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Hanoi to Construct $500m Horse Racetrack Amid the Pines of Soc Son

Hanoi authorities are going ahead with the construction of a racetrack which will offer sports betting at an estimated cost of USD500 million.

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New Study Claims Hanoi Is Among the Least Sustainable Cities in the World

The recently published Sustainable Cities Index compared the sustainability of 100 cities around the world. What determines a cities sustainability? Researchers at Arcadis, a consultancy firm headquar...

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Hanoi to Create Over $1bn Worth of New Parking Spaces

Hanoi is aiming to create around 1,500 new parking spaces over the next seven years to help deal with overcrowding at the city’s existing parking lots.

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Vietnam Formula 1 Grand Prix Track Layout Released

The layout of the track which will host the Formula Vietnamese Grand Prix in 2020 was released yesterday.

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Hanoi Announces Plans to Protect Endangered Yangtze Turtles

Only four Yangtze giant softshell turtles remain in the world, with two in Hanoi and the remaining duo in Suzhou Zoo in Shanghai.

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Hanoi to Introduce Traffic Congestion Charges in Central Districts

As part of the capital’s efforts to reduce traffic jams, private vehicles will face charges for entering congested areas of central districts.  

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Hanoi to Host Formula One Race in 2020: Official

After nearly a year of speculation, it has been officially confirmed that a Formula One Grand Prix will be held in Hanoi in 2020.

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Expansion of Noi Bai Airport to Help Bring in 100m Passengers Each Year

Hanoi’s US$3.5 billion expansion of Noi Bai International Airport is being reviewed, with the aim of bringing in 80-100 million passengers a year by 2050.

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Hanoi’s Booming Population Has Already Exceeded 2030 Target

According to a new report released by the National Assembly, Hanoi’s booming population has already surpassed the predicted figures for 2030.

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$600,000 Lunar Rock to Be Displayed in Pagoda Complex Near Hanoi

The meteorite, which was recently bought for US$612,500, will be put on display in Tam Chuc Pagoda Complex, only 1.5 hours south of the capital.

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After Completing Nghi Tam Overpass, Hanoi Proposes Plan to Expand Au Co

Having finished construction on the An Duong-Thanh Nien Overpass, which opened last Thursday, plans are now being proposed to level and expand Au Co Street.

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Hanoi Begins Using E-Cards on New Bus Rapid Transit Route

As of yesterday, electronic cards have been available for use on the Kim Ma-Yen Nghia BRT route.

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Formula One Race Likely to Appear on Hanoi Streets by 2020

Race Director Charlie Whiting visited Hanoi last week, and believes setting up a race in the capital by 2020 is feasible.

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Hanoi Streets to Close for President Tran Dai Quang’s Funeral

Earlier this week, Vietnam declared a two-day state funeral for late President Tran Dai Quang.

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Huge Fire Destroys Residential Buildings Near Hanoi Pediatrics Hospital

Last night, firefighters battled a major blaze in Hanoi that tore through buildings near a children’s hospital.

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Hanoi Starts Campaign to Deter Dog Meat Trade, Consumption

Hanoi leaders are asking residents to stop eating dog and cat meat in an effort to improve Hanoi's image and avoid diseases like rabies.

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Hanoi to Ban Dogs, Cats in Hoan Kiem Pedestrian Area Due to Unmuzzled, Unleashed Pets

In the future, Hanoians might have to leave their furry friends at home.

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A Magnitude-5.3 Earthquake Centered in China Rattles Hanoi Over the Weekend

A strong earthquake centered in southern China rattled Hanoi this past Saturday morning, frightening many in the city.

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Hanoi Reveals Train Designs for Metro Line 3, Seeks Public Feedback

While progress on Hanoi’s Cat Linh–Ha Dong metro route is inching close to the finish line, Hanoi transport authorities recently unveiled the design for the capital’s Metro Line 3.

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Hanoi Moves Forward With Plans for Yen So, 'Vietnam's Most Modern Bus Station'

A major new bus station has been approved for Hoang Mai District, in an effort to relieve stress several of the city's dated bus facilities.