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Morning Stories Roundup: New Ride-Hailing App, Coal Mine Collapse and Crypto Scams

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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.

Saigon

- Schools in Saigon are facing difficulties in recruiting English teachers as the next school year approaches. [Dan Tri]

- Vietnamese ride-hailing app FastGo will debut in Saigon this month. [VietnamNet]

- HCMC asks the city police department to investigate cryptocurrency scams. [VietnamNet]

Vietnam

- One worker has been killed while four others were injured after a coal mine collapsed in Quang Ninh. [Dan Tri]

- Remittances to Ho Chi Minh City in the first seven months reached nearly US$2.9 billion. [VnExpress]

- 3 men were injured after a truck transporting salt crashed into a train, causing it to derail. [SGGP]

Other

- Czech police are investigating a resort where ‘negligence’ and ‘racism’ were alleged factors in the death of two Vietnamese boys. [VnExpress]

- Facebook apologizes after Indonesian users reported seeing balloon effects in well-wishing messages for earthquake victims. [Channel News Asia]

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