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Weekend News Roundup: Vietnam Sees Faster-Than-Expected Growth of Motorbikes

Vietnam’s primary education ranked good: survey [VietNamNet] Vietnam builds $1.27 thermal power plant in the north [Thanh Nien] Vietnam Opens First Centre For Surgical Robots [Bernama...

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Morning News Roundup: Hundreds of Luxury Cars "Abandoned" at Saigon Seaports to be Handled

Hi-tech park proposes $2,400 salary for foreign experts [Tuoi Tre] S. Korea scrutinizing U.S.-Vietnam nuclear deal [Global Post] 

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnamese Farmers Don’t Benefit from Global Fast Food Chains

Vietnam simplifying Business Law to attract investment [Thanh Nien] Vietnam to seek brand identity [TTR Weekly] Vinamilk to import 5,000 dairy cows from Australia [Tuoi Tre]

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnam’s Business Climate Improving: EuroCham

Doctors blame vaccination neglect as measles makes a comeback [Thanh Nien] Vietnam may set barriers to prevent waste imports [Vietnam Net] EuroCham: Vietnam’s business climate improving&nb...

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Vietnamese Are Most Economical in Southeast Asia: Nielsen

According to a recent Nielsen consumer confidence survey, Vietnamese are the most economical in SE Asia, reported Vietnam Net. If you have Vietnamese family, this probably doesn't come as a surprise.

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Morning News Roundup: Obama Approves Nuclear Cooperation With Vietnam

Vietnam doctor charged for dumping patient's body into river [Thanh Nien] Old Quarter in Hanoi, Vietnam, braces for makeover [Newsday] Obama Approves Nuclear Cooperation With Vietnam ...

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Hoi An Government Officials Required to Ride Bicycles to Work

Starting next month, all Hoi An government officials will ride their bikes to work, reported Tuoi Tre. The program, organized by the Hoi An City Party Committee’s secretary Nguyen Su, seeks to reduce ...

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Weekend News Roundup: Vietnam, U.S. Cooperate in Developing Renewable Energy

Vietnam pushes for reform in science, tech sectors [Eetasia] Woman drowns at Bo Cap Vang eco-tourist site [Tuoi Tre] Japanese companies lobby against Vietnam's plan to restrict motorcycles...

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Morning News Roundup: 'Vengeful Heart' Becomes Vietnam's Highest-Grossing Film Ever

Illegal taxi driver returns overcharged money to foreigners [Tuoi Tre] Victor Vu's VENGEFUL HEART Becomes Vietnam's Highest-Grossing Film Ever [Twitch] 474 companies voted High-quality Vie...

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Morning News Roundup: Teacher-Students Scuffle Provokes Another Online Brawl in Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City plans to attract US$550 million to industrial parks [Nhan Dan] Snow falls in Sa Pa again [Tuoi Tre] Vietnam seaside tourism projects left to rust, locals have no sea acces...

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New US Visa System Streamlines Application Process

The US Embassy in Vietnam has announced that some significant changes will take place with regards to US visa procedures. The US Embassy has said that this is part of the US Department of State’s cont...

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Morning News Roundup: 11 Arrested for Pickpocketing Foreigners in Southern Vietnam

Work to begin on $2.5b thermal plant [VNS] 11 arrested for pickpocketing foreigners in southern Vietnam [Thanh Nien] Mexico, Vietnam join Patrick's Day festival list [RTE]

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Morning News Roundup: Last Prince of Vietnam’s Last Feudal Dynasty Dead

Vietnam to ease restrictions on overseas Vietnamese buying property [Thanh Nien] Vietnam to send 90,000 workers abroad in 2014 [Shanghai Daily] Pickpockets who targeted foreigners in HCMC ...

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Deportation for British Beggar in Saigon

You may have noticed an elderly British man begging for money at the intersection of Ly Tu Trong and Pham Hong Thai in District 1 over the last few months. According to multiple reports, he has overst...

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Weekend News Roundup: Vietnam to See 7% GDP Growth in 2016: Forecast

Survey reveals lingering poverty for resettled citizens [SGGP] Power industry faces competition test in 2016 [Vietnam Net] Vietnam police arrest 2 taxi drivers for attacking, robbing Korea...

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Strange Fruit: Old Man Nearly Dies After Squash Mishap

Oh, Tuoi Tre, you sure know how to find the best stories. An 81-year-old Can Tho man hit a bum note when he was hospitalized after putting a squash up his anus to relieve his constipation, according t...

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Morning News Roundup: Taiwanese Investigated for Allegedly ‘Selling’ Visas to Vietnamese Students

Vietnam jet deal boosts Asian role in global aviation [Daily Times] Seven kids die on measles outbreak in Vietnam [Xinhuanet] Spainish coach wants to take Vietnam futsal to top four Asia&n...

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnam Cashes in on Cave Adventures

In Vietnam, genetically modified organisms find fertile ground to grow [Thanh Nien] Vietnam province culls ducks as bird flu threat re-emerges [Thanh Nien] Vietnam jet deal boosts Asian ro...

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Get Ready to Pay More for Alcohol and Cigarettes in Vietnam

Get ready to shell out more cash for your alcohol and cigarettes. In an effort to cut consumption and generate tax revenue, the Ministry of Finance has proposed increases to the special consumption t...

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Morning News Roundup: “Đờn Ca Tài Tử” Receives UNESCO Certificate

Australia sends first buffalo shipment to Vietnam [VoV] 9 Vietnam private bank executives charged in massive scam [Thanh Nien] Vinamilk's 2013 gross profit jumps 16 pct [Reuters] Hyd...