Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a meeting of the sub-committee on socio-economic affairs for the 13th National Party Congress in Hanoi on August 8.
A special art programme was held in Hanoi on August 5 night to mark Peru’s 198th Independence Day and the 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Peru.
PSNews – The police forces in storm-affected localities have made great efforts to protect the lives and property of people in storm No.3, and reduce the damages caused by the storm to the lowest level.
PSNews - A report from the Traffic Police Department shows that the first 6 months of 2019 has seen11 acts of violence against the traffic police force, causing 1 policeman dead, 3 injured, and the police have arrested 14 people involved.
Hanoi granted investment permits to 68 foreign direct investment projects during July with a total registered capital of US$16 million, as reported by the municipal Department of Planning and Investment.
The seventh Red Journey blood donation campaign 2019 opened in Hanoi on July 26 with a series of activities.
The 2019 Vietnam international water and environment exhibition (Vietwater) opened in Hanoi on July 24 with the participation of more than 200 exhibitors from 30 countries and territories.
PSNews - Minister of Public Security, General To Lam on July 22 led a public security delegation to visit and present gifts to 2 families of police martyrs in Hanoi.
Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee and head of the Party Central Committee’s Organisation Commission Pham Minh Chinh hosted a reception in Hanoi on July 21 for a visiting delegation from the French Communist Party led by its National Secretary Fabien Roussel.
Foodies to the capital city of Hanoi could not miss banh da ca (soup made with tea-coloured noodles which comes from northern Hai Phong city) and banh cuon (steamed rolled pancakes), The Guardian suggested.
The UNESCO Forum on Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship Education opened in Hanoi on July 2, gathering over 350 leaders, policymakers, experts and educators from more than 100 countries.
PSNews – Hanoi will organize various activities to celebrate 20 years since it was recognized by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as the City for Peace (July 16, 1999-2019).
Wouter VanHees has been living and working in Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital, for the last four years. At the end of last year, he took part in a photo mentorship program put together by the Singapore-based Invisible Photographer Asia.
Hanoi welcomed nearly 14.4 million visitors so far this year, up 9.5 percent over the same period last year, including more than 3.3 million foreign tourists, a year on year rise of 10.6 percent, reported the municipal Department of Tourism.
Besides cultural, historical and scenic tourism, Hanoi also has the advantage of agricultural eco-tourism. However, this model has not yet become a highlight of the Vietnam capital’s tourism.
PSNews - The Center of French Culture under the French Embassy in Vietnam will introduce to art lovers in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City "Unknown, Presumed French", a documentary of Vietnamese - born French director Philippe Rostan.
PSNews - The Hanoi Municipal People's Committee has just issued Plan No. 109-KH / UBND on prevention and control of harmful effects of tobacco in the period of 2019-2020.
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has had a working session with the Innovation Norway and seven other leading groups and organisations of Norway, seeking cooperation chances with them in urban development and management.
Hanoi has become the leading locality nationwide in foreign direct investment (FDI) with total investment during the first four months of this year accounting for 30.6 percent of the total capital poured into the Vietnamese economy.
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung and Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin on May 23 inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Hanoi-Moscow cooperation in the 2019-2021 period.