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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.


- Hanoi authorities propose VND65trn for Metro Line 5 [DTI News]

- Vietnam Airlines’ domestic passenger throughput grows despite COVID-19 [Vietnam Plus]

- Experts oppose construction of 10-storey hotel in Da Lat City [SGGP]

- Int’l tour firms plan to take tourists back to Vietnam early next year [Saigon Times]

- Quang Binh: Construction starts on nation’s largest inland wind farm [Nhan Dan]

- Caged Asian black bears revived from critical condition by Vietnamese safari [Tuoi Tre]

- Unable to lend to businesses, banks offer consumer loans to individuals [SGGP]


- Vietnamese biggest pro-Trump group among Asian Americans [VnExpress]

- Korea reports first suspected COVID-19 reinfection [Korea Herald]

- Tourists face arrest, jail for overstaying [Bangkok Post]

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