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Morning Stories Roundup: HCMC Focuses on Urban Regeneration Along Canals

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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 Earmarks $1.2bn for Forest Protection, Restoration

The plan focuses on improving sustainable forest and environmental management, protection and development along with conservation to increase total forest cover from 2.5 million hectares to 2.72 million hectares by 2030. It's estimated to cost VND28 trillion (US$1.2 billion).

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Nguyen Huu Linh to Face Trial for Sexually Harassing Young Girl in Elevator

Almost two months after the incident occurred, Saigon authorities have officially moved forward with the child sexual harassment case that has attracted significant public attention.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Heavy Rains Forecast to Hit Northern Localities

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Disjointed Drainage, Trash-Filled Canals Make Tan Son Nhat Prone to Flooding

With great summer showers comes great flooding.

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Weekend Stories Roundup: Public Bikes, VinID and Forest Protection

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Hong Kong Transport Authorities Ban, Then Unban Ad Showing Gay Couple

The Cathay Pacific ad depicts two well-dressed gentlemen strolling hand-in-hand down the beach accompanied by the phrase "move beyond labels" as part of a larger inclusivity campaign.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Coral Reefs, Tuition Fee Hike and Mobile Payment

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After Hanoi, Saigon Might Get Double-Decker Bus Tour

Following on the heels of a similar project in Hanoi, Saigon officials intend to pilot a trial open-top double-decker bus tour around Saigon’s downtown.

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Vung Tau to Move Seafood Processing Plants out of City Center

In a new version of Vung Tau’s development plan, the city aims to improve its urban environment while maintaining nearby nature zones.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam's First-Quarter GDP Sees 6.79% Growth

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