Read what is in the news in Vietnam today:
-- A five-seater car crashed into several vehicles, dragging three motorcycles before hitting two stationary cars and ultimately getting deformed completely in Thuan An City, Binh Duong Province, southern Vietnam on Tuesday afternoon.
-- There is a high possibility of storms or tropical depressions occurring in the East Vietnam Sea this month, which will impact the weather in the north and north-central regions, according to the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
-- The Department of Culture and Sports of Ho Chi Minh City proposed the municipal People’s Committee spend nearly VND2 billion (US$85,142) and 98 days restoring Tran Nguyen Han and Le Loi statues, which were two landmarks in District 1 and District 6 but had to be moved due to the construction of the metro line No. 1 and an overpass, respectively.
-- The Ho Chi Minh Management Center of Public Transport announced the scheduled introduction of 22 additional bus routes providing connectivity for passengers to the metro No. 1 stations, alongside the current 11 bus routes.
-- The People’s Committee of Quang Tri said on Tuesday it had submitted a proposal to the prime minister, suggesting the construction of a cross-border coal conveyor to streamline the transportation of coal from Sekong and Salavan Provinces in Laos to the central Vietnamese province.
-- Numerous sections of the Cam Lo-La Son Expressway, which traverses Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue Provinces in central Vietnam, have been undulating just five months after its inauguration on December 31.
-- Police in Hanoi said on Tuesday that they recently dismantled a ring of illegal transcontinental drug trafficking from Europe to Vietnam, seizing over 102 kilograms of narcotics.
-- The Nha Trang-Khanh Hoa Sea Festival 2023 concluded in Nha Trang, a famous beach city in south-central Vietnam, on Tuesday evening after welcoming around 150,000 visitors during its four-day span.
-- Four restaurants in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City received Vietnam’s first-ever Michelin stars at a ceremony in Hanoi on Tuesday evening.