Chu Ngoc Anh dismissed from Hanoi chairman post

Chu Ngoc Anh dismissed from Hanoi chairman post

Chu Ngoc Anh was dismissed from the position as Chairman of the 16th municipal People’s Committee (2021-2026 tenure) at a meeting of the Hanoi People’s Council on June 7.
Hanoi approves more than 1 billion USD for Ring Road No. 4 project

Hanoi approves more than 1 billion USD for Ring Road No. 4 project

The Hanoi People's Council for the term 2021 - 2026 on May 20 agreed to spend 23.5 trillion VND (over 1 billion USD) from the city budget for the Ring Road No. 4 project.
Hanoi makes most of SEA Games opportunity to boost tourism

Hanoi makes most of SEA Games opportunity to boost tourism

Hanoi will bring into full play the opportunity of hosting the 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in May to attract tourists to the city, according to the municipal Tourism Authority.
Hanoi completes preparations for SEA Games 31

Hanoi completes preparations for SEA Games 31

Hanoi has completed the majority of preparations for the upcoming 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) ahead of the important regional sporting event, Tran Thi Van Anh, Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Culture and Sports, has said.
Hanoi plans two night-time pedestrian spaces in Ba Dinh district

Hanoi plans two night-time pedestrian spaces in Ba Dinh district

The People’s Committee of Ba Dinh district has submitted a proposal to the Hanoi People’s Committee on the organisation of two night-time pedestrian spaces around Ngoc Khanh lake and Dao Ngoc-Ngu Xa peninsula on Truc Bach lake.
Hanoi begins COVID-19 vaccination for children aged 5-11

Hanoi begins COVID-19 vaccination for children aged 5-11

Hanoi began vaccinating children in the age group of five to below 12 against the COVID-19 on April 14.
Hanoi plans six more underground urban railway lines

Hanoi plans six more underground urban railway lines

Hanoi plans six more underground urban railway lines with a combined length of 86.5 kilometres under an underground space planning project to 2030, with a vision towards 2050, according to Nguyen Duc Nghia, deputy director of the municipal Department of Planning and Architecture.
Shifting sands in progress for edtech amid reopening

Shifting sands in progress for edtech amid reopening

Since April 6, nearly one million grade 1-6 students in Hanoi have gone back to in-person classes, meaning schools in most major cities of Vietnam are now fully reopened. As education returns to its former setting, can edtech maintain its investment momentum?
Hanoi begins countdown to SEA Games 31

Hanoi begins countdown to SEA Games 31

Hanoi began counting down 31 days left until the opening of the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) at a ceremony held at Ly Thai To Statue and Hoan Kiem lake area on April 11, which attracted the attendance of more than 3,000 athletes and local people.
Hanoi looks to strengthen cooperation with Austria

Hanoi looks to strengthen cooperation with Austria

The capital city of Hanoi wants to strengthen cooperation with Austria in public transport, healthcare, and the environment, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Hong Son said at a meeting with Austrian Ambassador to Vietnam Hans-Peter Glanzer on April 7.
Hanoi: disbursement of public investment up 6.2 percent in February

Hanoi: disbursement of public investment up 6.2 percent in February

Hanoi disbursed some 2.2 trillion VND (96.44 million USD) worth of investment sourced from the State budget in February, equivalent to 66.5 percent of last month’s figure, but an increase of 6.2 percent year-on-year, the municipal Statistics Office reported.
Hanoi’s struggle to deal with garbage overload and sustainable solutions

Hanoi’s struggle to deal with garbage overload and sustainable solutions

All three of Hanoi’s currently operating waste treatment plants are bursting because of an overload with increased garbage. Meanwhile, waste-to-energy incineration treatment plants pose risks to the environment, health, and the economy. Therefore, Vietnam Zero Waste Alliance (VZWA) believes that the problem can be sustainably solved following the 7R Solution.
Hanoi accompanies with investors

Hanoi accompanies with investors

Hanoi, over the years, has been one of the leading localities in foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction thanks to the city’s efforts to accompany with and support investors.
F&B groups breathe sigh of relief after relaxation of social distancing protocols

F&B groups breathe sigh of relief after relaxation of social distancing protocols

After extended lockdowns, many food and beverage businesses in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are preparing to reopen.
Ministry of Health ready for all scenarios to help south

Ministry of Health ready for all scenarios to help south

The healthcare sector is preparing guidance and scenarios for the pandemic fight in line with the government’s directions, with testing and treatment capacity in the focus. Nguyen Thanh Long, Minister of Health, spoke to Binh Nguyen about the ministry’s preparations for worst-case scenarios.
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