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Morning Stories Roundup: Tributes to McCain, A Fatal Train Collision, and Classroom Shortages 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 Children's Palace has been saved from being repurposed. [VnExpress]

- Hanoi residents pay tribute to John McCain. [Business Insider]

- Hanoi still lacks classrooms after spending US$320 million. [Vietnam Net]

Vietnam

- Vietnam demands Monsanto pays compensation for Agent Orange victims. [The Independent]

- Car-train collision kills 2 in central Vietnam. [VnExpress]

- Vietnam earns more Asiad medals from swimming, rowing. [VnExpress]

Other

- John McCain, influential US senator and presidential candidate, dies aged 81. [The Guardian]

- Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed, government says. [VnExpress]

- Southeast Asia's seed investors bulk up for 'mega' fundraising. [Nikkei Asian Review]

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