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Morning Stories Roundup: Parking Lot Fire, Roadworks, and Mekong Delta Ferry

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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

- Parking lot fire burns 12 vehicles in HCMC. [Saigon Times]

- Roadworks continue causing congestion in Ho Chi Minh City. [Tuoi Tre]

- HCMC's Covid-19 layoffs hit 'worst-case scenario.' [VnExpress]

Vietnam

- Mekong to release floodwaters into rice fields to fertilise soil, destroy pests. [SGGP]

- Country’s biggest Mid-Autumn Festival canceled due to COVID-19. [SGGP]

- Defunct century-old ferry in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta now water under the bridge. [Tuoi Tre]

- Vietnam records four new imported Covid-19 cases, one death. [VnExpress]

- Hanoi orders inspection into Minh Chay pâté over poisoning complaints. [Saigon Times]

Other

- Meet the woman who gave the world antiviral drugs. [National Geographic]

- Hungry Ghosts cast on the TV milestone for Asian-Australians: ‘It’s almost like an alternate reality.’ [SCMP

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