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Morning Stories Roundup: Mountain Marathon, H'Mong Opera House Performance and Taxi Driver Midwife

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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

- An Expo on textiles and garments is running in Hanoi today and tomorrow. [Vietnam Plus]

- 'My', a H'Mong ethnic play using traditional instruments, will be performed at the opera house 3 times a week. [Vietnam Plus]

Vietnam

- A taxi driver in central Vietnam acted as a midwife to help deliver his passenger's baby. [VnExpress]

- Vietnam’s biggest ever mountain marathon to start in Sapa. [Dan Tri]

- Airport runways in both Hanoi and Saigon may be shut down due to deterioration. [Dan Tri]

- 4 Vietnamese face 7 years in jail for shoplifting in Singapore. [VnExpress]

Other

- North and South Korea to bid for 2032 Summer Olympics. [VnExpress]

- Southeast Asia's production gains speed as China slows. [Nikkei Asian Review]

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