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Morning Stories Roundup: Auctioning Unused Apartments, Metro Trial Run and Rescued Bears

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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

- The Cat Linh-Ha Dong elevated train will undergo a test run on the whole system on September 20. [VietnamNet]

- Hanoi wants to auction unused resettlement apartments. [Dan Tri]

Vietnam

- The male football team has been awarded nearly US$190,000 in total after being qualified for the men’s semi-final of the Asian Games. [VietnamNet]

- Vietnam wants to turn waste into alternative fuel for cement production. [VietnamNet]

- Le Hong Minh and Tran Ngoc Thai Son have made TechInAsia’s top 30 tech startup founders’ list for Southeast Asia. [VnExpress]

- Animals Asia rescued five captive bears from a farm in My Tho. [VnExpress]

- The Military Command of Yen Bai successfully defused a 350-kilo bomb in Van Yen District on August 29. [Dan Tri]

- Ha Long authorities have suspended the licenses of 36 cruise ships and 15 crew members so far this year. [Dan Tri]

Other

- Aung San Suu Kyi is not likely to lose her Nobel peace prize despite a recent UN report on the mass killings of Rohingya Muslins in Myanmar. [Asian Correspondent]

- An Indonesian race-walker collapsed after finishing a 50-kilometer event in Jakarta's severe pollution. [Channel News Asia]

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