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Weekend New Roundup: Hanoi Plays Host to Vietnam Grand Prix Kick-Off Event

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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 races rainy season to deal with flood-prone areas. [Dan Tri]

- 100 coaches asked to stop operations in Hanoi. [Vietnam Net]

- Hanoi plays host to Vietnam Grand Prix kick-off event. [Formula 1]

- Hanoi helps bring farmers into 21st century with technology. [Vietnam Plus]

Vietnam

- Central island running out of gas following tanker ban. [VnExpress]

- Ho Chi Minh City police probe ex-procuracy official for child molestation. [Tuoi Tre]

- Vietnam Airlines earns US$ 64.6 million profit in first quarter. [SGGP]

- Temperature hits 40 degrees Celsius as dry season peaks in central Vietnam. [Tuoi Tre]

Other

- Sri Lanka death toll expected to rise as leaders condemn killings. [The Guardian]

- U.S. intelligence says Huawei funded by Chinese state security: report. [VnExpress]

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