What you need to known in Vietnam today:
-- The Vietnamese government has started providing information on its activities on Facebook, an official said Wednesday.
-- The People’s Committee of the central coastal city of Nha Trang has recently been assigned to work with competent agencies to complete a project to clear beggars and vagrants.
-- Numerous hunting tools, including crossbows and blowguns, are stealthily sold in Ho Chi Minh City. Major Ho Anh Quoc from the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Police has said purchasing such tools is illegal.
-- Authorities in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak is investigating a VND1 billion (US$44,643) fraud in which N.M.H. was cheated by a Facebook user named Tony Miller, who H. knew via the social network. Miller allegedly duped H. into providing money to help him buy a house in Hanoi.
-- On Wednesday, Doctor Vu Minh Duc from the 115 Hospital’s orthopedics department said the infirmary had managed to conduct a surgery on October 13 to create a new finger for T.V.D., 39, who lost his finger in an occupational accident, with one of his toes.
-- The Vietnamese cat chu mango has recently been recognized as meeting standards to be imported into Japan. Nguyen Trung Dung, Minister-Counselor at the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan, has confirmed it.
-- The education department of South Korea’s Gyeongsangnam Province will provide the central city of Da Nang with 31 sets of computers, one projector and screen, 16 sets of tables and chairs, and a scanner, which cost US$74,000 in total.