Read what is in the news today in Vietnam:
-- The Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang confirmed on Tuesday that about 100 Vietnamese citizens could not be contacted after their entry into South Korea as tourists.
-- High tide flooded streets and houses in low-lying areas in Ho Chi Minh City again on Tuesday afternoon.
-- Authorities in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh have detected 10 outbreaks of African swine fever since September 28.
-- The state-owned Vietnam Railways Corporation sold more than 31,000 tickets for the 2023 Lunar New Year holiday, which will begin around the latter half of January, within the first two hours of sale opening on Tuesday morning.
-- Authorities in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho granted the investment certificate of the first phase of a US$153-million industrial park project to the Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP) Group at a ceremony on Tuesday afternoon.
-- Many Vietnamese commercial banks hiked deposit interest rates by up to 1.5 percentage points on Tuesday afternoon, one day after the State Bank of Vietnam decided to raise the operating interest rates by one percentage point per year to control inflation.
-- Many K-12 schools in Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho City have allowed students to study online from Wednesday through Friday to avoid a forecast flood caused by high tide.
-- ‘Glorious ashes,’ directed by Bui Thac Chuyen, is the only Vietnamese movie that will compete in the main section category at the ongoing 2022 Tokyo International Film Festival, which will conclude on November 2.
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