Long Bien – a bustling night fruit market in Hanoi

Last update 10:00 | 27/06/2017

Situated at the foot of the Long Bien Bridge in Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Long Bien fruit and vegetable market is known as the largest wholesale market in Hanoi and northern Vietnam as a whole.

The 27,000-square-meter market is open daily from 11 p.m. until the small hours of next morning as people rush there to buy and sell fruits and vegetables. The market is where vegetables and fruits are distributed to retailers and street vendors.

The colorful and bustling sight of the night market captures the attention of foreign visitors to the capital.

Many local residents in neighboring provinces also flock to the market to earn a living by providing transport services for traders at the market.

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Fishing with long rackets on Hanoi’s Tich River

Last update 15:37 | 15/11/2017

When the water level lowers in Tich River, the residents in Hanoi’s outlying district of Thach That will come out and submerge in the river with long rackets to catch the fish.

Catching fish with long rackets is considered a traditional culture of the people living by the river.

The locals often gather to catch fish in September or October in the lunar calendar.

During this time, the water level of the Tich River lowers greatly while fish in other lakes and rivers must go this way to reach the sea.

The fishermen often go in groups, cheering and attracting viewers to the river banks. The racket is made from bamboo. The handle is four metres long and the net can be 80cm wide. Continue reading “Fishing with long rackets on Hanoi’s Tich River”

Market women depict their lives through photos

Last update 07:00 | 18/11/2017

VietNamNet Bridge – An installation of photos taken by women who sell goods at Bai Da Market on the outskirts of Ha Noi is now on display at the Vietnamese Women’s Museum.

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Artful: The exhibition displayed photos taken by the women arranged in a space created by photographer Binh Dang and artist Duy Ly.

The exhibition is the result of a project carried out by the Centre for Studies and Applied Sciences in Gender, Family, Women and Adolescents (CSAGA) during the last two years.

Photos, videos and stories told by the women and things they use everyday, such as baskets and conical hats, are placed together to look like a market and depict the women’s lives with both happiness and sorrow. Continue reading “Market women depict their lives through photos”

Air quality getting worse as legal loopholes still exists

Last update 14:17 | 11/10/2017
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The air quality measured at different monitoring stations in Hanoi and HCMC has been continuously ‘unhealthy’.

At 8am on October 6, the air quality index (AQI) measured at the US Embassy area in Hanoi was 126, meaning it is ‘unhealthy for sensitive groups’. Continue reading “Air quality getting worse as legal loopholes still exists”

Đại gia Nhật mở trạm xăng đầu tiên, giá xăng sẽ giảm?

Với sự tham gia của chính thức của đại gia xăng dầu thế giới, hy vọng có thể sẽ là cú hích tích cực cho thị trường xăng dầu trong nước.

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Continue reading “Đại gia Nhật mở trạm xăng đầu tiên, giá xăng sẽ giảm?”

Hanoi Mid-Autumn Festival in the early 20th century

Last update 13:50 | 03/10/2017

Here are selected photographs of the Mid-Autumn Festival in early 20th century Hanoi. The photos are part of an exhibition showcased at the Heritage House at 87 Ma May Street, Hang Buom ward, Hanoi.

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The management board of Hanoi’s Old Quarter introduces this unique art installation displaying the traditional Mid-Autumn Festival of a family in Hanoi with photos from the early 20th century provided by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences. Continue reading “Hanoi Mid-Autumn Festival in the early 20th century”

Hanoians enjoy nostalgic Mid-Autumn festival

Last update 10:19 | 03/10/2017

A special Mid-Autumn festival began at Hanoi’s Temple of Literature on September 29, imbuing visitors with memories of the old days. Let’s explore the event through the following photos.

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The Temple of Literature is lit up with lanterns in almost of its corners. Continue reading “Hanoians enjoy nostalgic Mid-Autumn festival”

Quản lý giá biệt dược: Làm gì để thị trường thuốc không “nhảy múa”?” – 5 kỳ

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Quản lý giá biệt dược: Làm gì để thị trường thuốc không “nhảy múa”?”

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Những cửa hàng thuốc tư nhân san sát nhau trên tuyến phố Quán Sứ (Hà Nội). (Ảnh: TTVN/Vietnam+)

Tổng kết công tác khám chữa bệnh của Bộ Y tế trong năm 2015 cho thấy, các chỉ tiêu tổng hợp như số lần khám bệnh, số bệnh nhân nội trú, ngoại trú, số ngày điều trị nội, ngoại trú, số phẫu thuật, thủ thuật, chẩn đoán, xét nghiệm… đều tăng so với năm 2014, đạt bình quân 2,34 lượt khám/người/năm.

Như vậy, trong năm qua, mỗi người dân đạt bình quân có hơn 2 lần tới các cơ sở y tế khám chữa bệnh. Và mỗi năm, lượng thuốc được tiêu thụ trong khám chữa bệnh không hề nhỏ. Continue reading “Quản lý giá biệt dược: Làm gì để thị trường thuốc không “nhảy múa”?” – 5 kỳ”

Biến dạng tại dự án BOT giao thông – 5 kỳ

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Hàng trăm ngàn tỷ đồng được huy động, “trùng điệp” nhà thầu chuyển thành nhà đầu tư, hàng chục trạm thu phí BOT xuất hiện đồng loạt là những gì dễ nhận thấy nhất trên các quốc lộ huyết mạch trong 5 năm trở lại đây. Continue reading “Biến dạng tại dự án BOT giao thông – 5 kỳ”

The snake raising village in Hanoi

Last update 14:38 | 20/09/2017

Le Mat Village in Long Bien District, Hanoi, has raised snakes for hundreds of years. The locals are skilled in catching snakes and earned good money from selling products made from snakes. Now they specialise in catching, trading and raising snakes. Snakes are also available to be eaten.

According to the villagers, it’s not difficult to earn money from the business, but it is obviously dangerous.

There is only one large-scale snake farm in Le Mat, most households can only afford a small snake farm. Continue reading “The snake raising village in Hanoi”

Half of industrial clusters in Hà Nội lack waste treatment plant

vietnamnews Update: September, 19/2017 – 15:14

Untreated waste water from the Triều Khúc Village, which specialises in recycling plastic in Thanh Trì District’s Tân Triều Commune, is discharged directly into the ponds and canals, polluting the water sources and emitting a foul smell. – VNA/VNS Photo Minh Nghĩa

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — As many as 19 of the 43 industrial clusters in the capital city of Hà Nội do not have waste water treatment plants, an inspection by the municipal People’s Council has found. Continue reading “Half of industrial clusters in Hà Nội lack waste treatment plant”

Dire need for waste treatment in Hà Nội

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Update: September, 13/2017 – 09:00

Untreated wastewater discharged from the Triều Khúc plastic craft village in the capital city into ponds, rivers and canals. About 1,350 craft villages in the city are discharging a total amount of 156,000cu.m of wastewater per day into the environment. — VNA/VNS Photo Minh Nghĩa
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The chairman of the People’s Committee of Hà Nội, Nguyễn Đức Chung, has asked the Department of Construction to enhance supervision of waste collection units, warning that officials failing to do so would be suspended.

He was speaking at a session on waste collection, solid waste treatment, medical waste and lake management yesterday in Hà Nội, saying these problems had annoyed local residents for a long time. Continue reading “Dire need for waste treatment in Hà Nội”