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A Cafe in Hanoi Is Replacing Its Waitstaff With a Robot

Are you sick of human interaction? This café in Hanoi might have just the solution to your blight.

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[Video] Take a Ride on the Saigon Waterbus

Now that the Saigon Waterbus has been open for a few weeks, the service is starting to settle into a rhythm, with six daily trips from each terminus.

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Vietnam's Generation Z Earns Little, but Loves Eating Out: Report

Despite having little money, many members of Vietnam’s Generation Z spend a large percentage of their budget on eating out.

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On Preserving Laos' Botanical Diversity in the Garden of Luang Prabang

In a region where rapid urbanization, hydropower development and resource demand is devastating natural ecosystems, a dedicated team is working hard to preserve Laos’ unique plant species.

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Almost 2m Vietnamese Children Under 5 Suffer From Malnutrition: Nutrition Institute

Despite considerable national health progress in the recent decade, nearly a quarter of Vietnamese children under the age of five currently still suffer from malnutrition.

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On the Vietnamese Language’s ‘Cuk Cak’ Conundrum

Is there room for improvement in the way we write Vietnamese? According to a project by a local academic, the Vietnamese language might be due for a major overhaul.

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Pasteur Institute Tests Find E. Coli in 100% of Meat Samples Taken From Saigon, Dong Nai

According to a recent test, a worrying amount of meat samples from provinces in Vietnam's southeast contained traces of E. coli.

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The Story of Giang Nguyen, Grab's First Blind Coder

Saigon native Giang Nguyen was born completely blind, but that hasn’t stopped him from succeeding as a coder for Singapore-based ride-share app Grab.

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Saigon's Coworking Movement and the Rise of the City's Creative Class

I like working in cafes: every visit, I find myself a comfy seat, plug in my laptop, get the WiFi password and camp out for the whole day. But while this sounds nice, it’s only the sugar-coated version of what actually takes place when I hit a cafe. What usually happens is: I camp for an hour; then I need to pee; I have an internal debate with myself about what to do with my laptop; the debate goes on too long and I can’t hold it anymore; I bolt to the restroom and hope for the best.

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[Photos] In D3, an Owner Transforms Her Childhood Home Into an Colorful Tube House

After a recent major renovation, this tube house in District 3 is now a spacious living quarter for a multi-generational family.

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Vietnamese Men Are Most Likely to Favor Good Looks Over Personality: 20-Country Survey

A new survey of people from 20 countries found that Vietnamese men were the only respondent group that's more likely to value their partner's appearance over their personality.

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