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Hanoi moves to tackle widening trade deficit

Hanoi moves to tackle widening trade deficit

The capital city of Hanoi has carried out trade promotion plans targeting both traditional and new foreign markets in order to tackle its widening trade deficit, which exceeded the national average in the first five months of this year.

Dengue fever cases in Hanoi up 400% in 2017

Dengue fever cases in Hanoi up 400% in 2017

VOV.VN - Hanoi health officials reported on June 25 that the capital city had experienced a dramatic increase in dengue fever cases this year to date compared to 2016, reported the Vietnam News Agency.

High-rises cause traffic chaos in Hanoi

High-rises cause traffic chaos in Hanoi

The rapid rise of apartment blocks along several small roads in Hanoi has strained traffic infrastructure with thousands of new residents arriving at once.

More pedestrian-only streets coming in Hanoi

More pedestrian-only streets coming in Hanoi

Hanoi authorities are drawing up plans to set aside additional streets for pedestrians only to “lessen public dependency” on private vehicles, especially motorbikes, said Vu Van Vien, head of the municipal department of transportation.

Hanoi to inform residents of tree-cutting plans

Hanoi to inform residents of tree-cutting plans

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has pledged that his administration will provide clear information on its plans to replace, cut and remove trees along local streets.

Hanoi Book Street attempts to draw more book lovers

Hanoi Book Street attempts to draw more book lovers

One month after opening, Hanoi Book Street has become a popular destination with not only book lovers but also locals and visitors to the capital. The street has turned to a tourist attraction with a modern, youthful and civilised atmosphere.

Party chief meets with Lao front President

Party chief meets with Lao front President

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong hosted a reception for visiting Chairman of the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC) Central Committee, Saysomphone Phomvihane in Hanoi on June 25.

FDI in Hanoi lifts city to new highs

FDI in Hanoi lifts city to new highs

With its great economic and geographic potential, Hanoi has increasingly become more critical to the investment strategy of foreign investors, many of whom are planning large-scale operations in the city.

Hanoi investment conference brings in trillions of VND

Hanoi investment conference brings in trillions of VND

Hanoi presented decisions approving investment proposals and investment licences for 48 projects with total registered capital of over VND74 trillion (US$3.25 billion) on June 25 at the conference themed “Hanoi 2017 – Investment and Development Cooperation”.

Vietnamese Family Day celebrated

Vietnamese Family Day celebrated

VOV.VN - Various activities will take place at the 2017 Vietnam Family Festival, to be held this weekend at the Vietnam Cultural and Arts Exhibition Centre in Hanoi.

Cambodian language class in Hanoi

Cambodian language class in Hanoi

It’s an evening in June. The heat of summer in the bustling city is replaced by the bubbly atmosphere of Cambodian language classes at a Khmer-Cambodia training centre in Hanoi.

National press awards in pictures

National press awards in pictures

VOV.VN - The 11th National Press Awards ceremony was held on June 21 in Hanoi to mark the 92nd anniversary of Vietnam Revolutionary Press Day.

Discovering stunning beauty of Nui Coc Lake

Discovering stunning beauty of Nui Coc Lake

VOV.VN - Nui Coc Lake in the northern mountainous province of Thai Nguyen has attracted tourists due to its peaceful and tranquil atmosphere and beautiful sceneries.