Weekly roundup: Vietnam's trade, tourism imbalance, exploited Mekong, best of travel and more

July 28, 2018 | 08:33 am GMT+7

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

Weekly roundup: Vietnams trade, tourism imbalance, exploited Mekong, best of travel and more

Vietnam tourism’s overwhelming reliance on Chinese, S Koreans worrying: experts

Vietnam is in the process of making tourism an economy spearhead, and its dependence on two Asian markets is worrying experts.

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Vietnam offers to help Laos after dam collapse disaster

Vietnamese leaders have offered assistance to Laos after a partly-constructed hydropower dam collapsed leaving at least 70 dead and hundreds missing.

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Vietnam road along ocean named among Asia’s most spectacular

The route from Nha Trang to Quy Nhon is one of the five most beautiful roads in Asia.

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How Saigon's feared drug lord was trapped

It took years of observation and several months of careful planning before the final operation to capture a very careful drug lord in Vietnam.

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For a cheap, peach of a beach, Vietnam’s the place

Three of the most affordable beaches on earth are in Vietnam, according to TravelBird, a Netherlands-based travel site.

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Economists urge Vietnam to prevent deluge of Chinese products

With U.S.-China trade spat showing no sign of ending soon, experts say it is time for Vietnam to take preventive action.

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What the rat race has done to the Rat’s Wedding

Dong Ho painting, a uniquely Vietnamese art that carries the nation’s traditional values, is hanging on to existence by a paper-thin margin.

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Vietnam job hunters switch en masse to foreign companies

The number of Vietnamese actively looking for job vacancies in foreign companies is up 10 fold now from last year.

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Adopted orphan comes from France in search of Vietnamese mother

22 years ago she was adopted in HCMC by a French family, and now she has come in search of her roots.

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Mekong Delta’s splendors now a relic of the past

Development policies have all but destroyed the natural bounty that the delta was blessed with.

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When you eat a Mekong Giant Catfish, you are paying criminals

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A revealing look at women as an art form

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