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Morning Stories Roundup: A Book Festival, Stolen Drain Gates and Smuggled Pangolins

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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

- Vietjet begins selling tickets on Hanoi-Tokyo route. [Vietnam Plus]

- A book festival, featuring 55 booths, is running in Hanoi this weekend in Thong Nhat Park. [Vietnam Net]

Vietnam

- 117 drain grates stolen from new $556 mln expressway in Vietnam. [VnExpress]

- Men’s football demands peak Asiad 2018 ad prices in Vietnam. [VnExpress]

- A Silicon Valley-style tech hub is coming to Hanoi after Vietnam’s Vingroup announces plans. [Compelo]

Other

- Discovery of London cannabis farms raises child slavery fears. [VnExpress]

- Cameroon authorities have arrested 6 men for smuggling 700kg of pangolins to Vietnam. [VOA]

- Police officer who breastfed baby on duty in Argentina promoted. [The Guardian]

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