[Photos] Lam Dong’s Japanese-Inspired Temple Trashed by Tet Visitors

One of Vietnam’s most remote temples has fallen victim to severe vandalism by thoughtless tourists.

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Vietnam to Become Cashless Society by 2020

Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue recently greenlit an ambitious policy that encourages Vietnamese to drop cash in favor of electronic payment methods.

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Year of the Rooster Roundup: Drinking Up, Crime Down During Tet

Apart from a slew of meaningful traditions such as hosting reunions and visiting family graves, Lunar New Year is also an occasion for ugly habits to resurface, such as drunk-driving, fighting and looting.

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Saigon, Hanoi Among 10 Most Dynamic Cities in the World

For those Saigoneers stuck in traffic this week as they head to the airport on Tet holiday, just remember this while you're trapped in the gridlock: Saigon is the second most dynamic city in the world, behind only India's Bangalore. 

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Vietnam Requires Foreign Room-Booking Services to Pay Taxes

In the future, accommodation booking services such as Agoda and Expedia will be required to pay taxes in order to operate in Vietnam.

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Morning News Roundup: Trump Takes Office, Kills TPP

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Pilot Program Allows Vietnamese to Gamble

Starting in mid-March, eligible Vietnamese citizens will be allowed to gamble in local casinos.

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Weekend News Roundup: HCMC’s Downtown Flower Show Ready for Opening

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