Read what is in the news today:
-- Vietnam’s health ministry added 3,528 coronavirus cases across the country, including 1,067 in Ho Chi Minh City, on Sunday, while documenting 21,398 recoveries and 113 fatalities.
-- The Ministry of Transport has proposed resuming inter-provincial passenger coach operations on a trial basis from Wednesday to October 20.
-- Police in south-central Ninh Thuan Province said on Sunday they had booked 1,362 cases and confiscated 679 motorbikes of people returning from virus-hit localities to their hometowns without permission between August 3 and October 1, but have granted them a reduction or exemption from administrative fines.
-- Vietnam’s aviation authority estimated that the project upgrading runways, taxiways, and parking lots at Con Dao Airport off southern Ba Ria - Vung Tau Province to handle large aircraft will require an investment of nearly VND2.4 trillion (US$105.6 million).
-- Police in Ho Chi Minh City said on Sunday that they were investigating a case in which a married couple died after being attacked by a 40-year-old man over a conflict in Hoc Mon District the night before.
-- Truong Hai Auto Corporation (Thaco) has announced that the company had completed the acquisition deal and become the new owner of Emart Vietnam hypermarket system.
-- Vietnamese airlines failed to operate many flights on Sunday, the first day some selected domestic routes were resumed, due to the impacts of Storm Lionrock and complicated quarantine regulations at their destinations, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam.
-- “World champions France won the Nations League final with goals from Karim Benzema and Kylian Mbappe earning them a 2-1 win over Spain at the San Siro stadium on Sunday,” Reuters reported.
-- “Sydney’s cafes, gyms and restaurants welcomed back fully vaccinated customers after nearly four months of lockdown as Australia aims to begin living with the coronavirus through higher vaccinations and to gradually reopen the country,” Reuters reported on Monday.