Read what is in the news today:
— Police in Ho Chi Minh City announced on Sunday the arrest of three people for conducting nose job and liposuction procedures on a woman without medical and cosmetic expertise and causing her death.
— Police in southern Dong Nai Province said on Sunday that after two days of excavation, they discovered more than 42 metric tons of hazardous waste at a lamp factory in Bien Hoa City belonging to Dien Quang Lamp JSC, a leading lamp and light bulb producer in Vietnam.
— The organizers of a tourism forum in Kon Tum Province of Vietnam’s Central Highlands region announced on Sunday the plan for tourism development in the Cambodia – Laos – Vietnam Development Triangle Area for 2021-25, with a vision toward 2030, aiming to welcome 3.3 million tourists by 2025.
— The north-central Vietnamese province of Quang Binh officially inaugurated a solar power plant with a capacity of 49.5 MW on Sunday, the Vietnam News Agency reported.
— The five-day activities to celebrate the first Vietnam Book and Reading Culture Day on Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street and Nguyen Van Binh Book Street in Ho Chi Minh City concluded on Sunday night, bringing in over VND5.6 billion (US$234,822) in revenue.
— The 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games organizers announced on Sunday the production of 4,000 medals for the multi-sport event.
— Up to 88 professional athletes from provinces and cities across Vietnam and Japan took part in a marathon on Pavi ancient stone road which ended on Sunday in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau, the Vietnam News Agency reported.
— “Emmanuel Macron comfortably defeated far-right rival Marine Le Pen on Sunday, heading off a political earthquake for Europe but acknowledging dissatisfaction with his first term and saying he would seek to make amends,” Reuters reported.