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Morning Stories Roundup: New President Nominations, Book Festival and Indonesia Aid Donations

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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 Book Festival kicks off at Thang Long Imperial Citadel. [Vietnam Plus]

- Hanoi public bike rental services an abject failure. [Dan Tri]

Vietnam

Vietnam nominates party chief as new president. [Channel News Asia]

- Hand, foot, mouth disease ravages Quang Ngai. [Dan Tri]

- Vietnam to host first bike race through three countries. [VnExpress]

- Vietnam donates $100,000 for disaster relief work in Indonesia. [VnExpress]

Other

- US warns of new hacking spree from group linked to China. [VnExpress]

- As Bangkok sinks, could this anti-flood park be the answer?. [The Guardian]

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