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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.

Hanoians flock to lake in spite of lingering COVID-19 threat

Hanoians flock to lake in spite of lingering COVID-19 threat

VOV.VN - Hordes of local people in Hanoi gathered in large crowds around Hoan Kiem lake to enjoy National Reunification Day on April 30, with many people failing to wear face masks amid the threat of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) taking hold once more and spreading as part of a second wave of infection.

Crowded lake falls silent three days into social distancing policy

Crowded lake falls silent three days into social distancing policy

VOV.VN - No local residents could be spotted participating in their morning exercise around Hoan Kiem lake, also known as Sword lake, in Hanoi capital on the morning of April 4, three days after Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s order on social distancing came into force.

Visa policies for foreigners undergo major changes

Visa policies for foreigners undergo major changes

Vietnam’s immigration laws will undergo a radical shake-up this summer in an effort to widen the doors for tourists while protecting the country from foreign criminals and illegal workers.

Smart tourism - a lever to develop Hanoi’s non-smoke industry

Smart tourism - a lever to develop Hanoi’s non-smoke industry

The Hanoi Department of Tourism and the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group’s Hanoi branch (VNPT Hanoi) have worked together to carry out a smart tourism project with a view to promoting the capital city’s non-smoke industry.

Photographer shows love for Hanoi

Photographer shows love for Hanoi

The old roofs, street corners, vendors and remarkable architecture are the soul of Hanoi, according to photographer Nguyen Viet Thanh, who is showcasing 30 photos of the capital in an exhibition.

Hanoians bundle up as chilly weather hits capital

Hanoians bundle up as chilly weather hits capital

VOV.VN - A period of bitterly cold weather hit the capital city of Hanoi on November 19, forcing local residents to put on an extra layer of clothing to keep warm amid the impact of the cold air.

Hanoi prepares to host Kizuna Ekiden Run for Traffic Safety

Hanoi prepares to host Kizuna Ekiden Run for Traffic Safety

VOV.VN -The Kizuna Ekiden 2019 – Run for Traffic Safety is set to take place around Hoan Kiem lake in Hanoi, with the event starting at 7:00 on November 17 as part of a range of activities to mark the 46th anniversary since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Japan.