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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – April 13

Thursday, April 13, 2017, 08:30 GMT+7

Check out the news you should not miss today, April 13:

Politics

-- Operators of the Cam Ranh International Port in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa on Wednesday morning welcomed the Maritime Self-Defense Force’s Fuyuzuki ship as it began a five-day visit to Vietnam.

-- Vietnamese Ambassador to the U.S. Pham Quang Vinh has recently visited the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York. During the visit, he reviewed the two countries’ relations, valuing their comprehensive partnership in line with the principles of an equal relationship and respect for each other’s political regime.

Society

-- Chinese national Wen Yi Min, 39, on Wednesday was sentenced to 19 years in prison for murder after slashing five people in the family of Vu Phuong, who is his 26-year-old Vietnamese wife, on February 14 last year.

Business

-- Ho Chi Minh City will offer incentives to Japanese enterprises, the city’s representatives said at a meeting between Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Dinh La Thang and Japanese Hyogo Prefecture’s Governor Toshizo Ido in Kobe on Wednesday.

-- The picture of gender equality in Vietnam is now not bright enough as there have been just a small number of female leaders in state-owned enterprises, former Ambassador of Vietnam to the EU Ton Nu Thi Ninh said at the Women’s Summit 2017 held on Wednesday by Forbes in Ho Chi Minh City.

Lifestyle

-- Around 20,000 tourists from Germany and Finland will visit Khanh Hoa Province on charter flights this year, said Tran Viet Trung, director of the provincial Department of Tourism.

-- A number of well-known TVB stars, including Mandy Wong, Raymong Wong and Grace Chan, will come to Ho Chi Minh City for a cultural exchange from April 20 to 22.

Sports

-- Legendary Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho Gaúcho on Wednesday arrived in Ho Chi Minh City with the 2017 UEFA Champions League trophy. The former soccer star is attending a press conference this morning before joining an exclusive interview with Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper.

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