Travel restrictions placed on Hanoi-HCM City transport links

Simultaneously, transport activities involving all nine-seater cars and nine-seater passenger buses moving both in and out of the two cities are also poised to be suspended. Moreover, on fixed routes going in and out of both major cities passenger, buses are now required to only conduct two trips per day on routes less than 100 […]

Hundreds of people in Hanoi get quick COVID-19 tests

Khong Minh Tuan, deputy director of the Hanoi Center for Disease Control (CDC), said that this marks the first time that the capital has successfully conducted such quick testing for the community. The test kits were produced by the Republic of Korea and are capable of providing results within 10 minutes with a high degree […]

Hanoi extends online and television-based teaching during COVID-19

Hanoi (VNA) – The Hanoi Department of Education and Training has issued guidelines for schools and vocational education centres to extend online and television-based teaching amid the COVID-19 pandemic. All students will be helped to access online lessons. To ensure the quality of e-teaching, all lessons must be approved by professionals. Due to the continuing […]

Hanoi Book Street closes until end-March on COVID-19

The Board will announce the re-opening schedule in accordance with the direction of the city and district-level authorities. During this time, Hanoi Book Street will be cleaned and disinfected regularly to ensure safety in preparation for the re-opening.

Hanoi sets up 10 quick COVID-19 testing stations

Every station’s are is 3×3 metres in line with the WHO standards. Photo: VNA On Monday, Hanoi Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung ordered the city’s Health Department to set up 10 teams and arrange 10 quick COVID-19 test stations around Bach Mai Hospital to carry out mass testing after the hospital became the country’s main COVID-19 […]

Hanoi reports 3.27-percent GRDP growth in Q1

Hanoi (VNA) – Hanoi posted an increase of 3.27 percent in Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) in the first quarter of 2020 – the lowest in recent years, according to the municipal Statistics Office. This was attributed to impact of the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic. The agro-forestry-aquaculture sector saw a decrease of 1.17 percent, while the industry-construction […]

Hanoi deploys rapid COVID-19 test in community

Hanoi Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung has directed the Department of Health to set up 10 working groups and arrange 10 rapid COVID-19 test stations in the city. At first, tests will be implemented in the wards around Bach Mai Hospital.

Hanoi introduces first rapid mass testing for Covid-19

“The number of people who tested positive for Covid-19 in Bach Mai has been rising quickly, so I’m worried. I hope that the city can do more widespread testing so that people are reassured,” said Nguyen Dinh Thang, 67, who had been to Bach Mai a week earlier to take care of a family member. […]

Limiting transport from, to Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City

Buses operating on frequent routes which depart from or arrive in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City and cover less than 100km can still run two trips per day at maximum with no more than 20 passengers.

Hanoi water park suspended after two boys drown

On Sunday, a woman with three children visited and a six-year-old boy drowned there. In June, another boy also drowned at the park’s river area. Thanh Ha Water Park has ever been fined VND20 million (USD869.56) for being put into service but lacking its necessary papers. A signboard saying that the closure is for maintenance […]