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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – February 2

Monday, February 02, 2015, 09:10 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – February 2
A Tuoi Tre copy is pictured on a coffee table at a café in Ho Chi Minh City on December 28, 2014.

Here are the leading news stories in Vietnamese media in brief for today, February 2, 2015.

Politics                               

-- The construction of a flagpole to mark Vietnam’s marine sovereignty broke ground on the Mat Island off the central province of Nghe An on Sunday.

Society

-- Ho Chi Minh City police said Sunday they are hunting for a banker who fled away with VND17 billion (US$792,245) he was supposed to transfer from an Angribank branch in District 1 to his transaction office in District 10 a day earlier.

-- Five flights scheduled to depart from Phu BAi Airport in the central city of Hue were canceled as strong wind began hitting the terminal on Sunday afternoon.

-- Ho Chi Minh City police said Sunday they had arrested three suspects for robbing a French tourist at 23-9 Park in the city’s downtown early the same day.

-- A raging house engulfed the warehouse where a privately-run company stores scraps in the southern province of Binh Duong on Sunday.

Business

-- Anex Vietnam, a tour organizer specializing in bringing Russian tourists to Vietnam via air charter, resumed Moscow – Cam Ranh service on Sunday after a hiatus caused by the ruble crisis.

-- A new shopping mall, which was inaugurated in Hanoi on Saturday, leases its booths to Vietnamese businesses at zero fees for a 50-year term.

-- The Vietnamese Ministry of Construction is seeking permission from the government to offer a credit package worth VND50 trillion ($2.33 billion) to help house buyers in purchasing commercial houses, minister Nguyen Tran Nam said Sunday.

-- Low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific inaugurated two new services connecting Ho Chi Minh City and the south-central city of Quy Nhon, and the central city of Dong Hoi, on Sunday.

Lifestyle

-- Vietnamese comedian Hoai Linh won his tenth Best Comedian title granted by the Mai Vang Award by Nguoi Lao Dong (Laborer) newspaper on Sunday. Linh was given a special trophy for his record winning times in the 20-year history of the award.

-- A Facebooker Night, the first of its kind in Vietnam, will be hosted in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday, creating a chance for famous local Facebook users to meet their fans in real life.

-- Late composer Trinh Cong Son is the Vietnamese author that received the most royalties, with a total payment of more than VND820 million ($38,214) between 2004 and 2014, according to the Vietnam Center for Protection of Music Copyright.

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