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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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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

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 ...

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

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

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.

in Roundups

Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam Passes Law Allowing Foreigners to Change Visa Status Without Leaving Country

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 Roundups

Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam Start SEA Games With 6-0 Thrashing Over Brunei

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

This Thursday, Meet Tamay, a Mien Textile Artisan From Sapa

Have you ever wondered who makes your clothes, how much they’re paid, or what their lives are like?

in Hanoi

Magnitude-5.0 Earthquake Shakes Northern Vietnam This Morning. Did You Feel It?

Hanoians felt tremors in the capital just after 8am this morning, only four days after the last earthquake to affect the city.

in Roundups

Weekend Stories Roundup: Hanoi Metro Section to Suffer 12-Year Delay, Cost $690m More

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

From 2021, Vietnam Will Increase Workers’ Retirement Age

The current retirement age for female and male workers is 55 and 60, respectively.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Visa Exemptions Set to Expire for Seven Major Tourism Markets

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

Tremors Felt in Hanoi After Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Hits Laos, Thailand

Hanoians experienced a rare shock this morning after an earthquake in Laos and Thailand was felt by some in the capital.

in Hanoi

New Wastewater Discharge Fee Proposed for Hanoi Residents

If approved, the fee will be implemented in 12 of the capital's 27 districts.

in Vietnam

Vietnam Among Top 20 Countries With Highest Salary Growth: Survey

The survey was conducted by ECA International, a London-based company that sells marketing information.

in Roundups

Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam's Draw Against Thailand is Half Success, Says Coach

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 Roundups

Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam to Tackle Spam Texts, Calls, Emails with New Draft Decree

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Weekend Stories Roundup: Staff Leave First Hanoi Metro Line in Droves

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in Vietnam

Flights From Southern Vietnam, China Expected at Officially Approved Sapa Airport

It will be Vietnam's 23rd airport and based in a region already struggling with overtourism.

in Roundups

Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam Beats UAE 1-0 in World Cup Qualifier

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 ...