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Vietnam, EU Ink Historic Trade Deal That Reduces 99% of Bilateral Tariffs

The deal, which slashes 99% of tariffs between the two sides, represents the first such agreement between the European Union (EU) and a developing nation in Southeast Asia.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnamese Films Set New Revenue Records

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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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Pork Shortage Caused by African Swine Fever Might Last Until 2020

As of June 28, African swine fever had spread to 60 provinces and cities and resulted in the culling of three million pigs, or 10% of the total number of pigs in Vietnam.

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As Hot Weather Grills Central Vietnam, Multiple Wildfires Ravage Ha Tinh

After three days of constant fire-fighting efforts by local law enforcement and military personnel, the forest fires in Ha Tinh Province were finally subdued.

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Weekend Stories Roundup: HCMC’s CPI Goes Down Slightly in June

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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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Vietnamese Passport Strength Improves Slightly to 73rd of 94

Overtaking Algeria and Haiti, Vietnam moved up to 73rd out of 94 spots.

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5 Men Jailed for Killing Endangered Primates in Nghe An National Park

Sentences were given to five men in Nghe An Province for poaching a pair of langurs in Pu Mat National Park.

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Morning Stories Roundup: As Pork Imports Spike, Vietnam's Livestock Industry Is Under Pressure

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New Data Shows Fansipan Is 4.3m Higher Than Previously Recorded

After a recent round of measurements, experts believe that the peak of Mount Fansipan is higher than previously recorded.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Quang Binh Signs Promotion Deal With Google

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Da Nang Will Pilot a Public Bicycle-Sharing Program to Reduce Traffic

To combat increasing traffic and pollution concerns, the city will trial a high-tech bicycle-sharing program.

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