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Morning Stories Roundup: Architecture Awards, #Trashtag Challenge and Mobile Payment.

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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

- Vietnam’s legendary giant turtle plastinated for life. [VnExpress]

- #trashtag challenge accepted in Hà Nội. [Vietnam News]

Vietnam

- Vietnamese book firm introduces self-publishing platform. [Tuoi Tre]

- Man stuck under train plucked to safety in Ho Chi Minh City. [Tuoi Tre]

- VTN Architects win three Green Good Design Awards. [VietnamNet]

- Vietnam completing policies on wine, beer management. [Vietnam+]

- 18,377 labourers sent abroad in first two months. [Dan Tri]

- Vietnam tops world in growth of mobile payment users. [VnExpress]

Other

- What’s behind East Asia’s falling birth rates? [Asian Correspondent]

- Levi’s, Whose Jeans Are a Rugged Symbol of Americana, Prepares to Go Public. [New York Times]

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