Ha Noi welcomes nearly 3 million tourists in five months


VGP - In first five months of the year, Ha noi welcomed approximately 2.89 million domestic holiday-makers during the course of the opening, representing a year-on-year decline of 6.7%, according to figures compiled by the Hanoi Department of Tourism.

Two Ha Noi universities among Asia's 500 best: Times Higher Education


VGP- Two universities in Ha Noi are among the top 500 in Asia, according to a ranking by Times Higher Education.

Ha Noi earmarks VND1 trillion for COVID-19 vaccine purchase


VGP – Ha Noi has donated VND100 billion (US$4.35 million) to the national COVID-19 vaccine fund and earmarked VND1 trillion (US$43.57 million) for the purchase of COVID-19 vaccine to inoculate its citizens.

Two festivals in Ha Noi recognized as national intangible cultural heritages


VGP - The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has recognized two traditional festivals of Ha Noi as national intangible cultural heritages, including “Moc villages festival” and “The sisterhood celebration ceremony between Phu My and Kieu Mai villages”.

Capital strengthens COVID-19 prevention at concentrated quarantine facilities


VGP - Secretary of the Ha Noi Party Committee Dinh Tien Dung has recently asked for more preventive measures to be taken to strengthen management at concentrated quarantine facilities.

Health declaration to be mandatory for more subjects amidst COVID-19 fears


VGP – The Ha Noi municipal People’s Committee has planned to apply mandatory health declaration for more subjects in a bid to combat COVID-19 transmission. 

Health Department proposes to set up COVID-19 vaccine procurement team


VGP – The Ha Noi Department of Health has suggested the local authorities allow the establishment of a COVID-19 vaccine procurement team amidst the fourth wave of disease resurgence. 

Viet Nam halts int’l flights to Noi Bai airport amid COVID-19 resurgence


VGP – The Civil Aviation Authority of Viet Nam (CAAC) has announced temporary suspension of international flights to Noi Bai International Airport in Ha Noi from June 1 to June 7.


Ha Noi’s export revenue grows 8.1% in first five months


VGP – Ha Noi’s export turnover in the first five months of 2021 was estimated to reach US$5.89 billion, an increase of 8.1% over the same period last year, according to the municipal Department of Industry and Trade.

Ha Noi supports over 515,500 COVID-19 affected people


VGP – The entire political system of Ha Noi has been activated since April 27, with significant efforts made across all fronts to both combat COVID-19 and fulfill other tasks in the city, according to Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Chu Ngoc Anh.