Good morning from Vietnam!
-- Vietnam’s delegation led by Colonel General Nguyen Chi Vinh to the 15th Asia Security Summit in Singapore from June 3 to 5 arrived in the country on Thursday, and is expected to bring up East Vietnam Sea issues at the summit.
-- Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will chair an online meeting with senior officials from 63 provinces and cities in the country on Friday in the hope of looking for solutions to boost public medical insurance participation among Vietnam’s population to 90 percent.
-- The bus explosion in the Lao province of Khammouane that killed eight Vietnamese and injured several others was caused by illegal firecrackers packed inside the vehicle, Vietnamese authorities announced on Thursday.
-- Causes for the mass fish deaths along Vietnam’s central coast that began early April will be announced this month, Vietnamese Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan said on Thursday at a press conference.
-- Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has just issued a plan to boost the capital’s investment environment and Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI), after the 2015 rankings placed Hanoi at the 24th spot among 63 provinces and cities.
-- Vietnam’s construction of its first nuclear power plant, which was initially planned to commence in 2021, may be delayed until 2027, a deputy director at Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper at the two-day 8th International Forum ATOMEXPO in Moscow that concluded on Wednesday.
-- Vietnam’s national soccer team eye their first win against Hong Kong in the four-team 2016 AYA Bank Cup in Myanmar that kicks off on Friday, after the squad’s friendly victory over Syria on Tuesday boosted the confidence of both players and fans.