Hanoi’s population breaks forecast for 2030 Society

Hanoi’s population breaks forecast for 2030

Hanoi’s population had spiralled out of control with the capital’s total number of residents already exceeding the target set for 2030, according to a report by the National Assembly.
Hanoi: More gov’t funding needed for historic relic restoration Society

Hanoi: More gov’t funding needed for historic relic restoration

Though governmental funding for cultural promotion in Hanoi has expanded over the years, it has failed to meet the need for the preservation of thousands of local historical relics, intangible cultural heritages and traditional festivals, heard a conference in the capital on July 23.
PM urges Hanoi to build green, smart city Politics

PM urges Hanoi to build green, smart city

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the capital city of Hanoi to develop in the direction of a green, smart city based on the rule of law during a working session with the city’s officials.
Politics

Justice ministry deems procedures unsound

The Ministry of Justice recommended changing or removing 143 administrative procedures over the last three months, chief secretariat and spokesman of the ministry Tran Tien Dung said at a recent press conference.
Society

Law on Public Investment helps cut debt

Dr Tran Kim Chung, Deputy Director of the Central Institute of Economic Management, said in an interview with Nhan Dan (People) newspaper that the effective implementation of the Law on Public Investment would help bring public debt under control.
Business

Tender law offers value for contractors’ money

The National Assembly has adopted the Law on Tendering or the Law on Public Procurement, which is expected to encourage a more competitive environment for government bid packages. Le Net and Thai Huynh Ngoc Kim Ngan at LNT & Partners take some highlights on the document, passed on November 26, on Vietnam Investment Review.
Symbol of Hanoi to be restored Culture - Sports

Symbol of Hanoi to be restored

The Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam Centre for Cultural and Scientific Activities and municipal authorities are working hard to restore Khue Van Cac (the pavilion of the constellation of literature) – the symbol of Hanoi.
Khue Van Cac chosen as Hanoi’s symbol Society

Khue Van Cac chosen as Hanoi’s symbol

The Khue Van Cac (the pavilion of the constellation of literature) in Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (the Temple of Literature ) is the symbol of Hanoi, according to the Law on the Capital City, whish was approved by the National Assembly on November 21.
Politics

Law on Capital City facilitates higher growth

Deputies at the fourth session of the 13th National Assembly passed the Law on the Capital City during the November 21 sitting, to enable the effective realisation of the Party’s viewpoints and policies on building, developing and managing the capital.
Politics

NA Standing Committee to convene 10th session

Three cabinet members will go before the National Assembly Standing Committee to answer questions on matters under their charge at the committee’s 10th session, scheduled for August 13 – 22.