Check out the latest news in Vietnam today:
-- Water levels in rivers across Vietnam’s Can Tho City have risen over the past few days due to high tide and are expected to peak at 2.10-2.15 meters from 5:00 am to 6:00 am and from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm between Saturday and Monday next week, according to the municipal weather center.
-- At least three people died and three others required emergency medical treatment in a head-on collision between two motorcycles on Friday evening in northern Ha Giang Province, with two of them confirmed dead on the spot, according to the Traffic Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security.
-- The Asia-Africa-Europe 1 (AAE-1) undersea communication cable encountered a problem on Wednesday this week, thereby affecting Internet connection from Vietnam to Singapore, according to Vietnamese telecommunication carriers.
-- Ho Chi Minh City needs from 75,500 to 81,500 employees in various sectors including trade, real estate, financial banking, information technology from now until the end of 2023, said the city’s Department of Labor, Invalid and Social Affairs.
-- Daily commuters in Ho Chi Minh City now can book tech-based electric motorbike service offered by Vietnamese carmaker VinFast’s Green and Smart Mobility JSC (GSM), which launched the service in the city on Friday.
-- Local Party officials in Phu Quoc City, an island destination off the coast of southern Kien Giang Province, have proposed that the island city offer forest land for lease in order to boost tourism development.
-- Close to 12,700 new businesses have been established and more than 5,800 others resumed their operations in Vietnam this month, according to data released by the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
-- With the Paris Olympics less than a year away, French authorities want to make sure the bedbugs don't bite during the games and have started a drive to exterminate the pests, Reuters reported.
-- Suicide bombings ripped through two mosques in Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 57 people, including seven children, as believers marked the birthday of the Prophet Mohammad, Reuters cited police and health officials as saying on Friday.