Read what is in the news today, February 22!
-- Household garbage on Con Dao, a famous tourist island off the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, will be transported to the mainland for disposal instead of being dumped at its already full landfill, the provincial administration said on Thursday.
-- A father playing with his son in a public park was stabbed to death by a drunk man who thought the victim was a kidnapper in Ho Chi Minh City’s neighboring province of Long An late Thursday afternoon.
-- A video purportedly showing a man in the northern province of Thanh Hoa hit his eight-year-old daughter with a bamboo stick, leaving bruises all over her body, surfaced on social media on Wednesday, prompting police to verify the case.
-- A woman over 30 was found dead and half-nude around 10:00 am in a rural area of the south-central province of Ninh Thuan on Thursday, with police suspecting that she died of head injuries after being raped.
-- Police in the northern province of Son La confirmed Thursday they found a decomposing male body in a pool while checking the house of a local man who killed himself with a gun the day before.
-- Low-cost Malaysian airline AirAsia will operate flights between the economically rising Can Tho City in southern Vietnam and Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur in early April, the municipal culture and tourism department head said Thursday.
-- The deputy head of a livestock farming association in the southern province of Dong Nai on Thursday called on authorities to strictly check pigs carried from northern areas to the locality, which is next to the market of Ho Chi Minh City, to prevent the spread of African swine fever.
-- Saigon-Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank has warned bank holders against accessing a fake link to the lender’s website sent by a Facebook user who said they would receive half of $7.3 million if they logged in on the site with the link.
-- Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup will grant 1,100 full scholarships for abroad master and PhD study in technologically advanced countries to Vietnamese people in a 11-year period starting in 2019.