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Morning Stories Roundup: Northern Vietnam to Expect First Cold Spell From Today

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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

- A cold spell is expected to hit the northern region from September 6 according to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting. [VietnamNet]

- Ride-hailing service firm Grab has started piloting its food delivery service in Hanoi after a four-month trial in Ho Chi Minh City. [Dan Tri]

Vietnam

- The Asian Football Confederation has named Quang Hai among top 6 stars who can shine at the upcoming Asian Cup 2019. [VietnamNet]

- Animal Asia received five Himalayan black bears from a farm in the southern province of Tien Giang on August 27. [Dan Tri]

- The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting said two or three typhoons and a tropical-low pressure system may occur on the East Sea. [SGGP]

- Feature film Dao Cua Dan Ngu Cu has been honoured with the Best Story award at the 58th Asia Pacific Film Festival. [VOV]

- Pig pens power a solution to climate change in Vietnam. [UN Environment]

Other

- A powerful 6.6-magnitude quake hit the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido early on Thursday. [Channel News Asia]

- One of the world’s oldest laws criminalizing consensual gay sex faces a test before India’s top court. [New York Times]

 

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