Read what is in the news today, August 14!
-- Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army and Deputy Defense Minister Sr. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang headed a high-ranking VPA delegation to Russia on Tuesday to begin an official visit at the invitation of his Russian counterpart Gen. Valery Gerasimovand and attend the closing ceremony of the 2019 International Army Games.
-- A reception ceremony was held in Hanoi on Tuesday for visiting Deputy Minister of Home Affairs of Myanmar Aung Soe, who is in Vietnam to co-chair the 7th deputy-ministerial security dialogue between the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security and the Myanmar Ministry of Home Affairs.
-- UK police said Tuesday Vietnamese teenager Le Thi Dieu Linh, 15, who went missing during a visit to York on August 6, has been found safe and well and an investigation into her disappearance is being carried out.
-- Natural disaster prevention and climate change response should be the priorities in allocating medium-term state capital for 2016-2020, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a government meeting in Hanoi on Tuesday.
-- Three Chinese men have been arrested in the northern Vietnamese province of Son La for allegedly killing a local taxi driver to rob his cab and disposing of the victim’s body in a river on August 8, Son La Police said Tuesday.
-- About 5.6 percent of Vietnamese children are at risk of being victims of human trafficking or have experienced trafficking-like incidents, according to the latest research announced Tuesday by the Institute of Labour and Social Affairs (ILSA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Vietnam.
-- The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam on August 13 granted local carrier Bamboo Airways an Approved Training Organisation (ATO) certificate, allowing it to train aviation staff including flight attendants and technicians. The hybrid airline commenced construction of its Aviation Training Institute in the south-central province of Binh Dinh in July.
-- Two Vietnamese films - ‘Skin of Youth’ and ‘Picturehouse’ - have been selected to take part in the Asian Project Market (APM) during the 2019 Busan International Film Festival, which will take place in Busan, South Korea from October 6-8.
-- Cooperation in education between Ho Chi Minh City and Finland was discussed at a meeting on Tuesday between Ho Chi Minh City Standing Deputy Chairman Le Thanh Liem and Director General at the Finnish National Agency for Education Olli Pekka Heinonen.
-- Over 400 scholars worldwide are attending the 2019 Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) Regional Convening in Hanoi from August 12-15. It is the fifth regional convening held by YSI and the first time it has been held in Asia.