Read what is in the news today, March 1!
-- U.S. President Donald Trump left Vietnam Thursday afternoon, right after a press conference following his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi with no deal signed.
-- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un started his official two-day visit to Vietnam on Friday, 60 years since a president of the East Asian nation first arrived in Vietnam in 1958.
-- High-ranking North Korean officials visited a civil equipment plant of military-run Viettel Group in Hanoi Thursday, remarking after the trip that they were impressed by the corporation’s technology.
-- Authorities in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa, home to the famed beach city of Nha Trang, announced Thursday they will inspect local businesses for violations in employing foreign workers.
-- Around a dozen residents in Khanh Hoa have ‘stationed’ at a working toll booth to manually count passing vehicles and send the figures to authorities since Tuesday as they suspected its operator has intentionally lengthened its toll collection period beyond the expected period.
-- Police in the central province of Quang Nam said Thursday they received a report that a local family had lost over VND1.8 billion ($77,305) worth of gold hoarded in a container full of rice the previous day.
-- Vietnam’s national road traffic safety agency said it will step up its effort in punishing automobile and truck occupants who fail to buckle seat belts across the country from March 1 to June 17, with the aim of raising their awareness of fastening seat belts.
-- Ninety-five people tested positive to drugs after police raided the largest nightclub in Vietnam’s southernmost province of Ca Mau Thursday.
-- A boy over one year old died Wednesday choking on jelly in the north-central province of Nghe An.
-- A man in Ho Chi Minh City’s neighboring province of Dong Nai was found hanged on Thursday just outside his house. Locals said he had been sad and frequently visited by debt collectors.
-- The Central Eye Hospital in Hanoi signed a contract Thursday with Ho Chi Minh City-based Medical Devices and Biomaterial Plant JSC and Hanoi-based Vietstar Research Company to produce artificial eye lens for the first time in Vietnam.
-- Cao Anh Tuan, a PhD at New York’s Cornell University, and his colleagues presented Genetica, a genome-mapping technology using artificial intelligence in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday.