Read what is in the news in Vietnam today:
-- The influence of a strong cold front will lower the temperature in Vietnam’s northern and north-central regions to 12-15 degrees Celsius in plain areas, 9-12 degrees Celsius in midland areas, and below five degrees Celsius in high mountains from Wednesday, according to the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
-- The one-kilometer Nguyen Hoang Street, which connects Hanoi Highway and Luong Dinh Cua Street in Thu Duc City under Ho Chi Minh City, has been seriously degraded, with giant potholes on the surface.
-- The People’s Committee of Binh Duong signed a memorandum of understanding with Truong Hai Auto Corporation (THACO) to build a mechanical supporting industrial park in the southern province, at an estimated cost of more than US$1 billion, an official said on Sunday.
-- Four of the eight board members of Saigon General Services Corporation (Savico), one of the major car dealers in Vietnam, resigned this month, prompted an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting next month.
-- The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and authorities in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre are set to organize a ceremony to mark the official export of the first batch of Vietnamese green-skinned pomelos to the U.S. on Monday.
-- More than 100 cats competed at the Vietnam cat championship organized by the Vietnam Animal Welfare Association in Hanoi on Sunday.
-- The Me Linh Flower Festival is poised to take place in Me Linh District, Hanoi from December 9 to 11.
-- Five people were killed as a helicopter crashed in the eastern coastal county of Yangyang, Gangwon province, South Korea on Sunday, Yonhap news agency reported.