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Morning News Roundup: Green Light for Vietnam Casino

Green light for Vietnam casino [Brisbane Times] Rising sea levels threaten farmers' livelihoods in Vietnam [SBS] Vietnam police probe soccer match-fixing [Yahoo]

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17 Tourists Escape Burning Ship in Ha Long Bay

A tourist boat operated by Cuu Long Tourist Boat Co. Ltd. went up in flames last Thursday on the waters of Ha Long Bay. 23 people, including 15 foreigners were rescued and no injuries were reported, r...

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Weekend News Roundup: Ho Chi Minh City Parking Lots at High Risk of Fire

Ho Chi Minh city bakery figures out the ABC of burger bun success [The Guardian] Ho Chi Minh City parking lots at high risk of fire [Tuoi Tre] Coffee exporters expect to earn 3 billio...

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnamese Woman Falsely Reports $42,700 Theft on Flight

Vietnam considers USD475m support for small farmers [BlackSeaGrain] Major airlines of Vietnam to open new international flights [VietNamNet] Vietnam 3G customers beef about lower quality d...

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnam Students to Compete at Global Energy Contest in France

Vietnam hospital lab awarded international accreditation [Tuoi Tre] Vietnam Eximbank deploys fingerprint authentication for POS, ATM transactions [Bio Metric Update] Vietnam ponders on dec...

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Morning News Roundup: Brewing Storm Bringing Rain to Vietnam

Bus slips over on central Vietnam muddy road, 13 hurt [Thanh Nien] Education sector incorporates an anti-corruption program in curriculum [SGGP] Govt official says Vietnam needs to comprom...

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Morning News Roundup: Asking for Directions in Saigon Now Costs VND5,000

Asking for directions in Saigon now costs VND5,000 [Tuoi Tre] Vietnam PM could pull plug on Asian Games [Thanh Nien] U.S.-Vietnam Naval Exercises Begin Amid SE Asian Tension [Bloomber...

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Weekend News Roundup: HCMC Releases 450000 Fish Into Recovering Canals

Ho Chi Minh City releases 450,000 fingerlings to nature [Vietnam Plus] Saigon Hub co-working space shuts down, unclear if it will be able to reopen [TechinAsia] Nick Vujicic returns to Vie...

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnam’s GDP Could Grow 13.6% in 2025, says Harvard Professor

Vietnam’s GDP could grow 13.6% in 2025, says Harvard professor [VietNamNet] Vietnam Electricity promotes energy saving solutions [SGGP] Central Vietnam featured in ancient Japanese scrolls...

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Millions of Viet Kieu Set to Lose Vietnamese Citizenship on July 1

A 2009 government decree requiring overseas Vietnamese to register their Vietnamese citizenship by July 1, 2014 is coming under criticism as only a small number of eligible Viet Kieu have completed th...

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Morning News Roundup: Competition Intensifies in Vietnam’s Aviation Sector

Vietnam nurse admits killing newborns [Bangkok Post] Vietnam Mekong Delta Rice Production Hurt by Drought, Salinity [Oryza] Vietnam economy to expand 5.6 pct in 2014: ADB [Thanh Nien]...

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Morning News Roundup: HCMC Spends Over $1bn on Infrastructure Per Year

Vietnam IPOs of State-Owned Companies Struggle [Wall Street Journal] Vietnam's southern hub looks to establish tourist police [Thanh Nien] Quality scandals erode Vietnam consumer trust in ...

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnam Saves 431,000 kWh Of Electricity During Earth Hour

Vietnam airport plan returned for clarifications [Thanh Nien] Vietnam strives to reduce logistics costs [SGGP] Vietnam Set to Open First Online Bitcoin Trading Floor [Vietnam Briefing...

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Saigoneer Throwback Monday

We're in Hanoi for the day so while we won’t be posting any new content, here are some of our staff’s favorite articles which we’ve published in the past.

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Barack Obama to Visit Vietnam Soon

At the third Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, the Netherlands earlier this week, US President, Barack Obama told Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung that he would visit Vietnam soon, reports Thanh Nie...

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Morning News Roundup: New Cable Car to Transform Sleepy Sapa

Vietnamese students on way to global energy contest [Tuoi Tre] Australian tourist dies in road crash in Mui Ne [VietNamNet] Russia hands over 3rd submarine to Vietnam [Thanh Nien]

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Morning News Roundup: Saigon Zoo Tiger Delivers Five Cubs

The nuclear power plan beyond Vietnam’s ability, Russian specialist [VietNamNet] Vietnam zoo tiger delivers five cubs [Thanh Nien] Vietnam Airlines’ flight attendant arrested in Japan ...

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnam Economists Warn Against Addiction to Foreign Investment

Unknown future for market trains in Vietnam [Tuoi Tre] First quarter GDP hits three-year record high [SGGP] A budding alliance: Vietnam and the Philippines confront China [Business Mi...

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Dong Thap Teacher Arrested for Allegedly Attacking 4 Colleagues with Acid

Authorities in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap have arrested a local teacher for allegedly throwing acid on 4 co-workers, leaving them with serious burns, according to Thanh Nien.

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Morning News Roundup: Foreign Tourist Dies After Fall in Nha Trang

Meet Vietnamese, 24, who can speak 8 foreign languages [Tuoi Tre] Breaking bad: Vietnam's female rap stars [AFP] HCM City Steps Up Poverty Reduction Drive [Bernama]