Weekly roundup: Vietnam's alcohol ban, beach paradise, bitter divorce and more

April 22, 2018 | 06:44 am 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 - 2)

Vietnam weighs overnight alcohol ban

The health ministry says it’s time to tackle the costs of excessive late night drinking.

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From top to toe: Travel to Vietnam's beach paradise Quy Nhon like a pro

Lying on the central coast of Vietnam, Quy Nhon boasts long, broad, sandy beaches and turquoise sea, what’s left of a Cham empire, a paradise of food, and much more.

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Weekly roundup: Saigons deadliest fire in years, Hanoi traffic mayhem, Vietnamese students among regions smartest and more (Bài clone - 2) - 4

Three more Vietnamese trainees duped into cleaning up Japan’s nuclear disaster zone: report

The workers thought they had enrolled in a technical intern program.

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Vietnam arrests top ex-officials as corruption crackdown continues

Multiple former Da Nang officials are under probe for land management violations involving a fallen tycoon.

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Bill Gates, Obama and Elizabeth II among most admired persons in Vietnam

A majority of people that are most applauded in Vietnam are foreigners.

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Not again: Doctor assaulted while treating child patient at Hanoi hospital

The relative attacked the young doctor in front of a 7-year-old boy.

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Divorce of Vietnam’s coffee royalty gives rise to a new ‘king’

With the multi-million-dollar Trung Nguyen divorce unresolved, the fate of Vietnam’s ‘King of Coffee’ has taken an unexpected turn.

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Dirty business: The hidden workers who deal with waste in Vietnam’s capital

Workers collect, classify and recycle all kinds of waste just to earn a little bit extra.

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Proposed new property tax raises eyebrows in Vietnam

Experts are concerned that the tax will hit low income earners where it hurts.

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Hanoi breaks into top global destinations on TripAdvisor list

Vietnam’s capital boasts long-held historical values and timeless architectural charm.

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Vietnam's ex-Uber drivers shun Grab in favor of local competitors

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Bathe yourself in the glory of Vietnam’s new global geopark

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