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Weekend Stories Roundup: Over 1,500 Blood Units Collected in HCMC Donation Drive

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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

- Over 1,500 blood units collected in HCMC donation drive. [Vietnam+]

- On Saigon’s outskirts, people from all walks of life gather to learn traditional music instruments. [Tuoi Tre]

Vietnam

- Vietnamese nudes fetch big bucks abroad but remain taboo at home. [VnExpress]

- Northern and central region expect new heat wave. [Dan Tri]

- Finland crowned at Da Nang fireworks festival. [Tuoi Tre]

- Four arrested with 46 kg of drugs trafficked from Laos. [VnExpress]

- Vietnam cyberattacks down by half. [VnExpress]

Other

- Growing calls for crackdown on fish bombing following deaths of three divers in Sabah. [Straits Times]

- Why you shouldn't feed wild animals (except maybe birds). [National Geographic]

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