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Morning Stories Roundup: Land Transfer Problem Hinders HCMC Public Toilet Project

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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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Saigon Earmarks $7m for Measures to Thwart Illegal Sand Mining

Illegal sand mining in the area is devastating ecosystems and ushering in a host of environmental problems.

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ASEAN Countries Confirm Bid to Co-Host FIFA World Cup 2034

On June 22, a meeting between representatives of ten ASEAN countries was held to discuss the prospect of co-hosting the FIFA World Cup.

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Morning Stories Roundup: HCMC Attracts 17m Visitors in First 6 Months of 2019

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How a Vietnamese Fishing Boat Saved 22 Filipino Victims From a Shipwreck

The group of Vietnamese fishermen includes ten people working on a fishing boat belonging to Tien Giang resident Ngo Van Theng.

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Weekend Stories Roundup: Doctors Warn of Disease Outbreaks as Heat Wave Continues

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246 Illegal Vietnamese Workers Arrested in Taiwan

Taiwan continues its crackdown against illegal workers in the country that began in January.

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Experts Warn Against Building Hydropower Plants On Red River

Lao Cai Province authorities have proposed building two hydropower plants on the Red River.

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With Vietnam's Thriving Air Travel Comes Severe Pilot Shortage

The country will need 2,680 pilots for commercial flights by 2020, nearly twice as many as it currently has.

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Morning Stories Roundup: HCMC's Accident-Prone Spots Get Closer to Downtown

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Saigon Is Sinking Fast Due to Too Much Groundwater Extraction, Experts Say

In late March 2018, the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee issued a plan to close groundwater wells in the city.

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