Weekly roundup: expat haven, aviation boom, sexual assault bias, and more

By VnExpress   March 31, 2018 | 01:10 pm GMT+7

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

Weekly roundup: Saigons deadliest fire in years, Hanoi traffic mayhem, Vietnamese students among regions smartest and more (Bài clone - 1)

Vietnam named one of the friendliest places on Earth for expats

More than 80 percent of expats describe the Vietnamese as welcoming, and 16 percent plan to stay forever.

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Weekly roundup: Saigons deadliest fire in years, Hanoi traffic mayhem, Vietnamese students among regions smartest and more (Bài clone - 1) - 2

South Korean firms abandon China for Vietnam amid strained relations

With rapid economic growth, Vietnam is considered a land of opportunities by S. Korean firms experiencing a boycott in China.

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Weekly roundup: Saigons deadliest fire in years, Hanoi traffic mayhem, Vietnamese students among regions smartest and more (Bài clone - 1) - 4

Chinese blockbuster pulled from Vietnamese theaters

'Operation Red Sea' has stirred controversy due to a scene showing Chinese warships in disputed waters.

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Weekly roundup: Saigons deadliest fire in years, Hanoi traffic mayhem, Vietnamese students among regions smartest and more (Bài clone - 1) - 6

Vietnamese bankers nabbed in $10.8 million fraud case

The mastermind behind the massive scam is still hiding overseas.

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Weekly roundup: Saigons deadliest fire in years, Hanoi traffic mayhem, Vietnamese students among regions smartest and more (Bài clone - 1) - 8

Chinese tourists flood into Vietnam on ‘zero dollar’ tours

Famous attractions are packed with visitors arriving on dodgy package tours.

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Weekly roundup: Saigons deadliest fire in years, Hanoi traffic mayhem, Vietnamese students among regions smartest and more (Bài clone - 1) - 10

Vietnam to use French consulting firm's plan to expand largest airport

ADPi's proposal includes building a new terminal but no new runway for Tan Son Nhat Airport.

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Weekly roundup: Saigons deadliest fire in years, Hanoi traffic mayhem, Vietnamese students among regions smartest and more (Bài clone - 1) - 12

Ingrained bias prevents female rape victims in Vietnam from seeking justice: UN

Girls who appeared physically unhurt were told to stay quiet so they can find husbands.

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Weekly roundup: Vietnams indie music scene, zipline in cave kingdom, how the rich spend Tet and more (Bài clone - 3) - 14

Fallen Vietnamese oil exec given 18-year sentence in $35 million graft case

Dinh La Thang has already been sentenced to 13 years behind bars for a separate corruption case.

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Weekly roundup: Saigons deadliest fire in years, Hanoi traffic mayhem, Vietnamese students among regions smartest and more (Bài clone - 1) - 16

Grab’s deal to buy Uber sparks fear of price hike in Vietnam

With the competition gone, the road is clear for Grab to start manipulating prices.

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Weekly roundup: Saigons deadliest fire in years, Hanoi traffic mayhem, Vietnamese students among regions smartest and more (Bài clone - 1) - 18

Flying into the future: Check-in at Vietnam's planned largest airport

The final design of the multi-billion-dollar Long Thanh Airport has been approved by the Ministry of Transport.

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Weekly roundup: Saigons deadliest fire in years, Hanoi traffic mayhem, Vietnamese students among regions smartest and more (Bài clone - 1) - 21

Vietnamese temple or Japanese shrine? Spirited away in a Saigon pagoda

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