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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.

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.

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in Vietnam

Northern Vietnam Braces Once Again for Heavy Rain, Potential Flooding

The rainy season is upon us once again, and northern Vietnam is about to experience a bout heavy rainfall.

in Asia

Cong Caphe Will Open First-Ever Outlet in Seoul This Month

The popular pre-Doi Moi-style coffee chain is set to expand to Seoul, South Korea.

in Hanoi

Hanoi's Air Quality Improves in First Week of July

Hanoi's air pollution has turned itself around, with Hanoi recording a high number of "good" days in the first week of July.

in Asia

New Floating School Opens on Tonle Sap Lake for Vietnamese Students in Cambodia

There are approximately 7,000 overseas Vietnamese people living in Pursat, Cambodia.

in Hanoi

Hanoi to Host SEA Games in 2021

At a government meeting on July 9, Hanoi was selected to host the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31), which will take place between October and December 2021.

in Vietnam

Vietnam’s U-23 Goalkeeper to Present Award at World Cup Tonight

Vietnamese footballer Bui Tien Dung is heading to the World Cup.

in Hanoi

Illegal Sand Mining Continues to Diminish Northern Vietnam’s Riverbanks

The banks of the Red River continue to be illegally mined for sand, with both the river itself and the livelihoods of local people being affected.

in Vietnam

Facebook Strikes Deal to Live-Stream Premier League in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam From 2019

Football fans in Southeast Asia will be able to watch English Premier League games on Facebook in the future.

in Hanoi

Ho Tay Narrowly Avoids Another Large-Scale Fish Die-off

This weekend, fish in Hanoi’s biggest lake began to die once again.

in Vietnam

Hoi An Puts Immediate Stop to Proposed Cable Car Project Near Ancient Town

Vietnam’s unhealthy obsession with cable cars needs to stop.

in Vietnam

Thai Conglomerate to Build ASEAN's Largest Solar Power Station in Vietnam

To build the US$420 million station in Tay Ninh Province, Thai conglomerate B.Grimm is partnering with Vietnamese construction company Xuan Cau.

in Hanoi

Can a Cable Car Cure Hanoi's Traffic Conundrum? This French Company Thinks So.

A French firm has proposed a new cable car system to span the Red River in the nation’s capital.

in Vietnam

Indonesian Ride-Hailing Giant Go-Jek to Arrive in Vietnam Soon

The Jakarta-based company will invest US$500 million to expand to Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines.

in Hanoi

[Video] Hanoi Metro Line Makes Its First Test Run

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for. Almost.

in Vietnam

95-Year-Old Vietnamese Man Is the Oldest Fan at the World Cup

Born in 1924, Tran Hop, a native of Duc Tho District in the Vietnamese province of Ha Tinh, traveled over 10,000 kilometers to Moscow, becoming the oldest fan at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

in Vietnam

After Losing World Cup Bets, Saigon Man Steals Ambulance, Runs Away, Gets Arrested

Vietnam is in the middle of a delirious World Cup fever, resulting in a slew of shenanigans and hijinks.

in Vietnam

Terrible Floods, Landslides Devastate Northern Provinces, Leaving 14 Dead, 12 Missing

The death toll includes eleven people in Lai Chau Province and three people in Ha Giang Province.

in Vietnam

Vietnam to Switch All 11-Digit Mobile Numbers to 10-Digits

Starting September 15, every one of Vietnam’s 60 million 11-digit mobile phone numbers will be replaced with a 10-digit counterpart, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications.

in Hanoi

Hanoi to Build Massive Multistory Parking Garage Beneath Quan Ngua Stadium

The garage will be the capital's biggest parking lot.

in Vietnam

New Policy Allows District-Level Police to Carry Firearms, Grenades, Operate Helicopters

The new regulation will go into effect beginning July 1.