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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – April 23

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – April 23

Sunday, April 23, 2017, 08:30 GMT+7

Have a nice Sunday!

Society

-- Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Saturday attended a dialogue with more than 2,000 workers at enterprises located in the central region, during which they were promised access to low-cost housing and dairy products.

-- The security force of Can Tho International Airport in the namesake city have revealed they had fined a male passenger VND7.5 million (US$325) for pinching a music player from another traveler while checking in at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi for a flight to Can Tho on Thursday.

-- Police in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap disclosed on Saturday they had arrested a 33-year-old male suspect for raping and strangling a second-grade girl to death before dumping her body in a pond in Hong Ngu District on Thursday. 

-- The land-related issues in an outlying Hanoi commune where local residents had held dozens of police officers captive since last weekend ended on a  happy note on Saturday, when all the remaining detainees were released and villagers and local officials reached a compromise, with no legal penalty to be slapped on the captors.

-- A downpour coupled with a thunderstorm that hit parts of Bao Loc City in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on Saturday afternoon blew away the entire sixth floor of a house, while 16 dwellings in Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh City also had their roofs blown away during a squall the same afternoon.

-- A part of the Vam Nao River that flows through Cho Moi District in southern An Giang Province on Saturday swallowed 16 houses and caused a cross-commune street section to subside while the local government and residents were still struggling to recover from a recent land sinking incident. 

Business

-- Many travel firms in Nha Trang City in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa have lamented they can hardly benefit from a recent surge in Chinese tourists as their illegal Chinese counterparts have pocketed hefty profits.

Lifestyle

-- Eight world-renowned female sand sculptors are competing at an international championship taking place for the first time in Vietnam from April 19 to May 2 in Phan Thiet, a resort town in the south-central province of Binh Thuan.

-- The Hue Relic Preservation Center opens the Inner City/Royal Palace, the heart of the UNESCO-recognized relic complex in Hue City, Vietnam’s imperial capital located in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, to tourists at night from now to mid-September.

-- Nearly 500 staff members of hotels and resorts, residents, students and foreign tourists on Saturday cleaned up garbage on five beaches on Phu Quoc, an emerging retreat island off the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang, as part of an ongoing campaign to rid local beaches of unsightly litter.

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