Check out today’s leading news stories:
-- Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is scheduled to leave Hanoi for Shanghai on Sunday morning to attend the first International Import Expo of China (CIIE 2018) on November 4 and 5.
-- Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security has announced a draft decree detailing several articles under the cybersecurity law and is collecting feedback from local citizens over two months starting in November.
-- A Mercedes car was running along the Chuong Duong Bridge in Hanoi when it crashed into the railings and plunged into the river at around 7:00 pm on Saturday. Two bodies were found as of 2:30 am on Sunday, while eyewitnesses believed there were three people in the vehicle prior to the accident.
-- Police in My Tho City, located in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang, have initiated a manhunt for a car driver who hit a 62-year-old woman riding a bicycle and left her on the street while taking her to the hospital. The victim was later brought to the infirmary by local residents and is being treated for vertebral fracture.
-- Residents in a fishing village in the south-central province of Phu Yen have been unable to go to the beach after developers of a resort project blocked their paths with a brick wall.
-- A herd of four forest elephants was caught damaging trees and crops in Anh Son District in the north-central province of Nghe An on Saturday.
-- A total of 43 people tested positive for drugs after police officers carried out an inspection of a club located within the Muong Thanh Hotel in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau on Saturday night.
-- A 20-year-old man in the southern province of Dong Nai was found dead after purportedly being suffocated by a python on Saturday evening.
-- VinFast, the carmaking arm of Vietnam's leading property developer Vingroup, on Saturday inaugurated a smart electric motorbike factory in the northern city of Hai Phong, whose capacity during the first phase of operation is 250,000 motorbikes per year.
-- Saigon Books Company on Saturday introduced a book vending machine at the Sense Market in District 1. A total of 20 machines are expected to be installed at the Nguyen Van Binh Book Street and local malls and apartment complexes following a trial period.