Read what is in the news today:
-- The Ministry of Health reported 745 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, raising the national caseload to 10,760,595.
-- A large number of pine trees have been found dead at the construction site of a golf course project with an investment of VND1.1 trillion (US$46.9 million) in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai.
-- Dozens of thousands of people thronged attractions and entertainment sites in Ho Chi Minh City over the weekend.
-- Police in Lam Dong Province are investigating a woman on suspicion of physically abusing a girl nearly two years old, who was admitted to Lam Dong Children’s Hospital in a coma and was later diagnosed with traumatic brain injury and lung contusion on Saturday afternoon.
-- A ten-year-old boy who got lost on the SE11 train running from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday was returned to his hometown in northern Nam Dinh Province on another train on Sunday.
-- A resident of Binh Chanh District in Ho Chi Minh City voluntarily handed over a long-tailed macaque named in the list of rare and endangered forest animals to the city’s forest protection division on Saturday.
-- Vietnam’s Hoi An Town and Phu Quoc Island have been selected as the 20th best place in a new global listing of 25 best cities and the 14th position in the list of 25 best islands in the world, which are part of the World’s Best Awards 2022 conducted by U.S. magazine Travel + Leisure, respectively.
-- Nguyen Tran Duy Nhat of Vietnam won the gold medal of the men’s 57-kilogram Muay Thai at the 11th World Games in Birmingham, Alabama, the U.S. on Monday morning (Vietnam time).
-- Vietnam lost the 2022 AFF Women’s Championship bronze medal to Myanmar after a 3-4 defeat in the third-place game on Sunday.