Saigoneer

BackStories » Roundups » Weekend Stories Roundup: Flights to East Asia, Lobster Farms, and Illegal Milk Tea

Weekend Stories Roundup: Flights to East Asia, Lobster Farms, and Illegal Milk Tea

Stay connected with Saigoneer on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook.

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 runway of Tan Son Nhat Airport to be exploitated at beginning of 2021. [SGGP]

- Men impersonate police to extort residents in Ho Chi Minh City. [Tuoi Tre]

Vietnam

- Lobster farmers incur huge losses amid Covid-19. [Dan Tri]

- Over 10 illegally-imported tonnes of confectionary and milk tea seized. [Dan Tri]

- Trio sent to jail for smuggling Chinese into Da Nang. [VnExpress]

- PM orders quick resumption of commercial flights to South Korea, Japan. [VnExpress]

- Foreign arrivals to Vietnam down 66 percent in eight months. [SGGP]

- Vietnam records zero COVID-19 cases for first time in 5 weeks. [Tuoi Tre]

Other

- Belarus protesters defy crackdown to march again through Minsk. [The Guardian]

- India sees new high in virus cases as global tally crosses 25 million. [Straits Times]

Video of the Day: