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Morning Stories Roundup: Minimum Wage Hike, Dengue Fever on the Rise and Lang Lang Performing in Hanoi.

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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

- Hanoi will soon introduce digital prescriptions. [Vietnam Net]

- Dengue fever cases are on the rise in Hanoi, with more than 41 cases reported in the last week. [Vietnam Net]

- Hanoi Food Rescue members have brought over 50,000 free meals to the capital's poorer residents. [Nhan Dan]

- One of the world's top pianists, Lang Lang, will soon perform in Hanoi's Opera House. [Vietnam Net]

Vietnam

- Vietnam limits the minimum wage hike to 5.3%. [Nikkei Asian Review]

- Vietnam investigates abnormal HIV outbreak in northern province. [VnExpress]

- Vietnam beats Pakistan 3-0 at the Asian Games. [VnExpress]

Other

- Vietnam did obtain broadcasting rights for the Asian Games, so many have been unable to watch the games taking place in Indonesia. [VnExpress]

- The UK has been continuing to refuse to give refugee status to former child slaves, including Vietnamese. [VnExpress]

- In Thailand, obesity rates among monks are growing. [VnExpress]

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