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Prime Minister yet to consider billion-dollar Red River hydropower and man-made waterway

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided not to consider the approval of a controversial $1.1 billion scheme to open a water route and building six hydropower plants on the Red River recently proposed by a local company, a government statement showed late Monday.

Vietnam's tallest skyscraper to tower over Hanoi

A 108-storey financial tower in Hanoi will become Vietnam’s tallest building when it is completed, adding to the country’s construction boom, according to the city’s urban construction blueprint towards 2050.

Capital connection: The 7 bridges of Hanoi

Spanning the history of the seven gateways that have shaped Hanoi into the cultural, political and economic heart of northern Vietnam today.
May 19, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Current affairs: Hanoians take a dip in the Red River

The rain is pouring down anyway, so why not go for a swim? But make sure you take a lifebuoy with you.
July 21, 2017 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

Hanoians turn giant river into free swimming pool for hot summer

Many people jump into the Red River to save themselves $4 for a ticket at commercial pools.
May 27, 2018 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

French firm proposes cable cars to tackle Hanoi's traffic congestion

The proposed line would be up to 330 feet above ground and run over three miles across the Red River.
July 01, 2018 | 08:24 am GMT+7

Illegal sand mining rampant in Vietnam's Red River, authorities do nothing

Destruction continues as Hanoi's authorities plead helplessness, say neighboring province issued an illegal license.
July 08, 2018 | 07:35 am GMT+7

Hanoi rejects cable car line over Red River

Vietnam’s capital city has said no to a cable car across the Red River, saying such forms of transportation are not a priority.
July 20, 2018 | 11:22 am GMT+7

Two bodies in car fished out of Hanoi river

A woman still had her hands on the steering when a car was fished out of the Red River in Hanoi Saturday morning.
November 04, 2018 | 06:13 pm GMT+7

Hanoi artists extend ceramic makeover of riverside street

Artists using colorful ceramic tiles are beautifying another section of the Red River embankment in Hanoi.
January 29, 2019 | 11:20 am GMT+7

Meet Hanoi senior who swims in Red River every day

For nearly 80 years a 91-year-old man has been swimming 10 kilometers daily even in the Vietnamese capital’s cold winters.
May 23, 2019 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

World Bank sounds warning about Vietnam’s gloomy water situation

Polluted water, little investment in treatment and overdependence on international rivers could drag Vietnam’s GDP down by 6 percent, a study shows.
June 11, 2019 | 05:05 pm GMT+7

Hanoians flock to Red River to beat the heat

As the mercury soared in the capital these days, many residents cooled off with a Red River dip.
June 23, 2019 | 06:42 pm GMT+7
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