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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – June 27

Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 08:22 GMT+7

Check out the news you should not miss today, June 27:

Society

-- Vietnamese police on Monday launched a manhunt for Vu Dinh Duy, who has been on the run since October 2016 to apparently dodge responsibility in sending a state-invested yarn making plant to losses. Legal proceedings have been initiated against four other individuals involved in the case earlier this month.

-- Sawaco, the water utility of Ho Chi Minh City, has proposed building multi-story parking garages on the space to be cleared following the planned removal of several century-old water towers in the southern metropolis.

-- The man who crashed into multiple cars after speeding in the wrong direction through the Saigon River Tunnel last week may be criminally charged, police said on Monday, revealing that the financial damage caused by the reckless driving was estimated at more than VND100 million (US$4,405).

-- The administration of the northern province of Quang Ninh has tasked relevant agencies with looking into complaints from members of the public that some limestone karts near the province’s famed Ha Long Bay are being illegally mined.

-- Le Duy Phong, an anti-corruption journalist with Giao Duc Vietnam (Vietnam Education) newspaper, has been put under four-month detention to serve an investigation into his allegedly receiving bribes from an enterprise in the northern province of Yen Bai, the provincial police said Monday.

Business

-- The World Bank should help the Vietnamese government with trade facilitation, logistics development and one-stop-shop models, in which multiple services are offered at one venue, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue requested at a working session with the institution's Country Director in Vietnam Ousmane Dione in Hanoi on Monday.

-- South Korea was Ho Chi Minh City's largest investor in the first half of this year, pledging a combined investment commitment of more than $100 million, accounting for 27 percent of the southern Vietnamese metropolis' Jan-Jun FDI attraction.

-- Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested that authorities in the Central Highlands city of Da Lat curb the phenomenon in which tourists are duped by brokers into shopping at fraudulent specialty stores, where they are likely to be overcharged for the dubious-quality goods.

Lifestyle

-- As many as 100 local artists are expected to join the production of the Vietnamese remake of Glee, a renowned American musical comedy-drama television series, the producers revealed on Monday.

Sports

-- Vietnam finished eighth at the ten-team Women's World Team Chess Championships, which concluded on Monday in Russia’s Khanty Mansiysk, with only 16 points after nine rounds.

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