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Moc Chau's New 'Romance' Bridge Is Red and Made of Glass, Just Like Love

It's so red and pink!

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AirAsia Once Again Gives up Plan to Launch New Airline in Vietnam

The deal marks the Malaysian-based budget carrier's fourth failure in the Vietnam aviation market.

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For the First Time, Vietnam Buys More Choco Pies Than South Korea

We consumed a lot of Choco Pies last year.

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Vietnam Moves to End Plastic Scrap Imports by 2025

“Vietnam must not become a dumping ground for other countries' scrap,” Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently said in response to a dramatic rise in scrap imports to Vietnam.

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Holiday Stories Roundup: Saigon Heatwave, Golden Kite Awards and Notre Dame Fire

Stay connected with Saigoneer on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them...

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Saigon Co.op to Stop Selling Plastic Straws in Supermarkets Nationwide

The supermarket chain will opt for environment-friendly alternatives such as rice straws, paper straws and steel straws instead.

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Japan Recalls Over 18,000 Bottles of Vietnamese Chili Sauce Due to Food Safety

A popular chili sauce from Vietnam is under fire for food safety concerns.

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Singaporean Convenience Store Chain Shop & Go Sold to Vingroup for One Dollar

In October 2018, the giant also acquired convenience store chain Fivimart, which entered the market in 1997.

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Vietnamese Suspect in Kim Jong-Nam Assassination Expected to Walk Free Next Month

In February 2017, 30-year-old Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong and 26-year-old Indonesian Siti Aisyah were accused of killing Kim Jong-nam, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's estranged half-brother, at an air...

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Vietnam's Pig Farmers Hit as Consumers Shun Pork Due to Swine Fever Fear

The African swine fever (AFS) epidemic affecting several northern provinces and cities in Vietnam has caused pork consumption in the country to nosedive.

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Vietnamese Is Now the 3rd-Largest Group of Foreign Residents in Japan

At 330,835 people, Vietnamese now constitute the third-largest group of foreign residents in Japan behind Chinese and South Koreans. 

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Vietnam Ranks 94th of 156 in New World Happiness Report

How happy are you?

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Da Nang Driver Fined VND4m for Parking Car on Railway

Very creative.

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Vietnam's First Self-Publishing Platform Launched Online

Thanks to new technologies, for the first time budget-strapped Vietnamese authors will be able to quickly self-publish their books.

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Finance, Banking, IT Have Vietnam's Highest-Paying Jobs at the Moment

What are Vietnam's highest-paying fields at the moment?

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New York Times Names Da Nang Among Best Travel Destinations in 2019

Da Nang was recently recognized as one of the world's best places to travel in 2019.

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Hai Phong's Cat Bi Airport Voted Best in Vietnam, Dethrones Da Nang

Saigon’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport has much to be desired in the eyes of passengers.

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After Ethiopia Crash, Vietnam Aviation Authority Says No to Boeing 737 MAX

Following a catastrophic accident in Ethiopia, Vietnam’s aviation authorities announced that it won’t grant local airlines licenses to operate Boeing 737 MAX aircraft until the cause of the crash is d...

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Vietnam's Fresh Graduates Earn More in 2018, but Still Less Than ASEAN Peers

The study was done by JobStreet, a Malaysia-based online job portal that has operations in five Southeast Asian countries.

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Vietnam Unveils Proposal to Keep Night Entertainment Venues on Tight Leash

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism recently proposed some changes in the decree that regulates night clubs and karaoke bars.