Good morning from Vietnam!
-- Vietnamese Minister of National Defense Ngo Xuan Lich welcomed on Sunday afternoon his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar, who is on an official visit to Vietnam. The two ministers discussed several measures to boost defense cooperation between two nations.
-- Deputy Minister of National Defense Nguyen Chi Vinh remarked that there were still potential complications in regional security during his speech at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on Sunday morning.
-- Police officers in Ho Chi Minh City will have a new look as their new spring-summer uniform is in use on Monday, pursuant to a plan prepared by the Ministry of Public Security.
-- Bodies of three missing victims were all found on Sunday afternoon after a cruise ship overturned in the Han River in the central city of Da Nang on Saturday night. The craft carried 56 people while it was designed to transport only 28, according to competent authorities.
-- Police in Cam Giang District, located in the northern province of Hai Duong, affirmed on Sunday that two dog thieves, Nguyen Van Ha, 47, and Nguyen Trong Dai, 35, had been turned in by local residents. The pair were beaten by the locals before being arrested, officers said.
-- Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City have recently stopped five cases of illegal drug smuggling, confiscating over 1.1 metric tons of dried leaves name ‘Khat’ with strong cathinone.
-- Nguyen Xuan Binh, a former football player in the southern province of An Giang, was suspected of killing his two daughters before committing suicide on Sunday morning. Binh was discovered hanging dead, officers stated.
-- Several processing facilities in Ho Chi Minh City have been discovered using many methods to turn affordable pork into rare and luxurious types of meat.
-- Flight NZ 269 operated by Air New Zealand carrying 200 passengers from Auckland to Ho Chi Minh City landed at Tan Son Nhat International Airport on Saturday night. This was the first direct flight on the New Zealand-Vietnam route.
-- Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on Sunday that Da Lat, a popular tourist city in the Central Highlands, should focus on developing tourism and high-tech agriculture.
-- Players of the Vietnamese national football team are scheduled to take on their Singaporean opponents at 6:30 pm in Myanmar in the finale of the 2016 AYA Bank Cup, a tournament for Hong Kong, Myanmar, Singapore, and Vietnam.