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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – June 25

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – June 25

Thursday, June 25, 2015, 08:26 GMT+7

A wrap-up of what has been going on in Vietnam over the past 24 hours.

Politics

-- Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung sought support from former Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama for cooperation in the application of information technology as they met in Hanoi on Wednesday.

-- Two-way trade between Vietnam and Mongolia hit US$28.1 million in 2014, Mongolian Ambassador Dorj Enkhbat told a press meeting in Hanoi on Wednesday.

Society

-- Three people were killed, one went missing and nearly 30 flights were affected as Typhoon Kujira made landfall in northern Vietnam on Wednesday.

-- The driver of a passenger bus company in the northern city of Hai Phong has been suspended after a video clip showing him busy putting on his shoes while neglecting the steering wheel surfaced on the Internet.

-- The Ministry of Transport has called on its information and communications counterpart to help identify the cause of a radio frequency interference that disabled communication between air traffic controllers and many flights at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City last week.

-- Vietnam is in dire need of blood type A and type O and the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion is calling for donation across the country.

Business

-- Phu Quoc Island, off the southern province of Kien Giang, is experiencing a “land mania,” the biggest of its kind in a decade, with investors and speculators rushing to buy land plots on what has been zoned for an exclusive economic zone.

-- The administration of the southern city of Can Tho has requested that no pick-pocketing, rip-off and scam targeting tourists occur during the Green Tourism Week, running from June 27 to July 3.

-- Vietnam is the world’s fourth-largest exporter of textile and garment products, with turnover in the first half of this year topping $12.18 billion, according to the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group.

Sports

-- A delegation from Manchester City is slated to examine My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi on Thursday, June 25, to prepare for a friendly between the Premier League football (soccer) club and the Vietnamese national team scheduled for July 27.

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