways, stair railings to the window. Green pots are also arranged on the wall shelves.
They later made phone calls to intimidate the Vietnamese victims and ordered them to deposit money into these bank accounts, Captain Nguyen Minh Hoan, an officer of the police division for hi-tech crime prevention at Ha Noi's Department of Public ...
VietNamNet Bridge - Seven celebrated chefs from Italy, France, Viet Nam, Thailand and China will flex their culinary muscles during the Les Aromes Festival 2016 - an annual gastronomy event organised by Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi.
One of North Vietnam's most recognizable wartime voices fell silent last Friday, when former radio broadcaster Trinh Thi NGO, dubbed "Hanoi Hannah" by American service members, died. Her former employer, the government-run Voice of Vietnam, reported ...
St. Paul de Chartres nuns in Hanoi are upset that a local businesswoman is trying to wrest their former convent lands from them.
The team of young volunteers supporting Thang Long - Hanoi tourism was recruited in June by Hanoi's Ho Chi Minh Communist youth Union, the Department of culture and sports, and the Department of Tourism.
air pollution in Hanoi reaches dangerous levels Wednesday, when it was ranked the second most polluted city globally. Air pollution in Hanoi reached dangerous levels on Wednesday morning, when it was ranked the second most polluted city in the world.
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Kenya Airways (KQ) will compensate passengers of its Dreamliner flight that was delayed in Hanoi, Vietnam over technical issues last week.
The Da River pipeline ruptured again early this week, affecting supply to a number of neighborhoods in Hanoi. The utility company Hanoi Water said in a notice on its website that supply to the Northern Thang Long Industrial Park and four communes in ...
Customs officials at Noi Bai Airport confirmed on Monday that 309 kilograms of tusks were confiscated in Vietnam's capital, Hanoi, on Saturday. Deputy director of the Hanoi Customs Department, Nguyen Truong Giang, said the ivory had been flown in on an ...
Nguyen Duc Chung, Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee, told Channel NewsAsia: "This is the first time an incident of this kind is happening in Hanoi's West Lake. We have mobilised all available forces to collect [the dead fish], to not let any ...
People in Hanoi have raised the alarm about pollution in the West Lake after hundreds of kilograms of dead fish washed up in the past couple of days.
VietNamNet Bridge - Painter Nguyen Cong Cu launched his first solo exhibition "Vision" at Dong Phong Art Gallery in Hanoi in 2002. This year, he will return to the gallery with his second solo exhibition "Vision 2". Nguyen Cong Cu's 'Vision 2 ...
President Rodrigo Duterte (left) meets Thursday in Hanoi his Vietnamese counterpart Tran Dai Quang, aiming to advance a snowballing alliance that could become increasingly uncertain amid his defiance of the United States and overtures towards China.
An exhibit takes visitors down the memory lane with objects that were once too expensive for most Vietnamese. It has been three decades since Vietnam's doi moi reform era began in 1986 and successfully transformed the economy in the following years.
After testing this product to clean the lakes of Ho Me, Giap Bat and Ba Mau with positive results, this technology has been used to clean two major lakes in the city's center - Van Chuong and Hoang Cau - and some small lakes.
Quang, a resident of Hang Quat Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, said his family has made moon-cake molds for three generations.
Hanoi, 28 September 2016: Hanoi aims to open more walking streets in the city's Old Quarter in Hoan Kiem district.
Vietnam's two major cities have recorded some of the fastest growing foreign tourist numbers in the world since 2009. - VnExpress International.
The official launch of the S2 tower at Sun Grand City Thuy Khue Residence in Hanoi was attended by 600 investors and future residents on September 18.
Pastoral scenes of farmland with high-rise Hanoi cityscapes looming in the background cold opens the eighth season of CNN's award-winning travelogue Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.
Dozens of households in Hanoi's Hai Ba Trung District could be lost due to river erosion following August's Typhoon Dianmu.
police are appealing for information after an Audi car was taken from a property in North Lincolnshire in a 'Hanoi-style' burglary.
Likewise, foreign artists are increasingly finding Hanoi and Vietnam an invaluable source of inspiration for their own work.
Despite Ha Noi's effort to turn it into a green and modern city, many foreigners are overwhelmed by the chaotic traffic, street vendors occupying pavements and particularly illegal advertisements stuck on the walls of houses, lamp posts and many other ...
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Bun cha is a beloved local specialty of Hanoi. It's basically bits of marinated, charcoal-grilled pork patties and pork slices in a room-temperature dipping sauce with rice noodles and herb garnishes.
While laying the foundation for a bar at Hanoi's Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel in 2011, construction workers uncover an air raid shelter constructed during the past war with the US.
The department said Hanoi has over five million registered motorbikes, 500,000 cars and over one million bicycles and electric bicycles.
VietNamNet Bridge - Hanoi is expected to have 20,000 rooms in the next five years and 20 luxury hotels located in advantageous positions in the city.






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