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Morning Stories Roundup: Ride-Hailing App Go-Jek Kicks off Southeast Asia Expansion with Vietnam Launch

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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

- Pollution levels worsening under Long Bien Bridge following heavy rains. [Dan Tri]

- Hanoi considers evacuating 14,000 households following flooding. [VnExpress]

- 'The Eye of Istanbul' photography exhibition running until August 21. [Vietnam News]

Vietnam

- Vietnamese coffee growers expecting record crop in coming season. [Business Times]

- Ride-hailing app Go-Jek kicks off Southeast Asia expansion with Vietnam launch. [Tech Crunch]

- Floods hit Mekong Delta farmers after Laos dam bursts. [VnExpress]

Other

- Grab to announce $1 billion in investment funding. [Reuters]

- Trump's tariffs push electronics from China to Southeast Asia. [Bloomberg]

- Malaysia aviation chief quits over MH370 report. [VnExpress]

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