Here are today’s leading news stories:
-- Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel visited the Cu Chi Tunnels in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday morning, as part of his official visit to Vietnam from November 8 to 10.
-- General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong chaired a meeting of the Central Steering Committee for Anti-corruption in Hanoi on Saturday, during which measures were discussed for battling corruption in the country in the upcoming time.
-- Rescue units on Saturday afternoon were able to find the first body after two people had been trapped inside an illegal gold mine in the northern province of Hoa Binh since November 4.
-- A fire broke out at a wood workshop in the southern province of Binh Duong at around 4:00 pm on Saturday, damaging a 300-square-meter section of the facility and causing heavy financial damage.
-- A traffic accident occurred at around 7:00 pm on Saturday on the Rach Mieu Bridge, resulting in a serious traffic jam that lasted for several hours as the bridge is located along a primary route connecting Ho Chi Minh City and some Mekong Delta provinces.
-- Officers under the Ministry of Public Security on Saturday initiated legal proceedings against Nguyen Huu Tin, former vice-chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, and four other people for their violations of regulations on land management.
-- Police in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City have arrested a group of debt collectors for stabbing a man to death as they were pressuring a family to pay up on Thursday evening.
-- One person was killed and another critically injured after a motorbike rear-ended a truck on the Dong Nai Bridge, located in the namesake southern province on Saturday evening.
-- A large number of brands and websites in Vietnam are scheduled to open one of the biggest sales events of the year on Sunday, November 11, which is also marked as Singles' Day.
-- The second annual wild sunflower festival is organized in Chu Pah District in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai from November 10 to 13 and has attracted a lot of visitors so far.