Check out news you should not miss on Tuoi Tre News today, September 29
-- A barge carrying 1,300 tons of clinker en route to Ho Chi Minh City sank on Cho Gao canal in the southern province of Tien Giang on Thursday morning after colliding with another barge, causing congestion at the spot until the early the following day.
-- The central province of Quang Nam has suffered more than 50 deforestation cases in local protection forests from 2011 – 2017, according to the province’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
-- The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong has recently detected 11 metric tons of chemicals-soaked durian that were ready to be sold at a local business, which sells up to 15 metric tons of the artificially ripened fruits a day.
-- Vietnam’s authorities have discovered 42 cases of transporting smuggled and counterfeit goods by air and rail during the first nine months of this year.
-- Tuoi Tre (Youth) Newspaper's “Uoc mo cua Thuy” (Thuy's dream) charity program on Thursday kicked off its seven-day initiative called “Moon of Love” to give away more than 1,200 gifts for child cancer patients in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, in celebrating the Mid-Autumn festival which falls on October 4.
-- The Central Highlands city of Da Lat and the neighboring region have seen 73 cases in which pine trees were ‘poisoned’ by herbicide since the beginning of this year. Sixty cases were fined, four of them have been prosecuted and the remaining is under investigation.
-- Vietnamese cardboard paper manufacturing enterprises has seen a recent sharp increase demand from China, causing packaging manufacturers in Vietnam troubles due to the lack of materials.
-- Starting from October, all media products produced by press agencies in Vietnam must warn their child readers if they include inappropriate information for children, according to a recent regulation by the Authority of Broadcasting and Electronic Information.
-- State-owned travel company Saigontourist on Thursday introduced five new canoes and seven new travel routes to several spots in Ho Chi Minh City and neighboring Binh Duong province.