Here are today’s leading news stories:
-- The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations (HUFO) celebrated Cambodia’s 66th Independence Day (November 9, 1953-2019) in the southern metropolis on Saturday.
-- Tropical Storm Nakri was located 300 kilometers east of the coastline between central Quang Ngai Province and south-central Khanh Hoa Province as of 4:00 am on Sunday. It is forecast to travel northwest and make landfall in the next 24 hours.
-- Police officers in the northern province of Phu Tho have arrested a man for fatally shooting his father and hiding his body near a plantation over personal conflicts on Friday morning.
-- Four workers were killed and another injured after a cliff collapsed at the construction site of the Khe Tam-Khe Cham route in the northern province of Quang Ninh on Friday night, authorities confirmed on Saturday.
-- A company in the north-central province of Quang Tri has been discovered dumping approximately 200 liters of waste oil into a local river earlier this week.
-- A 30-year-old man in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa was arrested for stealing VND100 million (US$4,300) from a local woman on Saturday, claiming that he needed the money for his wife’s cancer treatment.
-- Doctors at the District 11 Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City have recently helped a woman deliver a baby girl weighing 5.2kilograms, the heaviest newborn ever recorded at the infirmary.
-- As many as 706 enterprises of the 832 companies listed on the Vietnamese stock market generated profits in the third quarter of this year, according to information released by financial services company Stockplus' Fiinpro Platform.
-- Vietnam exported about 14,200 metric tons of tea valued at over $22.5 million to Taiwan between January and September, marking year-on-year increases of 6.1 percent in volume and 8.3 percent in value, said Nguyen Huu Tai, chairman of the Vietnam Tea Association.