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Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnamese Maids Work in Harsh Conditions in Saudi Arabia

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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 BRT project faces failure. [Dan Tri]

- Fake cops kidnapping Chinese nationals arrested in northern Vietnam. [VnExpress]

Vietnam

- Vietnamese maids work in harsh conditions in Saudi Arabia. [Tuoi Tre]

- Vietnam records fifth highest increase in per capita alcohol consumption. [VnExpress]

- Saigon motorbike taxi driver arrested for molesting five-year-old girl. [VnExpress]

- Farm tours prove to be a hit among visitors to Da Lat. [VietnamNet]

Other

- Plastic trash found littering Mariana Trench in deepest-ever submarine dive. [Straits Times]

- Photos of Huawei’s European-Themed Campus in China. [The Atlantic]

- Global markets fall as China hits back at US with new import tariffs. [The Guardian]

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