Urbanist Hanoi

Vietnam Officials Find No Competition Violations in Grab-Uber Deal

Vietnam's Competition Council (VCC) has ruled that Grab broke no competition laws when it acquired Uber.

The Discomforting Poetry of Vietnamese Cursed Image

The page description of Vietnamese Cursed Image (VCI) has a single line: “how did you get here?” — a question I find mys...

[Photos] The People of 1880s Indochina Captured in a Series of Striking Portraits

When French photographers Hippolyte Arnoux and Émile Gssel traveled to Indochina in 1880, they documented not only its la...

Ngõ Nooks: Hearty Banh Mi From a New-Fashioned Hanoi Co-Operative

Hop Tac Xa Thit Xien is more than just a bánh mì eatery – it’s a place to rekindle your childhood nostalgia and absorb the...

Experts Warn Against Building Hydropower Plants On Red River

Lao Cai Province authorities have proposed building two hydropower plants on the Red River.

How Vietnam's Robusta Farms Could Transform Into Vital Carbon Sinks

Coffee is one of Vietnam’s most important agricultural products, a crop that grows so well in the country’s Central High...

Stories

Hanoi Metro Drivers Undergo Training in Beijing

Hanoi Metro Drivers Undergo Training in Beijing

Over the last year, drivers who will work on Hanoi's upcoming Cat Linh–Ha Dong metro line have trained for the job in Beijing.

ASEAN Countries Confirm Bid to Co-Host FIFA World Cup 2034

ASEAN Countries Confirm Bid to Co-Host FIFA World Cup 2034

On June 22, a meeting between representatives of ten ASEAN countries was held to discuss the prospect of co-hosting the FIFA World Cup.