Society

A trustful companion of farmers in Hanoi

The Hanoi Agricultural Promotion Fund, established in 2002 with initial capital of five billion VND, has grown into an important non-profit financial channel to help farmers in Hanoi to expand and develop animal husbandry.
Society

VN implements regional programme for the disabled

The Asia-Pacific Development Centre on Disability (APCD) has selected Vietnam as a venue for a target programme on increasing the capacity of disabled people in Southeast Asia, said APCD executive director AkiieNimimiya.
Culture - Sports

Restored 17th century dinh opens

A 17th century communal house (dinh) on the outskirts of Hanoi that won the highest prize in the heritage preservation category at the International Union of Architects in Xi'an, China, last month, has officially reopened after months of restoration.
Culture - Sports

Temple restoration wins prize

A project to restore a 17th century temple on the outskirts of Ha Noi, which was carried out by architect Le Thanh Vinh, won the highest prize in the heritage preservation category at the International Union of Architects event in Xi'an, China.
Society

VUSTA deems Hanoi Master Plan impractical

The Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations has expressed its disagreement with the construction of a highway linking West Lake and Ba Vi district as called for in the "Hanoi Master Plan by 2030 With a Vision to 2050".
Society

Ministry insists on new Hanoi road artery

The Ministry of Construction on August 23 affirmed that the country's national administrative centre would not be moved to Ba Vi, but noted that it was still necessary to build the Thang Long traffic axis despite the objections made by the city's People's Committee.
Travel

Hanoi launches tour to encourage longer stays

A new tour taking visitors to eco-tourism, cultural and historic sites in the Ba Vi district of Hanoi will be launched in July this year in an effort to attract more tourists to the capital on its 1,000 birthday.
Politics

Hanoi delegation on Malaysia visit

A Hanoi delegation led by Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen The Thao is on a three-day visit to Malaysia to boost planning cooperation between the two countries.