I came of age in the late 1960s when the word "Hanoi" was emblematic of the ongoing conflict in Vietnam. Then today I encounter this:
Billed as the world’s first gold-plated hotel, the Dolce by Wyndham Hanoi Golden Lake opened its luxurious doors in Vietnam’s capital city on July 2... The five-star hotel is filled with golden touches, including gold-plated tubs, sinks, and yes, even toilets, according to Reuters. Plus, there’s a 24-karat gold tiled infinity pool on the rooftop... Duong also said that about a ton (or 2,000 pounds) of gold was used to decorate the hotel.
At the via most of the comments were about the "golden shower" on the rooftop.