Good morning from Vietnam!
-- Vietnam’s Party Central Committee on Sunday convened its fourth plenary meeting scheduled for October 9 to 15, which is aimed at addressing existing issues in Party building and national development.
-- A 19-year-old woman in the southern Vietnamese province of Binh Phuoc was seriously injured after being assaulted and shot by a security guard of a rubber tree plantation.
-- Nguyen Van Vien, an official at a land office in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang, has been removed from his position after a sex tape between him and his mistress was leaked, the provincial Department of Natural Resources and Environment affirmed on Sunday.
-- The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has pledged to keep the fees of BOT (build-operate-transfer) projects in the southern hub until the end of 2016.
-- Nearly 1,000 houses in the south-central province of Binh Thuan were submerged after floodwater damaged an irrigation canal, local authorities stated on Sunday.
-- Vietnam and India have vowed to strive for US$15 billion in bilateral trade by 2020. The two nations’ trade revenue was recorded at $5.1 billion in 2015.
-- The price of vegetables has soared in Ho Chi Minh City after a large area of greens was destroyed by recent downpours.
-- The People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City has ordered the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to assist farmers in increasing the number of beef cattle.
-- Vietnam and their Indonesian opponents concluded their football friendly with a 2-2 tie in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on Sunday evening.