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Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam Ranks 44th in English Proficiency Index

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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

- Rare wild animals sharply fall in numbers at Ho Chi Minh City rescue centre. [VietnamNet]

- Second metro line construction in HCMC may be postponed until 2020. [SGGP]

Vietnam

- Passengers angered as Vietnamese carrier cancels flight after two-hour delay. [Tuoi Tre]

- Car driver fined for using siren, fake license plate in Vietnam. [Tuoi Tre]

- Health insurance covers 87.62 percent of Vietnam population. [VietnamNet]

- Dioxin contamination in Da Nang more serious than expected: conference. [VnExpress]

- Yet another South Korean boss leaves Vietnamese workers in the lurch. [VnExpress]

- Vietnam ranks 44th in English Proficiency Index. [Dan Tri]

Other

- World's 'oldest figurative painting' discovered in Borneo cave. [The Guardian]

- Pep in your step: Chinese technology IDs people by how they walk. [Tech Wire Asia]

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