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Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam Loses 2-3 to Iraq in AFC Asian Cup Opener

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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

- Sixty measles cases reported in first week of 2019 in HCMC. [SGGP]

- Ho Chi Minh City bus use declines by 21 million trips in 2018. [Tuoi Tre]

Vietnam

- European man beats disabled Vietnam bar staff to death. [VnExpress]

- Danang’s Golden Bridge picked as most visited destination. [VietnamNet]

- Vietnam named on world sustainable development university list. [Dan Tri]

- Water quality inspections to be held nationwide. [Dan Tri]

- At least one dead as field trip bus plunges off cliff in central Vietnam. [Tuoi Tre]

- Vietnam lose 2-3 to Iraq in AFC Asian Cup’s opener. [VietnamNet]

Other

- Vietnamese oil tanker catches fire in Hong Kong waters, one killed. [VnExpress]

- Indonesia to double disaster relief budget in 2019 after year of tragedies. [Reuters]

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