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Ninh Binh to Remove ‘Kong: Skull Island’ Film Set From Heritage Site

After Kong: Skull Island finished filming in 2016, the film set, which depicts the village of a fictional tribe, was reconstructed to cater to tourists.

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Vietnam Has 31 New 'Library Buses' to Bring Books to Remote Regions

The bookmobiles are part of a project established in 2015 to help cultivate a reading culture in remote communities.

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Seven Asiatic Black Bears Rescued After 17 Years in Confinement

Seven Asiatic black bears, also known as moon bears, have been rescued from farms just a few hours outside of Saigon.

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Police Arrest Gang Leaders for Stealing Thousands of Dogs in Northern Vietnam

Police in Thanh Hoa Province have detained three members of a dog thief gang and rescued 51 stolen dogs.

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New Program to Build Turtle Conservation Areas, Rescue Centers Approved

In order to protect endangered turtle species, the Vietnamese government recently approved a program to build three conservation areas and two turtle rescue centers.

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Binh Dinh Wants a Giant Relief of Lac Long Quan, Au Co On a Mountain

The estimated cost for the project is VND86 billion (US$3.7 million).

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Work Hazards Remain Rife Amid Poor Employee, Business Awareness

This news won't come as a surprise to anyone who has observed a local construction site.

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Vietnamese Cyclist Nguyen Thi That Wins 118km Race in France

Grand Pix de Fourmis is an annual race held in Fourmis, France.

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How Photos of a Remote School Went Viral, and the Happy Ending That Followed

Last week, public school students in Vietnam officially commenced the new school year. Images of neatly ironed new shirts, áo dài and schoolyards filled with children made headlines across the country...

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The Mekong Delta Is Only 0.8m Above Sea Level, New Data Shows

The chilling results of a new study by Dutch scientists show that the Mekong Delta’s elevation is much lower than previously thought, putting it at higher risk of being swallowed by rising sea levels....

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Italian Tourists Evicted From Son Tra for Disturbing Langurs With Flash Photography

Despite warnings, two Italian tourists disturbed the endangered primates with high-powered camera flashes at a close distance.

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Vietnam Airlines Receives Approval to Fly to Multiple US, Canadian Cities

Save up your dongs.

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Storm Podul Leaves 6 Dead While New Storms Threaten Vietnam

Tropical Storm Podul tore through North-Central Vietnam last weekend, causing widespread flooding and at least six casualties. 

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Holiday Stories Roundup: Group Wedding, Bui Vien Brawl and Asanzo

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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Heavy Rain Expected Across Vietnam Over Holiday Weekend as Storm Podul Weakens

Did your morning commute turn into a wrestling match with traffic and puddles? Well, expect more of that during this long weekend, meteorologists have warned.

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Tropical Storm Podul to Hit North-Central Vietnam This Weekend

After crossing over the Philippines, Storm Podul is now heading for north-central Vietnam and will affect areas including Hanoi this weekend.

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Vietnam Beats Thailand 1-0 to Win AFF Women's Championship 2019

Vietnam’s female football team emerged as the new winner of 2019 AFF Women’s Championship after beating Thailand, the reigning champion, 1-0 in the final.

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Hon Cau Marine Reserve Seeks Funding to Build Sea Turtle Conservation Facility

Located in Binh Thuan Province, just 100 kilometers from Mui Ne, Hon Cau is one of the country’s 16 marine protected areas and home to some of the few remaining sea turtle nesting sites in Vietnam.

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Nguyen Huu Linh Sentenced to 1.5 Years for Touching Minor in Saigon Elevator

After five months of trials, the sexual harassment case involving a seven-year-old girl on an elevator in the Galaxy 9 apartment building in District 4 is coming to a conclusion.

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Vietnam Railways Requests $107m to Build Protective Barriers Along Tracks

Railway accidents used to be rare occurrences, but a recent surge in collisions involving cars and trains has prompted railway operators to take action.