HN closes street eateries, cafes, historical relics amidst COVID-19 outbreak


VGP – The local authorities of Ha Noi decided to shut down street eateries, coffee shops, and historical relics from February 16 as part of an effort to early combat COVID-19 resurgence. 


HN continues to close schools until Feb. 28


VGP – The Ha Noi municipal People’s Committee has decided to keep school shutdown until February 28 amid coronavirus fears.

HN: Returnees asked for health declaration after Tet holiday


VGP – The local authorities of Ha Noi have required people who will return to the city after the week-long Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday to make health declaration on their  travel history and health status. 

Capital suspends pedestrian street operation around Hoan Kiem Lake


VGP - The People's Committee of Hoan Kiem district has decided to temporarily suspend all activities on the pedestrian streets around Hoan Kiem Lake from February 5 until further notices to prevent the resurgence of COVID-19 in the city.   

HN shuts down internet, video game stores to curb COVID-19 resurgence


VGP - All internet and online game stores have been shut down since 0:00 AM of February 2 as part of measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Ha Noi shuts down bars, karaoke parlors, discos in latest anti-COVID-19 move


VGP – All karaoke parlors, bars and discos in Ha Noi have been shut down from 0:00 on February 1 until further notice in a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in the city.

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.