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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – July 8

Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – July 8

Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 07:55 GMT+7

Briefs on some of leading news stories published on Tuesday (July 8) in Tuoi Tre newspaper:

Politics:

-- The Vietnam Fisheries Association sent documents to China yesterday to protest Chinese authorities’ seizure of a fishing boat of Vietnam. The boat QNg 94912-TS was seized on July 3 when it was fishing in the Northern Gulf (or the Gulf of Tonkin).

-- The 14th conference of the 8th People’s Council (the law making agency) of Ho Chi Minh City opened this morning.

Society:

-- The retail petrol price in Vietnam went up to VND25,640 a liter, starting 8:00 pm yesterday.

-- The Ho Chi Minh City Transport Department announced yesterday it had discovered 17 bus drivers using fake driving licenses.

-- As many as 2,000 out of 4,500 agencies producing supplementary food have been found violating food safety regulations.

-- Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien paid a working visit to three major hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday, expressing her concern about a patient overload.

-- Authorities of Tra Vinh Province in the Mekong Delta said they will check the recruitment of thousands of Chinese workers for local projects.

Lifestyle:

-- Documentary film “Hoang Sa – Painful Loss” directed by Andre Menras will be screened at 3:00 pm on July 11 at the address 53 Nguyen Du Street, Hai Ba Trung District in Hanoi. Admission is free.

Education:

-- Starting July 20, many universities will announce the pass threshold for their entrance exams held several days ago. Those who pass the exams will be admitted to college.

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