_ 17-year-old Vo Nhu Hoa from Giong Trom District, Ben Tre died after having an injection at Nguyen Dinh Chieu General Hospital in Ben Tre. Her family claimed that medical staff’s irresponsibility causes her death.
_ 21-year-old Nguyen Thanh Binh from Bu Dop District, Binh Phuoc gave himself in to local police after setting fire on 19-year-old Ho Thi Thu, causing her serious burn after she refused to accept his feelings for her.
_ Vo Anh Tuan, deputy head of local bank Vietinbank Nha Be Branch in Ho Chi Minh was arrested Wednesday by police from the Ministry of Public Security for committing fraud and property appropriation.
_ The new Turkish Ambassador to Vietnam Ahmet Akif Oktay made a visit to Tuoi Tre Newspaper office Wednesday upon taking his office in the country. He said he was impressed by the newspaper’s circulation and public influence.
_ Vietnam and India issued a joint statement on the occasion of President Truong Tan Sang's State visit to India on 11-13 October 2011 at the invitation of President Pratibha Devisingh Patil.
_ A grand ceremony to celebrate 30th anniversary of the Buddhist Church of Vietnam will be held on November 6 and 7 at the Vietnam Buddhist Institute in Soc Son District, Hanoi, the organization announced in a press conference Wednesday.
_ Vietnamese films “Bi, don’t be afraid” by director Phan Dang Di and “Saigon Electric” by Stephane Gauger will represent Vietnam at the Asian Film Festival to be held in Berlin, Germany from October 26 – 30. “Sunday menu”, a short film by Vietnamese – German director Liesl Nguyen will also be screened.