Weekly roundup: Vietnamese coffee in Belfast, territorial tensions, weekend downpour, and more

May 26, 2018 | 07:08 am GMT+7

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

Weekly roundup: Vietnamese coffee in Belfast, territorial tensions, weekend downpour, and more

Vietnamese coffee takes revolutionary stand in the heart of Belfast

Two brothers bring a piece of Vietnamese coffee culture to their hometown and adapt it to the local market.

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The rise of social network retailers in Vietnam

While online retailers are forced to accept million-dollar losses to gain market share, informal Facebook retailers are striking it rich.

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Watch Saigonese brave the elements during weekend downpour

Torrential rain flooded the streets on Saturday night, paralyzing traffic and forcing residents to wade their way back home.

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V-pop star signs deal with top Korean music platform, praised across Asia

The prince of V-pop continues his impressive run after breaking YouTube record.

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Chinese ships were 'invading' Vietnamese waters: top defense official

The act was to back China's nine-dash line which claims most of the South China Sea as its own, the official said.

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Vietnamese cruise ship suspended after Australian tourist reports 'horrific' service

A woman recalled rat droppings, broken toilet, and wood borers as part of the experience for her group of friends.

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Vinhomes’ shares jump 20 percent shortly after listing on Vietnam’s stock market

It is now the company with second biggest market cap on the country’s stock market.

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Vietnam asks China to end bombers drills in Paracels

The activities seriously violated Vietnam's sovereignty and increased tensions in the region, a spokesperson said.

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Vietnam ranked 6th among countries with highest women business ownership: report

Yet women’s opportunity to rise as business leaders in Vietnam is surprisingly low, Mastercard found.

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Perfect dishes to warm your stomach and soul in Saigon’s rainy season

When it's raining cats and dogs, yummy Vietnamese streetfood will surely put a smile on your face.

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Tourists wearing nine-dash line shirts in Vietnam was 'unacceptable': gov't

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Urban lens: Saigon is not just a noun, Saigon is a persona

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