HN closes schools from Feb. 2 due to COVID-19


VP – All schools in Ha Noi from kindergarten level will close between February 1 and February 16 to prevent the spreading of the novel coronavirus, according to a decision of Deputy Chairman of the Ha Noi municipal People’s Committee Chu Xuan Dung.

Capital enforces anti-Covid-19 measures at celebrations and festivals


VGP – The local authorities will suspend all festivals in accordance with regulations if an outbreak of Covid-19 occurs in the city with risks of community infections, according to document on strict compliance with anti-pandemic measures in festivities in the city, celebration of the 13th National Party Congress and the Lunar New Year 2021.

Ha Noi targets 91.5% of population covered by health insurance


VGP – The Ha Noi People’s Committee recently issued Plan No. 20/KH-UBND on implementing social security and health insurance tasks in 2021, targeting to increase health insurance coverage to 91.5% of the city's population this year.

Capital looks to generate 160,000 new jobs in 2021


VGP – Ha Noi targets to create jobs for 160,000 workers and reduce the urban unemployment rate to below 4%, according to the city’s job creation plan in 2021.

HN sets 6 key management tasks for 2021


VGP - The local authorities of Ha Noi set six key management tasks for 2021 in an effort to realize 23 socio-economic development targets for 2021.

Ha Noi Department of Tourism has new Director


VGP - Member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Secretary of the City Party Committee, Chairman of the Ha Noi People's Committee Chu Ngoc Anh on January 13  handed over the decision to appoint Mrs. Dang Huong Giang, former Deputy Chief of the Office – Ha Noi People's Committee as new Director of the Ha Noi Tourism Department. 

Ha Noi to test imported food for SARS-CoV-2


VGP – Ha Noi’ food safety inspection teams will take 100 samples of imported frozen food to test for SARS-CoV-2 virus in order to ensure safety for local people, according to the Hanoi Center for Disease Control (CDC).

Capital speeds up investment capital disbursement for 2020


VGP – The Ha Noi municipal People’s Committee issued a notice, asking relevant agencies to accelerate disbursement rate of development investment for 2020. 

Capital strengthens COVID-19 prevention


VGP – Chairman of the Ha Noi municipal People’s Committee Chu Ngoc Anh has tasked relevant agencies to strengthen COVID-19 prevention and control. 

Capital spends US$40 million to support SMEs in 2021-2025


VGP – Ha Noi will put aside VND957 billion (US$41.45 million) sourced from the local budget to implement a supporting program for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the 2021-25 period.