Read what is in the news in Vietnam today:
-- Vietnam’s National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue on Monday morning left Hanoi for Laos to attend the first Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam (CLV) Parliamentary Summit and pay a working visit to the neighboring country through Thursday.
-- Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, his spouse, and a Vietnamese delegation arrived in Hanoi late on Sunday, concluding their working trip to attend the World Climate Action Summit within the framework of the 28th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28), bilateral activities in the UAE, and pay an official visit to Turkey from November 29.
-- In collaboration with various units, police in Ho Chi Minh City organized a ceremony on Sunday to unveil mural paintings on numerous streets in District 3. These artworks replaced the previous graffiti, disarray, and unauthorized advertising that had marred the walls along those roads.
-- A fishing boat unexpectedly exploded in Ca Mau Province, southern Vietnam on Sunday while preparing to set out to sea, resulting in severe injuries to three fishermen who were then transported to Ca Mau General Hospital for urgent medical care.
-- Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has asked the United Arab Emirates to support Vietnam to build an international financial center in Ho Chi Minh City, as both countries agreed to expand economic and trade cooperation during a meeting with vice president Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Sunday.
-- The Saigon Central Post Office has secured a spot on the list of 100 interesting attractions in Ho Chi Minh City for 2023.
-- Artist Le Huu Hieu, also known as Henry Le, will become the first Vietnamese representative at the 60th Biennale Venice in Italy, scheduled for April 20, 2024 to November 24, 2024, according to the Vietnam News Agency.
-- A magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck Mindanao in the Philippines in the early hours of Monday morning, Reuters quoted the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) as saying.