Check out the news you should not miss today, March 28:
-- Vietnam's deputy foreign minister Nguyen Quoc Dung on Monday received Xi Hui, Consul General of the newly-established Chinese Consulate General in the central Vietnamese city of Da Nang.
-- Vietnam hopes Hanoi and Vientiane will continue their exchanges and support in the future, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said as he received Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune, Governor of the Lao capital city, in the Vietnamese capital on Monday.
-- The Vietnamese Embassy in Japan on Monday asked Japanese police to quickly find the culprit in the alleged murder of a Vietnamese third-grader, who was found dead in Chiba Prefecture on Sunday.
-- More than 1,200 children fell victim to sexual abusers in 2016, compared to 1,300 and 1,600 cases in 2015 and 2014, the legislative and children committees under the lawmaking National Assembly said at a meeting on Monday.
-- A veteran responsible for the death of a nine-year-old boy in Hanoi as the child had his throat cut after falling into his cyclo carrying oversized steel sheets in September 2016 was given a non-custody sentence of six months by a court in the capital on Monday.
-- Vietnam’s Internet connection will remain slow at least until early April as repairs to the two affected submarine cable systems, AAG and IA, would take longer than expected, an Internet service provider said Monday.
-- Vietnam Airlines on Monday launched the Hanoi - Tokyo Haneda route, the fifth service to be operated using the flag carrier's Airbus A350 fleet.
-- State-run energy group PetroVietnam signed an agreement with U.S. Exxon Mobil Corp on Monday to develop a $10 billion gas project, the country's biggest of its kind, off the central province of Quang Nam.
-- Agriculture inspectors in the southern province of Bac Lieu on Monday caught a truck carrying 16 boxes of prawns, weighing a total of 426kg, suspected of being injected with substances to make them look big and fresh.
-- With airlines beginning to increase airfares following unexpected service fee hikes, tour operators have been driven to the verge of losses as they had charged tourists with the old air ticket prices.
-- Vietnam will play Afghanistan in the Group C opener of the third round of the qualifiers for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup in Tajikistan today, March 28, with Vietnamese coach Nguyen Huu Thang feeling upbeat that his team "stand a chance of winning."
-- Four former international football stars, Ronaldinho, the Frank De Boer and Ronald De Boer brothers and Clarence Seedorf will be touring six Vietnamese cities during the UEFA Champions League Trophy World Tour between April 13 and 18.