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.

Nationwide press contest launched to salute capital city’s millennium


VGP – A national journalism contest lasting till August 19, 2010, was officially opened on Wednesday to welcome the millennium of the capital city Thăng Long–Hà Nội.

Hà Nội eyes to be first cigarette smoke-free city


VGP – Hà Nội is planning a project to convert itself into Việt Nam’s first city without cigarette smoke in the run-up to the celebration of its 1000th anniversary.

US helps Hà Nội preserve ancient city-gate


VGP - US Ambassador to Việt Nam Michael Michalak on Wednesday announced a fund of US $74,500 for the restoration of Quan Chưởng City-gate, the only ancient gate remaining in Hà Nội.

Hà Nội centers on projects to welcome its millennium


VGP – To celebrate its 1000th anniversary, Hà Nội will complete 47 commemorative works, including 35 ones to be finished by 2010.

Hà Nội stimulates consumption with 2nd promotion month


VGP – Drawing 350-500 sellers and about 1,000 promotion shops throughout the city, the Promotion Month, hosted by Hà Nội in November, is expected to warm up domestic consumption.