Weekly roundup: Amazing Vietnam, Grab race, racket coffee, and more

June 23, 2018 | 07:39 am GMT+7

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

Weekly roundup: racket coffee, top visiting spots, Vietnams cybersecurity, and more 

Grabbing Grab’s share a tough ask in Vietnam

Local ride-hailing firms lack deep pockets needed to out-incentivize market leader Grab.

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Why some places in Vietnam have become leading haunts

A brief look at six must visit places listed by recent Rough Guides video.

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Racket coffee. It’s not rocket science.

In the era of ultra modern coffee-making machines, there are still some people religiously engaging in an ‘ancient’ coffee ritual.

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Korean descendants of Vietnamese king ripped apart for 70 years

28th, 29th and 30th generations of King Ly Thai To have spent decades trying reunite with relatives in N.Korea.

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New Vietnam international airport to open in December

Located in one of the SEZ areas, Van Don is the first airport in the country built with locally mobilized capital.

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Two Vietnam beaches among world’s top 50

US News lists Nha Trang and Phu Quoc as great seaside spots with white sandy beaches and clear blue waters.

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Vietnam needs to clean up its act, pronto

Consider banning environmentally-unfriendly items, expert says.

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Vietnamese importers fret over dollar rate

Steel and textile firms worry over raw material and production costs.

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Vietnam’s renewable energy yet to get wind in its sails

The target of 800 and 6,000 megawatts of wind power by 2020 and 2030 looks beyond reach.

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Mekong Delta land erosion set to worsen, residents warned

Upstream projects on the Mekong River have made a bad problem much worse, experts say.

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Facebook, Google okay with Vietnam’s cybersecurity law: official

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When rice fields sparkle in Vietnam’s northern highlands

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