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Weekend Stories Roundup: Conference on Higher Education for Disabled People Held in HCMC

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Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them into short, accessible links so you can easily keep up with current affairs.

Saigon

- Conference on higher education for disabled people held in HCMC. [Saigon Times]

- Ho Chi Minh City to launch hop on-hop off bus service next week. [Tuoi Tre]

Vietnam

- Vietnam among world's 10 largest standing armies. [VnExpress]

- More than 3,000 athletes attend Vietnam Trail Marathon in Moc Chau. [Nhan Dan]

- Quang Ngai schools fight plastic waste. [Dan Tri]

- Hanoi opens trade fair to serve Tet demand. [Nhan Dan]

- Endangered pangolins saved from traffickers in north-central Vietnam. [VnExpress]

- Hanoi’s Formula One track nears finish line. [VnExpress]

Other

- Flights halted, evacuations as Philippine volcano spews ash. [Tuoi Tre]

- Mekong communities struggle as China tests dam equipment. [Al Jazeera]

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