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Weekend Stories: Toyota Recall, Metro Repairs and Cryptocurrency Legal Framework

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Morning Stories: VN Stocks Plunge, Solar Oversupply and Tax Evasion

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in Vietnam

Vietnam's 2020 Economic Growth Lowest in 10 Years

But it still performed exceptionally well in the global context.

in Saigon

[Photos] Cloudy With a Chance of Flooding: On Chasing Storms Around Saigon

A long-time Australian resident of Saigon once joked with me after my arrival to Vietnam a few years ago that southern Vietnam has two seasons: hot, and bloody hot.

in Vietnam

Into the Storm: A Journey Into Quang Binh's Typhoon-Battered Communities

October was a month of unceasing devastation and pain for central Vietnam. It started with unprecedented downpours; then co...

in Vietnam

[Photos] For Hoi An Residents, Learning to Live With Floods Is a Fact of Life

The water reached my shoulders, and when I stepped into the street I suddenly felt the current trying to pull me into its invisible grasp. A familiar feeling that set off an alarm inside my head: “Be careful! It looks like nothing, but don’t get caught in it.”

in Saigon

Want to Learn About Saigon History? Scan These New QR Codes on Street Signs.

Saigoneers interested in finding out more about the history of their hometown now have a new avenue to expand their knowledge.

in Saigon

Saigon Transport Department Proposes Yet Another Public Bike Project

According to the proposal, it would include 43 stations around central Saigon.

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ADB Adjusts Vietnam's Economic Growth Forecast to 1.8% Due to Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic will continue to put the brakes on Vietnam's economy through the rest of 2020.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Climate Change Impact on Vietnamese Businesses, Record Organ Transplants and AI Contest

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Vietnam May Evacuate 0.5m People Before Powerful Typhoon Noul Hits Tomorrow

Typhoon Noul, the fifth to hit Vietnam this year, is expected to make landfall between Quang Ngai and Quang Binh tomorrow.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Hanoi Reopens Bars and Clubs, Incoming Tropical Storm and Decaying Citadel

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Indonesian Town Forces Those With No Masks to Dig Graves for Covid-19 Victims

Officials in one part of Indonesia are not messing around when it comes to face masks.

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Morning News Roundup: 'The Tale of Kieu' held in Paris, New Tien Giang Forests, International Flights Postponed

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in Saigon

HCMC Fine Arts Museum Is Sinking Due to Nearby Skyscraper Construction

Saigon’s Fine Arts Museum is facing some serious structural problems that could pose a threat to passersby and visitors.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Week of Heavy Rain, HCMC Going Green and Corporate Income Tax Reduction

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Weekend Stories Roundup: Hue Reopens, Lazada Lawsuit, Improved Bus Services

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in Saigon

Saigon to Apply for UNESCO World Heritage Status for Cu Chi Tunnels

The Ministry of Defense, which manages the area, needs to approve the plan first.

in Vietnam

Thua Thien-Hue Culture Department Officials Start Wearing Áo Dài to Work

Áo dài has become synonymous with the image of the Vietnamese woman, but what about its male version?

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Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam Proposes Tourism Travel Bubbles Within ASEAN

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in Saigon

Hao Si Phuong, Saigon's Century-Old Hẻm, Says No to Photography

Yet another community in Saigon has become disillusioned by internet exposure.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Foreign Reserve Record, New Venture Debt Fund, Central Highlands Resume

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in Vietnam

Public Electric Bus Routes, Run by VinBus, May Be Coming to Hanoi

The routes would utilize electric buses manufactured by VinFast.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnamese Designer Introduces New Collection at London Fashion Week

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Morning Stories Roundup: HCMC Reopens Bars, Dance Clubs as Coronavirus Put Under Control

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in Vietnam

New Decree Makes Selling Beer to People Under 18 a Fineable Offense

Beer is now legally off-limits for Vietnamese teens, but it’s unclear if the regulations will effectively deter underage drinking.

in Vietnam

Da Nang Resumes Intercity Transport After Week Without New Covid-19 Cases

As of Monday, September 7, all train, vehicle and air travel to and within Da Nang will return to normal.

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Weekend Stories Roundup: Metro Experts, 2020 Army Games, and Rice Claims

Stay connected with Saigoneer on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them...