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Morning Stories Roundup: ASIAD Progress, Overcrowding in Schools and Flash Floods

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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 asks polluting buses to stay off the roads. [VnExpress]

- Many of Hanoi's trees are at risk of collapse. [Dan Tri]

Vietnam

- Vietnam beats Japan, tops group in Asiad 2018. [VnExpress]

- Flash floods leave 8 dead in north-central Vietnam and northern highlands. [VnExrpess]

- Many schools in Vietnam face overcrowding, with doubled class sizes. [Dan Tri]

- Renewable energy conference to take place in Saigon. [Dan Tri]

Other

- Poland detains 20 Vietnamese trying to enter illegally. [VnExpress]

How Uber, valued at billions, was sent packing by a start-up in Singapore. [Channel News Asia]

- Japan's cold chains tap Southeast Asia's Westernizing tastes. [Nikkei Asian Review]

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