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Morning Stories Roundup: National Environment Film Festival Launched

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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

- Coconuts’ Weekend Guide to Hanoi: Where to eat, booze, caffeinate, shop and make merry in Vietnam’s capital city. [Coconuts]

- UOB expands to northern Vietnam with opening of first Hanoi branch. [The Straits Times]

- Hanoi police bust surrogacy ring. [VnExpress]

Vietnam

- Vietnam to join first ASEAN-US maritime exercise. [VnExpress]

- Manufacturers Want to Quit China for Vietnam. They’re Finding It Impossible. [Wall Street Journal]

- National environment film festival launched. [Dan Tri]

- How Brazil and Vietnam are tightening their grip on the world's coffee. [Tuoi Tre]

- New taxiway, runway upgrades proposed for Vietnam's largest airport. [VnExpress]

Other

- Indonesia arrests 34, blocks internet in Papua to help curb violent protests. [Tuoi Tre]

- Hong Kong businesses fear protests will push economy into recession. [The Guardian]

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