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-- Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Tuesday held phone talks with his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith to discuss bilateral ties and regional cooperation ahead of the 37th ASEAN Summit, according to the Vietnam News Agency.
-- Vietnam reported 11 new imported cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, increasing the country’s tally to 1,226, with 1,087 recoveries and 35 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health.
-- Vietnam has gone through 70 days without local transmission of COVID-19.
-- Police in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday opened fire to subdue a man who allegedly robbed a woman on District 10’s Dien Bien Phu Street of her iPhone 11 Pro Max before running away on his motorbike.
-- Four people were injured after a car driven by a 50-year-old man on Tuesday night went out of control and crashed into three motorbikes traveling on the opposite side before hitting an eyewear shop in Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh City.
-- Heavy traffic occurred during Wednesday morning's rush hour on the Saigon Bridge in Ho Chi Minh City after a Phuong Trang passenger bus traveling from District 2 to downtown lost control and climbed on the median strip.
-- The south-central province of Phu Yen on Tuesday night evacuated its residents due to prolonged heavy rain and rising floodwaters.
-- At least 40 pigs and 12,000 chickens in the southern province of Long An have been culled since late October, as the province has continuously detected African swine fever and avian influenza H5N1 in the two districts of Tan Tru and Can Duoc.
-- A representative of Vietnamese carrier Bamboo Airways on Tuesday said the carrier has been licensed by the U.S. Department of Transportation to carry passengers and cargo on direct flights between the two countries, the Vietnam News Agency reported.
-- E-commerce platforms in Vietnam such as Shopee, Lazada, Tiki, and Sendo are offering hefty discounts to shoppers, inspired by China's unofficial holiday and shopping season celebrating people who are not in a relationship on ‘Singles' Day,' November 11.