Read what is in the news today:
-- Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh will pay an official visit to Japan from Monday to November 25 at the invitation of Japanese counterpart Kishida Fumio, becoming the first foreign leader the Japanese PM will host since taking office last month.
-- Southern Vietnam’s rainy season commenced in April this year, which is earlier than usual, and is forecast to last longer as well, according to Le Thi Xuan Lan, a former official from the southern hydro-meteorological station.
-- Fourteen Vietnamese nationals trafficked to Myanmar were saved and brought home on Sunday.
-- A ten-year-old child drowned while swimming at a water pit, which had been created by a local company during its titanium exploitation, in central Quang Tri Province on Saturday.
-- Online shopping has become the preferred method to shop for pine trees and Christmas decorations in Ho Chi Minh City.
-- Vietnam's Internet economy could reach US$220 billion in Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV) by 2030, ranking second in Southeast Asia after Indonesia, according to the e-Conomy SEA 2021 Report recently published by Temasek, Google, and management consulting firm Bain & Company.
-- The General Department of Taxation started to issue electronic invoices in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, south-central Binh Dinh Province, northern Quang Ninh Province, northern Hai Phong City, and northern Phu Tho Province on Sunday.
-- “The Ligue 1 game between Olympique Lyonnais and Olympique de Marseille was abandoned after Marseille’s Dimitri Payet was hit by a bottle hurled from the stands at the Groupama Stadium on Sunday, throwing France's Ligue 1 into fresh turmoil,” Reuters reported.
-- “Germany’s Alexander Zverev capped a memorable year by sweeping aside Russian world number two and defending champion Daniil Medvedev 6-4 6-4 to win the ATP Finals on Sunday, claiming the title for the second time in his career,” Reuters reported.