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Senior citizens travel a thousand miles to cook for cancer patients

Every month, a group of elderly people travel 1,600km to cook free vegetarian meals for cancer patients in Hanoi.

Tickets for Vietnam’s first F1 race go on sale

Tickets for Vietnam’s first Formula One race next year will be available from Wednesday at up to $96.5 million ($4,150) apiece.

Hanoi karaoke bars disdain ban for lack of fire safety

Hundreds of karaoke parlors on Hanoi’s outskirts ordered to be shut for not meeting fire safety regulations continue to operate openly. 
July 10, 2019 | 02:05 pm GMT+7

Hanoi house collapses, underground limestone system suspected

A house on Hanoi’s outskirts has sunk more than four meters and officials said an underground karst system might be the cause.
July 08, 2019 | 04:07 pm GMT+7

Hanoi spends $1.6 mln renovating embankment to save outskirts from flooding

An embankment at risk of being breached is being strengthened to save Hanoi's Chuong My District from prolonged flooding.
July 01, 2019 | 07:30 am GMT+7

Hanoi wants downtown residents to create space for parking lots

In an effort to find parking space, Hanoi is planning to ask people owning downtown properties to invest in parking lots.
June 24, 2019 | 08:47 am GMT+7

Taiwanese method mooted for raising capacity of Hanoi’s major landfills

A new technique proposed for the capital city’s two biggest landfills could take in more waste without having to expand their land area.
June 16, 2019 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Hanoi may ban motorbikes ahead of 2030: city chairman

Hanoi might bring forward its proposed ban on motorbikes in its downtown if public transport improves to become good enough.
May 12, 2019 | 05:30 pm GMT+7

Hanoi records people littering downtown pedestrian zone

Two fixed cameras and over 30 environment staff are recording footage of those littering pedestrian streets in Hanoi's iconic Sword Lake area.
May 04, 2019 | 03:03 pm GMT+7

Thick fog gives Hanoi attractions a mysterious look

Commuters are inconvenienced, but a thick fog that has been enveloping Hanoi has shrouded its attractions in mystery.
March 21, 2019 | 04:22 pm GMT+7

Experts warn against Hanoi motorbike ban, say public transport not good enough

Experts are lukewarm to the idea of banning motorbikes in downtown Hanoi, and point to the inadequacy of the city’s public transport.
March 17, 2019 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Traffic jams a daily nightmare on two roads slated for Hanoi motorbike ban

Hanoi is considering a motorbike ban on Le Van Luong and Nguyen Trai streets, where it is mayhem especially during rush hour.
March 14, 2019 | 02:19 pm GMT+7

Hanoi to restrict bikes on some routes en route to total ban

In a rehearsal for a total ban in downtown Hanoi, a pilot motorbike restriction will be enforced on some streets.
March 12, 2019 | 07:44 pm GMT+7

Hanoi transport department unveils plan to scrap motorbikes in a decade

Hanoi plans to ban motorbikes by 2030 to combat its traffic and pollution woes.
March 10, 2019 | 12:13 pm GMT+7

Hanoi prepares to counter African swine fever outbreaks

Hanoi has set up a quick response team and is practicing all quarantine steps to fight the African swine fever.
March 08, 2019 | 08:30 pm GMT+7
 
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