What you need to know today in Vietnam:
-- Apple fans queued up outside cellphone stores in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday morning as they could not wait for the official launch of the iPhone 13 in Vietnam.
-- Authorities in southern province of Binh Duong on Friday evening issued a decision to allow the resumption of sit-down service at restaurants, eateries and traditional markets from Friday.
-- Police in the northern province of Bac Giang are investigating a case where a 47-year-old man murdered his parents and younger sister after being released from prison a week ago.
-- Passengers with body temperature of above 37.5 degrees Celsius will be barred from boarding flights, according to Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport.
-- The An Giang People’s Committee has issued a set of safety assessment criteria for eateries, food businesses, supermarkets, dine-in service, factories, construction works and shopping malls to reopen from Friday.
-- The Can Tho Department of Transport on Friday announced the resumption of interprovincial passenger bus routes between the Mekong Delta city and seven other localities after months of suspension due to COVID-19.
-- Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin was handed what was described as a safe "cold gun" on the set of his movie, but the prop gun contained live rounds when it was fired, killing a cinematographer, according to Reuters on Friday.