Weekly roundup: Sidewalk revolution, happiest economies, female billionaires and more

March 11, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors.

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Saigon’s sidewalk revolution will not be motorized

The pavement has been liberated; long live pedestrians!

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Saigon police tow Australian diplomatic cars as sidewalk cleanup gains traction

‘There must be no exception. Anyone coming to our country must respect our rules,’ a District 1 official says.

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Vietnamese airline CEO soars onto global female billionaires list

The VietJet Air founder is the only Southeast Asian representative on the self-made women billionaires list..

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Malaysian lawyer of Vietnamese suspect in Kim murder believes she’s ‘innocent’

The Malaysian lawyer visited her family in a northern village before talking with local media in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday.

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Why women should ditch Women’s Day

The celebration of female privileges has become a bigger brand than any woman herself.

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Vietnam's high demand for IT professionals shoots up salaries

The country could become one of the next outsourcing hubs for software development, industry players said.

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Vietnam's caffeine thirst puts it in world's top growing coffee markets

The Southeast Asian nation ranks only behind Indonesia, Turkey and India in retail value growth.

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Vietnam joins world's happiest economies

Many Asian economies are in a relatively good place thanks to low inflation and unemployment rates.

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Real-life ninjas: Vietnamese SWAT team shocks world with wall-climbing video

All you need to climb three storeys is a bamboo stick, two comrades and ninja skills.

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Best Saigon restaurants and food streets for night owls

We all know that feeling when you open the fridge at 10 p.m. and there's nothing to eat. Here's a list just for a night like that.

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Poor Vietnamese women lining the pockets of world’s richest men - Oxfam

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The flowers that define March

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