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Morning Stories Roundup: Fund With Grants Totalling $129k Launched to Help Vietnamese Community Projects

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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

- Residents oppose parking lot at Cau Giay Park. [Dan Tri]

- Design contest aims to promote Hanoi handicraft products. [Vietnam Plus]

Vietnam

- ‘Fly attacks’ scare tourists in Vietnam’s Central Highlands. [Tuoi Tre]

- Fund with grants totaling $129,000 launched to help Vietnamese community projects. [Tuoi Tre]

- Public bicycle sharing system fails to meet demand. [Vietnam+]

- Tour de France winner looks forward to cycling in Vietnam. [VnExpress]

- Vietnam carriers could launch direct flights to US as early as this year. [VnExpress]

Other

- Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude jolts southern Japan, no tsunami warning. [Straits Times]

- How ‘Canon in D Major’ Became the Wedding Song. [New York Times]

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