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Meet the Willy Wonka of Vietnam's lotus kingdom

In a village not far from Hanoi's busiest streets, a man builds a flowery paradise that can match pure imagination.

5 ways Vietnam's capital plans to be greener

Hanoi plans to plant more trees, clean polluted rivers and switch to LED lighting.  

Are motorbikes to blame for gridlock in Hanoi?

Car-driving legislators want to ban motorbikes by 2030.
June 25, 2017 | 05:06 pm GMT+7

Hanoi at risk of losing Japanese funding if roadworks don't start by end of July: mayor

Authorities are trying to justify why over 1,000 trees will be cut down for the sake of the capital's development.
June 23, 2017 | 09:33 pm GMT+7

New York 'middleman' pleads guilty in bribery scheme tied to Hanoi skyscraper

The notorious case involves a brother of former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
June 23, 2017 | 03:44 pm GMT+7

Fire engulfs warehouse near Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi

A witness heard a blast before flames broke out.
June 22, 2017 | 11:04 am GMT+7

Hanoi plans to send old motorbikes to the scrap yard from early 2018

Standards will need to be set to give the city legal grounds to start taking people's motorbikes off the street.
June 22, 2017 | 10:48 am GMT+7

Hanoi's five-star hotels booked up until next year

The rising number of tourists with big budgets has left the city scouring fresh investment in new luxury hotels.
June 21, 2017 | 04:22 pm GMT+7

Facebook retailers in Hanoi told to pay tax

Tax collectors have reached out to more than 13,400 businesses, following a similar move by their peers in Ho Chi Minh City.
June 21, 2017 | 09:44 am GMT+7

Widespread flooding almost paralyzes Hanoi after downpour

Monday evening turned into a nightmare for many commuters as they had to wade through thick waters.
June 20, 2017 | 09:37 am GMT+7

Students pray for luck at Hanoi temple before exam of their lives

With only three days left before the university entrance exams, revising is not the priority for thousands of students.
June 19, 2017 | 05:30 pm GMT+7

French PE teacher invites you for pizza in Hanoi garden orchard

On the other side of the Red River, a father of four has decided to share his homemade wood-fired pizza with the rest of Hanoi.
June 15, 2017 | 10:49 am GMT+7

Hanoi's high-profile land dispute comes under scrutiny after immunity pledge

The investigation will focus on  the illegal detention of 38 officials and deliberate vandalism committed by disgruntled villagers.
June 13, 2017 | 09:30 pm GMT+7

Korean railway contractor rebuked after steel bar topples from Hanoi station

Nobody was injured and no damage was caused by the four meter pipe.
June 13, 2017 | 03:55 pm GMT+7

Heavy rain leaves traffic floundering in Hanoi

A 90-minute downpour on Tuesday morning swamped many of the capital's main streets.
June 13, 2017 | 03:18 pm GMT+7