Urbanist Hanoi

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 adjust their output.

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Tickets for Hanoi’s Formula One Race Go on Sale Today

With just eight months to go until Vietnam’s first-ever Formula One Grand Prix, construction of the racecourse is underway and, as of today, tickets for the event are officially on sale.

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Hanoi Authorities Earmark Over $5m for Reducing Poverty

As part of an ongoing drive to minimize poverty in the capital and reduce the number of poor households to zero by the end of this year, Hanoi authorities have outlined a set of funding for initiatives aiming to help the city’s most vulnerable people.

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Hanoi to Break Ground on Underground Metro in 2021

In just a few years, probably, construction will begin on an underground section of Hanoi's developing metro system. 

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Hanoi Welcomed Nearly 15m Visitors in First Half of 2019

With the number of visitors continuing to rise, Vietnam’s largest cities remain magnets for both local and international tourists.

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Hanoi FC Makes History by Entering AFC Cup’s Zonal Finals for the First Time

Vietnam’s national team has enjoyed huge success in recent years, and now the nation’s club teams are making significant progress too.

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Hanoi Applies for Recognition as UNESCO Creative City

As part of the capital’s ongoing efforts to bolster the city’s global standing, authorities are developing a dossier to submit for Hanoi’s recognition as a UNESCO creative city.

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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.

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Hanoi Authorities Ban Recreational Use of Laughing Gas

All recreational use of laughing gas is now illegal in Hanoi following a decision from the city’s administration.

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Hanoians Can Now Sell Solar Power Back to the Grid

Authorities in the Vietnamese capital are now offering to pay Hanoians who produce solar power and sell it back to the grid.

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Hanoi Signs 5-Year, $3.4m Tourism Promotion Partnership With CNN

Following a two-year, US$2 milllion deal signed in 2017, Hanoi authorities have now signed a new five-year deal with American media giants CNN, worth US$3.4 million.

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