Here are the news stories you should not miss today:
-- The 10th Cambodia – Laos – Vietnam Summit on Development Triangle Area (CLV-10) took place in Hanoi on Saturday, during which the three countries’ prime ministers reaffirmed their commitment to further deepening comprehensive cooperation.
-- General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong has extended his gratitude toward Cuban President Raul Castro Ruz, after concluding a state visit to the country from March 28 to 30.
-- The People’s Committee in the south-central province of Binh Dinh on Saturday inaugurated a new section of the provincial General Hospital, whose capital investment was VND13 trillion (US$572 million).
-- An unseasonal rain cooled down temperatures in southern Vietnam, including Ho Chi Minh City, on Saturday and is forecast to continue on Sunday, according to local weather pundit Le Thi Xuan Lan.
-- Dozens of stalls were completely burned down after a fire broke out at the Quang Market in Thanh Tri District, Hanoi, on Saturday afternoon.
-- Serious deforestation has been discovered at a protection forest in the central province of Quang Nam, with dozens of century-old trees being chopped down by illegal loggers.
-- Police in Ho Chi Minh City are investigating an alleged armed heist which took place at a branch of ABBank in Tan Phu District on Saturday morning. Thanks to the alarm and efforts of security guards, the robbers had to flee the scene without taking any money.
-- The groundbreaking of a solar energy plant was organized at Bau Ngu Lake in the south-central province of Ninh Thuan on Saturday morning, with investment estimated at VND1.15 trillion ($50.6 million).
-- Local carriers Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet have announced they will increase charges of several services, namely changing names and dates, from April 1.
-- Hundreds of people have been lining up to be able to buy discounted tours and flight tickets at the 2018 Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM), which takes place at the Hanoi International Center for Exhibition from March 29 to April 1.