Banyan trees beat Hanoi’s summer heat

Banyan trees beat Hanoi’s summer heat

NDO – Hanoi capital city is not only known for its old streets but also century-old banyan trees, which have stood against time and witnessed many historical ups and downs. During these hot and sultry days of summer, the trees cast their shadow on Hanoi’s streets, helping citizens to beat the summer heat. (May 26, 2020 17:16:07)


Largest flower capital of northern region bustles again

  May 08, 2020 12:01:44
NDO – Me Linh flower market has been bustling again since the lockdown period was lifted in Ha Loi Hamlet. Joy has returned to the faces of people from the flower gardens to every street corner in the hamlet. 

Stunning wooden carvings of centuries-old Boi Khe Temple

  May 06, 2020 16:26:34
NDO - Boi Khe, a Buddhist temple on the outskirts of Hanoi, is renowned for its exquisite wooden carvings, notably one purportedly depicting the Chinese monk Xuanzang on his journey to India. 

Hanoi’s Ha Loi villagers rejoice as medical lockdown lifted

  May 06, 2020 11:16:39
NDO – All residents in Ha Loi Village, Me Linh District, Hanoi, were excited to return to normal life after the 28-day blockade was lifted at 11:30pm on May 5. 

Hanoi students joy at returning to school after three-month COVID-19 break

  May 04, 2020 15:31:33
NDO – As many as 700,000 Hanoi students from secondary, high school and continuing education levels returned to school with joy on Monday morning (May 4), after a three-month break to avoid COVID-19 transmission. 

Hanoi vibrant with flags and flowers celebrating major holidays

  Apr 30, 2020 12:11:09
NDO – Many streets in the capital of Hanoi have been decorated with national flags as well as colourful flowers, banners and slogans to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Liberation of South Vietnam and National Reunification Day (April 30), the 134th International Labour Day (May 1), the 66th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory (May 7), and the 130th birth anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19). 

Buses sterilised daily amidst Covid-19 epidemic

  Apr 29, 2020 17:20:52
NDO - To ensure the safety of passengers amidst the Covid-19 epidemic, all buses of the 10-10 Bus Enterprise under the Hanoi Transport and Services Corporation (Transerco) are cleaned and disinfected at the end of working day. 

Social enterprise contributes small act with big impact amidst COVID-19 outbreak

  Apr 28, 2020 11:36:43
NDO - Founded by Nguyen Thi Thu Thuong, a young woman with brittle bone disease, the Thuong Thuong Handmade Souvenir social enterprise is known for its handmade souvenirs made by disadvantaged people and people with disabilities. 

Special life inside Covid-19 isolation treatment area

  Apr 28, 2020 11:28:08
NDO – The doctors and nurses at the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, who have not been home for several months, are determined in their efforts to treat and care for Covid-19 patients to help them have peace of mind. 

Local eateries and taxi drivers set up plastic shields to prevent COVID-19 spread

  Apr 27, 2020 17:39:44
NDO – Many eateries and taxi drivers in Hanoi have set up plastic shields to prevent COVID-19 spread as they have been allowed to resume operations after social distancing restrictions in the capital city being loosened. 

Ke Go Lake, a charming green oasis in the land of Ha Tinh

  Apr 26, 2020 15:02:25
NDO – Located within the immense forest and mountain area in the central province of Ha Tinh and holding a poetic and peaceful beauty, Ke Go Lake has been long established as an ecotourism destination that attracts many tourists from near and far. 

Hanoi’s life back to normal after social distancing order eased

  Apr 23, 2020 17:35:00
NDO – The activities of people around Hanoi were back to normal on April 23, the first day since the capital city eased restrictions after three weeks of social distancing to prevent the spread of Covid-19 epidemic. 

Charity group produces ear guards for medical staff

  Apr 21, 2020 16:45:17
NDO – Anti COVID-19, a charity group in Hanoi, has produced ear guards to help ease the pain of medical staff who are fighting in the frontline against COVID-19 and have to wear tight-fitting medical masks during their work. 

Life at concentrated quarantine sites

  Apr 21, 2020 12:56:30
NDO – Vietnam has established concentrated quarantine sites across the country to receive Vietnamese citizens and foreigners coming from the pandemic zones worldwide in order to take care of them and prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. 

“Hoa bun” (crateva nurvala flowers) bloom brilliantly in late spring

  Apr 20, 2020 16:37:32
NDO – During late spring, “hoa bun” (crateva nurvala flowers) bloom brilliantly on several streets in the capital city of Hanoi, especially in Dinh Thon Village, Nam Tu Liem District.