Catch up on the news in Vietnam today:
-- Vietnam's Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong held high-level phone talks with President of the Cambodian People's Party and Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday.
-- A 41-year-old man residing in northern Thai Binh Province stabbed his wife to death on Saturday following their conflict over the location for planting trees in front of their house, a local official confirmed.
-- Police in Binh Duong Province, a neighbor of Ho Chi Minh City, on Friday detained five young men aged between 14 and 20 for allegedly murdering a 63-year-old man to steal his motorbike.
-- Vietnam encourages Indonesian enterprises to expand their investment in its market, National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue said during a meeting with leaders of major Indonesian groups in Jakarta on Saturday, as part of his ongoing visit to Indonesia.
-- Vietnam welcomed over 6.6 million international tourist arrivals in January-July, a seven-fold rise year on year, according to the General Statistics Office.
-- The Hoa Lu consortium led by Vietnamese construction firm Coteccons has denounced the Vietur consortium led by Turkey’s IC Holdings for allegedly violating bidding regulations and failing to meet requirements of a tender package worth over VND35.2 trillion (US$1.5 billion) to construct the passenger terminal at Long Thanh International Airport in southern Dong Nai Province. Three consortiums, including Hoa Lu, Vietur, and another foreign consortium, had earlier registered to bid for the package but only Vietur was confirmed to meet all technical requirements.
-- The export price of Vietnam’s five-percent broken rice rose to $618 per metric ton on Friday, up $20 over a day earlier and being the highest rate over the past many years, the Vietnam Food Association reported.
-- Raoni Metuktire, an Indigenous chief from Brazil's Amazon, will urge the region's head of state meeting here this coming week to step up their efforts to preserve the rainforest that is vital to his people's survival and the global climate, Reuters reported.