Weekly roundup: Development plans, expat income, October tips and more

Created 20 October 2018
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Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors.
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An annual HSBC survey says expats in Vietnam earn an average of $90,408 a year, ranking 16th in the world.

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 The north-south high-speed railway should be seized as an opportunity for the country’s manufacturing sector and labor, a senior official says.

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October is here and many of Vietnam’s travel destinations are shining brightly. Here are five reasons why the country is worth having on your itinerary.

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Hanoi’s Thanh Cong Market may not have made it to travel guide bucket lists, but its lure is irresistible to the capital’s foodies.

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An expert says HCMC needs to become bigger to tackle several ongoing problems, but municipal authorities are not enthused.

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 A 62-year-old Saigon woman has gone on a trans-Vietnam tour by motorbike together with her son, covering 5,795 kilometers in 28 days.

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 Ratings agency Fitch has downgraded conglomerate Vingroup’s outlook for its expansion into car manufacturing, but the company remains unworried.

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Given its 3,000-km coastline, the country is the ultimate place to relax on beautiful beaches with smooth sands and turquoise waters.

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On the Hue imperial citadel, a World Heritage monument, thousands live in squalid conditions that they’re eager to escape.

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Hanoi’s largest lake has surprisingly quiet, beautiful spots and a wide range of places to eat, drink and make merry.

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Source: VNE

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