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Morning Stories Roundup: Suspected Covid Case in Hai Phong, Train Ridership Plummets and 48 Hour Film Project

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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.

Vietnam

Railway passenger numbers plummet by half [VnExpress]

Over 1,000 young filmmakers enter 48 Hour Film Project [Vietnam News]

Vietnam begins compilation of country’s first open encyclopedia [Tuoi Tre]

E-wallets losing money as customers switch brands frequently [Vietnam Net]

University admission scores increase sharply [Vietnam Net]

Wasteful signage in Hoa Binh removed [DTI News]

Haiphong locks down hotel floor due to suspected Covid-19 case [Saigon Times]

Trade Ministry suggests alternatives to “Made in Vietnam” label [VoV]

Other

 Scientists discover 24 'superhabitable' planets with conditions that are better for life than Earth [Sky News]

95% of Marine Life on Sea Floor Killed in Kamchatka Eco-Disaster, Scientists Say [Moscow Times]

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