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​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – October 24

Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 09:04 GMT+7

Here are the news stories you should not miss today, October 24:

Society

-- The Government Inspectorate of Vietnam on Monday ordered a stern punishment upon Pham Sy Quy, director of the Department of Natural Resources and Environment in the northern province of Yen Bai, for the dishonest declaration of his property. Quy and his family own a 1.3 hectare villa complex in the locality.

-- A man and his wife in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum were killed on Monday, while their two children were hospitalized, after an M79 grenade exploded. He found the grenade near a local stream and was trying to pierce through it before the blast.

-- A 63-year-old woman and her three-year-old granddaughter were killed, while four others were severely burnt after a house in District 9, Ho Chi Minh City caught fire on Tuesday morning.

-- Police in the southern province of Binh Duong on Monday arrested Tran Van Duong, 36, for stealing VND2 billion (US$87,834) from a company. Duong had been at large for six years.

- The Urban Traffic Management Zone No.1 under the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport began the construction of a pedestrian bridge in front of Le Hong Phong High School on Nguyen Van Cu Street in District 5 on Monday.

-- The People’s Committee in Da Lat, a tourist city in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, on Monday suspended the construction of a conference center within Dalat Palace Hotel as the developer did not follow the original design.

Business

-- Mitsubishi Motors is set to recall 2,519 Mitsubishi Pajero cars in Vietnam, which were manufactured between 2007 and 2016, to examine and replace their airbag detonators. The call will be carried out from November 1, 2017 to October 30, 2019, according to the Vietnam Register.

-- Since its establishment in 2013, the Vietnam Asset Management Company (VAMC) has collected VND66 trillion ($2.89 billion) worth of bad debt.

Education

-- Thirty young people will represent Vietnam to attend the Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program (SSEAYP) 2017, which takes place from October 24 to December 12.

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