Read what is in the news today:
-- The Ministry of Health documented 1,381 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, raising the national tally to 11,347,518, with 9,973,122 recoveries and 43,094 deaths.
-- Vietnam strives to reduce at least 30 percent of methane emissions by 2030 in comparison with 2020, according to the government’s latest plan of action.
-- The elevated section of the Nhon-Ha Noi railway station metro line must be completed no later than December 31, 2022, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh ordered on Sunday.
-- A house fire killed a woman and her two children on Trung Nu Vuong Street in Hai Chau District, Da Nang City on Sunday afternoon.
-- Police in central Quang Ngai Province on Sunday proposed prosecution against a 32-year-old local man for “raping a person under 16 years old” after he had had sex with a 13-year-old girl multiple times given her consent.
-- Two Vietnamese artists, who were accused of raping a minor on Majorca island in Spain at the end of June, have returned to Vietnam after a local court returned their passports, Spanish media reported on Sunday.
-- About 10,000 people participated in a boat racing festival held on the section of the Thu Bon River in the Thanh Ha pottery village of Hoi An City in central Quang Nam Province on Sunday.
-- Authorities on Co To Island off northern Quang Ninh Province have announced a pilot program to ban visitors from bringing plastic products onto the island starting September in an attempt to boost sustainable tourism.
-- The Vietnamese delegation to the 2022 Southeast Asian Para Games (ASEAN Para Games) in Indonesia arrived home on Sunday after claiming 183 medals, including 65 golds, 62 silvers, and 56 bronzes, ranking third on the medal table at the biennial multi-sport event, which had concluded a day before.