Here are today’s leading news stories:
-- Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh delivered a speech on the first working day of the Climate Summit, held within the framework of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland on Monday.
-- The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health has proposed that arrivals from other localities who are not fully inoculated against COVID-19 be provided with necessary doses.
-- Northern Vietnam is expected to enter the coldest period of the year on November 7 and 8 due to the effect of a very strong cold spell, with average temperatures dropping to below 20 degrees Celsius.
-- Police in District 5, Ho Chi Minh City have summoned three groups of people who have been running an illegal car parking service along local streets following reports from Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper.
-- Hanoi’s Nam Son landfill will have to stop receiving garbage for at least three days as recent rains could cause an environmental problem that needs to be handled at the facility, according to authorities in Soc Son District.
-- Police in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang are investigating a case where a 51-year-old man locked his wife and grandchild inside their house before setting it on fire due to jealousy, causing the victims to suffer severe burns.
-- Fog enveloped Ho Chi Minh City early on Tuesday morning due to relatively low temperature and high humidity, according to Le Dinh Quyet from the southern hydro-meteorological station.
-- The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has officially confirmed that Vietnam Airlines meets all security requirements to operate regular direct flights to the U.S., the Vietnam News Agency quoted the national flag carrier as saying on Monday.
-- Senior students of several universities and junior colleges in Ho Chi Minh City returned to school for offline learning on Monday following a five-month break due to the COVID-19 pandemic.