Urbanist Hanoi

A Hospital in Ba Vi Mistakenly Gave 2 Families the Wrong Babies in 2012. Now, a Father Is Suing.

Two families gave birth to sons 20 minutes apart from each other in late 2012, setting in motion a string of tragedies that are still affecting those involved.

Read more...

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.

Read more...

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

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

Read more...

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.

Read more...

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

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

Read more...

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.

Read more...

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.

Read more...

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.

Read more...

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.

Read more...

Morning News Roundup: Vietnam Launches Over 1m Carbon Credits to International Market

Stay connected with Urbanist Hanoi on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook.

▪ UN selects Vietnam as training site for peacekeeping forces [VietnamNet]

▪ Vietnam launches over 1 million carbon credits to international market [VietnamNet]

Read more...

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.

Read more...