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Up to 1,650 property transactions were successful in Hanoi in January, up by 13.8 percent from December 2017, reported the Ministry of Construction's Housing and Property market Management Department. Property transactions in Hanoi rise 13.8 percent, Vietnam economy, business news, vn news.
Several main streets like Tay Son, Ton Duc Thang, Thai Ha, Chua Boc and Xuan Thuy are facing serious traffic jams as Tet is approaching. Xuan Thuy and Cau Giay are among the streets in Hanoi with the most serious traffic congestion as construction of Nhon-Hanoi metro project is still underway.

Hanoi released seven black and five white swans onto the iconic Hoan Kiem Lake on Monday, catching both tourists and locals by surprise. "I've never seen swans on the lake before. It's pretty interesting," a local resident said. The Hanoi Sewage and Drainage Ltd., which spent two months dredging the ...
Beef noodle soup Pho is a popular dish in Vietnam and Hanoi Pho restaurants claim to have the best and most authentic recipes. It is a familiar scene that many Pho restaurants in Hanoi are always crowded during breakfast time. But a small stall in Hang Chieu Street is no less busy despite its strange ...
Kuala Lumpur -- Vietnam's capital, Hanoi, enjoyed little more than one month of clean air last year as pollution levels rose to match China's smog-prone capital Beijing, preliminary findings of a new report showed. Annual average air pollution in Hanoi in 2017 was also four times higher than those ...
That's why all Hanoi leaders have devoted much of their time to go to the grass-roots level to meet the people and talk to them. For example, I myself went to all 30 precincts/districts and many communes/wards in the city to talk with local leaders and people in order to learn what was happening over there.

The proceeds of the IPO were well below the 6.2 trillion dong target that was set based on Hanoi's privatization plans. The disappointing auction followed the December IPO of Song Da Corp., Vietnam's leading contractor for hydropower projects, in which just 0.35% of the total offered volume of 219 million ...
Vietnam's capital Hanoi has seven million residents and more than five million motorbikes. The result of that staggering statistic is a city that's a constant, noisy, tidal swarm of buzzing xe may (motorbikes) or "Hondas", as they're called generically by the locals, even if they're actually Kawasakis, Suzukis or ...
A man named as Gary Iredale, 52, and said to be from Blackpool, who police in Hanoi Vietnam want to question after an alleged incident where a Vietnamese woman was set on fire.
Vietnam's capital, Hanoi, has resurfaced as a potential site for a Formula 1 Grand Prix, according to a report by Forbes, which says that official news on the race is due within a matter of weeks. Proposals for new Grand Prix venues have been kicked around since Liberty Media proposed raising the number ...
If you want to learn Vietnamese in Hanoi and are looking for a reliable Vietnamese training center, try visiting the following institutes. 123 Vietnamese. For over seven years, 123 Vietnamese has been the leading Vietnamese language center for foreigners. 123 Vietnamese offers students different levels of ...
Nguyen Chi Thanh Street in Hanoi which has been named as the most beautiful road in Vietnam will be expanded to 10 lanes with the intention of easing ... According to deputy head of Hanoi Department of Transport NGO Manh Tuan, the project to expand the street will see the 17-metre median strip on ...
Major spring festivals in Hanoi will skip the public parades of sacred offerings to prevent the chaos that has ensued in previous years, officials have said. The Lunar New Year falls in mid-February and will be accompanied by thousands of festivals, most of which were created centuries ago to commemorate ...
Crew of the first direct flight from China's Chongqing to Vietnamese capital Hanoi pose for photos after landing at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Jan.16, 2018. Chongqing airlines on Tuesday began direct flights between southwest China's municipality of Chongqing and Hanoi, capital of ...
Initially, Le shone a mostly positive light on the government in Hanoi. He even published stories from Vietnamese state media on Thoibao.de. But the one-sided, euphemistic coverage emanating from his home country increasingly bothered him. In August of last year, an event in his adopted city shocked ...
Hai, who is also a Politburo member, made the requirement while addressing the 12th Conference of the 16th municipal Party Committee on January 15 to review Hanoi's Party building work in 2017 and discuss plans for 2018. Over past year, the Hanoi Party Committee continued to renovate its leadership ...

