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Weekend Stories Roundup: Airbnb, Home-Sharing Services Grow Exponentially in Vietnam

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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

- First permanent blood donation site opens in Hanoi. [Dan Tri]

- Police bust hi-tech exam cheating case in Hanoi. [VietnamNet]

Vietnam

- Ca Mau to spend 11.2 million USD on efficient farming models. [Vietnam+]

- Ministry greenlights Bamboo Airways’ fleet expansion. [VnExpress]

- Explosive growth of Airbnb, home-sharing services in Vietnam. [SGGP]

- US-China trade war gives Vietnam a winning streak. [Financial Times]

- Doctors warn about disease outbreaks as heat wave continues. [Dan Tri]

Other

- Refugees Got Talent: UN-backed show aims to change perceptions. [The Guardian]

- Summer solstice traditions from around the world. [National Geographic]

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