VOV.VN - Situated on the outskirts of Hanoi, Thay pagoda is usually blessed with picturesque scenery throughout March due to the sight of a red vibrant colour coming from the blossoming silk cotton trees.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has signed decisions recognising two districts of Quoc Oai and Gia Lam in the capital city of Hanoi as new-style rural areas.
Citizens of Hoang Van Thu commune of Hanoi’s outlying district of Chuong My were provided with free health check-ups and medicine on August 16, as the area had been submerged by floodwater for three weeks.
Residents must work closely with medical workers to prevent and control epidemics in areas where flood waters had been lingering in Hanoi’s Chuong My district for more than 10 days, said Nguyen Khac Hien, Director of the municipal Department of Health.
Hanoi is working to address the aftermath of floods after heavy rain in many outlying districts last week.
VOV.VN - Parents in Hanoi can treat their children with trips to the book street, waterpark, or zoo to take advantage of the special entertainment activities on International Children’s Day (June 1).
VOV.VN - The Thay pagoda festival opened in Quoc Oai district, Hanoi on April 20, attracting large crowds of interested locals and visitors.
A new investment plan has been ratified by the Hanoi City People's Committee with the aim of promoting the development of the “mountainous region” of the capital city.
Free medical check-ups and medicines were provided for 1,200 ethnic minority people in the districts of Thach That, Quoc Oai and Chuong My, Hanoi on June 18.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved updated plans for Hoa Lac High-tech Park, to be completed by 2030 in Hanoi’s outlying districts of Thach That and Quoc Oai.
Fifty highly-polluted craft villages across Hanoi will be helped with waste treatment between now and 2020, according to the municipal Department of Industry and Trade.
Hanoi’s endeavours to lift 14 ethnic minority communes out of poverty have reaped positive results, slashing the household poverty rate from 18.55% in 2011 to 5%.
(VOV) - Helen Keller International (HKI) – in coordination with the Hanoi Department of Health (DoH) is implementing an eye care project for old people in Quoc Oai district from now to the end of 2015.
(VOV) - Over 15,000 primary and secondary pupils in Hanoi’s Quoc Oai district have received eye tests and high quality prescriptive glasses through a US Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded project.
(VOV) - Helen Keller International (HKI) in coordination with the Vietnam National Institute of Ophthalmology (VNIO) provided free eye care check-ups and glasses for children in Quoc Oai district, Hanoi on May 31.