Read what is in the news today:
-- Storm Conson is forecast to move off the coast of the Philippines and enter the East Vietnam Sea by Thursday afternoon, before gaining higher speed and stronger sustained winds, according to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
-- Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son called on Singapore to consider donating or transferring its unused vaccines to Vietnam as soon as possible during a phone talk with his Singaporean counterpart Vivian Balakrishnan on Tuesday.
-- Can Gio has become the third district in Ho Chi Minh City to claim the successful control of the coronavirus pandemic, after District 7 and Cu Chi District.
-- Police in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday said that they had installed about 100 more cameras that automatically scan quick response codes on travel passes at many COVID-19 checkpoints on major streets to regulate commutes.
-- Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Dinh Tien Dung on Tuesday afternoon requested local functional forces not to fine commuters using the old form of travel pass until the issuance of the new version reaches completion.
-- Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has ordered the Ministry of National Defense and ten northern provinces and cities to be ready to aid Hanoi in the prevention and control of the COVID-19 pandemic.
-- Bamboo Airways has been granted a license by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration to operate 12 direct flights to the U.S. from September to November, the Vietnamese carrier said on Tuesday.
-- “Rhyan Grant’s header earned Australia back-to-back victories in the final phase of Asia’s World Cup preliminaries as Graham Arnold’s side defeated Vietnam 1-0 on Tuesday,” Reuters reported.
-- “Britain on Tuesday reported 209 deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test on Tuesday, the highest daily total since March 9,” Reuters reported, citing government statistics.