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Morning Stories Roundup: HCMC Plans More Transport Infrastructure in Southern Areas

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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

- HCMC: More transport infrastructure proposed for Southern areas. [SGGP]

- HCMC offers round-trip tickets to Japanese tourist overcharged for cyclo trip. [SGGP]

Vietnam

- Six die in Central Highlands flooding. [VnExpress]

- 11-year-old victim at centre of pagoda sexual and physical abuse accusations. [Dan Tri]

- Duong Quang Thien, Vietnam’s pioneer computer scientist, dies at 85. [Tuoi Tre]

- Quang Ninh vows to close many coal mines for Ha Long Bay protection. [Dan Tri]

- Conservation project for sea turtles during hatching season launched on Vietnam island. [Tuoi Tre]

Other

- Climate crisis may be increasing jet stream turbulence, study finds. [The Guardian]

- U.S. Issues Travel Warning for Hong Kong Due to ‘Confrontational’ Protests. [NYT]

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