VietNamNet Bridge - Many road users have raised their voices about a Hanoi ban prohibiting the use of taxis - including Grab and Uber - from using 13 inner-city streets. They claim it will do nothing to reduce the city's traffic congestion.
At a conference on tree development in Hanoi on January 13, municipal Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung said that Hanoi wanted to grow one million trees by 2020, aiming to raise the number of trees to 8 square metres per capita. Chung added that Hanoi has planted red maple trees on several local streets ...
Get your bearings: "The Summit is a terrace bar on the 20th floor of the Pan Pacific Hanoi (formerly the Sofitel Plaza)," says Isabelle Der Hagopian, co-author of Nancy Chandler's Map of Hanoi. "The hotel itself is a tower and not very charming, but the view from this bar is just stunning. You are above the ...
Hanoi's renowned Temple of literature is trying to connect with foreign visitors by offering audio guides in eight different languages. Those fluent in French, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, Thai, English, Chinese, and of course, Vietnamese, should now be able to explore the temple, Vietnam's first university ...
Speaking at a conference in the city last Saturday on the need to plant more trees, chairman of the Ha Noi People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said with the development of the tree care industry, some temperate trees, including red maple, could be planted in Vietnam, reported Tien Phong (Vanguard) ...
The gardeners say they have sought technical advice from experts so they can provide the best care for the flower garden. Beautiful sunflower garden in the heart of Hanoi, travel news, Vietnam guide, Vietnam. Sunflowers usually bloom for 15-20 days. However, the sunflowers in Thang Long Imperial ...
Hanoi is a dangerous place. For your wallet, that is. Everywhere you turn, there's a 'sale' sign that beckons at you invitingly. Enticing, affordable and picturesque -- everything I look at threatens to relieve my purse of the 'dong' within. The dizzying array of eye-catching handicrafts and gorgeous apparels, ...
Hanoi authorities have announced the inclusion of fireworks shows alongside cultural performances and sports activities in the capital's Lunar New Year, or Tet, 2018 celebration. After being absent last year, fireworks would return to multiple locations across the city on the Lunar New Year's Eve, which falls ...
The high-profile corruption trial against 22 former oil executives, including a manager Germany accuses Vietnam of kidnapping in Berlin last year, began in Hanoi on Monday. Trinh Xuan Thanh, a former manager at a subsidiary of state-owned oil company PetroVietnam, fled to Germany in 2016 to evade ...
Vietnam's capital, Hanoi, enjoyed little more than one month of clean air last year as pollution levels rose to match those of China's smog-prone capital, Beijing, preliminary findings of a new report showed. Annual average air pollution in Hanoi in 2017 was also four times higher than the level deemed ...
Hanoi: Robo Cafe, a coffee shop in Hanoi is luring crowd of curious customers through its most recent staff member, which is a homemade robot named mortar. Nguyen Quoc Phi, Mortar's creator, got the inspiration of the robot waiter from a trip to Japan where Phi had a chance to visit the East Asian ...
A ceremony took place in Noi Bai international airport in Hanoi on December 27 to welcome the 94 millionth passenger aboard the 800,000th flight operated by the Vietnam Air Traffic Management corporation (VATM) this year. 94 millionth air passenger welcomed in Hanoi, social news, vietnamnet bridge, ...
VietnamNet Bridge - Talented violinist Do Phuong Nhi will perform with the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra under the baton of American conductor Wes Kenny at the Subscription Concert Vol. 107 at the Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien, Hanoi on January 5. Young talented violinist Do Phuong Nhi ...
The year is closing in and vacation enthusiasts around the world have made numerous travel plans for 2018, and they have expressed much bigger interest in Hanoi and Da Nang. New data from Airbnb, an accommodation service that allows people to list their homes and hotels for holiday rentals, named ...
I once tried these jokes on some human rights activists in Hanoi, over quite a few 50-cents beers, and received an attentive chuckle. But, rather than humor, indignation was the reaction this month to the alcohol habits of a former Vietnamese Communist Party senior official. The country's political blogs were ...
