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Vietnam Will Have Harsher Dry Season, Fewer Typhoons in 2020, Experts Say

The harsh dry season is predicted to impact all three regions of the country.

in Saigon

Saigon Moves Ahead With Plan to Evaluate Motorbike Emission

Authorities received the green light to test and study motorbike emissions in an attempt to improve air quality.

in Vietnam

Vietnam Still Has 800,000 Tons of Unexploded Ordnance, Labor Ministry Says

Explosive remnants from the Second Indochina War continue to haunt livelihoods.

in Vietnam

Vietnam Should Aim to Become High-Income Nation by 2045, PM Says

After Vietnam finished 2019 with impressive growth rates, leaders are optimistic that the country is on a stable trajectory to join the ranks of upper-middle-income or even high-income nations within a few decades.

in Saigon

Saigon Adds 16 Old Villas in District 1, 3 to List to Be Preserved

After more than a year of work, Saigon authorities have finished assessing the preservation status of 86 old villas within the bounds of the city, though the classification process is still ongoing.

in Vietnam

As Percentage of People Over 60 Hits 11.9%, Vietnam Prepares for Aging Society

The percentage of people over the age of 60 in Vietnam has hit 11.9% of the population and is expected to rise to 25%, or 27 million people, by 2050.

in Saigon

Saigon Welcomes 6.2m International Tourists in First 9 Months of 2019

Compared to the same period last year, the city saw a 14.3% increase in international visitors.

in Roundups

Morning Stories Roundup: Hanoi Police Arrest 2 for Killing GrabBike Driver

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Vietnam Proposes Heavier Fines for Sexual Harassment. Some Think It's Not Enough.

The current fines for sexual offenses range from VND100,000 to VND300,000.

in Vietnam

Krong No Volcanic Cave System Nominated for UNESCO Global Geopark Status

If accepted, the 2,000-square-kilometer area filled with volcanic caves, waterfalls, mountains and important archeological sites will receive increased conservation resources and support. 

in Roundups

Weekend Stories Roundup: Mekong Delta Erosion, High Tide and Fake Fashion

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Morning Stories Roundup: AI Development, AFC U-23 2020 and Online Shopping

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Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam Faces Serious Shortage of Workers' Housing

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in Asia

Singapore to Demolish Sentosa's Merlion to Make Room for New Development

One of Singapore's most well-known attractions is heading for a date with the wrecking ball.

in Vietnam

Ninh Binh to Remove ‘Kong: Skull Island’ Film Set From Heritage Site

After Kong: Skull Island finished filming in 2016, the film set, which depicts the village of a fictional tribe, was reconstructed to cater to tourists.

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Morning Stories Roundup: HCMC-Based Food Producers Relocated to Nearby Provinces

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in Saigon

Is Saigon's Haze the Result of Forest Fires in Indonesia?

In Saigon is quite literally hard to breathe these days.

in Vietnam

Vietnam Has 31 New 'Library Buses' to Bring Books to Remote Regions

The bookmobiles are part of a project established in 2015 to help cultivate a reading culture in remote communities.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam Nominated for 6 Prizes at 2019 World Travel Awards

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Weekend Stories Roundup: Vietnam’s Airlines Industry Still Lacks Many Pilots

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in Saigon

Saigon Seeks Foreign Expertise to Preserve Dinh Thuong Tho After Public Backlash

The building, located at 59-61 Ly Tu Trong Street, has long been listed for demolition to pave way for a renovation plan. 

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Morning Stories Roundup: Bag Snatch, Go-Viet Leadership and More Solar Power

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in Saigon

Saigon Tightens Regulation of School Buses After Hanoi Student Dies of Neglect

The move follows two cases, one of which was fatal, of children being abandoned in school buses in northern Vietnam. 

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Morning Stories Roundup: North-South Expressway and Saigon Housing Shortage

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Binh Dinh Wants a Giant Relief of Lac Long Quan, Au Co On a Mountain

The estimated cost for the project is VND86 billion (US$3.7 million).

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Morning Stories Roundup: Saigon Apartment Prices Balloon in last 5 Years

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Saigon Food Safety Authority Urges Residents to Stop Eating Dog Meat

The municipal Food Safety Management Board of Ho Chi Minh City has recommended that Saigoneers stop eating dog meat for health and moral reasons.

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Weekend Stories Roundup: Saigon Flooding, New Railway Bridge and Pride

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