Read what is in the news in Vietnam today:
-- President of the National Assembly of People’s Power of Cuba Esteban Lazo Hernandez on Tuesday offered flowers in remembrance of Cuban leader Fidel Castro at the Fidel Park in Quang Tri Province’s Dong Ha City, located in central Vietnam.
-- Rescuers safely brought ashore ten fishermen from a sunken fishing boat on Con Dao Island off Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province in southern Vietnam on Tuesday afternoon.
-- Intense rainfall on Tuesday caused landslides, flooding, and numerous impassable roads in Quang Binh Province, north-central Vietnam.
-- A teenager drowned while going fishing with three friends in bad weather conditions in Quang Binh Province on Tuesday.
-- The Ministry of Home Affairs has voiced support for the proposal from the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids, and Social Affairs to set the 2024 Lunar New Year holiday as a seven-day period.
-- Vietnam documented over 5,600 cases of dengue fever between September 18 and 24. Hanoi alone reported 2,400 cases across 95 clusters.
-- Vietnamese plastic producer Rang Dong Holding Joint Stock Company recently lost a lawsuit against Japan’s Sojitz Pla-Net Corporation regarding their shareholding agreement and is obligated to return nearly VND157 billion (US$6.4 million) to the Japanese corporation and pay for related fees and charges.
-- The International Union for Conservation of Nature on Tuesday launched a three-day painting contest centered on the Lang Sen Wetland Reserve in Long An Province, southern Vietnam, with the participation of nearly 600 students.