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Morning Stories Roundup: Army Stands Ready to Decontaminate Site of Hanoi Warehouse Fire

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Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from the capital, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them into short, accessible links so you can easily keep up with current affairs.

Hanoi

Hanoi strives to raise public transport coverage. [Dan Tri]

- Army stands ready to decontaminate site of Hanoi warehouse fire. [VnExpress]

Vietnam

- Thai Nguyen City deeply submerged after downpours. [VietnamNet]

- Province home to Hoi An strives to develop ‘plastic waste-free’ tourism. [Tuoi Tre]

- Underground trade centre to be built in HCM City. [Dan Tri]

- RMIT partners with Sovico and Vietjet in aviation training. [Dan Tri]

- Committee concerned over feasibility of North-South $58 billion high-speed railway plan. [VietnamNet]

- Vietnam U22 team beat China in friendly match. [SGGP]

Other

- ‘Life-saving’: hundreds of refugees to be evacuated from Libya to Rwanda. [The Guardian]

- Traditional rituals associated with curses persist in 21st-century Japan. [Japan Times

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