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Morning News Roundup: Thai Tourist Motorcycles Seized in Vietnam

New penalties on inappropriate public cultural behavior [SGGP] Thai tourist motorcycles seized in Vietnam [Vietnam Net] Hanoi approves massive transport project [Nhan Dan] 

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Morning News Roundup: Strange Skin Disease, the First Ever in World, Found in Vietnam

Crunch time as Vietnam set for education shakeup, again [Thanh Nien] Vietnam steps into an era of mobile data explosion [PC Advisor] Strange skin disease, the first ever in world, found in...

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Morning News Roundup: Tourism Sector to Hit Goal Two Years Ahead of Plan

Death toll in Vietnam flooding raised to 41, with 80,000 people displaced [Edmonton Journal] Vietnam’s 5 tons of relief goods reach Philippines [Tuoi Tre] Fire kills 6 in Vietnam capital&n...

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Morning News Roundup: HCMC’s Diabetics Rise by 300% in 10 Years, Quadruple World Level

Vietnam court sentences Chinese meth smuggler to life [Thanh Nien] Japan to put on film festival in Vietnam [AJW] Saigon to have two new theaters [Vietnam Net] HCMC’s diabetics rise ...

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnam Suffers 14 Deaths, but Spared the Worst of Typhoon Haiyan

Vietnam has strong retail market with high potential [SGGP] Vietnam asks Australia and US for spying explanation [Vietnam Net] Market for luxury cars growing in Vietnam [Thanh Nien]

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Morning News Roundup: Super Typhoon About to Enter East Sea, Heading for VN

Vietnam courts orders fresh probe after ten-year convict exonerated of murder [Thanh Nien] Vietnam: “Still much to do” on factory fire safety [Just Style] VN textile & garment firms ma...

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[UPDATED] Massive Storm Predicted to Hit Saigon Later Today

[Update Below] Don’t let the sunny skies fool you. A massive storm is predicted to arrive in Saigon later today with heavy, torrential rains. According to the latest report of the National Center for...

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Morning News Roundup: Police Chase, Arrest Man for Robbing Japanese Tourist

In Vietnam, police chase, arrest man for robbing Japanese tourist [Thanh Nien] All schools in HCMC close due to storm [Tuoi Tre] Vietnam to host 28th Asian Advertising Congress [NST]

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Vietnamese Defence Minister: Don’t Trust Psychics

Due to the superstition present in Vietnamese society, many use psychics to get insight into everything from their future to finding the remains of loved ones who perished during the American war. But...

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Bac Lieu Man Fined for Driving with his Feet

We’ve seen plenty of people do tricks on their motorbikes, usually late at night after some drinking. But police won’t hesitate to give you a massive ticket if they catch you in the dangerous act. Jus...

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnam Fines Chinese Tourist $1,700 for Distributing Maps

Vietnam fines Chinese tourist $1,700 for distributing maps [Asia One] Vietnam’s film industry struggles to improve [Tuoi Tre] Vietnam Navy receives first of six amphibious aircraft from Ca...

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Vietnam’s Population to Hit 90 Million Tomorrow

Tomorrow at 12am, Vietnam’s population will reach 90 million according to the General Office of Population and Family Planning.

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Morning News Roundup: Construction of North - South Express Railway Re-Proposed

Construction of North - South express railway re-proposed [Vietnam Bridge] Vietnam climate change response reviewed [Eco-business] Vietnam cops suspended for drunkenly insulting reporters&...

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Morning News Roundup: Over 20,000 New Companies Open In HCM City In First Nine Months

Makers of fake veterinary medicine uncovered [Tuoi Tre] Over 20,000 New Companies Open In HCM City In First Nine Months [Bernama] Vietnam foreign investment up 66 percent [Thanh Nien]...

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Last Remaining Ancient Muong House Burned to the Ground by Moronic Tourists

Last week, a group of tourists had the bright idea to start a fire in an ancient Muong house to cook up some corn. Why not? Corn is delicious! Unfortunately, the house was made of wood and quickly wen...

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Morning News Roundup: Over 50 Children Hospitalized After Vaccination; Vaccine Use Continues

Over 50 children hospitalized after vaccination; vaccine use continues [Tuoi Tre] Economic slump hits Vietnam rural migrants hard [Thanh Nien] Restructuring: Does it really happen? [V...

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnam Beauty Clinic Owner Arrested for Allegedly Killing Customer

Vietnam beauty clinic owner arrested for allegedly killing customer [Thanh Nien] Vietnam: a nation of online gamers dominated by Chinese and Korean games [DW] Saigonese artists featured in...

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After Police Chase, 49 Endangered Pangolins Found in Ambulance

In yet another case of shady wildlife smuggling in Vietnam, after a brief chase, traffic police in the northern province of Phu Yen pulled over a suspicious ambulance and found 49 endangered pangolins...

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Morning News Roundup: Man Dies in Underground Hole While Committing Gambling Fraud

Vietnam airlines plan fleet boom as roads and rail fail [WTAQ] Vietnam city police to probe utilities for paying excessive salaries [Thanh Nien]  Student keen on conserving ancient HC...

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What the Phở Happened Last Weekend? 10 Stories You May Have Missed

Chinese woman caught with 2.2 kg of drugs at airport [Tuoi Tre] Vietnam gives green light to genetically modified crops [Vietnam Net]  Vietnam's economy regaining growth momentum ...