Urbanist Hanoi

Swedish Furniture Giant IKEA to Establish $450m Retail Center, Warehouse in Hanoi

The warehouse and retail center is expected to become IKEA’s main supply hub for its Southeast Asian market.

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In 2018, Over 26m Tourists Visited Hanoi

The number of tourists visiting Vietnam in 2018 represented a 9.3% increase from 2017.

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Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un Likely to Meet in Hanoi for 2nd Summit: Report

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could meet in Hanoi for their second summit on Pyongyang’s nuclear plans.

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Hanoi to Axe 100 Trees for Road Widening Project

As part of continuing efforts to ease congestion, Hanoi authorities are set to widen Lang Street, which means 371 trees will be relocated while another 105 will be cut down.

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Hanoi Mulls Use of GPS Dog Tags to Prevent Theft

Hanoi’s recently launched campaign against dog meat continues to develop, as public officials consider implementing a new proposal in an attempt to reduce dog theft in the city.

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Vietnam to Play Champions Trophy Match Against Korea in Hanoi on March 26

Vietnam will play against South Korea in the inaugural AFF-EAFF Champions Trophy in March 2019.

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Hanoi FC Announce Partnership with Bundesliga Giants Bayern Munich

Vietnamese football has reached new heights this year. Straight off the back of Vietnam’s victory in the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018, V.League champions Hanoi FC have announced an upcoming collaboration with Germany’s Bayern Munich.

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Over a 3-Year Period, Hanoi Planted 1m Trees: Official

Over the past three years, an urban tree-planting project has brought over one million trees to Hanoi’s streets. 

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In Ba Vi, Foot and Mouth Outbreak Affects Nearly 300 Pigs

The highly contagious foot and mouth disease (FMD) has broken out among livestock just 90 minutes outside of central Hanoi, in Ba Vi District. 

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Hanoi to Fill Canals, Widen Roads in Preparation for Formula 1 Race

Now that Hanoi is officially hosting a Formula 1 Grand Prix in 2020, the city is to undergo massive infrastructural development in preparation for the event.

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To Compete With Grab, Hanoi Taxi Companies Merge to Form G7

A new development has emerged in the battle between traditional taxi fleets and new, app-based companies, as three taxi companies have merged together to form the capital's largest taxi business.

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