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Hanoi’s streets

Hanoi has second pedestrians’ space

Society

Hanoi has second pedestrians’ space

A new pedestrian street, Trinh Cong Son street in Nhat Tan ward of Hanoi’s Tay Ho district near the West Lake, was launched in the evening of May 11, offering additional entertainment spaces for locals and visitors.

Hanoi to look “sad” without cyclos

Society

Hanoi to look “sad” without cyclos

For a long time, “xich lo” pedicabs, along with small stalls and ancient houses have made Hanoi culturally different from other cities. However, pedicab riders and tourists cannot help but feel sad when this means may be banned from Hanoi ’s streets.

Planners strive to save Hanoi's trees

Culture - Sports

Planners strive to save Hanoi's trees

The words of a popular Vietnamese song about Hanoi celebrates the city's tree-lined streets in autumn – "bright yellow celtis, tropical almonds with red leaves standing next to each other; old streets and ancient houses with brown tiled roofs."

Cuban newspaper highlights Hanoi’s anniversary

Society

Cuban newspaper highlights Hanoi’s anniversary

The Granma newspaper of the Communist Party of Cuba on August 9 ran an article entitled, “ Hanoi , the City of the Past and Future” written by famous female reporter Marta Roja on the occasion of the 1,000 th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.