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Weekend Stories Roundup: Vietnam Culls 1.7 Million Pigs as Virus Spreads to New Areas

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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 to host 16th Vietnam AutoExpo in June. [Nhan Dan]

- No fine line between vandalism and street art in Hanoi. [VnExpress]

Vietnam 

- Vietnam Culls 1.7 Million Pigs as Virus Spreads to New Areas. [Bloomberg]

- Four sixth-graders drown in northern Vietnam. [VnExpress]

- Vietnamese short film wins Cannes award. [VnExpress]

- Vietnamese 11th graders invent medicine-distributing robot. [Tuoi Tre]

- Lack of quality human resources suppresses Vietnam’s tourism. [Tuoi Tre]

- High-school graduates turn away from higher education. [Dan Tri]

- The Third Wife film producers fined for script violation. [Dan Tri]

Other

- Malaysia arrests 33 Vietnamese for electric pulse fishing. [VnExpress]

- EU elections: Tories and Labour savaged as voters take Brexit revenge. [The Guardian]

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