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Weekend Stories Roundup: Electricity Price Hike, AIDS Campaign and Trinh Cong Son Street

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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

- Motor racers to compete in national champs' stage 2 in Hanoi. [Vietnam Net]

- Hanoi launches U=U campaign to control HIV/AIDS cases. [Vietnam Plus]

- Trinh Cong Son pedestrian street fails to attract visitors. [Dan Tri]

Vietnam

- Vietnam rejects China's fishing ban in South China Sea. [VnExpress]

- VinBus to launch 3,000 electric buses in Vietnam. [Vietnam Plus]

- Vietnam's first press center opens in Saigon. [VnExpress]

- PM demands explanation for consumer electricity price hike. [VietnamNet]

- Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park flight seeks licensing. [Dan Tri]

Other

- Indonesia to sink scores of boats from Vietnam and others to deter illegal fishing. [AFP]

- Brunei's Sultan Hassanal says won't enforce gay death penalty after backlash. [Straits Times

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