Both then appeared several days later in Hanoi. However, Hanoi says that the 51-year-old returned to Vietnam of his own volition to hand himself in to police. Thanh had earlier applied for asylum in Germany. Following the incident,two Vietnamese diplomats have so far been expelledfrom the EU country by ...
As of November 24, five out of 13 trains for the railway had been delivered to Hanoi. The 13 kilometre elevated railway project began in 2011 with investment of 552 million USD. However, in November 2014, it was announced the project would need a total of 868 million USD, 300 million USD more than ...
VietNamNet Bridge - Measurements of air pollution recently scared many Hanoi people. The measurements were made by the Green Innovation and Development Centre (Green ID*), a Vietnamese non-profit organisation established under the Viet Nam Union of science and technology Associations.
Global burger behemoth McDonald's opened its first branch on Saturday in the historic heart of communist Hanoi, a conservative city renowned for its traditional -- and cheap -- Vietnamese staples beloved by food-obsessed locals. Hungry customers lined up for Big Macs and Chicken McNuggets at the ...
Hanoi (AFP) - Global burger behemoth McDonald's opened its first branch on Saturday (Dec 2) in the historic heart of communist Hanoi, a conservative city renowned for its traditional - and cheap - Vietnamese staples beloved by food-obsessed locals. Hungry customers lined up for Big Macs and Chicken ...
According to a proposal of Hanoi's People's Committee, the new rate of street and pavement usage fees will increase by at the most three times compared with the current rate. The proposal will be discussed at a meeting of the city's People's Council next month. If the proposal is realised, parking fees are ...
A special art fair will be held from November 30 to December 4 at Manzi Art Space, 14 Phan Huy Ich, Hanoi, to offer affordable works to the public. The biannual Art for You event was founded three years ago by Manzi Art Space and Work Room Four. On display will be a collection of sketches, photographs, ...
"The exhibition features stories about the daily lives of American prisoners of war in Hoa Lo prison," Truong Minh Tien, vice-director of Ha Noi Department of culture and sports, said at an opening event of the exhibition yesterday. "Forty five years have passed, yet the heroic spirit of the "Dien Bien Phu in ...
This is not the first time the country's two fastest-growing cities have earned plaudits from global culinary experts and food-lovers as Hanoi gained the second spot after Tokyo in a list of the world's 17 greatest cities for cuisine released by The Telegraph in February this year. This June, the U.S. news site ...
Roi Perez in Hanoi Vietnam is establishing an electronic music scene. There's Equation Festival, and clubs like Observatory in Ho Chi Minh City and Savage in Hanoi. On Saturday, the latter hosted the one-year anniversary of its LGTBQ-focused party, Snug. The event, which ran for 24 hours, featured ...
The Slovak delegation led by Pellegrini met with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang in Hanoi on November 27. The Vietnamese head of state praised the fact that a number of top representatives of the Southeast Asian country had received their education in Slovakia. He added that a growing number ...
Hanoi Vietnamese authorities will dredge Hoan Kiem Lake, one of Hanoi's main tourist attractions, in a bid to clean up severe pollution ...
I am awake at 3 a.m., rested and ready to tackle the day after 25 hours of travel from Prince George to Hanoi, Vietnam. The location has ...
This little boutique on a hectic street in the city's frenetic old quarter is a haven in the heart of things - close to most of the main attractions yet restful, quiet and ...
An accurate picture of ancient Vietnam is sketched on the labyrinthine streets of Duong Lam, a 1200-year-old village just 60 kilometres west of Hanoi. One of the oldest villages in Vietnam, it has been well protected by the government and boasts an array of historic structures. Hire a bicycle and ride through ...
VietnamNet Bridge - Concert Vol. 105 with the performance of conductor Honna Tetsuji, cello soloist Tsutsumi Tsuyoshi and the Vietnam ...
San Angelo resident Kathy McCuistion gave a brick from the "Hanoi Hilton" to Patrick O'Neill during a ceremony Thursday afternoon. O'Neill is ...
We had gotten so used to the southern Vietnam hospitality and kindness that we instinctively thought Hanoi would not be any different.


 

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