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Morning Stories Roundup: Grab Expansion, Baby Liver Transplant and Philippines Earthquake

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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 leaders pay floral tribute at Lenin statue. [Nhan Dan]

- Work on 154 Red Cross houses begins in Hanoi. [Vietnam Plus]

- Hanoi adopts plan tightening control over medical waste. [Vietnam Plus]

Vietnam

- Successful liver transplant operation for smallest Vietnam patient yet. [Dan Tri]

- Rural districts in HCM City to develop agri-tourism. [Vietnam+]

- Former President Le Duc Anh passes away. [Vietnam+]

- GrabTaxi to hit the road in three more provinces. [VnExpress]

- First glass bridge in Vietnam to open soon. [VietnamNet]

- Bamboo Airways to introduce three international flights. [Dan Tri]

Other

- Eight dead after 6.3-magnitude quake strikes Philippines. [Straits Times]

- Cambodia and Thailand reconnected by rail after 45 years. [Channel News Asia]

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