Urbanist Hanoi

Hanoi Streets to Close for President Tran Dai Quang’s Funeral

Earlier this week, Vietnam declared a two-day state funeral for late President Tran Dai Quang.

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Huge Fire Destroys Residential Buildings Near Hanoi Pediatrics Hospital

Last night, firefighters battled a major blaze in Hanoi that tore through buildings near a children’s hospital.

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Hanoi Starts Campaign to Deter Dog Meat Trade, Consumption

Hanoi leaders are asking residents to stop eating dog and cat meat in an effort to improve Hanoi's image and avoid diseases like rabies.

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Hanoi to Ban Dogs, Cats in Hoan Kiem Pedestrian Area Due to Unmuzzled, Unleashed Pets

In the future, Hanoians might have to leave their furry friends at home.

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A Magnitude-5.3 Earthquake Centered in China Rattles Hanoi Over the Weekend

A strong earthquake centered in southern China rattled Hanoi this past Saturday morning, frightening many in the city.

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Hanoi Reveals Train Designs for Metro Line 3, Seeks Public Feedback

While progress on Hanoi’s Cat Linh–Ha Dong metro route is inching close to the finish line, Hanoi transport authorities recently unveiled the design for the capital’s Metro Line 3.

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Hanoi Moves Forward With Plans for Yen So, 'Vietnam's Most Modern Bus Station'

A major new bus station has been approved for Hoang Mai District, in an effort to relieve stress several of the city's dated bus facilities.

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Hanoi Receives Government Approval to Move Forward on Proposed Formula One Race

Hanoi's plan to host a Formula 1 race in the near future has taken another step forward.

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Nhan Chinh Park to Open on September 10, Brings More Green Space to Hanoi

Located on Hoang Minh Giam Street, the park will be the first designated green space in Thanh Xuan District.

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Hanoi, Saigon Among Most-Improved Cities in Liveability: Economist

The country's two largest cities were among the most improved in the world on the Global Liveability Index.

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[Video] Inside a Test Run of Hanoi's Cat Linh-Ha Dong Metro Ahead of Its Launch in 6 Months

The Cat Linh–Ha Dong metro line is being put through a trial period in August, according to Vu Hong Phuong, deputy director of the Ministry of Transport’s Railway Project Management Board, with some members of the public allowed on the train during tests. 

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