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Hanoi sets aside land to build new State schoolsTens of thousands of square meters of land which are lying unused or are being improperly used around the city will be reserved for the construction of State-owned schools, according to Ha Noi"s Department of Natural Resources and the Environment (DNRE).

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Hanoi, Da Nang, HCM City march against China’s illegal actionsIn Hanoi, people gathered in front of the Chinese Embassy on Hoang Dieu Street on Sunday morning. They then marched through the roads of Tran Phu, Dien Bien Phu, Hang Bong to the Hoan Kiem Lake, Trang Tien Road and stopped at the August Revolution Square in front of the Hanoi Opera House.

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Three billion-dollar projects to take shape in Hanoi this yearNhat Tan bridge is being built at a total investment of VND13.6 trillion (US$639.2 million) sourced from the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and the Vietnamese Government.

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National relic site in Hanoi badly upgradedThe pagoda is located in Uoc Le Hamlet, Tan Uoc Commune and was built during the Mac Dynasty in the 17th century. It processes unique beauty and was recognised as a national relic in 1990.

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Gay pride event to kick off in HanoiWhile the campaign to legalise same sex marriage in Vietnam may have stalled for the time being, enthusiasm remains high as the nation prepares for this year`s Viet Pride festival.

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Hanoi makes plan for preserving ancient villasPhoto festival features Mekong Delta

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Hanoi exhibition paints picture of village lifeAn exhibition featuring stories about villages is offering visitors an opportunity to see the Vietnamese countryside in a colourful way, through the special point of view of an artist who exclusively depicts vistas from rural life.

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Ripening dracontomelon fruits bring Hanoi to autumnWhen the winds of the autumn come is the time dracontomelon fruit is ripening on the streets of Hanoi. Small, round, yellow-ripen fruits are packed with so many memories of those who grew up or lived in the capital.

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Malaysian King welcomed in HanoiSang noted that the King’s visit, which is taking place at a time when Vietnam and Malaysia are celebrating 40 years of diplomatic ties, not only shows his special interest in Vietnam but also helps strengthen bilateral relations.

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Many people in Hanoi have started growing vegetables inside their homes as concerns about the additives on food products grow among the population.

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Blank billboards reveal economic difficulty in Hanoi In the time of economic crisis when thousands of businesses have gone bankrupt, enterprises cut down spending for advertising. Thus, hundreds of outdoor billboards in Hanoi have become blank boards.

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Hanoi in the milky flower seasonEvery March, Hanoi changes its coat, the white coat made by milky flowers.

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In pictures: Ancient tomb excavated in HanoiVietNamNet Bridge - Thousands of curious people came to the field of Phu My village in Ngoc My commune, Quoc Oai district, Hanoi, on December 10 to see the excavation of a 300-year tomb.

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Special king offerings now in Hanoi for TetMany rare and expensive kinds of animals, which were considered as specialties offered for Kings in the past, are now being displayed at Hanoi Spring Fair 2014 as Tet nears.

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Hanoi battles southern hub for retail investorsForeign retail investors have often chosen Ho Chi Minh City for their first forays into Vietnam

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Electric Car Old Quarter Hanoi - Kind of Green Tourism“Slowly crossing through the ancient streets, stop at the famous venue and within the Sword Lake (HoanKiem Lake)

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The magnificent, imposing Thang Long- Hanoi Citadel has stood the test of time over 10 centuries in the land of Thang Long (present day Hanoi). In the Ly Dynasty (1009-1225), the Thang Long (Ha Noi) Citadel was built as replacement for Dai La Citadel.

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Lost in transportation: A guide to catching buses in VietnamThe first time I rode a bus in Hanoi was one afternoon in early March this year, two weeks after I arrived in the country.

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Numerous trees uproot after downpours in HanoiAt noon on September 8, a heavy rain accompanied by strong winds made many streets in Hanoi flooded and many trees were uprooted.

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Hanoi in autumn sunshine (photo)VietNamNet Bridge – Roads covered with yellow leaves, the sun beams through leaf canopies, almond trees with red leaves, the long flaps of young girls flying in the wind, Hanoi has entered the fall with a seductive beauty.

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Colourful Hanoi on National HolidayThe streets and many places, especially historical sites, in Hanoi capital have been decorated with flowers and flags to celebrate Vietnam"s National Day, September 2.

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