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Morning Stories Roundup: Two Districts in Hanoi Become New-Style Rural Areas

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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.


- Japanese carp released into Hanoi river and lake. [Dan Tri]

- Two districts in Hanoi become new-style rural areas. [Vietnam +]

- Exhibition relives early-20th-century Hanoi streets with peddlers and their cries. [Tuoi Tre]

- Flare shooter in Hanoi - Nam Dinh football match arrested. [VnExpress]


- Downpour to continue in southern Vietnam this week. [Tuoi Tre]

- Fish sauce, pottery in central Vietnam recognised as heritage. [VietnamNet]

- Mastercard: Hanoi & HCMC among top Asia-Pacific destinations. [Dan Tri]

- Trump’s targeting of Vietnam is misguided. [FT]


- Japan to build central database to improve monitoring of remote islands. [Japan Times]

- A Shadowy Industry Group Shapes Food Policy Around the World. [New York Times

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