Good morning from Vietnam!
-- Officers from the Ministry of Public Security cooperated with local police departments on Saturday night to hunt down a suspect attempting to transport 100 bricks of heroin in an automobile from Hanoi to the northern Vietnamese province of Hoa Binh.
-- The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has approved a proposal on tracing the origin of chickens and eggs sold to the local market, said Nguyen Ngoc Hoa, deputy director of the municipal Department of Industry and Trade.
-- A former detention officer in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang has been probed by the Supreme People’s Procuracy for sexually abusing a female inmate at a local detention facility in late 2015.
-- Eight people, including several children, were injured after a car rammed three motorbikes in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on Sunday night.
-- One person was killed and two others injured after a man opened fire on a gang during their confrontation in the northern city of Hai Phong on Sunday evening.
-- Mobile service providers in Vietnam are set to offer 4G access to their customers, promising that the cost of the new service would not be higher than that of the 3G subscription.
-- According to state-owned power suppler Vietnam Electricity, about 4,560 cases of power theft were recorded across the country in 2016, causing the loss of over 15.9 million kilowatts per hour.
-- Several high-rise developers in Ho Chi Minh City have asked the city’s Management Authority for Urban Railways for permission to connect their buildings with local metro stations.
-- Many people have expressed their concern over the possibility that a famous cave in the north-central province of Quang Binh will become one of the locations for the Miss Peace International 2017 pageant.