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Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam Win 3 Golds at Thailand Open Track and Field

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Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from the capital, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them into short, accessible links so you can easily keep up with current affairs.

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Hanoi Signs 5-Year, $3.4m Tourism Promotion Partnership With CNN

Following a two-year, US$2 milllion deal signed in 2017, Hanoi authorities have now signed a new five-year deal with American media giants CNN, worth US$3.4 million.

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Taiwan Becomes First in Asia to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

It's been an emotional week for Taiwan's same-sex couples.

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Vietnam's Average Income Will Quadruple to $10,000 in 2030, Report Predicts

Vietnam joins several other Asian nations with expected economic growth rates of around 7% for the next decade according to a recent Standard Chartered report. 

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Morning Stories Roundup: Hanoi Swelters as UV Index Reaches Alarming Levels

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Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from the capital, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them into short, accessible links so you can easily keep up with current affairs.

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Hoi An's Banh Mi Phuong Opens First Overseas Branch in Seoul

After Hanoi’s legendary Pho Thin Lo Duc, another culinary stalwart in Vietnam has brought its creations to East Asia.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Hanoi’s Biggest Water Park to Open Next Month

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Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from the capital, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them into short, accessible links so you can easily keep up with current affairs.

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After 2 Years, Hanoi's BRT Route Fails to Reach Full Capacity

In 2018, Hanoi’s bus rapid transit (BRT) only reached half its potential capacity despite serving 5.3 million passengers.

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74% of Vietnam's Garment Workers Earn Below Global Living Wage: Study

A recently-published Oxfam study looks at Vietnamese garment workers' wages and living conditions.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam to Mobilize Military in Fight Against African Swine Fever

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Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from the capital, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them into short, accessible links so you can easily keep up with current affairs.

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Will CCTV Around Hoan Kiem Lake Reduce Littering on Pedestrianized Streets?

Hanoi authorities are trialing a new system that aims to prevent littering in the city center.

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