Read what is in the news today:
-- Vietnam recorded zero COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, the first day after registering over 43,000 fatalities in less than ten months.
-- Fifty-five people were killed and 84 others were injured in 104 traffic accidents in the four-day break marking Reunification Day (April 30) and International Workers’ Day (May 1) from Saturday to Tuesday.
-- Serious gridlock did not occur at Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi gateways as expected on Tuesday afternoon, when the four-day break ended and holidaymakers returned to the two metropolises from their hometowns.
-- Police in southern Dong Nai Province announced on Tuesday the successful urgent arrest of three particularly dangerous wanted suspects, who used a military gun to kill people in northern Yen Bai Province during their run from drug trafficking crime.
-- Vietnam’s General Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health is actively responding to an acute hepatitis of an unknown cause in children after the World Health Organization announced 228 infections and four deaths related to this disease in about 20 countries on Tuesday.
-- Heavy rains are in the forecast for the southern and Central Highlands regions on Wednesday, with warnings of flash floods issued for mountainous, river, and canal areas, according to the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
-- Toyota Vietnam is set to recall 191 Raize cars imported from Indonesia and produced between March 29 and October 8, 2021 this month over a fault, in which the weld on the front shock absorber may fail to withstand force, according to Vietnam Register, which is in charge of car registration and inspection.
-- Fuel prices in Vietnam are forecast to rise by less than VND1,000 per liter in the price adjustment session on Wednesday. (US$1 = VND22,963)
-- “Liverpool survived a first-half scare to reach the Champions League final with a 3-2 win at Villarreal on Tuesday, for a 5-2 aggregate victory, after the night had threatened to turn sour for Juergen Klopp’s side,” Reuters reported.