Authorities in Hanoi have given the Old Quarter a new lick of paint and cleaner streets. Hanoi’s Old Quarter gets a new face The houses on Hang Dao, Hang Duong, Hang Dau and other streets in the Old Quarter have been repainted and the wooden barriers, windows and doors have also been reinforced. The residents were also guided on how to install signboards to be more suitable to the surrounding. Dang Dinh Bang, deputy head of the Management Board of the Old Quarter, said, the project to facelift the houses started in 2016 after the pilot programme on Ta Hien and Lan Ong streets proved successful. The management board has repainted houses on many streets including Hang Khay, Dinh Tien Hoang and Le Thai To streets. The project is expected to be completed in 2020. 76-year-old Cao Thi Manh Tan on Ma May Street, whose house was repainted, said she approved of the project immediately. “I have lived there for 63 years so it’s great to see the house repainted, the roof and the windows got repaired,” she said. The management board will use three different shades of yellow to paint houses depending on the age of the building. Buildings… Read full this story
- From bombers to Big Macs: Vietnam a lesson in reconciliation
- At summit in Vietnam, North Korea leader will see lesson in reconciliation
- At summit in Vietnam, North Korean leader will see lesson in reconciliation
- POLITICO Playbook: Sneak peek: Elizabeth Warren's announcement
- POLITICO Playbook: Inside the Gridiron Dinner
Hanoi's Old Quarter gets a new face have 263 words, post on dtinews.vn at May 7, 2019. This is cached page on CuBird. If you want remove this page, please contact us.