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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 26

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 26

Friday, May 26, 2017, 08:51 GMT+7

Good morning from Tuoi Tre News!

Society

-- Ho Chi Minh City has pledged to provide full support to the branch of Cho Ray Hospital in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh, which has been in operation for three years, to meet healthcare demands of Cambodians.

-- A part of Truong Sa Street in District 3, Ho Chi Minh was shaken late Wednesday by a manhole explosion that had been the result of accumulated gas over the rainy days, according to the management authority of the environmental projects in the city.

-- Nguyen Van Thien, former Party chief of south-central Binh Dinh Province, has been disciplined by the Central Committee of Vietnam’s Communist Party for his reckless appointments of under-qualified officials and erroneous administration in the privatization of a state-owned seaport.

-- Song Ba Ha Hydropower Plant, which was behind the water dumping that caused the deaths of four schoolchildren in south-central Phu Yen Province on Wednesday morning, has been found to have released an unprecedented volume of water that day that caught everyone by surprise.

-- A medical center co-funded by Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper readers, Military Hospital 175 and Vietnam Navy was inaugurated on Thursday on Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in the East Vietnam Sea, which would improve the medical service for locals as well as reinstate Vietnam’s indisputable sovereignty over the islands.

Business

-- The Vietnamese steel business of Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Group, which was responsible for the ocean pollution that killed fish en masse in central Vietnam last April, has made amends for 52 out of their 53 mistakes that had led to the environmental disaster, according to Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

-- After vegetables and pork, Ho Chi Minh City is looking to make the origins of chicken, fertilizer and alcohol circulating in the city traceable via smartphone applications, according to an announcement made by the municipal Department of Industry and Trade.

-- Four Vietnamese enterprises – Vietinbank, BIDV, Vietcombank and Vinamilk – were ranked among the 2017 Forbes Global 2000, which lists world’s 2,000 largest public companies in the year based on a composite score from equally-weighted measures of revenue, profits, assets and market value.

-- Prolonged heavy rains over the past week in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam have caused local farmers to lose thousands of hectares of crops and shrimp farms.

-- Vietnam’s hi-tech police unit has discovered a new fraud technique employed by digital hackers to get hold of card users’ account information via wireless POS and then use the information to withdraw money from a fake card.

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