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Morning Stories Roundup: West Lake Water Pumped to Refresh To Lich River

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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

- Eastern Hanoi accounts for 80% of capital city’s apartment supply: report. [Nhan Dan]

- VNPT to launch 5G trials in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. [Telecom Paper]

- Hanoi to celebrate 20 years of winning title “City for peace”. [Vietnam Plus]

- West Lake water pumped to refresh To Lich River. [Dan Tri]

Vietnam

- Nintendo to move Switch output to Vietnam as China tariffs loom. [Nikkei Asian Review]

- The Stalemate Driving Vietnam's Illegal Wildlife Trade. [The Diplomat]

- Vietnam could halve cost of north-south high-speed rail by reducing train speed: ministry. [Tuoi Tre]

Famed designer Vo Viet Chung to showcase 'ao dai' in Canada. [Tuoi Tre]

Other

Japan is increasingly renting cars for everything except driving - [TNW]

- MPs vote to extend same-sex marriage to Northern Ireland. [The Guardian]

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