Weekly roundup: Dog meat debate, flat ASEAN prospects, Saigon tour and more

September 15, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

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

Weekly roundup: Vietnams education plight, rise of ultra rich, holiday crowds and more (Bài clone - 1)

Dogs are back on the table in Vietnam

The debate has been joined yet again. Should we or should we not consume dog meat?

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The roads to school and what they teach Vietnamese children

Every step many Vietnamese students take to school tells them something about the society and country they live in.

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How to whiz through Saigon in a day

Here’s a guide to a whirlwind tour of Saigon that can be adjusted to suit particular moods and desires.

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Saigon’s largest food court is hidden in plain sight

Many stalls in Saigon’s Ben Thanh Market unobtrusively serve several must-try Vietnamese dishes.

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Made in Vietnam networks needed to bring Google, Facebook to heel

Vietnam needs its own networks to force Facebook, Google to comply with Vietnamese laws, a meeting heard Saturday.

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Vietnam to offer pricing stimulus for wind energy projects

The PM’s in-principle approval of higher wind energy tariffs is expected to boost renewable energy investments in Vietnam.

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A high drama gets underplayed in Vietnam

Hat boi, a Vietnamese operatic art form, is kept alive by poor artists afraid it will die with them.

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Saigon’s war crimes museum named among world’s top 10 by TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor readers have picked Saigon’s War Remnants Museum among the world’s top 10 museums.

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Vietnam startups lack government support when it matters most

Vietnamese startups do not get the financial support they need from the government at the discovery and validation stages.

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Vietnamese-Canadian author shortlisted for alternative Nobel Prize

Vietnamese-Canadian Kim Thuy, author of several acclaimed novels, has been shortlisted for the New Prize in Literature.

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Vietnam PM proposes shared ASEAN mobile network

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Royal symbols, opulence on display in central Vietnam

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