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Hanoi a modern City for Peace

Hanoi a modern City for Peace

VOV.VN - Hanoi was conferred the “City for Peace” prize by UNESCO during a recent ceremony in Bolivia’s capital, La Paz, in 1999.The award recognize the capital city’s efforts to foster peace, development and social cohesion, whilst respect its treasured traditions.

Major cities fight to stay cool amid hot spell

Major cities fight to stay cool amid hot spell

VOV.VN - A prolonged heat wave that hit both Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi greatly affected the daily lives of local people, forcing many to seek ways to protect themselves from the hot weather.

Cuban tourism, culture on show in Hanoi

Cuban tourism, culture on show in Hanoi

Beautiful landscapes, cultural activities and remarkable products of Cuba are on display at an event which kicked off in Hanoi on March 26.

Hanoi boosts cooperation with French city

Hanoi boosts cooperation with French city

Hanoi plans to restore and upgrade all 36 streets of its old quarter in the coming time and it hopes to receive support from the French city of Toulouse in this work, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung.

AFP: Hanoi's colonial-era railway becomes selfie hotspot

AFP: Hanoi's colonial-era railway becomes selfie hotspot

In the heart of Hanoi's busy Old Quarter, French-built railroad tracks have become a hotspot for tourists seeking the perfect Instagram selfie, and for cafe owners serving up hot coffee and cold beer, according to an article by the Paris-headquartered AFP news agency.

Phung Hung mural street features old Hanoi

Phung Hung mural street features old Hanoi

VOV.VN - Phung Hung street in Hanoi’s Old Quarter has been revived with beautiful mural paintings recalling Hanoi in the past. Opened to the public in early February , it is now a favorite photo location and cultural space for city dwellers and visitors.

Festival to review Kafka’s legacy

Festival to review Kafka’s legacy

The Kafka Festival Hanoi 2018 will review the legacy of great writer Franz Kafka (1883-1924) through exhibitions, film screenings, concerts and dance performances.