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Weekend Stories Roundup: Covid-19 Cases, Earth Hour and Air Quality

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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

- Armed robbers hold up grocery store in Ho Chi Minh City. [Tuoi Tre]

- HCMC apartment rent revenues plummet amidst Covid-19 pandemic. [VnExpress]

- HCMC discharges four Covid-19 free patients. [VnExpress]

- HCMC public schools to extent pupil-free days due to COVID-19 concerns. [SGGP]

- Ho Chi Minh City fines people for not wearing masks in public. [Tuoi Tre]

Vietnam

- Air quality to improve from late March: VEA. [Vietnam+]

- Cases of COVID-19 rise to 194 as of March 30 morning. [Vietnam+]

- Over 80,000 people take part in Earth Hour campaign 2020. [SGGP]

Other

- Indian doctors being evicted from homes over coronavirus fears. [The Guardian]

- 8 people die as ambulance plane bound for Tokyo is engulfed by fire at Manila airport. [Straits Times]

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