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Morning Stories Roundup: Hanoi Air Quality Improves, Still Among Southeast Asia’s Worst

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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 air quality improves, still among Southeast Asia’s worst. [VnExpress]

- Passenger transport service app rolled out in Hanoi. [Vietnam Net]

Vietnam

- Seafood industry faces shortage of input materials. [Dan Tri]

- Ho Chi Minh City administration riddled with vacancies. [Tuoi Tre]

- Resort illegally built inside protection forest in central Vietnam. [Tuoi Tre]

- Famous weightlifter tested positive for doping. [Dan Tri]

- Vietnam borrows $188 million to boost connectivity in the north. [VnExpress]

Other

- After Facebook’s Scandals, Mark Zuckerberg Says He’ll Shift Focus to Private Sharing. [New York Times]

- Male 'gender norms' may contribute to higher death rates: UN report. [Reuters

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