Check out the latest news in Vietnam today:
-- A male director of the Khanh Hoa Radio - Television fell to his death on Monday while surveying the scaffolding of a stand for the 2023 Nha Trang - Khanh Hoa Sea Festival in the south central province of Khanh Hoa.
-- Police in Dong Nai Province, southern Vietnam on Monday said they had prosecuted a case in which 198 villas and 290 detached houses were built illegally in Trang Bom District.
-- A Nigerian man and four Vietnamese nationals on Monday were sentenced to a total of 57 years in prison for money laundering with the foreigner receiving the highest jail term of 14 years.
-- More than 308 metric tons of garbage was collected from the Cai Rang Floating Market, a popular tourist site in Can Tho City between September 2022 and May 2023.
-- A male teacher has been arrested for molesting a six-grade student when she attended his private class in Ha Tinh Province, north-central Vietnam.
-- Experts attending a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday proposed that the city should issue remittance bonds to maintain the remittance growth. Remittances flowing to the metropolis grew an average of 7.6 percent per year over the past five years.
-- Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha on Monday agreed to assign O Mon 3 and 4 gas-fired power projects in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho to the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVN), replacing the Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) due to the latter’s difficulties in mobilizing and using capital for the projects.
-- Vietnamese distributors, supermarkets, and wholesale markets have concluded 35 memoranda of understanding with northern Bac Giang Province to help consume over 100,000 metric tons of litchi. The province’s litchi output is estimated at 180,000 metric tons this year.