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Award-Winning Photo of Hmong Woman Raises Questions Over Photography Ethics

On Match 12, Hamdan International Photography Award (HIPA) 2019 announced that a photo of a Hmong woman carrying her two children, taken by Malaysian participant Edwin Ong Wee Kee in Vietnam, won its grand prize. 

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Morning Stories Roundup: Legal Experts Call for Reform After Hanoi Man Fined $8.6 for Forcefully Kissing Girl

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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's Legendary Pho Thin Opens Restaurant in Tokyo

Nguyen Trong Thin opened Pho Thin back in 1979. Since then, its reputation has grown steadily. Now, he’s set up his first franchise in Tokyo.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Cat Linh-Ha Dong Metro Opening Date Set for Late April

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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 Plastination, Hanoi's Beloved Cu Rua Preserved for All to See

Ever since Hoan Kiem Lake’s legendary turtle sadly perished in 2016, many expected the beloved creature would be preserved and put on display so Hanoians could pay their respects.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Architecture Awards, #Trashtag Challenge and Mobile Payment.

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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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Morning Stories Roundup: Nearly 20,000 Vietnamese Register for Organ Donation

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Thailand Is Sending Obese Cops to an Exercise Boot Camp to Get in Shape

Thailand is going all out to help its obese police officers shed their excess kilograms.

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Weekend Stories Roundup: Hanoi, HCMC Remain Low on Quality of Living Index

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Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Hanoi, 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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Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam Invited to Participate in Thailand’s King’s Cup 2019

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Prior to Complete Ban, Hanoi to Trial Motorbike Restrictions on Central Streets

On specific roads where public transport will soon be capable of serving traffic demand, a trial ban on motorbikes could be enforced at some point in the future.

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