Weekly roundup: Vietnam's education plight, rise of ultra rich, holiday crowds and more

September 8, 2018 | 08:02 am GMT+7

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

Weekly roundup: Vietnams ultra rich, education challenge, infrastructure development and more

In Vietnam, kids shackled by isolation, poverty dare to dream

Poverty is forcing kids in a northern highlands commune to quit school and get married or work in China.

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Half of Vietnamese think country still in recession: survey

Almost half of Vietnamese think the country is still in recession, a recent Nielsen survey has found.

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New expressway cuts Hanoi-Ha Long travel time by half

The renowned Ha Long Bay is just an hour and a half away from the capital city starting Saturday.

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American entrepreneur finds Vietnam the right place at the right time

Erik Frankel has perfectly timed a business that works with small Vietnamese businesses to reap the benefits of e-commerce.

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Vietnam to try safer way to clean up Agent Orange hotspots

A new method will filter, wash and rinse contaminated soil at the Bien Hoa Airport to sponge dioxin out.

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A bridge in hand is worth photos galore

Vietnam’s new architectural masterpiece, the Golden Bridge, is one of CNN’s best travel photographs of the year.

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The loneliness of Vietnam’s LBGT community

'A friend of mine committed suicide after I abandoned him for him confessing his homosexuality to me.'

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A 20-year journey shines an Indian spotlight in Saigon

More than 20 years ago, Subhash followed his brother to settle down in Saigon, bringing some Indian flavors along.

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Vietnam eyes $2.4 bln upgrade to all civilian airports

Vietnam’s airport operator has recommended a VND56.7 trillion ($2.4 billion) upgrade of 16 of the 21 civilian airports in the country.

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In Vietnam, the rich are getting richer at a fast clip

Vietnam is the third fastest growing country in terms of ultra high net worth, a new report says.

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Exclusive: Vietnam football coach opens up after Asiad semifinal heartbreak

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Vietnam tourist destinations overrun by vacation crowds

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