Read what is in the news today:
-- The Embassy of Japan in Vietnam has announced it will open a condolence book for late Prime Minister Abe Shinzo from 9:00 am to 5:15 pm on Monday and Tuesday.
-- A low-pressure area around central Vietnam is forecast to develop into a tropical depression on Monday, according to the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
-- Nine out of ten crew members aboard a fishing boat were saved while the other drowned as the vessel sank due to a thunderstorm around Hon Chuoi Island off Tran Van Thoi District in the southernmost province of Ca Mau on Saturday.
-- Lightning struck Dong Hoang Commune in Tien Hai District of northern Thai Binh Province, killing 53-year-old Luong Van In while he was traveling on a motorbike on Sunday, increasing the number of deaths from lightning strikes in the province in the past two months to five.
-- The unplanned development of lobster farming rafts in the water near Ganh Da Dia, also known as the Reef of Plates, is threatening the landscape and environment of the special national relic site in south-central Phu Yen Province.
-- Police in Hanoi said they were clarifying a video shared online capturing a fight between two foreigners and a group of Vietnamese that occurred at dawn on Sunday on Hang Buom Street in Hoan Kiem District.
-- The retail prices of petrol in Vietnam slid nearly VND3,000 (US$0.13) a liter from Monday following a periodical price adjustment by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Finance.
-- Vietnam have advanced to the semifinals of the 2022 AFF U-19 Youth Championship as Group A winners after a 1-1 draw against Thailand in their last group-stage game in Indonesia on Sunday evening.
-- Leaked files including text message exchanges between Uber executives and Emmanuel Macron revealed that the then French economy minister went to extraordinary lengths to support the tech company’s lobbying campaign to help it disrupt France’s closed-shop taxi industry, according to The Guardian.