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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – September 18

Monday, September 18, 2017, 08:48 GMT+7

Check out the news you should not miss today, September 18:

Politics

-- Vietnam is deeply concerned about North Korea’s launch of a ballistic missile over Japan’s airspace on September 15, spokeswoman of the Vietnamese foreign ministry Le Thi Thu Hang said at a press meeting on Sunday.

Society

-- As of Sunday afternoon, Storm Doksuri, which made landfall in north-central Vietnam on Friday, had caused financial damage worth nearly VND700 billion ($30.8 million) for Nghe An Province alone, the local steering board for natural disaster prevention said later the same day.

-- Ten people, including the correctional officer, his deputies and other staff members of the police-run detention center T16 in Hanoi, were suspended on Sunday from duty for their role in the escape of two death-row inmates last week. Both of the dangerous criminals were captured hours apart on Saturday and Sunday.

-- As many as 60-70 percent of Vietnamese people have helicobacter pylori, the main cause of stomach ulcer or even cancer, in their stomachs, Vu Truong Khanh, head of the gastroenterology department at Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi, told reporters on the sidelines of a conference on Sunday.

-- A taxi driver in the northern province of Quang Ninh is facing fines after falsely reporting to police that he had been robbed by one of the two death-row inmates that escaped from a prison in Hanoi last week, officers said on Sunday.

Business

-- Low-cost Vietjet will inaugurate the Ho Chi Minh City – Phnom Penh route with one round trip a day on November 24, the carrier said on Sunday.

-- The State Bank of Vietnam has recently proposed ranking local banks on their performance on an annual basis, but keeping the ranking known only to the credit institutions concerned, while experts said the results should be made public.

Lifestyle

-- Hundreds of young people gathered at Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street in downtown Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday, each carrying a frying pan and marching around the area in what was said to be a simulation of the PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds video game.

Sports

-- Weightlifter Le Van Cong is expected to win Vietnam’s first gold medal on the first day of official competition at the 2017 ASEAN Para Games, whose opening ceremony was held in Malaysia on Sunday night.

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Experience summer sand-boarding in Mui Ne

Sand-boarding, a popular activity amongst local children in the coastal tourism town of Mui Ne in south-central Vietnam, is attracting hundreds of tourists to the Red Sand Dunes

Young maple trees given better protection as Hanoi enters rainy season

The trees are currently growing well, with green leaves and healthy branches.

Hunting skinks for food in southern Vietnam

Skink meat is known to be soft, tasty, and highly nutritious.

Vietnamese-made app allows people to grow real veggies via smartphone

Nguyen Thi Duyen, a young engineer in Hanoi, developed the app and its related services to help busy people create their own veggie gardens.

Chinese tourists hit by Vietnamese over dine and dash

Four Chinese were reportedly injured, with one having a broken arm.

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