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  1. Votive Dongs Must Be 50% Smaller or Twice Bigger Than Real Dongs, State Bank Says

    To help citizens better distinguish between Vietnam dong bills for the living and the dead, the State Bank of Vietnam has put forth a draft law detailing specifications replicas must follow.


  2. At Saigon's Oldest Ornamental Fish Market, Fish Are Friends, Not Food

    It is a street, not a river, that comes to mind when people talk about vibrant fish in Saigon. Located in District 5, Lưu Xuân Tín Street is only approximately 500 meters long, but it is home to dozens of aquarium businesses.


  3. Storm Noru, the Strongest in Recent Years, to Hit Central Vietnam This Week

    Around 370,000 residents are being prepared for evacuation in advance of Storm Noru, which is expected to be one of the worst storms to hit Vietnam in the last 20 years.


  4. Huế Announces Plan to Transform Hồ Thủy Tiên Waterpark Into Public Space

    Authorities are planning to turn the long-abandoned Hồ Thủy Tiên Waterpark into a public space with the construction of a walking path, lighting, drainage system and water supply.


  5. A Saigon Restaurant Poisoned Dozens of Stray Cats. What Happened to Those That Survived?

    Almost 10 months ago, my life was turned upside down as our household welcomed a new feline member.