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Weekend Stories Roundup: Vam Cong Bridge, Murky Tap Water and Massive Tuna

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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.

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Vietnam's Average Income Will Quadruple to $10,000 in 2030, Report Predicts

Vietnam joins several other Asian nations with expected economic growth rates of around 7% for the next decade according to a recent Standard Chartered report. 

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Morning Stories Roundup: Ministry Issues Official Code of Conduct for Teachers, Students

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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.

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British Pedophile No Longer in Vietnam, Immigration Department Says

A UK citizen, who served four years in prison in his home country for convincing young girls to send him sexually graphic photos and trying to lure them into sexual encounters, left Vietnam after a month-long stay that angered former victims.

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Saigon to Expand Smart Card Payment Trial to 8 More Bus Routes

On March 8, Ho Chi Minh City inaugurated a pilot program for smart bus cards.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Ha Long Beach, Auchan's Exit and Swine Fever

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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.

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Thanh Hoa Fishermen Unknowingly Butcher Carcass of Endangered Whale Shark

On May 5, a fishing vessel arrived at a port in Sam Son City, Thanh Hoa Province with a carcass of a gigantic fish weighing almost a ton. That afternoon, the fishermen butchered the fish.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam Athletes Win Medals at World Para Swimming World Series

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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.

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74% of Vietnam's Garment Workers Earn Below Global Living Wage: Study

 

A recently-published Oxfam study looks at Vietnamese garment workers' wages and living conditions.

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[Photos] Huawei's New European-Inspired Campus Has Its Own Private Trams

The Chinese technology behemoth's new campus in Dongguan, north of Shenzen, consists of 12 different "towns," each designed to resemble iconic European cities such as Paris, London, Bruges and Granada. Four of the 12 towns are still under construction.

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Ride-Hailling Apps Draw Commuters Away From Saigon Buses, Report Says

Bus ridership has plummeted in Saigon, but are ride-share apps to blame?

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