Hanoi steps up safety measures for foreigners as COVID-19 spreads worldwide

Statistics revealed the number of foreigners staying in Hoan Kiem district, which houses numerous tourist attractions in the city, has fallen 60% year-on-year as of present. To date, around 10,065 foreigners are staying in the district, and most of them are from European countries.

Hanoi creates optimal conditions for foreign investors

Hanoi (VNA) – Hanoi has been working to enhance administrative reform and address difficulties in an effort to create an optimal investment climate for investors, Politburo member and Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue has said. He made the remark at a recent reception in Hanoi for Keigo Shiomi, President and CEO […]

Hanoi strives to promote growth amid COVID-19 outbreak

Hanoi (VNA) – Hanoi authorities convened on February 26 to assess the impact of the acute respiratory disease caused by the SARS-Cov-2 (COVID-19) outbreak and work on solutions to fuel local socio-economic development. Director of the municipal Department of Planning and Investment Nguyen Manh Quyen said the hardest hit sector is tourism as the number […]

Hanoi, Lao officials share experiences in inspection work

According to Hanoi Chief Inspector Nguyen An Huy, during the first six months of this year, the city’s inspection agencies handled more than 2,100 cases of denunciation and complaint. Over 200 inspections were conducted in the period, which discovered violations causing losses exceeding VND 3 billion (USD 129,140).

Canadian artist’s audio-visual installation to enthral Hanoi audience

Hanoi (VNA) – An audio-visual installation titled “Invisible Fragments” by Félix-Antoine Morin from Montreal, Canada is set to take place in Hanoi from February 29 to March 3. The exhibition is a scalable audio-visual installation that unveils several miniature territories, whose details, inaccessible to the naked eyes, become objects of contemplation under the camera. The […]

South Korean areas in Vietnam deserted on coronavirus scare

Earlier this month, when the Covid-19 epidemic began in Vietnam, the number of people eating at the Korean eateries began to shrink. Now the street has gone quiet, as South Korea is making international headlines as one of the countries worst hit by the epidemic. 

BIS teachers, students embrace e-learning during COVID-19 outbreak

An interactive art lesson by Eibhlin Goppert, an art teacher at BIS Hanoi. Photo: BIS “The visualizer has really helped me to show difficult techniques and concepts to the students and I have loved seeing such high-levels of engagement from them,” Eibhlin Goppert, an art teacher, shared her ways to engage with students.

Life-saving techniques bring relief to Vietnamese citizens

Meanwhile, the Hanoi Heart Hospital (3H) has made an impression on the world with new techniques in cardiology. Over the years, 3H has developed comprehensively in terms of both scale and professional level to become a complete hospital in the field of cardiology with the five specialisations of surgery, intervention, internal medicine, paediatrics, and cardiovascular […]

Japan funds project against women, child trafficking in remote areas

Hanoi (VNA) – The Japanese Government will provide a non-refundable assistance worth more than 482,000 USD for a project on women and child trafficking prevention in mountainous and remote areas of the northwestern border province of Dien Bien. Speaking at a signing ceremony in Hanoi on February 26, Ambassador Kunio Umeda said Japan hopes to […]

Vietnam should not become drug transit route: PM

Hanoi (VNS/VNA) – Vietnam must avoid becoming one of the world’s major transit points for illegal drugs, according to a directive issued recently by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam on behalf of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. Law enforcement forces, ministries, State agencies and provincial authorities have been urged to pull out all the […]