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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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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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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.

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Vietnam Bans Old MacBooks With Defective Batteries on Planes

Concerns of overheating batteries leading to potential fire risks have forced the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam to ban 15-inch MacBooks manufactured between September 2015 and February 2017 on f...

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Son Tra's Monkeys Are Getting Sick. The Culprit? Junk Food From Tourists.

Tourists feeding wild monkeys on Son Tra Peninsula are posing a serious risk to both the health of the animals and the safety of people around them.

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Quang Binh Forest Rangers Quit En Masse Due to Low Wages, Slow Pay

Waves of forest rangers leaving their job has created a domino effect of more rangers quitting as the result of more stressful work.

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US Pledges $50m for Agent Orange Victims in 7 Provinces

The United States government will partner with Vietnamese authorities to assist people with dioxin/Agent Orange-related disabilities in seven provinces. 

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Vietnam Wins Silver Medal in Tank Contest at International Army Games in Russia

The International Army Games, held by the Russian Ministry of Defense, is an annual public display of national military might.

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Vietnam Might Fail to Meet Goal of 18m Foreign Visitors in 2019 Due to Slow Growth

A slowdown in the growth of foreign tourism in the first seven months of the year is putting the goal of 18 million international arrivals iat risk.

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Floods in Central Highlands, Phu Quoc Cause $43m in Damage

The Central Highlands and Phu Quoc recently suffered from extreme flooding following record-breaking torrential rain.

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Vietnam Tightens Domestic Goods Regulations to Appease US Tariff Concerns

Amid the ongoing US-China trade war, officials in Vietnam are working to strengthen manufacturing regulations in an effort to avoid tariffs from President Donald Trump.

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Landfill Spills 'River' of Garbage on Da Lat Farms After Heavy Rain

A week ago, several bouts of extended rain caused widespread flooding in Da Lat, an unexpected calamity, considering the town’s hilly topography. For some farmers in the area, flooding turned out to b...