Into the swamps with Hanoi's eel king

En Vnexpress - A military career left this man with a skill you might not expect.

Think your apartment is too small? Take a look at this ‘cage home’ in Hanoi

En Vnexpress - This super-tiny apartment in the heart of the capital has been home to two men for 20 years.

Where the gemstones sparkle in Hanoi

En Vnexpress - Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves would be right at home at this treasure trove, so keep an eye on your bling.

US veteran brightens up Hanoi's dilapidated walls with a little help from his friends

En Vnexpress - English lessons are expensive, but for this former paratrooper's class, they only cost a hard day's work painting the city's crumbling facades.

Hanoi, then and now

En Vnexpress - Take a trip back in time to see how Hanoi has changed over the past seven decades.

Cut off: The last telephone booths in Hanoi

En Vnexpress - Just five booths are left standing in the city, and all of them are disconnected.

Vietnam Airlines tells passengers to check-in early at Hanoi airport

En Vnexpress - To avoid further delays, make sure you're on time if you have plans to fly this summer!

10 Hanoi delicacies you can track down in Saigon

En Vnexpress - Whether it's steamed snails or pig's trotter noodles, a taste of the north is there for those willing to look for it.

Emirates launches direct flights from Dubai to Hanoi

En Vnexpress - Tourism officials hope the new route will help Vietnam attract big spenders from the UAE.

Open talk: Hanoi Philosophy Forum

En Vnexpress - Textual reading with Descartes's Meditations.

This Hanoi class teaches seniors how to picture moments no digital camera can

En Vnexpress - Moments of the past, the way you remember them, with a stroke of nostalgia.

Open-top buses rev up to cruise Hanoi's top tourist sites

En Vnexpress - Jump aboard and take a ride to enjoy a fresh perspective of Vietnam's capital.

Are motorbikes to blame for gridlock in Hanoi?

En Vnexpress - Car-driving legislators blame motorbikes for clogging Hanoi streets, and want to ban them by 2030.

Hanoi's five-star hotels booked up until next year

En Vnexpress - The rising number of tourists with big budgets has left the city scouring fresh investment in new luxury hotels.

Facebook retailers in Hanoi told to pay tax

En nexpress - Tax collectors have reached out to more than 13,400 businesses, following a similar move by their peers in Ho Chi Minh City.

A Hanoi wet market at the crossroads of modernity

En Vnexpress - Chau Long Market's days are feared numbered in the age of supermarkets.

Zara looking to zip up fashion market with new store in Hanoi

En nexpress - Fashion lovers will have yet another reason to go shopping with the brand's first store opening in the Vietnamese capital.

French PE teacher invites you for pizza in Hanoi garden orchard

En Vnexpress - On the other side of the Red River, a father of four has decided to share his homemade wood-fired pizza with the rest of Hanoi.

Do you feel lucky? 50-cent rail tickets up for grabs in Hanoi

En Vnexpress - Think Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, but minus the tasty treat with your golden ticket.

Fish belly up in Hanoi lake, one year after similar mass death

Local media estimated that tons of fish had died om the Hoang Cau Lake in the city downtown by Friday morning.

Five major roads that are driving the future of Hanoi

The following million dollar projects are set to become major arteries when they are all open to traffic at the end of this year.

Chaos on Hanoi streets as heavy rain, strong winds end heat wave

A downpour on Tuesday caught many unprepared and uprooted several trees after five days of intense heat.

Historic wildfire wipes out massive area in Hanoi forest

A large chunk of the forest was destroyed in the most devastating wildfire of the city’s history.

Families scramble for relief as summer heat scorches Hanoi

Many have fled to the countryside as the capital city is set to become a frying pan this weekend.

Hanoi revives plan to ban motorbikes in uphill battle against congestion

Officials continue to blame five million motorbikes in the city, where public transport is still limited.