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As Vietnam continues to grow in economic might and geographic importance, keeping track of what is going on here is more vital than ever. Despite that fact, this country of 97 million is chronically under-covered. As a reporter based in Vietnam, I aim to share a wide range of important developments here, from major infrastructure projects and environmental crises to street-level economic trends and policy implications. For anyone interested in Vietnam, this will be required reading.

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Michael Tatarski 
Freelance journalist based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.