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Open-Top Tourist Buses Rolling Into Hanoi Later This Month

  You heard it here first (unless you’ve been reading other news sources). Starting at the end of this month, open-top buses will begin taking tourists to all the main sightseeing spots in the c...

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Hanoi to Trial New Pedestrianized Street in Tay Ho Starting This Weekend

Following the success of the pedestrianized area around Hoan Kiem Lake, Tay Ho District will see its first traffic-free street open this weekend.

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Hanoi Fines Teacher for Calling Student 'Pig Brain,' Shuts Down English Center

A Vietnamese English language teacher achieved notoriety earlier this week by calling one of her students a "pig brain" after he refused to pay a VND100,000 (US$4.4) fine for failing to hand in his ho...

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Hanoi Trees to Be Axed to Make Way for Metro Line

To create space for one of Hanoi's upcoming metro stations, 41 trees will soon be cut down, while another 116 will be relocated to a nearby park. 

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Hanoi to Add Car Parks to Major Bus Terminals

In a continuing effort to ease congestion in the capital, Hanoi’s Department of Transport is planning to turn Gia Lam, My Dinh, Giap Bat and Nuoc Ngam bus stations into car parks and major bus interch...

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Relative of Hoan Kiem's Legendary Turtle Found in Outskirts of Hanoi

The rare Yangtze giant softshell turtle had been keeping a low profile in Xuan Khanh Lake, but recently decided to come out of its shell.  

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Un-Staffed Convenience Stores Coming to Hanoi in 2018

The Hanoi People's Committee has given the go-ahead for automated convenience stores to start operating in the city this year as part of its e-commerce plans. 

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Hanoi to Rebuild Hang Day Stadium During $307m Upgrade

Hanoi's Hang Day Stadium, currently in a state of disrepair, will be torn down at the end of the year and be replaced with a new sports complex costing an estimated US$307 million.