Read what is in the news in Vietnam today:
-- One teenager drowned and another went missing after going swimming at a beach in Phu Loc District, Thua Thien-Hue Province, central Vietnam on Sunday.
-- Authorities in Binh Thuan Province, south-central Vietnam had to close off a street in Phan Thiet City on Sunday evening after sand poured onto the route and broke bridges along its course.
-- Intense rainfall during the peak tide hours caused many roads along rivers and canals in Ho Chi Minh City to be heavily flooded on Sunday afternoon.
-- More than 2,000 people from 15 provinces and cities in the northern region along with about 100 vehicles and two helicopters were mobilized for the largest-ever firefighting exercise in Quang Ninh Province, northern Vietnam on Sunday.
-- Up to 200,000 people die from cardiovascular diseases every year, accounting for 25 percent of the total annual deaths in Vietnam, heard a conference held in Hanoi on Sunday.
-- The UNESCO Vietnam Center of Information has teamed up with the startup Phygital Labs to initiate a project that utilizes digital identification technology for the preservation and advancement of Vietnamese cultural heritage.
-- The Museum of Fishing Gear at Nha Trang University in Khanh Hoa Province, south-central Vietnam is showcasing an array of fishing equipment, ranging from classic to contemporary.
-- The Hanoi Autumn Carnival took place in the pedestrian area around the Hoan Kiem Lake in downtown Hanoi on Sunday morning as part of the ongoing Hanoi Autumn Festival, the Vietnam News Agency reported.
-- Vietnam won the silver medal of the mixed team event in xiangqi at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China on Sunday.