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Two Doctors From Vietnam Among 100 Top Asian Scientists in 2019

Two Vietnamese researchers have been honored in the Asian Scientist 100, an annual listing of the Asia-Pacific region’s excellent researchers, academics and innovators.

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Go-Viet Ups Daily Bonus, but Makes It Harder to Get. Drivers Go on Strike.

Hundreds of Go-Viet drivers recently surrounded the company's offices in District 3 and 4 to protest recent changes to the ride-hailing company’s policy.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Demand for Organic Food Soars in HCMC

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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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Ancient Kinh Vietnamese Might Hail From Africa Instead of China, Genome Project Shows

Results from the project present new evidence supporting past hypotheses that seek to explain the origin of present-day Southeast Asians and Kinh Vietnamese.

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Fahasa to Drop Plastic Bags, Use Paper Wrappings Next Month

The most popular Vietnamese bookstore chain recently announced their latest effort to move away from single-use plastic.

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Weekend Stories Roundup: HCMC Records Growth of 7.86% in First Half of 2019

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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 Suffers Most Offline Cyberattacks in Southeast Asia This Year

Offline cyberattacks happen when a user is not connected to the internet and malicious codes can spread through third-party devices such as USB, CD and DVD drives.

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Morning Stories Roundup: UN Project Helps Da Nang Develop Sustainable Development Planning

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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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In New Proposal, Saigon Wants to Impose Fee on Cars Entering Downtown

The transport department's latest effort to alleviate pollution and encourage public transit usage comes with a US$10.8 million price tag.

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Morning Stories Roundup: More Flexible Visa Policies Needed to Boost Vietnam's Tourism

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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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After Heatwaves and Wildfires, Central Vietnam Faces Historic Saltwater Intrusion

Heatwaves and droughts have resulted in worrisome salt levels in freshwater supplies that is seriously impacting agriculture and tourism sectors.

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