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Morning Stories Roundup: Kim Nguu River Cleaning, State Mourning and Tour Guide Rankings

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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

- Vietnamese, US veteran pilots gather together in Hanoi. [Vietnam Net]

- Hanoi plans to revive Kim Nguu River. [Dan Tri]

Vietnam

- Vietnam is the most globalized populous country in modern history. [Quartz]

- Fires leave 73 dead in first 9 months of 2018. [Dan Tri]

- Vietnam to rank tour guides for the first time. [Dan Tri]

- Vietnam announces 2-day state mourning for former Party chief Do Muoi. [VnExpress]

Other

- Myanmar torches illegal wildlife stockpile worth $1.3 million to deter smugglers. [VnExpress]

- The fantasy world of pre-wedding photos: inside China's billion-dollar industry. [The Guardian]

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