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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

Source: VNE

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