Check out the news you should not miss today in Vietnam:
-- The Vietnamese government has sent the lawmaking National Assembly a statement proposing some policies on the immigration and residence of foreigners in Vietnam, including issuing e-visas to citizens of all countries and territories and extending the visitor e-visa validity to three months from one month.
-- Due to the positive hotel room and tour bookings, travel firms in Da Nang expect the number of tourists to the central city in the forthcoming holiday to celebrate Vietnam’s Reunification Day (April 30) and International Workers' Day (May 1) will be equivalent to the figure in the same period in 2019 when COVID-19 had yet to hit Vietnam.
-- A 35-year-old man from the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap has been prosecuted for breaking into a spa, raping its owner, who is his ex-lover, three times and asking her to give him VND300 million (US$12,790). He later reduced the amount to VND10 million ($426).
-- An 80-meter road section along a canal in Sa Dec City, Dong Thap Province, southern Vietnam sank into the canal on Saturday, bringing down a house and disrupting the travel of 10 other households in the area.
-- Vietnam’s first pharmaceutical - biological industrial park project, which is designed to cover 300 hectares of land and requires an estimated investment of $150-200 million, will be developed in Thai Binh Province, northern Vietnam. The industrial park, once completed, is expected to attract a total registered investment of $800 million in 2024-27 and $2 billion in 2028-30.
-- A man in Le Chan District of northern Hai Phong City was killed on Friday following a violent confrontation over loud music, the district police informed on Saturday.
-- The Italian-flagged cruise ship MSC Poesia with 2,145 European travelers on board made a stop at Nha Trang Port in the namesake city of the south-central coastal province of Khanh Hoa on Saturday. This is the fifth large cruise ship to arrive in Nha Trang this year.
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