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Morning Stories Roundup: More Storms, Poet Museum Opens in Hanoi and Interest Rate Cuts

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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

- Female bank robber caught in HCMC [The Saigon Times]

- HCMC makes effort to reduce consumption of non-biodegradable single-use plastics [SGGP]

Vietnam

- SCB appoints foreign acting CEO [Tuoi Tre]

- Medical face mask exports enjoy sharp recovery [VoV]

- Vietnam braces for yet another storm [VnExpress]

- Banks cut interest rates from October [DTI News]

- Japanese enterprises want to expand supply chains in Vietnam [Vietnam Net]

- Museum dedicated to celebrated poet To Huu opens in Hanoi [Nhan Dan]

Other

- Singapore and Indonesia announce reciprocal green lane; applications to begin on Oct 26 [The Straits Times]

- Singapore Airlines's A380 restaurant tickets quickly sell out [Bangkok Post]

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