Weekly roundup: Hanoi history, traffic talks, giant banh mi and more

Created 13 October 2018
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Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors.

Hanoi plans to upgrade the Hang Day stadium into an international sports complex for the SEA Games 2021.


On average, 23 people per 100,000 die of liver cancer in Vietnam, among the highest rates in the world.


Has it always been buzzing with frenetic activity? See for yourself.


Workers are putting final touches to Saigon’s Binh Tay Market, which will reopen for business next month. 


An expat shares some philosophical reflections and practical tips on the free-for-all that is Vietnamese traffic. 


A number of foreign naval ships have visited Vietnam recently, and analysts say the nation is keen to promote defense diplomacy.

weekly-roundup-vietnam-vet-scandal-alcohol-ban-hanoi-smog-and-more-11 More Vietnamese men buy beauty products, clothes, footwear and phones online than women, a new survey has found.

Saigon turning more downtown streets into walking zones could provoke traffic chaos, experts warn.


The New York Times has named Vietnam among seven journeys ideal for a cultural exploration through its cuisine.


She was named by Forbes Vietnam as one of the 30 most influential under-thirty in the country.

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These giant loafs in Mekong Delta are the real super bread

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