Here are the news stories you should not miss today, September 19:
-- General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong welcomed Liu Yunshan, Secretary of the Secretariat of the Communist Party of China’s Central Committee, in Hanoi on Monday evening, as part of the latter’s visit to Vietnam aimed at tightening the two nations’ relationship.
-- Two vessels of the Republic of Korea Navy arrived at Tien Sa Port in the central city of Da Nang on Monday morning on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the South Korea-Vietnam diplomatic ties.
-- Le Thanh Liem, vice-chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, has ordered an urgent investigation into the assault on Jordan Vogt-Roberts, director of ‘Kong: Skull Island,’ which occurred at a club in District 1 on September 9.
-- The border guard office in the north-central province of Thua Thien-Hue on Monday imposed an administrative fine and expelled two Chinese men who had been living in the locality without legitimate personal documents required by the Vietnamese law.
-- Vo Thanh Long, head of the customs department in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has been reprimanded for his violations in the recruitment and appointment of staff members within the agency, a source close to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper confirmed on Monday evening.
-- Police in the southern province of Binh Duong on Monday night arrested a 41-year-old woman for stabbing her husband to death after being slapped by the spouse.
-- Vietnam has spent US$2.2 billion importing animal feed and related materials in the first eight months of this year.
-- Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup has been honored with titles in the Euromoney’s Real Estate Awards, including Vietnam’s best real estate developer, best complex developer, best shopping mall developer, and best resort developer.
-- Vietnamese weightlifter Le Van Cong snatched a gold medal in the men’s 49kg competition during the 2017 ASEAN Para Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Monday.