Weekly roundup: Dancing with bribery, confessions of an English teacher, best coffee and more

April 16, 2017 | 09:56 am GMT+7

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

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In Vietnam, a delicate dance with and against bribery

Surveys continually reflect how deeply bribery has come to color Vietnamese life.

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How cigarettes are smuggled into Vietnam in broad daylight

Gangs employ locals to smuggle a billion cigarette packs from Cambodia and Laos.

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Vietnamese ‘Hip-hop Queen’ Suboi breaks into Forbes' 30 Under 30 in Asia

Suboi is considered the first female rapper in Vietnam and has been dubbed Vietnam’s 'Queen of Hip-hop.'

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Vietnam plans to teach foreign language from first grade

Obligatory foreign language studies currently start from sixth grade.

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See how Vietnam has changed through the eyes of Google Earth

Satellite images show dramatic changes across Vietnam since 1984.

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Mind your step in Saigon

Has one tourist’s misfortune opened the doors to improved safety on Saigon’s streets?

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Vietnam ranked among top 10 countries in women business ownership

In Vietnam, many women are engaged in entrepreneurship 'out of necessity or opportunity.'

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Why I may never leave Vietnam: Confessions of an English teacher

Nice to meet you! I have a confession to make.

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Blue is the coolest color: Where to find Vietnam’s most gorgeous water

Time magazine has picked 13 places around the world with the bluest water, including this island in southern Vietnam.

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The best coffee shops in Hanoi for 2017

Our food critic explored the city and came up with this list of places loved by both locals and foreigners.

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Social networks serving as platform for public trashing in Vietnam - national university

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Saigon on the phone

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