Read what’s in the news today.
-- The intersection between Dien Bien Phu Street and Nguyen Van Thuong Street in Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City will be temporarily closed down from 9:00 am today, October 5, to allow the construction of a water supply line and a drainage system, according to the municipal Department of Transport.
-- Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport has asked the People’s Committee of Hanoi and related agencies to quickly shut down makeshift cafés along the railroad in the city’s urban districts, which have become famous photo spots as they allow customers to sit and enjoy coffee just inches from the railway tracks.
-- A 30-year-old Russian man was found dead with multiple stabs on his body in a rented room in Phan Thiet City in the south-central province of Binh Thuan, on Friday.
-- Lazada’s chief operating officer Kaya Qin said on Friday that the Southeast Asian e-commerce firm plans to roll out an e-wallet for payments made on the company’s online platform starting from November 11.
-- A report conducted by the human resource consultancy Anphabe, which polled 674 enterprises in 24 industries that employ more than 75,400 experienced employees, found out that Vietnam’s employee turnover rate has been on the rise in the last three years, reaching an alarming rate of 24 percent in 2019.
-- The Vietnam International Plastics and Rubber Industry Exhibition (VietnamPlas) is running in Ho Chi Minh City until October 6, showcasing advanced technologies and machinery and equipment used in the plastics and rubber industry.
-- The International Experimental Theater Festival 2019 kicked off in Hanoi on Friday night and will run until October 13, with the attendance of seven troupes from Hungary, Israel, India, South Korea, China, Singapore, and Greece, and 14 domestic groups.
-- Vietnamese film Rom was screened at the world premiere of the New Currents Award of the Busan International Film Festival 2019 on Friday night despite its withdrawal from the festival’s competition section for first or second works of new Asian directors due to licensing issue.
-- The three fossils recently discovered in a cave in the UNESCO-recognized Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in the central province of Quang Binh have been identified as fossils of Rhinoceros sinensis - an extinct rhino species, the Vietnam Archaeological Association confirmed on Friday.