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Morning Stories Roundup: High Tide to Flood HCMC While Cold Snap Chills Northern Vietnam

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Saigon Adds 16 Old Villas in District 1, 3 to List to Be Preserved

After more than a year of work, Saigon authorities have finished assessing the preservation status of 86 old villas within the bounds of the city, though the classification process is still ongoing.

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As Percentage of People Over 60 Hits 11.9%, Vietnam Prepares for Aging Society

The percentage of people over the age of 60 in Vietnam has hit 11.9% of the population and is expected to rise to 25%, or 27 million people, by 2050.

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Saigon Welcomes 6.2m International Tourists in First 9 Months of 2019

Compared to the same period last year, the city saw a 14.3% increase in international visitors.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Hanoi Police Arrest 2 for Killing GrabBike Driver

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Severe Flooding Drowns Can Tho as Tides Reach Highest Levels in 30 Years

Other Mekong Delta provinces and Saigon are also affected.

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Morning Stories Roundup: All Vietnamese to Get New 12-Digit ID at Birth From 2020

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Vietnam Proposes Heavier Fines for Sexual Harassment. Some Think It's Not Enough.

The current fines for sexual offenses range from VND100,000 to VND300,000.

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Northern Vietnam Just Had the Hottest Start to a Year in 5 Decades

Is it just us, or is it a little hot in here?

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Morning Stories Roundup: HCMC to Implement E-Tax System From February 10

Stay connected with Saigoneer on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them...

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2,000 Street Cleaners to Work Through Tet to Collect Saigon's Holiday Trash

Many Saigoneers will celebrate Tet by returning home, traveling to an exotic corner of the globe, or simply breathing in enormous lungfuls of the fresh air of a city with millions fewer residents.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam Targets to Serve 2m Japanese Tourists in 2020

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Saigon Moves Ahead With Plan to Evaluate Motorbike Emission

Authorities received the green light to test and study motorbike emissions in an attempt to improve air quality.

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Weekend Stories Roundup: Tet Cleanup, Quang Nam Tourism and Wuhan Flu

Stay connected with Saigoneer on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them...

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Viettel to Launch Commercial 5G Service in June

The nation's largest telecommunications company will unveil its 5G network for commercial use beginning in June 2020.

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Vingroup Opens University in Hanoi

It is VinGroup's first private non-profit university. 

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Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam Airlines Launches Self-Tag Service at 4 Airports

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Da Lat Officials Stop Construction of Illegal Glass Bridge in Valley of Love

Somehow work on the bridge had progressed significantly before anyone noticed.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam 2019 Rice Exports up 4.2% at 6.4m Tons

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HCMC to Launch Open-Top Sightseeing Bus Service for Tourists

From January 15, these buses will start operating in Districts 1 and 3.

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Weekend Stories Roundup: Conference on Higher Education for Disabled People Held in HCMC

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Vietnam Still Has 800,000 Tons of Unexploded Ordnance, Labor Ministry Says

Explosive remnants from the Second Indochina War continue to haunt livelihoods.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Endangered Turtle, Airport Congestion and Wuhan Flu

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Vietnam Prepares to Evacuate Workers From the Middle East in Case of US-Iran Conflict

Tensions in the Middle East have been extremely high since the United States killed Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike on January 3. 

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Morning Stories Roundup: Repair of AAG Cable to Finish Ahead of Tet

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Parents Can Be Fined up to VND1m for Taking Children's Lucky Money

Recent information regarding the legality of parents taking their children’s lucky money has received attention in local media.

in Saigon

Muji Will Open in Vietnam Within the Next 2 Months, Real Estate Consultancy Says

While some Saigoneers are probably still recovering from the opening of Vietnam's first Uniqlo last month, they'll now need to ready their wallets for the arrival of another popular Japanese retailer....

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Nhậu Places Respond to Drunk Driving Law With Their Own Transport Services

In response to a decline in customers following stricter laws regarding driving after drinking, bars and restaurants across the country are offering transportation services for patrons.