Here are today’s leading news stories:
-- National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue left Hanoi on Saturday for his official visit to Hungary from June 26 to 28, the Vietnam News Agency reported.
-- The Ministry of Health documented 657 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, raising the national tally to 10,742,891, with 9,642,514 recoveries and 43,084 deaths.
-- Traffic police from the Ministry of Public Security have fined a 47-year-old man from the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long for threatening an ambulance driver with a knife and not giving way to a priority vehicle after a video of the incident was shared on social media earlier this week.
-- Seventeen passengers were hospitalized after a sleeper bus carrying more than 40 people ran off the road and overturned along National Highway No. 1 in south-central Binh Thuan Province on Saturday afternoon.
-- Local fishermen have found the body of a 25-year-old woman who jumped off a bridge with her four-year-old son in north-central Quang Tri Province on Thursday.
-- Police in Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City are investigating the suspected arson at a house in an alley on Nguyen Tu Nghiem Street that led to the death of two women early on Saturday morning.
-- Officers in Binh Tan District, Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday arrested a 35-year-old man for allegedly stabbing to death a 58-year-old man in front of the victim’s villa.
-- Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on Saturday attended the Da Nang 2022 Investment Forum held in both online and in-person formats in the namesake central city with the participation of a total of 900 delegates.
-- Nguyen Thi Ngoc Chau, a 28-year-old beauty from southern Tay Ninh Province, was crowned Miss Universe Vietnam 2022 during the pageant’s finale held in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday evening.