Read what is in the news in Vietnam today:
-- Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese will pay an official visit to Vietnam from this weekend at the invitation of Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
-- The Indian government will cooperate with the Vietnam Yoga Federation in organizing the 2023 International Yoga Day across 22 provinces and cities in the Southeast Asian country at the end of June, as part of a range of cultural exchange, tourism, trade, and investment promotion events marking 50 years of diplomatic ties between the two nations, Dr. Madan Mohan Sethi, Consul General of India in Ho Chi Minh City, announced at a press conference on Tuesday.
-- A court in Thanh Hoa Province, north-central Vietnam sentenced a 44-year-old local woman to 13 months’ imprisonment on Tuesday for “resisting officers on duty” by various actions, including threatening to kiss a traffic policeman to death.
-- A 45-seater passenger bus rear-ended a truck and overturned a 16-seater van on La Son-Tuy Loan Expressway in Da Nang City, killing one woman on the spot and necessitating 13 others’ hospitalization on Tuesday afternoon.
-- The Ministry of Transport has assigned the My Thuan Project Management Board to make a pre-feasibility study report for the Can Tho 2 Bridge project, which is part of the North-South Expressway.
-- A truck plowed through several motorcycles at a red light on My Phuoc-Tan Van Street in southern Binh Duong Province on Tuesday evening, killing a man instantly and causing two others to be hospitalized.
-- Doctors at Lam Dong General Hospital in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong successfully performed surgery to save a worker who suffered an occupational accident resulting in two iron bars piercing through the abdomen up to the neck earlier this week.
-- Vietnamese Internet search and browser firm Coc Coc has introduced a pair of products, Coc Coc AI Chat and Coc Coc AI Search, which are now available completely free of charge to Vietnamese users.
-- Phan Van Mai, chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, revealed during a meeting held on Tuesday that the city is projected to gain an economic growth rate of 5.87 percent in the second quarter of 2023.
-- Lonely Planet, the world-renowned travel guide, recently named Vietnam’s North-South Railway the most incredible train journey in the world.