Read what is in the news in Vietnam today:
-- Ten people in central Quang Nam Province were hospitalized for Botulinum poisoning, with one of them dead after eating picked carp. Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City has sent experts and an antitoxin to Quang Nam to treat the patients.
-- A 55-year-old Georgian man has been arrested for allegedly appropriating US$30,000 from a gold shop in Hai Phong City, northern Vietnam.
-- The body of a man who was missing three months ago in Quang Ngai Province in the north-central region was found on Saturday in his car after the vehicle was fished out from a local river.
-- Police in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on Saturday raided 13 offices of pawnshop chain F88 in the city. Earlier, the headquarters and many branches of the pawnshop chain in Ho Chi Minh City had faced the same fate.
-- The Management Authority for Urban Railways of Ho Chi Minh City and the Railway College on Saturday opened a training class for 19 metro operators and nine station managers for the first metro line in Ho Chi Minh City. The training is part of the preparations for the operation of the route, which connects Ben Thanh Station in District 1 and Long Binh Depot in Thu Duc City, early next year.
-- More than 40 tourism service providers in Hanoi on Friday surveyed the market in Phu Quoc City, Kien Giang Province, southern Vietnam with an aim to early launch tours to the island city.
-- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will continue accompanying Vietnam’s healthcare sector in the coming time, CDC director Rochelle P. Walensky said during her four-day visit to Vietnam from Wednesday to Saturday.
-- Police in Bac Tu Liem District, Hanoi have launched an investigation into a case in which some 10 autos parked along a roadway near the Ruby Goldmark Apartment Building were sprayed with paint.
-- Vietnam is the second fastest-growing digital economy in the world, following India, and has the fastest e-commerce growth in Southeast Asia, Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang said at the Vietnam Connect Forum 2023 held in Da Nang City, central Vietnam on Friday.
-- Hungary will offer scholarships to three Vietnamese football talents aged 13 and 14 so that they can be trained in the Central European country for many years to become professional footballers.
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