Read what is in the news today:
— The Ministry of Health reported 1,085 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, raising the national caseload to 10,762,532.
— Rains are in the forecast for the entirety of Vietnam on Wednesday, according to the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
— The administration of Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City has suspended a security screening officer for failing to detect a case where a passenger brought a knife in her carry-on luggage onto a plane.
— The driver of a passenger bus fell asleep and let the vehicle crash into a tank truck parked on the side of National Highway 1, causing one fatality and leaving 17 people injured in Hoang Mai Town, north-central Nghe An Province on Tuesday.
— Households that do not classify their domestic solid waste will be fined from VND500,000 (US$21.3) to VND1 million ($42.7) as per a new regulation that will take effect on August 25.
— The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has probed into a video capturing a man filming a woman who was dancing on the apron at Van Don International Airport in northern Quang Ninh Province.
— An additional 3,422 digital firms were established in the first six months of 2022, bringing the total number of such companies in Vietnam to 67,300, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications
— Ho Chi Minh City is the most favorite destination of Vietnamese tourists during this year’s summer holiday, according to data from digital travel platform Agoda.