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Opinion

Vietnam's bittersweet moment in Trump's spotlight

Currencies set to be the next flashpoint between Washington and Asia

| East Asia
A bank clerk counts Vietnamese dong banknotes: the U.S. Treasury Department accused Vietnam of devaluing its currency.   © Reuters

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

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