Hà Nội wants world documentary heritage status for doctoral laureate steles


VGP – The Hà Nội Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism is completing the records on doctoral laureate steles, now still standing in the Temple of Literature, which will be submitted to the UNESCO for the recognition as the world documentary heritage.

Speeding up the planning of the Red River section in Hà Nội


VGP – Deputy PM Hoàng Trung Hải urged relevant agencies to accelerate the planning of the development of the Red River section flowing via Hà Nội and merge the planning scheme into the master plan for Hà Nội.

Hà Nội boosts popularity of its craft products


VGP – To help producers and exporters of handicraft and fine arts products seek for chances of doing investment and expanding the market, the Hà Nội Department of Industry and Trade yesterday opened the “Hà Nội Handicraft and Fine Arts Products Week 2009.”

Hà Nội wants a modern market network


VGP - Hà Nội will have 489 markets, 162 trade centers, and 178 supermarkets, according to a scheme on planning and developing the city’s retail and wholesale network till 2020 with a vision to 2030.

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.