PM okays exceptions for HN railway


VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a special mechanism for completion of Ha Noi’s Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway project in an effort to overcome numerous delays and cost overruns.

HN launches program to become start-up city


VGP - The Department of Information and Communications of Ha Noi (DIC) has worked with several agencies to develop an information technology business incubator scheme to  develop Ha Noi as a start-up city.

HN cracks down on trade frauds


VGP – The Ha Noi Steering Committee for Preventing and Controlling Counterfeit Products, Smuggling and Commercial Fraud (Ha Noi Steering Committee 389) investigated over 23,300 cases of smuggling and trade frauds and punished over 11,000 cases in the first half.

Over 33,000 hectares for transport development


VGP – The local authorities of Ha Noi will put aside around 33,237 hectares of land for transport purpose.

HN looks to higher competitiveness index status by 2020


VGP – Ha Noi will focus on improving its business climate and competitive capacity, aiming to be among top ten localities nationwide in Provincial Competitiveness Index (CPI) by 2020.

Banking – Business Connection Program launched in HN


VGP – The Banking – Business Connection Program in Ha Noi, launched by the Ha Noi People's Committee and the State bank of Viet Nam (SBV), has disbursed VND 85,000 billion for nearly 4,200 enterprises since early this year, an increase of 2.4% compared to end of 2015, said Deputy Director of the State Bank branches in Ha Noi Hoang Viet Trung.

New customs hotlines launched


VGP – The Ha Noi Customs Department has set up new hotlines to receive complaints and petitions from businesses and citizens.

HN Capital Region Plan adjusted


VGP – The PM has issued Decision 768/QD-TTg to adjust the Ha Noi Capital Region Plan to 2030 with a vision towards 2050.

HN police opens campaign to combat crime


VGP – Police in Ha Noi on May 1 launched a month-long campaign to crack down on crime in an effort to enhance the protection of social order, safety, and security.

HN strengthens food hygiene management


VGP – The Ha Noi Department of Industry and Trade plans to strengthen food safety management and inspections in 2016, focusing on inspections in wet markets and food trading in the city.