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VinUni, VinGroup's First Private, Non-Profit University, Opens in Hanoi

The recently opened 'VinUni' is the conglomerate's first private, non-profit university. 

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On Hanoi's Formula 1 Circuit, Each Grandstand Will Honor Vietnamese Landmarks

Vietnam’s first-ever Formula 1 circuit is nearing completion.

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Location of Hanoi's Upcoming Uniqlo Store Announced

Queues formed outside Saigon’s Uniqlo store for weeks. Will the outlet receive the same response in Hanoi?

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Should Hanoi Release Doves on Hoan Kiem Lake’s Walking Streets?

The suggestion is Hanoi’s latest attempt to introduce wildlife to the Hoan Kiem Lake area.

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Roadworks Expected on Au Co for 4 Months as Street Widening Begins

Hanoi authorities began the second stage of widening the main road heading towards Noi Bai airport on Sunday, with roadworks now expected on a three-kilometer stretch of Au Co for at least four months...

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Vietnam Welcomes 18m Foreign Tourists in 2019, an All-Time Record

According to the General Statistics Office, in December 2019, the country welcomed 1.7 million tourists from other countries.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Pollution-Hit Hanoi Resorts to Water Trucks to Wash Away Dust

Stay connected with Urbanist Hanoi on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from the capital, the rest of ...

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Officials Left Shell-Shocked After Man Steals 10kg Turtle From Hoan Kiem Lake

A man hailing from Nghe An Province was caught trying to steal a turtle from Hoan Kiem Lake after locals saw him sneaking the creature into his jacket.

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WiFi to Be Installed at Bus Stops Throughout Hanoi

Perfect for reading Urbanist Hanoi while waiting for your bus.

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World Press Photo Exhibition Returning to Hanoi Next Week

The public exhibition will be displayed on Ly Thai To from December 6 to 15, giving Hanoians the chance to peruse 150 images taken by some of the world’s most celebrated press photographers.

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This Thursday, Meet Tamay, a Mien Textile Artisan From Sapa

Have you ever wondered who makes your clothes, how much they’re paid, or what their lives are like?

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Magnitude-5.0 Earthquake Shakes Northern Vietnam This Morning. Did You Feel It?

Hanoians felt tremors in the capital just after 8am this morning, only four days after the last earthquake to affect the city.

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Tremors Felt in Hanoi After Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Hits Laos, Thailand

Hanoians experienced a rare shock this morning after an earthquake in Laos and Thailand was felt by some in the capital.

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New Wastewater Discharge Fee Proposed for Hanoi Residents

If approved, the fee will be implemented in 12 of the capital's 27 districts.

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Company Fires Director Responsible for Hanoi Water Crisis

The aftermath of the Hanoi water crisis lingers on.

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To Combat Smog, Hanoi to Ban Coal Stoves From 2021

The move is part of a major effort to improve air quality and living conditions in the capital.

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British Embassy Staff Hold 1-Minute Silence to Commemorate Migrant Victims

All across Vietnam, people remain shocked and saddened by the news of the United Kingdom truck deaths.

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Vietnam National University Included in U.S. News Global University Rankings

Two universities in Vietnam recently made the ranking of the world’s top tertiary institutions, though the selections are not surprising.

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Hanoi's New Horse Racetrack Set to Open in 2020

Hanoi’s new horse racing complex in Soc Son is set to begin operating in October 2020.

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Hanoi's First Metro Line Begins 20-Day Trial Run

The Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro line has commenced a 20-day commercial trial run despite renewed reports earlier this week of the line being delayed for the ninth time.