Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 8:23:54

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.

Realist artists depict Hanoi's life

Culture - Sports

Realist artists depict Hanoi's life

A painting by artist Pham Binh Chuong depicting a corner of Hanoi’s Old Quarter in the gentle light of the morning, is among the realist paintings now displayed at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum in the capital city.

Hanoi continues to pilot walking streets

Society

Hanoi continues to pilot walking streets

The Hanoi People’s Committee on December 13 decided to continue maintaining walking streets surrounding Hoan Kiem Lake and its nearby areas in 2017, and increasing measures to make them trimmer.

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.

Historical name plaques get thumbs up

Society

Historical name plaques get thumbs up

The Hanoi initiative to give descriptions of the nation's most notable heroes in Vietnamese on street plaques has met with the general approval of local residents, but left foreigners befuddled.