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Morning Stories Roundup: Coffee Festival, BRT Project, and My Thuan Bridge 2

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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

- HCMC revises down investment for BRT project. [Saigon Times]

- Ba Ria-Vung Tau ready for construction of new ferry wharf linking to HCMC. [SGGP]

- Saigon to expand COVID-19 screening to returnees from four virus-hit localities. [Tuoi Tre]

Vietnam

- Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival postponed. [Dan Tri]

- Six killed as flash flood, landslides hit northern Vietnam. [VnExpress]

- Hoi An to test 400 stranded foreign tourists for Covid-19. [VnExpress]

- Groundbreaking ceremony held for My Thuan Bridge 2. [SGGP]

- One dead, two missing in landslide, flood in northern Vietnam. [Tuoi Tre]

Other

- China sees fourth straight days of zero local Covid-19 cases. [Straits Times]

- Opening of U.S. Education System Brings Strike Threats, New Cases and Improvisation. [New York Times]

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