Read what is in the news in Vietnam today:
-- Vietnam’s National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and the Vietnamese NA’s delegation arrived in Canberra on Tuesday evening (local time), starting an official visit to Australia from Wednesday to December 3 at the invitation of Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives Milton Dick and President of the Australian Senate Sue Lines.
-- A Lexus driver who ran a red light, ignored traffic police’s direction, and knocked down a police motorcycle before fleeing the scene along a street in District 5, Ho Chi Minh City on Monday was fined a total of VND10 million (US$403).
-- Electrofishing has recently recurred in broad daylight on Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal in Ho Chi Minh City.
-- Police in south-central Binh Dinh Province are investigating a case where a five-year-old boy in Hoai An District died after having lunch at his kindergarten on Tuesday.
-- The Department of Information and Communications of Ho Chi Minh City decided to sanction a TikToker VND7.5 million ($303) on Tuesday afternoon for posting videos that show disrespect for the underprivileged elderly.
-- Some 1,235 enterprises in Vietnam have faced difficulties in production, affecting 472,000 workers, of which 41,500 people have had their labor contracts terminated since the middle of the year until now, according to the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor.
-- Police in central Thua Thien-Hue Province said on Tuesday afternoon they successfully broke up an online football betting racket that had processed transactions worth a total of more than VND30 billion ($1.2 million).
-- Eighteen elementary students have been placed under home monitoring and psychological rehabilitation for mass hysteria in northern Cao Bang Province after they suddenly fainted, cried, had their limbs numb, became agitated, and hit others at school on November 24, officials said on Tuesday.
-- The number of international visitors to Vietnam exceeded 2.95 million between January and November, up 21.1 times year on year but down 81.9 percent compared to the same period before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the General Statistics Office.