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Weekend Stories Roundup: Hail in HCMC, Flight Refunds, and Apple Rumors

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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

- HCM City to receive nearly 10,000 Vietnamese nationals from abroad. [Dan Tri]

- Flights from Central region to HCMC postponed or cancelled. [SGGP]

- Unusual hail falls in Ho Chi Minh City amidst dry season. [Tuoi Tre]

Vietnam

- Vietnam to grow 3.3 pct this year: Standard Chartered. [VnExpress]

- Apple hirings in Vietnam fuel business speculation. [VnExpress]

- Covid-19 a wake-up call for business leaders: expert. [Saigon Times]

- CAAV urges airlines to provide refunds for flights cancelled due to COVID-19. [Dan Tri]

- British pilot retests positive for COVID-19 in Saigon, still in critical state: health department. [Tuoi Tre]

Other

- How the coronavirus won an election for South Korea's Moon Jae-in. [Straits Times]

- 105 Vietnamese citizens from Indonesia sent home. [SGGP]

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