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Design contest for Kilometre Zero landmark in Hanoi opens

Design contest for Kilometre Zero landmark in Hanoi opens

A contest to design the “Kilometre Zero landmark” - a national cultural symbol and important tourist destination in the area around Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem Lake - was jointly launched on June 3 by the Vietnam Architecture magazine of the Vietnam Association of Architects and the Hanoi People’s Committee.

Hanoi, HCM City listed among most popular travel destinations in Asia

Hanoi, HCM City listed among most popular travel destinations in Asia

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s two largest cities Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City have been named among the most popular travel destinations throughout Asia, a list which has been compiled based on natural splendor, eye-catching architecture, rich culture, and culinary delights, as announced by website Reader's Digest of the United States.

Hanoi donates medical supplies to New York to aid in COVID-19 fight

Hanoi donates medical supplies to New York to aid in COVID-19 fight

VOV.VN - Hanoi mayor Nguyen Duc Chung handed over a haul of medical supplies to New York in the US via representatives from the US embassy in Vietnam on June 1 as a gift from the Vietnamese capital in support of New York authorities and citizens in their ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hanoi hosts meeting to mark World No Tobacco Day

Hanoi hosts meeting to mark World No Tobacco Day

VOV.VN - A meeting took place in Hanoi on May 29 to mark World No Tobacco Day (May 31), in addition to National No Tobacco Week which will run from May 25 to May 31, with the main aim of protecting younger generations from the impact of tobacco advertisements and cigarette use.

Hanoi scheduled to play host to Growtech Vietnam 2020 expo in October

Hanoi scheduled to play host to Growtech Vietnam 2020 expo in October

VOV.VN - The International Exhibition on Machinery and Technologies of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishery (Growtech Vietnam 2020), is set to officially get underway between October 28 and October 30 in Hanoi, according to a statement made by organisers on May 26.

Red flamboyant flowers in full bloom in capital

Red flamboyant flowers in full bloom in capital

VOV.VN - With spring gradually turning into summer, the sight of beautiful flowers like Hoa Phuong Do (Red flamboyant) can be seen in full bloom throughout Hanoi, creating romantic scenery that is ideal for local residents and guests to the capital to enjoy.

Outstanding vintage cafes in Hanoi

Outstanding vintage cafes in Hanoi

Wandering in small streets in the city, you can stray into a vintage cafe which is like a time machine taking you back to some period of the old days, to uncover a different Hanoi.

Free library in Hanoi proves popular among local readers

Free library in Hanoi proves popular among local readers

VOV.VN - After enduring a long period of closure as a means of halting the spread of the novel coronavirus, a free library located on 66 Chua Lang street in Dong Da district of Hanoi has re-opened, welcoming back plenty of book lovers from across the capital.

Northern region braced for heavy rain and strong winds after heat wave

Northern region braced for heavy rain and strong winds after heat wave

VOV.VN - Severe downpours and strong winds are predicted to hit the northern region and north-central parts of the country over the course of the next several days starting from May 23 following the conclusion of the recent heat wave, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.