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Morning Stories Roundup: Storm Matmo Causes Widespread Blackout in Central Region

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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

- Police defuse hostage situation in iconic Saigon skyscraper. [Tuoi Tre]

- Vietnam’s Mon Hue restaurant chain faces business license revocation. [Tuoi Tre]

- HCM City determined to clear up canals and channels. [VietnamNet]

Vietnam

- Vietnam facing serious large-scale cyber attack. [SGGP]

- Storm Matmo causes widespread blackout in central region. [Dan Tri]

- Two more families in central Vietnam report missing relatives. [VietnamNet]

- Ly Son seeks ways to better promote onions. [Dan Tri]

- Vietnam province investigates trafficking of people to UK. [VnExpress]

Other

- In Indonesia, fried rice is getting cheaper as Gojek fights Grab. [Straits Times]

- Cambodia Angkor Air begins direct flights from Phnom Penh to Da Nang. [VnExpress

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