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    News Hanoi sells 600 century-old villas for funding

    An old villa on Hanoi's Tran Quoc Toan Street. Photo by VnExpress/Giang Huy Hanoi is putting 600 downtown villas built before 1954 on sale, the municipal People’s Committee said. The move is among policies made by the committee to manage and put public villas built before 1954 to use. All 600...
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    places Dazzling Caribbean trumpet trees draw photo seekers in Hanoi

    Rows of Caribbean trumpet trees located in an urban area in Ha Dong District, Hanoi have come into full bloom, attracting droves of local residents looking to capture stunning photos. Caribbean trumpet tree is the common English name for Tabebuia aurea, a plant species native to South America...
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    News A year on, Hanoi reopens walking streets

    Aerial view of a section of the Hoan Kiem walking streets in Hanoi. Photo by VnExpress/Ngoc Thanh Several streets surrounding the Hoan Kiem Lake in the heart of Hanoi will revert to the weekend practice of becoming walking streets starting Friday. The resumption is happening after a year of...