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Will CCTV Around Hoan Kiem Lake Reduce Littering on Pedestrianized Streets?

Hanoi authorities are trialing a new system that aims to prevent littering in the city center.

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Construction Set to Begin on Hanoi’s Underground Metro Stations

Construction on Hanoi’s second metro line, the 12.5-kilometer Nhon–Hanoi route, is half complete. Work is underway on the 8.5-kilometer elevated section in the western district of Nam Tu Liem, and con...

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Meet 16-Year-Old Nguyen Thi Diep, the Only Female at Hanoi's Basketball Tryout

As the Vietnam Basketball Association (VBA) professional male basketball league enters its new season, teams are hosting tryouts to look for young talent.

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Hanoi Authorities Say Motorbike Ban Yet to be Officially Approved

Nguyen Duc Chung, the Hanoi chairman, has suggested the city’s long-discussed motorbike ban remains merely a proposal and has not been officially approved.

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New Swan Boat Ride-Hailing App, SwanGo, to Take Off in Hanoi Next Month

Ever since the departure of Uber in 2018, Vietnam’s ride-hailing market has seen a plethora of new additions, both Vietnamese and foreign. Yet this latest arrival, SwanGo, appears likely to enter stra...

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From 2020, Hanoi to Limit Registration of New Motorbikes

As part of continuing efforts to mitigate the capital’s growing traffic woes, Hanoi authorities are considering limiting the registration of new motorbikes in certain areas of the city.

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Construction Begins on Hanoi's Formula One Racetrack

After a prolonged period of speculation, Formula One officials finally confirmed last November that Hanoi will host an annual Grand Prix, with the first race set to take place next year.  

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After Plastination, Hanoi's Beloved Cu Rua Preserved for All to See

Ever since Hoan Kiem Lake’s legendary turtle sadly perished in 2016, many expected the beloved creature would be preserved and put on display so Hanoians could pay their respects.

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Prior to Complete Ban, Hanoi to Trial Motorbike Restrictions on Central Streets

On specific roads where public transport will soon be capable of serving traffic demand, a trial ban on motorbikes could be enforced at some point in the future.

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In Response to Spread of African Swine Fever, Hanoi Schools Ban Pork

Due to the increasing spread of African swine fever, a number of schools in Hanoi have placed a temporary ban on serving pork to students.

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Hanoi Has Second-Worst Air Quality in Southeast Asia: Report

Vietnam's capital didn't fare well in a new global air quality study.

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Yet Another Ride-Hailing App Launches in Hanoi, This Time for Buses

A new mobile app, named Vihago, launched in Hanoi on March 5. The service aims to connect passengers with transport operators and bus services.

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Hanoi University Enters Global Top 400 for Electrical Engineering

According to the latest ranking by education network Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), Hanoi’s University of Science and Technology ranks in the top 400 globally for certain subjects.

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Hanoi Authorities to Cap Initial Metro Fares at Just VND15,000

In a recently released proposal, city officials suggest initial fares for Hanoi’s metro will be capped at a mere VND15,000 per ride.

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Hanoians Launch Petition to End Bear Farming

According to Nguyen Thi Phuong Dung, Deputy Director of Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV), over 5,000 people in Hanoi have signed a petition calling for an end to bear farming.

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Hanoi to Face Widespread Road Closures During Trump-Kim Summit

Both Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un are expected to arrive in Hanoi today for their historic second summit. Security will be tight, and over the next few days, numerous roads in the capital will be clos...

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Hanoi Barber Offers Free Presidential Hairdos in Honor of Trump-Kim Summit

Tuan Duong Beauty Academy, a barbershop in Hanoi, is offering the courtesy to patrons who opt for the iconic hairstyles of either leader in anticipation of their arrival in Vietnam's capital next week...

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Hanoi’s Metro Line Contractors Are Hoping for an Official Launch This April

The Chinese construction company behind the long-delayed project has recently called for the train line to officially open this April.  

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Hanoi Aims to Plant Nearly Half a Million Trees This Year

Hanoi authorities, who aim to plant a million trees over the course of 2019 and 2020, have made progress in greening the city in the weeks after Tet.

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It’s Official: Trump and Kim to Hold 2nd Summit in Hanoi

It has now been officially confirmed that United States President Donald Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un will meet in Hanoi at the end of this month.