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Weekend Stories Roundup: Hanoi Murals, Trafficking Arrest and Youth Olympics Gold

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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

- Murals of old Hanoi added to Phan Dinh Phung Street. [Dan Tri]

- Hanoi Cuisine Festival took place in Thong Nhat Park this weekend. [Nhan Dan]

Vietnam

- Three new species of ginger discovered in Da Nang. [Vietnam News]

- Vietnam wins 40 medals, ranking 12th at Asian Para Games. [Vietnam Plus]

- Explosives planted in northern Vietnam ATM booth. [VnExpress]

- Vietnamese swimmer wins Youth Olympics gold. [VnExpress]

- Man arrested for trafficking people to Taiwan. [VnExpress]

Other

- World Bank provides 1 billion USD in loans for disaster-hit Indonesia. [Vietnam Plus]

- Malaysia suspends chili import from Vietnam due to pesticide residues. [VnExpress]

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