Read what is in the news in Vietnam today:
-- Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, his spouse, and a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation arrived at Esenboga International Airport in Ankara on Tuesday evening (local time), beginning an official visit to Turkey through Thursday.
-- Due to the influence of a cold front, Vietnam’s northern region will experience a temperature drop from Thursday evening, while the central region will see heavy rainfall persisting until December 3, according to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
-- A speedboat captain and a foreign tourist saved a woman who jumped off the Saigon Bridge in Ho Chi Minh City in an attempt to commit suicide on Tuesday afternoon.
-- Ho Chi Minh City’s water supplier Saigon Water Corporation (Sawaco) has announced that water supply will be interrupted in 41 wards this weekend due to maintenance.
-- The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has proposed organizing New Year’s fireworks displays at the Saigon River Tunnel in Thu Duc City and Dam Sen Cultural Park in District 11 from 0:00 to 0:15 on January 1, 2024.
-- Many residents have expressed concerns about a household raising cows in a densely-populated residential area in Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City for years.
-- Vietnamese businesses mobilized over VND241.6 trillion (US$9.9 billion) from the beginning of this year to November 24 through corporate bond issuance, according to the Vietnam Bond Market Association (VBMA).
-- Vietnam saw three initial public offering (IPO) listings raising $7 million from January to mid-November, accounting giant Deloitte said in a new report for the Southeast Asian region.
-- Vietnam’s exports to the Netherlands reached $8.34 billion in January-October, marking a four-percent decline compared to the same period in 2022. Despite this, the Netherlands remained Vietnam’s largest export market in Europe, constituting approximately 18.6 percent of the total export turnover, according to the General Department of Customs.