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— At least four died in a fire at a baby gear shop on Ton Duc Thang Street in Hanoi’s Dong Da District on Sunday.
— Two were injured and traffic was congested on a stretch of kilometers on National Highway No. 1 through the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang’s Cai Lay District due to a crash between a container truck and a four-seater car on Saturday morning.
— Local authorities in north-central Thanh Hoa Province are investigating an incident in which nearly 30 metric tons of farmed and wild fish has died en masse at local fish farms in Nghi Son Commune as well as coastal wards such as Hai Ha, Hai Thanh, and Hai Thuong during the past two days.
— Three fire trucks and firefighters were mobilized on Saturday to Trang Tien Plaza in Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem District after a car parked in the venue’s basement was suddenly on fire. No casualties were reported.
— Vietnamese expatriates in Ustí nad Labem - Ústecký kraj, the Czech Republic, have presented gifts including confectionery, coffee, water, and shopping vouchers, among others worth nearly CZK200,000 (US$9,000) to medical workers in Chomutov and Kadaň Cities, the Vietnam News Agency reported on Saturday.
— Two female students traveling on a motorbike died in a crash with a truck on a pass in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on Friday night.
— Vietnam on Sunday morning recorded three new imported cases of COVID-19, increasing the country’s tally to 2,629 patients.
— As of March 31, Vietnam’s market capitalization on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HOSE) skyrocketed 93.56 percent year-on-year to more than VND4.46 quadrillion (US$194 billion), equivalent to some 71 percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), the Vietnam News Agency reported on Saturday.
— Vietnam is Canada's largest importer of fish and seafood in ASEAN, with a value of more than CA$50 million ($39.7 million) in 2020, the Consulate General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh City said on its verified Facebook page on Friday.
— On the occasion of the International Mine Awareness Day on April 4, the Vietnam National Mine Action Center launched an online quiz for Vietnamese nationals, which is aimed at raising awareness about preventing accidents caused by mines and explosives left since wartime in Vietnam, with the first prize of VND10 million ($434).