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Weekend Stories Roundup: Young Artists Give Hanoi Village a New Coat of Paint

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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.

Hanoi

- Young artists give Hanoi village a new coat of paint. [VnExpress]

- Formula One: Vietnam Grand Prix aims to attract 300,000 fans for inaugural 2020 Hanoi race. [Straits Times]

- Elevated concrete pathway on stilts shades brick training centre in Hanoi. [Dezeen]

Vietnam

Cinnamon: the spice of life for farmers. [Vietnam News]

Tickets sold out for Vietnam-Malaysia clash in World Cup qualifiers. [Nhan Dan]

Formula One stars all geared up for Vietnam Grand Prix 2020. [VnExpress]

HCM City becomes first locality in Vietnam to get 5G service. [Nhan Dan]

Other

- 'Such brutality': tricked into slavery in the Thai fishing industry. [The Guardian]

- China: Why Taiwan is unfinished business for Xi Jinping. [Financial Times]

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