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He Was Ordered to Be Quarantined. He Sent His Employee Instead.

LTH, the chairman of a wind power company, was on Vietnam Airlines flight 1547 from Hanoi to Hue on March 6, along with two subsequently confirmed Covid-19 patients.

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Over 23,000 Drivers Fined for Driving Under Influence in First 2 Months of 2020

After the new bill on alcohol consumption was passed by the National Assembly, stricter regulations on driving after having consumed alcohol were enforced.

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Da Nang's Ultra-Reflective Buildings Draw Ire of Local Residents

Over the past several months, residents of Nguyen Van Linh Street in Da Nang have been taking their morning cà phê sữa đá with a side of blinding glare.

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Tan Son Nhat, Noi Bai Stop Accepting Flights From South Korea

The move comes amid the rapid spread of the Covid-19 virus in South Korea.

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Japanese Retailer Aeon to Invest $2bn to Build 25 Malls in Vietnam

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met Aeon General Director Iwamura Yasutsugu and Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Umeda Kunio on February 28 to discuss Aeon’s future in Vietnam.

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Vietnam Is Among Countries With Lowest Online Civility, Microsoft Report Shows

Microsoft has found an increase in online incivility globally, with Vietnam ranking as one of the least digitally civil.

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Movie Scenes Showing Underage, Public Drinking Are Now Banned in Vietnam

Under new regulations, directors will have to do away with scenes depicting teen drinking, among other depictions of alcohol consumption. 

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Vietnam Aims to Double Power Generation by 2030 to Fuel Fast-Growing Economy

A fast-growing economy and rising income levels have strained the country's power grid.

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As Workers Remain Without Pay, Vietnam Might Face Railway Shutdown

Bad news for anyone considering a train trip.

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Da Nang Monitors South Korean Visitors' Health Status; Vietnam–Daegu Flights Suspended

South Korea is in the midst of a rapid surge of Covid-19 cases, and now has the most confirmed infections outside of China: 763 cases and seven deaths at the time of writing.

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Vietnam Opens First Overseas Tourism Promotion Office in London

The unimaginatively named "The Visit Vietnam" office launched in London on February 18.

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The Moments of Goodwill and Whimsy in Vietnam's Fight Against Coronavirus

In the 2011 medical thriller Contagion, directed by Steven Soderbergh, after an unknown disease strikes the US and then most of the planet, viewers witness a rapidly unraveling world where social deca...

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Vietnam Sees Sharp Drop in Traffic Accidents in January Compared to 2019

During the four weeks leading up to Tet, the number of traffic accidents plummeted across Vietnam, a positive sign considering those also made up the country’s busiest period.

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Spotify, Netflix Halt Free Trials in Vietnam. Are Black Market Accounts to Blame?

No more Netflix and chill for free.

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Vietnam Will Have Harsher Dry Season, Fewer Typhoons in 2020, Experts Say

The harsh dry season is predicted to impact all three regions of the country.

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Vietnam Takes Dramatic Measures to Halt Coronavirus Spread

As the novel coronavirus outbreak continues to rage in China, Vietnam has taken extensive steps in recent days to stem its spread here.

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Amid Coronavirus Epidemic, Vietnam Warns Provinces Against Avian Flu Outbreaks

As the Wuhan coronavirus continues to wreck Asian economies, Vietnam also has to watch out for a resurgence of avian flu.

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Vietnam's Beer Sales Down 25% Since Strict Drunk Driving Laws Come Into Force

Are you drinking less?

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Northern Vietnam Just Had the Hottest Start to a Year in 5 Decades

Is it just us, or is it a little hot in here?

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Viettel to Launch Commercial 5G Service in June

The nation's largest telecommunications company will unveil its 5G network for commercial use beginning in June 2020.