Weekly roundup: Traffic deaths, Saigon signature coffee, free trade, and more

By VnExpress   November 26, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

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

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In Vietnam, traffic accidents kill more people than pandemic diseases

Vietnamese roads are ranked among the world’s worst for motorcyclists, who make up more than half of road fatalities.

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Vietnam scraps nuclear power project as costs spiral

Business insiders say investing in coal or oil power plants will be cheaper.

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Disabled call for better service attitude on public transport

Vietnam is not an easy place to get about for people with reduced mobility or other disabilities.

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Looking back at 10 years of WTO in Vietnam

Trade liberalization and open-door policies under WTO agreements have coincided with the rapid expansion of Vietnam's economy.

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Slow no more? New undersea cable ready to boost Vietnam's internet speed

The $450-million system is much faster than the current Asia America Gateway.

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Vietnam losing war on bacteria due to overuse of antibiotics: doctors

Many patients now only respond to the strongest, most expensive antibiotics available.

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5 million Vietnamese lack standard toilets

Environmental problems caused by poor sanitation cost Vietnam around $780 million a year.

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Light at tunnel's end: Vietnam pledges tough action against illegal wildlife trade

Take a look at the status of some of the world's most endangered iconic species.

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Saigon looks beyond its signature milk coffee

A cafe boom has inspired coffee enthusiasts to play around with the sweet iced coffee.

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To Vinh Hy and beyond on the smoothest road in southern Vietnam

A military road offers a beautiful drive along a national park and a stunning coast.

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Made-in-Vietnam sneakers show limits of Trump's trade policy

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70-year-old teacher gives poor kids an education they deserve

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