Urbanist Hanoi

After Heatwaves and Wildfires, Central Vietnam Faces Historic Saltwater Intrusion

Heatwaves and droughts have resulted in worrisome salt levels in freshwater supplies that is seriously impacting agricul...

[Video] Watch the Cheeky Anti-Plastic PSA That's Taking Vietnam's Cybersphere by Storm

A plastic bag’s life is five times that of an average human.

Why Do Japanese Rent Cars? For Napping, Rapping and Dressing Up For Halloween

Car-sharing and renting is more widely supported in Japan than most parts of the world. One would think the obvious purp...

How Place Identity Helps Preserve Hanoi's Last Traditional Silk Village

The identity of luxury goods firms is often anchored in the creativity and skill of the artisans behind the objects. A c...

New Proposal Calls on Hanoi Businesses to Ditch Plastic Bags

A new proposal submitted by Hanoi authorities late last month calls on businesses involved in the production of plastic ...

From 2020, Vietnam to Increase Regional Minimum Wage by 5.5%

The new minimum wage will go into effect from January 1, 2020.

Stories

New Proposal Calls on Hanoi Businesses to Ditch Plastic Bags

New Proposal Calls on Hanoi Businesses to Ditch Plastic Bags

A new proposal submitted by Hanoi authorities late last month calls on businesses involved in the production of plastic bags to drastically ...

Cambodia's Shocking Rates of Deforestation to Blame for Climate Emergency

Cambodia's Shocking Rates of Deforestation to Blame for Climate Emergency

As the impacts of climate change become more apparent worldwide, members of the public are connecting more weather events to the phenomenon....

Society

How Place Identity Helps Preserve Hanoi's Last Traditional Silk Village

How Place Identity Helps Preserve Hanoi's Last Traditional Silk Village

The identity of luxury goods firms is often anchored in the creativity and skill of the artisans behind the objects. A case in point is Herm...

Cases of Dengue in Hanoi Increase Threefold From 2018

Cases of Dengue in Hanoi Increase Threefold From 2018

At least 548 dengue fever patients have been admitted to hospitals in Hanoi this year, marking a threefold increase from the same period las...