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Weekend Stories Roundup: Hanoi Launches Instagram Sunset Contest

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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

- Taiwanese method mooted for raising capacity of Hanoi’s major landfills. [VnExpress]

- Hanoi launches Instagram sunset contest. [VnExpress]

Hanoi to curb fake 'Made-in-Vietnam' goods aimed at dodging US tariffs. [Channel News Asia]

- Hanoi prepares dossier for UNESCO recognition as a creative city. [Dan Tri]

Vietnam

- Garbage chokes northern Vietnam mangrove forests. [VnExpress]

- Three dead as boat capsizes off south-central Vietnam. [Tuoi Tre]

- Japanese destroyers dock at central Vietnam port. [VnExpress]

Vietnam’s first homegrown car all set to hit the streets. [The Star]

Other

- The State of Paternity Leave in Southeast Asia. [The Diplomat]

- 'Fighting for our freedom': protesters flood on to Hong Kong's streets. [The Guardian]

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