Weekly roundup: Teaching English in Vietnam, food safety, walking zone and more

By VnExpress   April 1, 2017 | 02:31 pm GMT+7

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

weekly-roundup-teaching-english-in-vietnam-food-safety-walking-zone-and-more

Vietnam ranks second best place in the world to teach English

English teachers can earn up to $2,200 a month, according to TEFL Exchange, a community for teachers of English as a foreign language.

weekly-roundup-vietnam-vet-scandal-alcohol-ban-hanoi-smog-and-more-1
weekly-roundup-teaching-english-in-vietnam-food-safety-walking-zone-and-more-2

Experts cringe at Saigon's plan for massive walking zone

They say tourists won't want to walk long distances to get to hotels and restaurants.

weekly-roundup-vietnam-vet-scandal-alcohol-ban-hanoi-smog-and-more-3
weekly-roundup-teaching-english-in-vietnam-food-safety-walking-zone-and-more-4

Internet in Vietnam remains at snail's pace due to cable repair delays

Local users will continue to experience slow connection speeds until next month.

weekly-roundup-vietnam-vet-scandal-alcohol-ban-hanoi-smog-and-more-5
weekly-roundup-teaching-english-in-vietnam-food-safety-walking-zone-and-more-6

Ask a tourist: What's the craziest thing in Vietnam?

From dog meat and durian to the street ni​njas, VnExpress sets out onto the streets to find out first-timers' biggest fears.

weekly-roundup-vietnam-vet-scandal-alcohol-ban-hanoi-smog-and-more-7
weekly-roundup-teaching-english-in-vietnam-food-safety-walking-zone-and-more-8

Higher education: Is it wise for Vietnam to imitate the US?

Fresh arguments on how Vietnamese schools should move forward.

weekly-roundup-vietnam-vet-scandal-alcohol-ban-hanoi-smog-and-more-9
weekly-roundup-hanoi-goes-global-submarine-power-life-quality-ranking-and-more-10

The problem with traveling to Vietnam just because it's cheap

Tourists love the country because it’s cheap, but low costs come with risks.

weekly-roundup-vietnam-vet-scandal-alcohol-ban-hanoi-smog-and-more-11
weekly-roundup-teaching-english-in-vietnam-food-safety-walking-zone-and-more-12

Food safety remains an issue in Vietnam, report says

A new report from the World Bank highlights the risk of consuming tainted meat products from wet markets in Vietnam.

weekly-roundup-vietnam-vet-scandal-alcohol-ban-hanoi-smog-and-more-13
weekly-roundup-teaching-english-in-vietnam-food-safety-walking-zone-and-more-14

Vietnamese fans turn cold shoulder to K-pop concert, signal waning interest

The much-anticipated concert in Hanoi turned out to be cheerlessly small.

weekly-roundup-vietnam-vet-scandal-alcohol-ban-hanoi-smog-and-more-15
weekly-roundup-teaching-english-in-vietnam-food-safety-walking-zone-and-more-16

Vietnam welcomes over 3 million foreign visitors in Q1

The number of international arrivals surged by 30 percent on-year in the first quarter.

weekly-roundup-vietnam-vet-scandal-alcohol-ban-hanoi-smog-and-more-17
weekly-roundup-teaching-english-in-vietnam-food-safety-walking-zone-and-more-18

Five Vietnamese dishes that have got global gourmets talking

Let's rule out 'pho' and sample the rising stars of Vietnamese cuisine.

weekly-roundup-agent-orange-and-more-19

Experts fear construction rush will ‘suffocate’ Da Nang

weekly-roundup-agent-orange-and-more-20

weekly-roundup-teaching-english-in-vietnam-food-safety-walking-zone-and-more-21

5 reasons the world needs an emoji for Vietnamese 'banh mi' now

weekly-roundup-wildlife-trade-drinking-zika-outbreak-and-more-22