Culture - Sports

Hanoi electric buggies spark success

Hanoi’s electric buggy service has carried more than 1 million tourists on tours around the capital’s Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake in the heart of the city over the past three years, overtaking the traditional cyclo as the ride of choice for visitors.
Fashion show presents ‘green' designs Environment

Fashion show presents ‘green' designs

Three Vietnamese and one Spanish designers put fashionistas into a beautiful world of natural materials at the Ecomia Fashion Show in Hanoi early this month to celebrate World Environment Day.
Society

Termites threaten Hoi An's historic buildings

The Cultural Heritage Department under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will invest 3 billion VND (144,000 USD) next year to combat termites that have been damaging historic houses in Hoi An ancient town in central Quang Nam province for a long time.
Travel

Bicycle tourism booms

Pedalling slowly on his rented bicycle, Jerome Gastel, a visitor from Switzerland , enjoys the fascinating architecture of Hanoi 's Old Quarter.
PM hears Hanoi’s master plan through 2030 Politics

PM hears Hanoi’s master plan through 2030

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked international consultants to focus on preserving the tangible and intangible values of Hanoi ’s old quarter and developing linkages between the city and other localities while working on a master plan for the city toward 2030.