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Weekend Stories Roundup: Sri Lanka Bombings, Preserving Old Villas and Heatwave

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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

- Motorbikes blamed as major cause of pollution in HCM City. [Dan Tri]

- HCM City faces challenges in preserving old villas. [Dan Tri]

- Ho Chi Minh City police probe ex-procuracy official for child molestation. [Tuoi Tre]

Vietnam

- Hanoi races rainy season to deal with flood-prone areas. [Dan Tri]

- Central island running out of gas following tanker ban. [VnExpress]

- Vietnam Airlines earns US$ 64.6 million profit in first quarter. [SGGP]

- Temperature hits 40 degrees Celsius as dry season peaks in central Vietnam. [Tuoi Tre]

Other

- Sri Lanka death toll expected to rise as leaders condemn killings. [The Guardian]

- U.S. intelligence says Huawei funded by Chinese state security: report. [VnExpress]

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