Read what is in the news in Vietnam today:
-- The monitoring results of the Department of Natural Resources and Environment of Ho Chi Minh City showed that fine dust and noise in the city exceeded the allowable levels again from November 21 to 27 due to the impact of traffic activities.
-- Most of Vietnam's southern provinces are ending the rainy season and entering the dry season from December 7 to 15, according to the southern hydro-meteorological station.
-- Police in north-central Thanh Hoa Province recaptured a 32-year-old prisoner, who had received a seven-year jail sentence for intentionally causing injury to others, on Sunday afternoon after he escaped the prison on Friday.
-- A 16-year-old boy drowned while swimming in a stream with friends amid the cold weather in south-central Phu Yen Province on Sunday.
-- Police in Ho Chi Minh City said on Sunday that they successfully collaborated with colleagues from northern Bac Ninh Province, central Quang Ngai Province, and southern Binh Duong Province in arresting five people who had stolen over 3,000 fashion bags worth more than VND600 million (US$25,450) stored at a warehouse at Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
-- Live hogs are selling for VND48,000-52,000 ($2.04-2.21) per kilogram in the southern region, the lowest price in the year so far, causing farmers to suffer a loss of VND10,000-12,000 ($0.42-0.51) per kilogram, according to the Livestock Association of Dong Nai, a province with leading livestock production in Vietnam.
-- Vietnamese digital media firm Yeah1 is planning to halt its share issuance scheme and spend more than VND230 billion ($9.75 million) buying back two previously-sold companies to achieve business stability and growth, according to a recently-published shareholder meeting document.
-- Huynh Thi Thu, a 70-year-old former teacher from the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, has got her third university degree after enrolling in a local university in 2018.