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in Hanoi

Hanoi's First Metro Line Will Officially Open Tomorrow

Hanoi's Cat Linh-Ha Dong Line will be the first metro system in Vietnam to commence operation.

in Hanoi

Hanoi Eases Lockdown Restrictions, Reopens Malls, Barbershops

Starting at 6am today, Hanoi began applying social distancing rules under the previous Directive 15, allowing various shops to reopen and businesses to function at 50% capacity.

in Hanoi

19 Districts in Hanoi Allowed to Reopen Shops, Takeaway Service

Starting at noon today, districts with no new COVID-19 community transmission cases since September 6 are allowed to reopen various businesses and restaurants.

in Hanoi

Hanoi Extends Lockdown for 2 More Weeks in 10 Central Districts

After September 6, 10 districts in the city's center with the highest risk of COVID-19 infection will continue with strict Directive 16 lockdown until September 21.

in Hanoi

Amid Worsening Outbreaks Elsewhere, Hanoi Pauses Its Reopening Roadmap

Bia hơi, gyms and karaoke need to wait until further notice.

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.

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in Roundups

Morning Stories Roundup: Hanoi’s Dire Air Stifles Daily Routine

Stay connected with Urbanist Hanoi on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from the capital, the rest of ...

in Vietnam

Two-Thirds of Vietnamese Children Endure Physical Abuse by Family Members, Data Shows

A recent survey of children between the ages of one and 14 reveals conditions are not improving in regards to family members using violence as a form of discipline.

in Roundups

Morning Stories Roundup: Nearly VND5 Trillion to be Invested in Mountain Airport

Stay connected with Urbanist Hanoi on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from the capital, the rest of ...

in Asia

To Combat Bullying, Cambodia to Teach LGBTQ Issues in School Syllabus

The new lessons are aimed at ending discrimination against, and bullying of, LGBTQ people in the country.

in Roundups

Weekend Stories Roundup: Hanoi Joins UNESCO Creative Cities Network

Stay connected with Urbanist Hanoi on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from the capital, the rest of ...

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

Stay connected with Urbanist Hanoi on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from the capital, the rest of ...

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!

Stay connected with Urbanist Hanoi on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from the capital, the rest of ...

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

Stay connected with Urbanist Hanoi on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from the capital, the rest of ...