Hà Nội wants to popularize its millennium


VGP – The first meeting of the Communication Subcommittee for the Millennium of Thăng Long–Hà Nội was convened this morning to fix orientations for educational and information work until the end of the year.

Hà Nội’s law-makers approve important policies


VGP – The 13th People’s Council of Hà Nội just finished its four-day sitting by the approval of many important policies on the city’s socio-economic development. Right at the closing session, the Council decided to spend over VND 3,000 billion on bettering nursery education.

Hà Nội boasts of the world’s longest ceramic mural


VGP - Foreign and local artists have recently completed a nearly 1,500-square-meter pottery mural running along a section of the Red River in Hà Nội.

Saint Gióng Festival nominated for World Cultural Heritage


VGP - Hà Nội’s People’s Committee has proposed the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) to prepare the records for the Saint Gióng Festival to become a World Immaterial Cultural Heritage.

Asian cities to join the 1000th anniversary of Thăng Long-Hà Nội


VGP - The Grand Celebration of the 1000th birthday of Thăng Long-Hà Nội and Việt Nam’s National Tourism Year 2010 in Hà Nội will draw the participation of all the other eight member cities of the Council for Promotion of Tourism in Asia (CPTA).

Hà Nội’s streets to be beautified with cherry blossoms


VGP - The Hà Nội Municipal People’s Committee has allowed the Green Area and Park Company to receive cherry blossoms from Japan and grow them along the city’s main streets.

Hà Nội targets building 4,879 houses for the poor before grand celebration


VGP – The People’s Committee of Hà Nội will fully or partly fund the construction of 4,879 houses for poor households before the capital city’s millennium.

Hà Nội to apply one-stop-shop model in all administrative offices


VGP – The Municipal People's Committee (MPC) of Hà Nội recently introduced a decision requiring all its administrative agencies to apply one-stop-shop mechanism in their daily work.

Nationwide emulative movement launched to welcome Hà Nội’s grand anniversary


VGP – PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, Chairman of the Central Council for Emulation and Commendation this morning officially launched a special emulative movement to call on the whole country to work up to the celebration of 1000th birthday of Thăng Long-Hà Nôi.

The millennium of Thăng Long-Hà Nội will last for ten days


VGP – The PM just approved the Program to celebrate the 1000th anniversary of Thăng Long-Hà Nội, of which the backbone is a ten-day grand festival on October 1-10, 2010.