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Weekend Stories Roundup: Football Returns, End of Household Registration Books, and New Work Permits

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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.


- American business association presents medical equipment to Ho Chi Minh City. [Tuoi Tre]

- HCM City to grant new work permits to foreigners from pandemic-hit countries. [DTI News


- Vietnam football marks comeback with 10,000 fans attending game after COVID-19 postponement. [TuoiTre]

- Ministry requests to increase dissemination of environment protection in 2020. [SGGP]

- Vietnam cashless spending up 39 percent. [VnExpress]

- Vietnam plans to abolish household registration books. [Nhan Dan]

- Vietnam’s economy likely to have V-shaped recovery after Covid-19: SSI. [Vietnam Net]

- More than 300 Vietnamese Citizens Brought Home Safely. [BizLIVE]


Wildlife Poaching Continues in Spite of COVID-19. [Cambdianess]

Ranking the global impact of the coronavirus pandemic, country by country. [Politico]

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