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​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News -- September 27

Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 08:46 GMT+7

Check out what is in the news today, September 27

Society

-- Experts proposed changes to the plant and animal husbandry structure in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region at a two-day conference beginning on Tuesday in southern Can Tho City meant to address the region’s sustainable development and adaptation to climate change.

-- Police from the Ministry of Public Security revealed on Tuesday they had arrested three former executive and officers of the Hai Phong branch of the Hanoi-based Dai Duong Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Ocean Bank) for fraud.

-- Delegates on Tuesday attended the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Policy Partnership conference on Women and the Economy held in Hue City in the central province of Thua Thien- Hue to improve women’s integration and economic empowerment.  

-- The investigation unit under the Ministry of Public Security on Tuesday detained a 45-year-old chief accountant of state-run oil and gas giant PetroVietnam and three other PVN former executives and officers to look into their involvement in a massive bank fraud that caused serious damage.

-- Doctors at Thong Nhat District Clinic in Dong Nai Province, neighboring Ho Chi Minh City, has confirmed a 20-year-old pregnant woman had tested positive for mosquito-borne Zika disease.

Business

-- Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup has revealed they had named James B. Deluca, former Executive Vice President of General Motors Global Production, the general director of its Vinfast automobile facility, which recently broke ground in the northern city of Hai Phong to realize its dream of producing first-ever made-in-Vietnam cars.

-- The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has proposed the Ministry of Transport appraise the feasibility of projects to build railways to ports throughout the metropolis, particularly Cat Lai Port in District 2.

Lifestyle

-- The Hue Festival 2018, a hallmark cultural program held annually in the central province of Thua Thien- Hue, is poised to run from April 27 to May 2, 2018, its organizers announced at a press conference on Tuesday.  

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