VOV.VN - Known as the land of traditional crafts, Hanoi has the highest number of craft villages in Vietnam: 1,350, nearly one-third of the total number.
Regulations imposing heavy fines of up to VND7 million (US$308) on those who litter in public areas have been in effect for a year-and-a-half, but the number of violators who have been discovered and fined remains modest, so most city dwellers are indifferent to the fines.
VOV.VN - Dong Xam village in Thai Binh province is one of three places well-known for the silver carving craft, together with Hang Bac Street and Dinh Cong village in Hanoi. Also known as Duong Tham, the 600-year old village is now located in Hong Thai commune, Kien Xuong district.
VOV.VN - The tube house has emerged as a very popular home design in the metropolitan areas of the capital city of Hanoi, said AHL Architects Associates in a recent post on the ArchDaily architecture website.