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Morning Stories Roundup: Covid-19 Updates, Can Tho FDI, and Tokyo Olympics

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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

- Covid-19 impacts: Saigon river bus trips cut by half. [VnExpress]

- Young medicine students, doctors in HCMC volunteer to Covid-19 prevention work. [SGGP]

Vietnam

- Can Tho targets US$450 million in FDI in next 10 years. [Saigon Times]

- Vietnam ranks 83rd in World Happiness Report 2020. [SGGP]

- Mekong Delta struggles to find freshwater as drought, salt intrusion continue. [VnExpress]

- Nearly 200 Vietnamese stranded in Philippines due to COVID-19. [Tuoi Tre]

- US considers importing Vietnam’s medical equipment: embassy. [Tuoi Tre]

Other

- Myanmar confirms first two coronavirus cases. [Straits Times]

- 2020 Tokyo Games will be postponed, IOC member Dick Pound says. [Japan Times]

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