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Morning News Roundup: WHO To Assist Vietnam In Testing For Deadly Ebola Virus

Vietnam tops the world for low-cost travel in 2014 [Vietnam Net] Vietnam has too few culture and arts colleges, universities [Vietnam Net] WHO to assist Vietnam in testing for deadly Ebola virus&nbs...

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Vietnam Set to Lift Casino Ban for Locals

After years of debate, it looks like Vietnam is on the path to removing casino restrictions for locals, pending approval from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung. 

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Morning News Roundup: Primates Face Extinction In Vietnam

Viettel tries 42-Mbps high-speed 3G [Totaltele] Air quality control plan still largely up in the air [Vietnam Net] HCM City goes on building new-style rural areas [Vietnam Plus]

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Bus Literally Cut In Half By Overpass In Bạc Liêu

At 10pm on August 8, a bus traveling through Bạc Liêu City was ripped open when it passed under a flyover half its height, critically injuring 6 passengers, according to VN Express.

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Sabeco Becomes First Vietnamese Brewery To Offer Non-Alcoholic Beer

As foreign brewers arrive in Vietnam, adding some diversity to the country's beer scene, Vietnamese mega-brewery, Sabeco, has announced a new addition to its large portfolio of beverages - non-al...

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Morning News Roundup: Foreign Players Dominate Vietnam’s Thriving Ad Market

Foreign players dominate Vietnam’s thriving ad market [Tuoi Tre] World Bank approves $500mn loan to improve Vietnam’s power transmission [Tuoi Tre] Trinh Cong Son copyright controversy [DT...

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Vietnamese Designer To Present Áo Dài Collection At New York Couture Fashion Week

Vietnamese designer, Võ Việt Chung, will present his modern áo dài collection at Couture Fashion Week New York on September 6.

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Free WIFI Could Soon Be Coming To Vietnam’s Trains

Vietnam’s railway industry is officially entering the digital age. After announcing that it was working with FPT on a VND170 billion e-ticketing system, free WIFI may soon be coming to the countr...

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Weekend News Roundup: Foreign Breweries Tap Vietnam’s Draft Beer Market

HCMC to offer online diagnosis service [Bizjournals] New code-share flights link Vietnam and India [Thanh Nien] Foreign breweries tap Vietnam’s draft beer market [Vietnam Net]

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Supermoon Will Be Visible In Vietnam Next Week

In the early morning of August 11, observers in Vietnam will be able to see a supermoon, an astrological phenomenon wherein the moon will be 14% closer to earth and 30% brighter, reports Vietnam Net.

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HCMC Authorities Issue Ebola Guidelines

After the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa, The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health has ordered preventative health centers in the city to take precautionary measures to combat an outbreak of th...

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Morning News Roundup: Foreigners Visiting Vietnam For Medical Treatment

Ho Chi Minh City Opens First Comics Institute [Bernama] Saigon Co.op among top 500 Asia-Pacific retailers in 2014 [SGGP] Vietnam cuts gasoline prices further amid global drops [Thanh Nien]...

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Like Saigon, Hanoi Will Cut Down Old Trees to Make Room for New Metro Line

Following in Saigon’s footsteps, Hanoi will soon cut down swaths of old trees to make room for its new metro line.

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U.S. Senate Considers Lifting Vietnam Weapons Embargo

In a recent visit to Hanoi, U.S. Senator Bob Corker said that the U.S. Senate is considering overturning the 40-year-old lethal weapons ban embargo on Vietnam, reports Tuoi Tre.

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnam Takes Preventive Measures Against Ebola

City unveils list of top polluting firms [Vietnam News] High-speed Railways between China and Thailand Through HCMC Approved [CRIEnglish] Childhood obesity in HCM City on sharp rise [Vietnam Ne...

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnam Replacing China As Counterfeit Goods Hot Spot

Vietnam to compile encyclopedia [SGGP] Vietnam replacing China to become counterfeit goods hot spot [Vietnam Net] Danang prepares for fireworks extravaganza [DTI News]

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Weekend News Roundup: Top Vietnamese Music Site Faces Lawsuit Over Copyright Infringement

The Top 10 Cities for Digital Nomads [Tech.co] Top Vietnamese music site faces lawsuit over copyright infringement [Thanh Nien] Ho Chi Minh City to host support industry mega-expo [VNS]

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18,000 Vietnamese Marry Foreigners Every Year

At a seminar held by the Ministry of Public Security and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in My Tho on July 30, it was announced that on average, 18,000 Vietnamese marry foreigners e...

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Morning News Roundup: Dishonest Travel Firm Disappears After Duping 100 Tourists

A flea market at Saigon's center [Vietnam Net] District 5 sees no low income households [SGGP] Dishonest Vietnamese travel firm disappears after duping 100 tourists [Tuoi Tre]

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British Embassy Marries Gay Couple In Hanoi

At 9:30 Monday morning, British citizens, Yein Kai Yee and Sutpreedee Chinithigun, were married at the British Embassy in Hanoi.