Here are today’s leading news stories:
— The Ministry of Health documented 881 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, raising the national tally to 10,724,554, with 9,496,407 recoveries and 43,080 deaths.
— The Politburo has requested the Party Central Committee to consider disciplining Chu Ngoc Anh, chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee, and Nguyen Thanh Long, Minister of Health, for their violations.
— Two workers were killed after a stone quarry collapsed in northern Ha Giang Province late on Friday afternoon, competent authorities confirmed on Saturday.
— An eight-year-old girl from north-central Quang Binh Province drowned after her mentally ill older brother pushed her into the swimming pool of their school on May 31, local authorities confirmed on Saturday.
— Police in Ho Chi Minh City have arrested three suspects aged 37 to 46 who are members of a large-scale racket that illegally exploited sand within the maritime area off Can Gio District.
— The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has proposed that the National Assembly consider increasing penalties for usury as the illegal activity can cause a lot of serious problems and consequences for society.
— Three people were killed and another hospitalized after a truck tipped over and crushed a car along the Ho Chi Minh City Highway in northern Hoa Binh Province on Saturday afternoon.
— Vietnam will play South Korea in their second group-stage match at the 2022 AFC U23 Asian Cup in Uzbekistan at 8:00 pm on Sunday (Vietnam time). The match will be aired on FPT Play and VTV6 Channel.
— A ceremony was organized in Hanoi on Saturday evening to kick-start the Vietnam International Fashion Tour, which features several fashion shows at famous tourist destinations in the country. These shows will be held in Hoa Binh, Ninh Binh, Quang Ninh, Sa Pa, and Hanoi between June and December.