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Weekend Stories Roundup: Vietnam’s E-Commerce Market to Reach $13bn in 2020

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Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them into short, accessible links so you can easily keep up with current affairs.

Saigon

- Ho Chi Minh City's Tet festival promotes use of environment-friendly products. [Tuoi Tre]

- HCMC to close its largest landfill in 2024. [VnExpress]

- Giant international brands prefer fashion-conscious HCM City. [Dan Tri]

Vietnam

- Vietnamese flight attendant detained for smuggling. [Dan Tri]

- Vietnam's export of main agricultural products down 5.3% in 2019. [VietnamNet]

- Vietnam’s e-commerce market to rocket to $13 billion in 2020. [VietnamNet]

- Kindergarten fined for feeding staph bacteria contaminated food to students. [VnExpress]

- 1 killed, 6 injured as nightclub's ceiling collapses in southern Vietnam. [Tuoi Tre]

Other

- Australia races to evacuate stranded as bushfires take a breather. [Reuters]

- Fukushima unveils plans to become renewable energy hub. [The Guardian

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