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Too much of a good thing, says Hanoi as it relocates milk flower trees

Hanoi plans to relocate 108 milk flower trees from near the West Lake to the outlying Soc Son District because of their overpowering fragrance.

Japan team cleaning Hanoi river wants more time after floodgate opening ruins efforts

A Japanese team cleaning Hanoi's To Lich River has sought a two-month extension after the opening of a floodgate put paid to its earlier efforts.

Hanoi opens West Lake floodgate to maintain level, clean river

The floodgate in Hanoi’s West Lake was opened on Tuesday to regulate its level and let water into the To Lich River to clean it.
July 10, 2019 | 10:27 am GMT+7

West Lake fish go belly up in Hanoi again

Sudden weather change has been blamed as fish died again in Hanoi’s biggest lake and the stench spread.
April 09, 2019 | 09:23 am GMT+7

Hanoi named among top destinations for ‘every type of traveler’

Hanoi has made it to Time magazine’s list of “best destinations for every type of traveler”.
December 07, 2018 | 02:03 pm GMT+7

Riding the ‘calm rush’ of Hanoi’s West Lake

Hanoi is the bustling capital city, but it can be much more graceful, in a ride round the West Lake or Tay Ho.
October 16, 2018 | 02:08 pm GMT+7

Hanoians’ secret to good health: working out by West Lake

Hanoians of all ages head for West Lake at 5am every day to exercise.
October 09, 2018 | 02:09 pm GMT+7

Hanoi investigates music fest deaths amidst a passing-the-buck game

As agencies say ‘not me,’ Hanoi has begun probing drug overdose deaths at a Hanoi music festival.
September 19, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Standing and moving on Hanoi’s West Lake

A new water sport has stepped on to the largest lake in the capital city.
June 29, 2018 | 02:46 pm GMT+7

On Hanoi's giant lake, amateurs stir up colorful boat race

More than 400 contestants gathered for the first rowing race on the West Lake.
February 24, 2018 | 03:46 pm GMT+7

Hanoi’s West Lake in a mess after authorities axe boat services

Rubbish and foul mudflats are causing trouble for residents living near Hanoi's biggest lake.
March 06, 2017 | 03:46 pm GMT+7

Where Hanoi blossoms at night

Experience the chaos, color and charisma of the biggest wholesale market in the capital.
October 23, 2016 | 01:47 pm GMT+7

Hanoi lakes to be checked following massive fish die-off in West Lake

About 76 tons of dead fish have been collected from the lake and destroyed.
October 04, 2016 | 10:47 am GMT+7

Hanoi authorities warn locals against eating dead fish from West Lake

The killer behind dozens of tons of dead fish remains at large.
October 03, 2016 | 12:20 pm GMT+7

'Sommelier' pairs up Hanoi's classic locations

Hanoi, the most traveled city in Vietnam, boasts countless places worth a visit, but any of them would quickly become dull without something to enliven the experience. And talking about enliven, not many things can beat food and beverage.
June 20, 2016 | 09:13 pm GMT+7
 
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