What you need to know today in Vietnam:
-- Minister of Science and Technology Chu Ngoc Anh was named chairman of Hanoi on Thursday. Anh is expected to be dismissed as minister by the lawmaking National Assembly in November.
-- Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on September 25 (Vietnam time) sent an important message to the High-level General Debate of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, according to the Vietnam News Agency.
-- A man died on Friday at Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City after a tree was uprooted and fell onto him when he was traveling on Nguyen Tri Phuong Street in District 10 on Thursday.
-- Vietnam ranks fourth among destinations searched by tourists for trips from now till the end of 2020, according to data on Agoda.com.
-- One died and one was injured in a fire that engulfed a hotel on Cach Mang Thang 8 Street in District 10, Ho Chi Minh City on Friday.
-- Authorities in Hanoi have required pedestrians to wear decent clothes and not to swear when strolling around the Sword Lake.
-- All activities in Da Nang will return to normal from Friday as the COVID-19 outbreak has been stalled in the coastal city, the Vietnam News Agency reported.
-- Ride-hail service inDriver, of Russian origin, expanded its operations to Hue, Can Tho, and Hai Phong on Thursday, allowing passengers to bargain with drivers over the fare of their ride.
-- Bayern Munich beat Sevilla 2-1 after extra time on Thursday to win the UEFA Super Cup in the first European game played with some fans in the stands amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Reuters reported.