Catch up on the news in Vietnam today:
-- General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam's Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong and Vietnamese State President Vo Van Thuong have sent their letters of greetings to General Secretary of the Communist Party of China's Central Committee and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the occasion of China's National Day (October 1), the Vietnam News Agency reported.
-- The Supreme People's Procuracy of Vietnam on Saturday issued an indictment against former Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long for receiving US$2.25 million as bribes to let a local company inflate COVID-19 test kit prices.
-- The Vietnam Electricity Group on Saturday started work on a 500kV transmission line connecting a power substation in Quang Nam Province in central Vietnam to Monsoon Wind Farm in Laos to import power from the neighboring country.
-- Police in Ha Dong District, Hanoi arrested five youngsters on charges of murdering and 10 others for allegedly disturbing public order in a violent confrontation on September 22, the Hanoi Police said on Saturday.
-- Ho Chi Minh City authorities received over 11,000 complaints about noise in the January-August period, with the number of complaints filed between 10:00 pm and 6:00 am being 1.5 times higher than that in daytime.
-- Thai Nguyen National General Hospital in the namesake northern province has successfully carried out a surgical reattachment of a hand that was cut off from an 18-month-old baby’s body, the hospital announced on Saturday.
-- Four children aged over 10 suffered burns after several people threw mascot heads and cans of kerosene into a bonfire during a celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival in Hanoi on Friday, local authorities reported on Saturday.
-- Vietnamese coffee chain Trung Nguyen Legend on Friday officially inaugurated its first coffee shop in the U.S., attracting a high number of coffee lovers.