-- Ho Chi Minh City is formulating a plan to control carbon dioxide emitted by motorcycles.
-- A student has been caught stealing five laptop computers in the dormitory of the Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday night.
-- A police captain was found hanged in his office on Thursday in the southern Vietnamese province of Dong Nai. He was a vice-chief at the firefighting division of the Dong Nai Department of Police. Investigation is ongoing.
-- Vietnamese border guards said on Thursday that they had detained two Laotians for smuggling 100,000 drug pills into Vietnam. The two work for a transnational drug ring so officers are expanding their probe.
-- State-run Vietcombank has been permitted by the State Bank of Vietnam to open a branch in Australia.
-- Vietnamese carmaker Vinfast has chosen actress Ngo Thanh Van as its brand ambassador.
-- A teacher has tendered his resignation after he was accused of sexually abusing a fourth grader at an elementary school in the southern Vietnamese province of Tien Giang last month.
-- Vietnam beat Malaysia 1-0 in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification in Hanoi on Thursday, placing second with four points after two games in Group G, where the UAE are the leaders.
-- Vietnam U19s defeated hosts Thailand U19s 1-0 on Thursday to advance to the final of a friendly tournament on Thursday.