Read what’s in the news today.
-- Nearly 3,000 unidentified graves have built at two graveyards built in areas not officially zoned for cemeteries in the southern province of Binh Duong over the past few years, according to local residents.
-- A 47-year-old man died after a head-on collision with a dump truck on Nguyen Xien Street in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 9 on Wednesday night.
-- Customs officers and border guards at Hoa Lu International Border Gate in the southern province of Binh Phuoc seized more than 15kg of powder suspected to be drugs transported on a bus that departed from Laos to Vietnam on Wednesday afternoon.
-- The representative office of the Northern Airports Authority in Vinh, the capital city of Nghe An Province, said it has imposed a VND2-million (US$86) administrative fine on a 47-year-old man for not fastening his seat belt on a flight from the north-central city to Ho Chi Minh City on September 6.
-- A fire broke out at the Moc Bai Market in Tang Bat Ho Town, the south-central province of Binh Dinh, on Wednesday afternoon, with no casualties reported.
-- Police in Ho Chi Minh City said on Wednesday that they have uncovered a ring that illegally transported drugs from Cambodia to the southern metropolis through the vicinity of Moc Bai Border Gate in the southern province of Tay Ninh after more than four months of investigation.
-- Vietnam’s sales of automobiles saw a month-on-month decline of 19 percent to about 21,480 vehicles in August, according to the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturer Association.
-- The Vietnam National University-Hanoi, the Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City, and the Hanoi University of Science and Technology have been listed among top 1,000 in the World University Rankings by Times Higher Education, a data provider underpinning university performance.
-- Vietnam’s famed tourism destinations Ha Long Bay and Ninh Binh are featured in an advertisement released on Wednesday by renowned French fashion brand Louis Vuitton.
-- At least one person was injured when about 20 flares were ignited and thrown into the stands of the Hanoi-based Hang Day Stadium during the Vietnamese top-tier V. League 1 match where Hanoi FC thrashed Nam Dinh FC 6-1 on Wednesday night.