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Weekend Stories Roundup: Do Muoi Funeral, Poisoned School Kids and Meteor Showers

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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

- Tribute-paying services held for former Party chief Do Muoi across the world. [Vietnam Plus]

- Exhibition at Imperia Citadel marks Hanoi’s liberation celebrations in 1954. [Vietnam Plus]

- Former Party General Secretary Do Muoi laid to rest in hometown. [Dan Tri]

Vietnam

- Infected meat poisons over 300 school kids in Northern Vietnam. [VnExpress]

- Motor racing-F1 race director sees Vietnam on track for 2020 debut. [Reuters]

- Two meteor showers to shine over Vietnam this month. [VnExpress]

Other

Commentary: Rising temperatures will make Southeast Asian economies sweat. [Channel News Asia]

- China pumps $109bn into economy as trade war bites on growth. [The Guardian]

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