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Vietnam's urban migration leading to packed cities, empty villages

Hanoi's officials said new arrivals to the city bring benefits, but also put "pressure on culture, education, traffic, health care".


WHEN Vu Thi Linh moved her family from their spacious rural home to a tiny rented room in Hanoi, she hoped her children would be able to get the education she never had.

The Linhs are among hundreds of thousands of people moving to Vietnam's bulging capital and southern Ho...

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