Fire bikes to the rescue in Hanoi’s small alleys
Fire bikes to the rescue in Hanoi’s small alleys
2/20/2018 8:20:45 PM
The network of deep, tiny alleys running side by side are part of the mysterious beauty of old Hanoi, but they also pose a death trap for those in flats and houses along them when fire breaks out.
Hanoi to end use of deadly stoves
Hanoi to end use of deadly stoves
2/19/2018 5:25:06 PM
Hanoi plans to stop the use of beehive-shaped coal bricks by 2020 as part of measures to improve air quality and living conditions, according to the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment.
Spring book street opens in Hanoi
Spring book street opens in Hanoi
2/18/2018 10:08:16 PM
The spring book street opened in December 19 street, Hanoi, on February 18 (the third day of the Lunar New Year), introducing books of different genres to visitors.
When it gets cold in Hanoi, banh gio cravings arise
When it gets cold in Hanoi, 'banh gio' cravings arise
2/18/2018 10:08:15 PM
Among the myriad Vietnamese dishes made with rice, be it main courses, side-dishes or snacks that are meals in themselves, the softest gluey texture belongs to the 'banh gio' (rice dough dumpling with minced pork and wood ear mushrooms inside).
Lunar New Year atmosphere in Hanoi after liberation day
Lunar New Year atmosphere in Hanoi after liberation day
2/16/2018 9:18:50 PM
PANO – Although more than 60 years have passed since the day Hanoi was liberated, the images of the liberation day and of the Lunar New Year atmosphere in Hanoi those years have not faded away in the heart of Hanoians.
Party chief welcomes New Year with Hanoi’s residents
Party chief welcomes New Year with Hanoi’s residents
2/16/2018 9:18:50 PM
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong on the night of February 15 (the last day of the last lunar month) visited and extended Tet (Lunar New Year) greetings to Hanoi’s Party Committee, authorities and people.
Ambassador seeks stronger relations between Hanoi and Kiev
Ambassador seeks stronger relations between Hanoi and Kiev
2/16/2018 9:18:50 PM
Vietnamese Ambassador to Ukraine Nguyen Anh Tuan has had a meeting with Governor of Kiev Vitaliy Klitschko, during which both sides shared hope for closer partnership between Ukraine’s capital city and Vietnamese localities, especially Hanoi.
Hanoi has three more national heritage icons
Hanoi has three more national heritage icons
2/15/2018 6:18:45 PM
The capital city of Hanoi has had three national intangible heritage icons recognized.
President pays Tet visits to Hanoi’s intellectuals
President pays Tet visits to Hanoi’s intellectuals
2/13/2018 9:10:33 PM
President Tran Dai Quang visited and extended Tet greetings to several senior intellectuals at their residence in Hanoi on February 12, or the 27th day of the last lunar month, wishing them a happy new year and good health.
Hanoi bustling in spring days
Hanoi bustling in spring days
2/13/2018 9:10:32 PM
Ahead of Tet holiday, Hanoi’s streets are filled with flowers and colourful decorations, with people excited for the new year.

Fire bikes to the rescue in Hanoi’s small alleys

The network of deep, tiny alleys running side by side are part of the mysterious beauty of old Hanoi, but they also pose a death trap for those in flats and houses along them when fire breaks out.

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