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in Hanoi

Hanoi CDC to Propose Reopening of Non-Essential Businesses

With the COVID-19 outbreak in the city evidently under control, Hanoi’s health authorities are proposing to reopen a few non-essential services.

in Vietnam

The Average Height of Vietnamese Children Increased, but So Did Obesity Rates

Vietnam's children are getting taller, but also wider.

in Hanoi

Hanoi Overtakes Saigon as Vietnam's Most Expensive City, Statistics Office Says

Hanoi's cost of living is currently the highest in Vietnam.

in Hanoi

Hanoi Truck Driver Saves Toddler Falling From 12th Floor of Apartment Building

The incredible story serves to remind us that the bravest superheroes are the ones that we encounter in everyday life.

in Hanoi

Hanoi Requires All Local English Teachers to Take IELTS

In an attempt to standardize the quality of local English teachers' linguistic qualifications, Hanoi's Department of Education and Training is requiring that they take IELTS tests.

in Vietnam

The Week in Focus: Social Distancing Regulations Eased Off

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in Hanoi

Inside Hanoi's 'Zero Dong' Supermarket for People Affected by Covid-19 Pandemic

In Hanoi, the Hanh Phuc (Happiness) grocery store gives essentials to locals in need for free. 

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in Vietnam

Vietnam Finishes 30th SEA Games With 98 Gold Medals, Best Since 2003

Vietnam had its best Southeast Asia Games showing since 2003, when the tournament was held in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

in Vietnam

Vietnam's First Uniqlo, Southeast Asia's 2nd-Largest, Opens in Saigon

After years of anticipation, fashion fans in Vietnam were finally able to set foot in the country’s Uniqlo flagship outlet.

in Vietnam

Let the Bão Begin! Vietnam Clinches Historic Gold in SEA Games Football Final

Vietnam’s U-22 men’s football team just won their first-ever SEA Games gold medal.  

in Vietnam

Michelle Obama Visits High School in Long An While Barack Meets Saigon Officials

Former First Lady Michelle Obama was joined by celebrity actress Julia Roberts to promote women's education; while former President Obama met with Saigon officials. 

in Hanoi

WiFi to Be Installed at Bus Stops Throughout Hanoi

Perfect for reading Urbanist Hanoi while waiting for your bus.

in Vietnam

Vietnam Women's Football Team Beats Thailand to Clinch Gold Medal at SEA Games

Vietnam may want to start considering some đi bão gender equality.

in Roundups

Morning Stories Roundup: Conference Adopts Hanoi Call for Action on Early Childhood Development

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in Vietnam

Vietnam Through to SEA Games Semi Finals, Quang Hai Likely Out Due to Injury

Following a 2-2 draw with Thailand in the SEA Games, Vietnam is through to the semi-finals, but their remaining fixtures will be tougher without captain and star midfielder Quang Hai. 

in Roundups

Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam Defeat Hosts Philippines to Set Up SEA Games Women’s Football Final With Thailand

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in Roundups

Morning Stories Roundup: International Conference on Gender Opens in Hanoi

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in Roundups

Morning Stories Roundup: U22 Football Team Beats Singapore in Closing Minutes. Việt Nam Vô Địch!

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in Hanoi

Hanoi Again Considers Banning 3-Wheel Rickshaws, Xích Lô

How will sunburned tourists get around?

in Roundups

Morning Stories Roundup: Daisy Fields Draw Crowds in Hanoi as Flowers Blossom in Chilly Weather

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in Vietnam

Almost 3,500 Vietnamese Trafficked Since 2013, Government Says

The statistics come in the wake of 39 Vietnamese nationals being found dead in a container truck in southeast England.

in Roundups

Weekend Stories Roundup: Vietnam Athletes Take Seven Golds on Day One of SEA Games

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in Hanoi

World Press Photo Exhibition Returning to Hanoi Next Week

The public exhibition will be displayed on Ly Thai To from December 6 to 15, giving Hanoians the chance to peruse 150 images taken by some of the world’s most celebrated press photographers.

in Roundups

Morning Stories Roundup: Bamboo Airways Set to Launch Hanoi-Melbourne Direct Flights

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in Roundups

Morning Stories Roundup: Hanoi to Welcome Tet With 30 Fireworks Shows

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in Vietnam

New Policy to Allow Foreigners to Change Visa Status Without Leaving Vietnam

The new law will take effect from July 2020.

in Vietnam

Vietnam Continues to Bet Big on Horse Racing With Proposed Da Nang Track

Da Nang has announced plans for an entertainment complex containing a horse racing track with a US$1.72 billion price tag.