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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 25

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 25

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 08:30 GMT+7

Check out what is in the news today, May 25:Politics -- Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Wednesday received President and CEO of German group Siemens AG Joe Kaeser, expressing his hope that the firm will increase collaboration with Vietnam in service, production, and investment. -- Receiving Vietnamese Ambassador to the Czech Republic Ho Minh Tuan in Prague on May 23, Czech President Milos Zeman expected that his visit to Vietnam next month would produce fruitful outcomes for economic cooperation, especially tourism.Society -- Only 50 among 5,000 facilities producing alcohol in Hanoi have licenses, according to Colonel Phung Quang Hien, deputy head of Hanoi Police’s environmental police department. -- Officials in the central city of Da Nang have plans to allow people to park their motorbikes free of charge at public hospitals. -- Around 55 percent of Vietnamese people used smartphones in 2016, with 34 percent getting on Facebook, Jay Hartwell, Student Media Advisor from the University of Hawaii, said during at a discussion on the role of social media in Vietnamese enterprise development in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday. -- One died and another was injured in a gas explosion at a hotel in the south-central city of Nha Trang on Wednesday. -- After piloting Vietnamese-English street name signs, Ho Chi Minh City will continue to add an English version for its signposts, as part of an effort to make it easier for foreigners going around the city center. -- The People’s Committee of Khanh Hoa Province on Wednesday signed a memorandum with Microsoft Vietnam on turning Nha Trang into a smart city.Lifestyle -- The ‘Vietnam Days in Spain’ event is being held in Madrid to celebrate 40 years of diplomatic ties between the Southeast Asian nation and the European country. -- The Ho Chi Minh City-based Dragonfly Theater will host a play titled “Love Song” for the first time in the city at 7:30 pm from May 24 to 28.

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Experience summer sand-boarding in Mui Ne

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Hunting skinks for food in southern Vietnam

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