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Traditional taxis make a comeback

With the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent increase in the price of gasoline, many people have re-opted for traditional taxis because it is increasingly difficult to book ride-share cars, and the fares have risen sharply.
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Rubber Sole

In days gone by, rubber sandals were very much the preferred footwear in Vietnam. Made from tyres of military vehicles seized during the war just about everyone wore them. A local brand Vua Dép Lốp (King of Rubber Sandal) is helping to bring them back in a big way, thanks in part to their sustainability.