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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – March 10

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – March 10

Friday, March 10, 2017, 08:42 GMT+7

Check out the news you should not miss today, March 10

Politics

-- Vietnam and Nepal should aim at boosting cooperation in the spheres they have potential for, Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said as he received Nepalese Minister for Commerce Romi Gauchan Thakali in Hanoi on Thursday.

-- Special Task Police Battalion No. 1, an elite armed unit of the Ministry of Public Security’s Mobile Police High Command, marked its 20th founding anniversary (March 12, 1997) in Hanoi on Thursday.

Society

-- The website of Rach Gia airport in the southern province of Kien Giang was compromised by hackers on Thursday, shortly after a similar attack on the website of Tan Son Nhat International Airport late Wednesday.

-- A group of patrol thieves who stole fuel from tanker trucks traveling in and out Cat Lai seaport in Ho Chi Minh City was busted by police on Thursday.

-- A reporter of Hanoi-based newswire Vietnamnet has complained to police in Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province for being allegedly assaulted by staffers of travel firm Saigontourist when he was on duty at the city’s Bai Chay wharf near Ha Long Bay.

Business

-- Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has yet to give a final conclusion on whether the Ca Na steel project, a development proposed for the south-central province of Ninh Thuan, should be carried out or not as there are not enough grounds to determine the project's necessity at the moment, the Government Office said Thursday.

-- Vietnam's automobile sales in February dropped 13 percent from a month earlier to 17,621 units, the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (VAMA) has said, attributing the slump to poor demand after the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday late January.

-- Petrovietnam Oil Corp (PV Oil) plans to sell a 35-40 percent stake to strategic investors and expects to raise at least $270 million, the Vietnamese state oil company said on Thursday.

-- Skills and talent development company NIIT said on Thursday it has unveiled its first specialized IT center in Vietnam to “create talent pool for Digitalization of Vietnam.”

Lifestyle

-- U.S. filmmaker Jordan Charles Vogt-Roberts, director of the Hollywood blockbuster “Kong: Skull Island”, was on Thursday appointed by a Vietnamese committee as tourism ambassador of Vietnam in the 2017-2020 tenure.

-- A giant model of the Kong in the Hollywood film 'Kong: Skull Island' on display at SC VivoCity in District 7 in Ho Chi Minh City was engulfed in flames at the blockbuster's premiere on Thursday.

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