Society

Citadel street design wins top prize

Architect Hoang Thuc Hao has won first prize in a design contest organised by the Vietnam Architects’ Association for his project to renovate 2km of Buoi Street near the Thang Long Citadel.
Society

Hanoi plans green, elegant, modern capital

A master plan for the capital of Hanoi through 2030 with a vision to 2050 has received special attention from the public as it is expected to create an image of a “green, civilised, and modern” city.
Toward an ASEAN community Politics

Toward an ASEAN community

On the occasion of the up-coming 16th ASEAN Summit in Hanoi, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem granted the Vietnam News Agency an interview about the summit’s agenda and significance as well as Vietnam’s suggestions for the event.
Society

Thang Long Imperial Citadel relics to be exhibited

The Hanoi People’s Committee and the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) have agreed to showcase a part of the relics at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel on the occasion of the capital city’s 1,000 th founding anniversary.
Society

Safari park to add wild touch to city’s anniversary

Hanoi ’s first safari park will be opened at the Bao Son Paradise park in Hoai Duc district on March 27 together with five other entertainment facilities to celebrate the 1,000 th birthday anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.
Leaders pay Tet visits to people Society

Leaders pay Tet visits to people

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on February 7 led a government delegation to visit the central province of Thua Thien Hue on the occasion of the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.
Society

Links for Hanoi lovers

On Nguoihanoi.net created by Phung Nguyen Phong, visitors can enjoy “ Hanoi art” through categories like Hanoi in literature and songs, photos, paintings, architecture, and tourism.
Society

Hanoi to open Spring fairs for Tet holiday

Hanoi ’s Spring Fair will be held from Feb. 2-12 at the Vietnam Exhibition and Fair Centre to satisfy the consumption needs of city dwellers as the Lunar New Year festival is approaching.
Society

Kien Giang: Buddhist monks convene congress

The fifth congress of representatives of the Association for Solidarity of Patriotic Buddhist Bonzes – the 2009-2014 tenure--opened in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang on January 27 with the participation of over 400 delegates.
Politics

Vietnamese cultural association in Germany set up

The Vietnamese cultural association in Germany was founded at a congress in Berlin on Oct. 24, which will work to maintain and develop the Vietnamese cultural values as well as promote the country’s images.
Politics

UN Human Rights Council endorses Vietnam’s UPR

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Sept. 24 endorsed Vietnam’s national report under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism at a session that drew the participation of representatives of all 192 Council members, and international and non-governmental organisations.