Weekly roundup: Baggage theft, foreign home ownership, Hanoi street food

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Vietnam has approved removing foreign ownership caps on most listed companies in one of its most liberal economic reforms yet.
China said it has brought the notorious oil rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 back to the waters near Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands.
Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang has criticized the leadership of relevant agencies for the increasing baggage theft at major international airports.
Overseas Vietnamese will be able to buy houses in Vietnam without any restriction from this July. Foreigners can also buy houses in "certain urban areas."
Lawmakers have given the green light for a US$15.8 billion airport outside Ho Chi Minh City, ending debates on the project.
Vietnam is betting that the most significant easing of business regulation in 25 years will revive a flagging investment outlook.
What will Vietnam do with the estimated millions of tons of waste, both dust and toxic slurry, generated by its coal plants?
In the centuries-old neighborhood, the eating places are simple, but never lack diversity or tasty food.

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