Read what is in the news today in Vietnam:
-- Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh paid a call on King of Cambodia Norodom Sihamoni in Phnom Penh on Tuesday, as part of his official visit to the neighboring country.
-- Ho Chi Minh City welcomes opportunities to cooperate with foreign partners, including those from South Australia, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen said during a reception for visiting Governor of South Australia Frances Adamson on Tuesday.
-- Heavy congestion happened on a section of Pham Van Dong Boulevard from Tan Son Nhat International Airport to Thu Duc City in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday night.
-- Nearly 1,000 judges quit their jobs over work pressure while 1,286 others were newly appointed in Vietnam this year, Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh said on Tuesday.
-- Hanoi and many localities in the Red River Delta region recorded low air quality for the third consecutive day on Tuesday.
-- The first phase of a VND1.25 trillion (US$50.26 million ) irrigation project in southern Tay Ninh Province that is expected to supply water to nearly 17,000 hectares of agricultural land and residents in the western area of the Vam Co Dong River has reached 95 percent of completion.
-- About 2.6 million new jobs were created across Vietnam in 2020 and 2021 despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Deputy Minister of Labor, War Invalids, and Social Affairs Nguyen Ba Hoan said at a workshop on Tuesday.
-- A total of 303 Sri Lankan nationals were rescued at sea off Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and reached southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province on Tuesday night after their boat was damaged and found adrift on Sunday.
-- High tide is forecast to hit coastal and riverside areas in southern localities from Wednesday to Friday, according to the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
-- More than 6,000 athletes participated in Ngo (Khmer) boat races on the Maspero River in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang on Monday and Tuesday.