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​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – September 11

Monday, September 11, 2017, 07:51 GMT+7

Check out the news you should not miss today, September 11:

Society

-- A contest seeking a viable solution to Hanoi's chronic traffic congestion has found the winner for the second prize, with no first prize awarded, worth US$100,000 but the organizers have kept the winning solution undisclosed, raising doubt among the public.

-- Police in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai said on Sunday they were hunting for a man who had killed his wife by stabbing her 36 times with a knife during a quarrel the day before.

-- Four nests of newly-hatched sea turtles, consisting of a few dozen individuals, were released back to the sea by a conservation center on Cham Islet off the central province of Quang Nam on Sunday.

-- Cracks measuring 3m in length and up to 6cm in width have developed on the Mong Bridge, connecting Chuong Duong Street in District 1 and Ben Van Don Street in District 4 in Ho Chi Minh City.

Business

-- The Ho Chi Minh City administration has decided to scrap a $144 million project to develop a 23-km bus rapid transit route along the Vo Van Kiet and Mai Chi Tho avenues, considering its poor feasibility and economic effectiveness.

-- People living around the Lee & Man mill, a $1.2 billion project developed by Hong Kong's Lee & Man Paper, in the southern province of Hau Giang, are complaining about the facility's foul smell, a local leader confirmed on Sunday.

-- Con Au, a VND620 billion ($27.31 million) ecotourism area in the southern city of Can Tho, is expected to be inaugurated by the end of this year, meant to become the top destination in the Mekong Delta tourism hub.

-- Giant electronics firms Samsung and Panasonic are facing tax arrears worth nearly VND100 billion ($4.41 million) each for their operations in Vietnam due to inconsistent commodity classifications between the General Department of Vietnam Customs and the customs department of Ho Chi Minh City.

Sports

-- Karate martial artist Nguyen Thi Ngoan won a historic gold medal for Vietnam after beating Canada's Haya Jumaa in the women's 61kg event at the Karate 1-Premier League in the German city of Leipzig on Sunday. The Karate1-Premier League is the sport's most important league, comprising of a number of the most prominent karate competitions.

-- Vietnam's badminton player Vu Thi Trang was defeated 0-2 by Japanese Sayaka Takahashi in the final of the women's single event at the 2017 Yonex Sunrise Vietnam Open in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday.

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