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[Photos] Cold Snap Blankets Hue in Thick Fog

After a cold snap a few weeks ago, Saigon’s sunny weather has returned. However, for the rest of the country like Hue, chilly weather has cast a blanket of mist all over the central Vietnam city.

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A Woman From the E De Ethnic Minority Just Became Miss Universe Vietnam

The latest Miss Universe Vietnam was revealed to be H’Hen Nie, a 25-year-old Dak Lak native who's a member of an ethnic minority.

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Weekend News Roundup: HCMC to Call on Investors in Anti-Flooding, Wastewater Treatment

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▪ HCMC to call on investors in anti-flooding, wastewater treatment [SGGP]

▪ Grab accused of illegally operating in Thua Thien-Hue [DTI]

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After 10 Years, Vietnam's National English Project Still Struggles to Produce Results

At a meeting held by the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) on December 29, Deputy Director of the Department of Higher Education Tran Anh Tuan highlighted flaws in Vietnam’s National Foreign Language 2020, also known as Project 2020.

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Enticed by Middle Class Wealth, Foreign Brands Flock to Vietnam Despite Reports of Slow Growth

Vietnam's growing affluence is attracting a plethora of foreign brands to set up shop in local metropolises in recent years.

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Vietnam's Updated Penal Code Might Put Polluters Behind Bars From 2018

Vietnam’s Penal Code has been amended to become more stringent against individuals caught polluting the environment, now making them subject to jail terms instead of mere cash fines for offenses.

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnam Leads Region in Ratio of Female Business Leaders

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▪ Vietnam leads region for ratio of female business leaders [VnExpress]

▪ Fugitive tycoon arrested by Vietnam police after deportation by Singapore [Tuoi Tre]

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnam Spends $2.1bn Importing 94,000 Cars in 2017

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▪ Vietnam transport ministry shelves plan to build airport in Mekong Delta province [Tuoi Tre]

▪ Vietnam spends $2.1bn importing 94,000 cars in 2017 [Tuoi Tre]

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A Tropical Depression Just Strengthened Into Vietnam's First Storm in 2018

What is happening to Vietnam’s stormy season?

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[Photos] Historic Crowds Hit Hanoi Downtown to Celebrate New Year

Aren’t you glad that you stayed at home this New Year’s Eve?

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