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ADB Adjusts Vietnam's Economic Growth Forecast to 1.8% Due to Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic will continue to put the brakes on Vietnam's economy through the rest of 2020.

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Vietnam May Evacuate 0.5m People Before Powerful Typhoon Noul Hits Tomorrow

Typhoon Noul, the fifth to hit Vietnam this year, is expected to make landfall between Quang Ngai and Quang Binh tomorrow.

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Thua Thien-Hue Culture Department Officials Start Wearing Áo Dài to Work

Áo dài has become synonymous with the image of the Vietnamese woman, but what about its male version?

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Public Electric Bus Routes, Run by VinBus, May Be Coming to Hanoi

The routes would utilize electric buses manufactured by VinFast.

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New Decree Makes Selling Beer to People Under 18 a Fineable Offense

Beer is now legally off-limits for Vietnamese teens, but it’s unclear if the regulations will effectively deter underage drinking.

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Da Nang Resumes Intercity Transport After Week Without New Covid-19 Cases

As of Monday, September 7, all train, vehicle and air travel to and within Da Nang will return to normal.

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Experts Visiting Vietnam for Under 14 Days No Longer Need to Quarantine

They will have to follow health and safety guidelines while in the country.

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Vietnam Records 24 Hours of No New Covid-19 Cases on Sunday

Meanwhile, 19 recoveries were announced yesterday.

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Vietnamese Donate Over VND300m for Victim of Vicious Cobra Attack

While the snake bite victim is currently stable, he’s facing many complications from the venom.

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F1 Releases Complete 2020 Race Calendar Without Vietnam

F1 is pressing ahead with a revised race schedule for the rest of the year, but fans in Vietnam hoping to see an actual race in the country might be disappointed.

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An Inside Look at Da Nang, Vietnam’s Covid-19 Epicenter

Da Nang has become the epicenter of a new COVID-19 outbreak in Vietnam, with many of the new cases originating from the tourist hot spot.

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Vietnam's Covid-19 Count Exceeds 1,000 After 7 Months

Fourteen new COVID-19 cases on Thursday afternoon brought the country's total to 1,007.

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Vietnamese Youths Hardest-Hit by Employment Crisis During Covid-19 Pandemic

Unemployment amongst youths in Vietnam is expected to double as a result of the economic havoc caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic. 

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3 Vietnamese Arrested for Hand Sanitizer Scam in Joint US-Vietnam Investigation

Authorities in Vietnam and the United States worked together to identify the suspects.

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Hanoi to Enforce Social Distance at Cafes, Restaurants From August 19

Beginning Wednesday, August 19 at 12am, all patrons at cafes and restaurants in Hanoi must be one meter apart from one another and staff must wear masks. 

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Hai Duong City Placed Under Social Distancing Order After 3 Covid-19 Cases Detected

The move follows the confirmation of three COVID-19 cases in the city.

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Covid-19 Hinders Learning of Over 4m Preschoolers in Vietnam, UNICEF Says

They are among an estimated 40 million children worldwide who have missed out on crucial early education due to the pandemic.

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With Huge Covid-19 Losses, Vietnam Airlines to Halve Staff Salaries, Sell Planes

Like all of us, Vietnam Airlines is having a rough year.

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Da Nang Is Turning a Sports Arena Into a 700-Bed Field Hospital

Expected to open this week, the hospital will have 700 beds, a figure that can be increased to 1,000.

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Weekend Stories Roundup: Plant Center, Storm Sinlaku, and Covid-19 Deaths

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...