Check out news you shouldn’t miss today, February 25
-- The south-central province of Binh Thuan has approved a project to install traffic surveillance cameras worth VND19.7 billion (US$879,464) around the provincial capital of Phan Thiet.
-- A Chinese national, 37-year-old Wu Waigang, was captured just before takeoff on board a Hanoi-bound flight by security officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City for allegedly stealing assets of two other passengers.
-- The two-way trade turnover between Vietnam and the UK in 2016 reached US$816 million, chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong stated at the meeting with UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox on Friday.
-- South Korean electronics conglomerate Samsung will invest more $2.5 million to its TV screen manufacturing in the northern province of Bac Ninh, increasing the company’s total investment in the province to $6.5 million.
-- TH Group, which owns the TH True Milk brand, has invested VND3,000 billion ($133.93 million) on a hi-tech agricultural project on producing organic fruit, vegetables and rice on an area of 3,000ha in the northern province of Thai Binh.
-- Ho Chi Minh City will launch a free-of-charge swimming course for 5,000 children from March to November this year.
-- The British Council will organize a movie screening program which celebrates gender equality in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi on February 26 and 27.
-- The central city of Hue is displaying 137 souvenir products and designs for local residents and tourists to comment on which they want to be the city’s signature souvenirs.
-- Twelve chefs from many countries such as India, Malaysia, the U.S., Germany, Russia and more will attend the International Cuisine Festival – Hoi An 2017 which will kick off on March 22 in the central tourism town’s An Hoi Statue Garden.