Bangkok Airways opens first Ha Noi-Chiang Mai air route


VGP - Bangkok Airways will launch the first direct flight from Ha Noi to Chiang Mai and vice versa starting from March 25, 2018 onwards.


16th Viet Nam Poetry Day launched in HN


VGP - The 16th Viet Nam Poetry Day was officially kicked off at Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature) in Ha Noi on March 2.


Export turnover fetches over US$ 2 billion in first two months


VGP – Ha Noi’s export turnover was estimated at US$ 2,095 million, representing a year-on-year growth of 25.1%, the local Statistics Office reported. 


Traditional boat racing in HN attracts crowds


VGP - A dragon boat racing festival was held for the first time in Ha Noi’s well-known West Lake on February 24, attracting large crowds. 

HN welcomes 375,000 tourists during Tet holidays


VGP - The number of international tourists to the capital city of Hanoi are estimated to rise by 30%  to 125,000 people during the week-long Tet (Vietnamese New Year) festival, according to the municipal Department of Tourism.

Over 18,000 people pay tribute to Uncle Ho during Tet holidays


VGP - The President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Management Board welcomed over 18,000 visitors who came to pay tribute to the late President during the Tet holidays from February 15-18.

Spring book street launched in HN


VGP - The spring book street opened in December 19 street, Ha Noi, on February 18 (the third day of the Lunar New Year. 

Three national heritage icons recognized


VGP - The capital city of Ha Noi has had three national intangible heritage icons recognized.

Capital eyes 7.5-8% export growth in 2018


VGP – The local authorities of Ha Noi has set a target of 7.5-8% in export growth in 2018 as compared to last year.  

Capital continues tourism promotion on CNN channels


VGP – The local authorities of Ha Noi will continue to promote its image in 2018 with the cooperation of the US’s Cable News Network (CNN).