Urbanist Hanoi

Hanoi's Air Quality Improves in First Week of July

Hanoi's air pollution has turned itself around, with Hanoi recording a high number of "good" days in the first week of July.

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Hanoi to Host SEA Games in 2021

At a government meeting on July 9, Hanoi was selected to host the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31), which will take place between October and December 2021.

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Illegal Sand Mining Continues to Diminish Northern Vietnam’s Riverbanks

The banks of the Red River continue to be illegally mined for sand, with both the river itself and the livelihoods of local people being affected.

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Ho Tay Narrowly Avoids Another Large-Scale Fish Die-off

This weekend, fish in Hanoi’s biggest lake began to die once again.

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Intense Heat Wave Continues to Grip Northern Vietnam

Sweltering conditions continue to stifle the capital, as many Hanoians choose to stay indoors rather than face the heat.

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Can a Cable Car Cure Hanoi's Traffic Conundrum? This French Company Thinks So.

A French firm has proposed a new cable car system to span the Red River in the nation’s capital.

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[Video] Hanoi Metro Line Makes Its First Test Run

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for. Almost.

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Hanoi to Build Massive Multistory Parking Garage Beneath Quan Ngua Stadium

The garage will be the capital's biggest parking lot.

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Hanoi to Remove All Unregistered Motorcycle Rickshaws From Streets

From June 30, around 4,300 of Hanoi’s motorcycle rickshaws will be impounded and eventually destroyed.

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Hanoi FC Matches V-League’s Record Unbeaten Run With Victory Over Quang Nam

Following a 1–0 victory over Quang Nam, Hanoi FC have extended their unbeaten run to 12 matches this season. If you include games from the end of last season, that number reaches 19.

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Formula One CEO Excited About Establishing a Race in Hanoi

The globally renowned race might feature in Vietnam’s ancient capital, possibly as soon as 2020.

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