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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – December 12

Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – December 12

Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 08:14 GMT+7

Briefs of some of leading news stories published Wednesday on Tuoi Tre Newspaper that will be carried today.

Society:

-- Police in Ho Chi Minh City have been urged to tighten security at major hospitals after many patients who arrived at the hospitals for treatment have fallen victim to gangs of pickpocketers.

-- Vietnam would import 50 percent of its power demand by 2030, local experts said at a seminar titled “Sustainable Power Development” held in Hanoi on December 11.

-- In recent times, a group of people in Ea Ho commune, Krong Nang district in the central highlands province of Dak Lak have displayed trunk sections of Glyptostrobus which is listed in Group 1A of rare timber for which exploitation for commercial purposes is prohibited, on streets for sale.

-- A conference to discuss the implementation of a project to create favorable conditions for people with disabilities to participate equally in socio-economic activities was held in Hanoi on December 11.

Politics:

-- The National Assembly’s Standing Committee opened its 13th meeting in Hanoi on December 11.

-- Vietnam has put into circulation at the United Nations a report on its implementation of the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Convention.

-- Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan on Tuesday received Charles Bolden, Administrator of the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and told him that Vietnam hopes to cooperate further with NASA in aerospace technology development in the future.

To be updated...

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