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Morning Stories Roundup: Traffic Cops Must Get in Shape, Intense Rain Incoming and UK Foreign Minister Visits

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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

- Expansion of city's largest wastewater pumping station completed [Vietnam News]

Vietnam

- Rain to intensify in southern Vietnam over next 10 days [Tuoi Tre]

- New Japan PM Planning Visits to Indonesia, Vietnam [The Diplomat]

- Vietnam backs UK to join TPP in Hanoi talks [Nikkei Asia]

- Nine-month CPI grows fastest in five years: GSO [DTI News]

- Paunches, a big no-no for traffic cops, says ministry [VnExpress]

- Dong Nai pays over US$ 15 mln for relocation compensation of Long Thanh airport [SGGP]

- PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomes UK foreign minister [Vietnam Plus]

Other

- Tokyo stock exchange trading halted for the day due to technical problem [The Guardian]

- Indigenous people sceptical of Indonesia mapping project [Aljazeera]

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