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Weekend Stories Roundup: Street Rename, Bus Crash, and Covid-19 Updates

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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

- New street name in Saigon documents history. [Saigon Times]

- Over 30,000 books introduced in book festival in suburban district. [SGGP]

Vietnam

- Six people prosecuted for illegally bringing Chinese into Vietnam. [SGGP]

- Southern Vietnam records second diphtheria case. [VnExpress]

- Chinese man arrested for trafficking foreigners into central Vietnam. [VnExpress]

- Vietnam bus crash kills 13 on high school reunion trip. [Tuoi Tre]

- Vietnam suspends domestic football after new coronavirus cases. [Tuoi Tre]

Other

- One million Cambodians under threat from development of vital wetlands – report. [The Guardian]

- Korea pushes to charge foreigners for COVID-19 treatment. [Korea Times]

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