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Taxis, Ride-Hailing Cars Must Switch to Yellow License Plate, New Policy Says

In the future, car drivers for ride-hailing apps will have to get a new license plate in a whole new color.

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Foreign Students With Online-Only Courses May Need to Leave the US, ICE Says

A notice from the US' Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency announced that if a university shifts to online-only education in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, non-citizen students would n...

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Over 30m Workers in Vietnam Impacted by Pandemic: Labor Ministry

While Vietnam has thus far avoided serious public health impacts from the coronavirus pandemic, it has not escaped the economic ravages of the global emergency.

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Vietnam Makes Preparations to Fly Patient 91 Back to UK on July 12

With steadily improving health, the British pilot might be able get home in less than two weeks.

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To Evade Quarantine, They Tried to Swim From China to Vietnam

Border guards found two separate groups of four Vietnamese people attempting to enter Vietnam from China last week, after which all eight individuals were quarantined.

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Vietnam Proposes New Driver's License Class for Teenage Drivers

The draft amendment would require all drivers aged 16–18 to have a license to operate motorized scooters with an engine capacity of up to 50cc and electric scooters that travel no more than 50 ki...

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Vietnam Unlikely to Resume International Flights in July, Experts Say

Bad, but unsurprising, news for anyone abroad hoping to visit Vietnam in the next few months.

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Vietnam in Negotiations to Resume Flights With Japan, South Korea, China

The news comes amid ongoing speculation regarding the resumption of inbound commercial international flights.

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Bac Giang, Hoa Binh Are Getting 3 New Golf Courses

They will be located in Bac Giang and Hoa Binh provinces.

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Vietnam Airlines to Buy Major Stake in Jetstar, Rename It 'Pacific Airlines'

The national flag carrier will buy out the 30% stake that Qantas has in Jetstar Pacific as well.

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Karaoke, Nightclubs Become Last Businesses Allowed to Reopen in Vietnam

The moment you've been saving your voice for is finally here.

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Snake Slithers Onto VietJet Plane

It remains unclear whether Samuel L. Jackson was on board.

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Historic Trade Deal With EU Unanimously Approved by National Assembly

Moving forward, Vietnamese shoppers and enterprises will enjoy better deals when purchasing goods produced in the European Union (EU).

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Morning Stories Roundup: IT Demand, New Hospital, and SIM Cards Restriction

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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Saigon, Hanoi Have Vietnam's Highest Numbers of Child Abuse Cases: Report

Recent statistics show that the number of child abuse cases reported has increased in the past few years.

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2nd Internet Cable Break in 10 Days Further Disrupts Vietnam's Connection

In other news, water is wet.

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Weekend Stories Roundup: Football Returns, End of Household Registration Books, and New Work Permits

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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Vietnam's People With Disabilities Face Many Challenges During Epidemic, Survey Shows

While life in Vietnam is slowly returning to normal, the COVID-19 epidemic has dealt a blow to the livelihood of many citizens, with people living with disabilities among the most heavily impacted.

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Vietnam to Extend Stay for Foreigners Stuck Due to Flight Ban Until June 30

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, foreign nationals who arrived before March 1 will have their residence permits extended until June 30 if they can prove they are unable to return to their home co...

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Da Nang Approves Program to Teach English, Chinese, Korean to Police Officers

Da Nang aims for 100% of police officers in certain departments to be proficient in a foreign language by 2024.