Read what is in the news in Vietnam today:
-- Ho Chi Minh City recorded four new cases of monkeypox last Friday, bringing the total number of cases in the city to 13, the municipal health department said in a Sunday report.
-- A cold front will influence the northern and north-central regions on Monday evening, resulting in chilly conditions during the nighttime and morning hours, according to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting. Particularly in high-altitude areas, temperatures may drop below 16 degrees Celsius in certain locations.
-- The 30-meter-long railway landslide triggered by heavy rain in Yen Bai Province, located in northern Vietnam, had been repaired as of 9:00 pm on Sunday, reconnecting the Hanoi-Lao Cai railway line after a two-day disruption.
-- While en route to scale the Ta Chi Nhu peak, which ranks as the seventh tallest mountain in Vietnam, a man from Hai Phong experienced an abrupt collapse and subsequently passed away on Saturday.
-- Police in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday said that they had arrested and initiated legal proceedings against an airplane maintenance staff member working at Tan Son Nhat International Airport for smuggling iPhones into Vietnam.
-- Vietnamese variety show “Hanh Trinh Ky Thu” (Let’s Feast Vietnam) won the Best Reality & Variety award at the 2023 Asia Content Awards and Global OTT Awards of Busan International Film Festival on Sunday evening.
-- Vietnam-based sales agent Skyline Media has unveiled five new titles for sales and distribution at the Asian Contents & Film Market that accompanies the Busan International Film Festival, according to American magazine Variety.
-- China’s eastern city of Hangzhou rounded off the 19th Asian Games on Sunday with a colorful and “joy”-themed closing ceremony after hosting the continental sporting extravaganza which organizers hailed as “one of the finest” ever, Reuters reported.
-- Japan issued a tsunami advisory for the Izu, Ogasawara island areas in the eastern part of the country on Monday, Reuters reported.
--Hong Kong ordered people to stay indoors, shut schools and closed the stock exchange on Monday as the remnants of Typhoon Koinu caused floods a month after the city was paralyzed by record-breaking rainfall, Reuters reported.