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Hanoi, the city of lakes

There is something that only a large body of water can offer. Lakes are part of what makes Hanoi the city it is now. VnExpress takes a look at the lakes worth visiting the most for Hanoi's first-timers.

'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.

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

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

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’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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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.
July 17, 2019 | 08:26 pm GMT+7
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