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​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – November 9

Thursday, November 09, 2017, 09:33 GMT+7

Check out what is in the news today, November 9:

Politics

-- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is heading to Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday morning to meet with local enterprises and students, after visiting Hanoi the day before, during his two-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

-- Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday afternoon arrived in the central city of Da Nang for his attendance at the 25th APEC Economic Leaders' Week meeting.

Society

-- The Japanese government through the Japan International Cooperation Agency on Wednesday morning granted 105 water purification devices to the two central Vietnamese provinces of Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Nam, which have been hit badly by Typhoon Damrey.

-- An Il-76 cargo plane on Wednesday night landed at Cam Ranh International Airport in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa with 40 tons of relief goods including milk and canned food for people in Damrey-affected areas. Russian President Vladimir Putin has also announced US$5 million in support for Vietnam along with the relief goods.

Business

-- Around 3,000 tons of tomatoes from France will be exported to Vietnam this month, the first time the vegetable has been be sold to the Southeast Asian country, French Agricultural Counselor in Alexandre Bouchot said on Wednesday at a press conference in Ho Chi Minh City.

-- Vietnamese Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung and South Korean Ambassador Lee Hyuk on Wednesday represented the two countries to sign an agreement according to which the Korean government will provide Vietnam’s government with US$1.5 billion in ODA credit to sponsor projects chosen by the two sides.

Education

-- Representatives from Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Education and Training on Wednesday morning led a delegation including twenty-four middle and high school students to Costa Rica for participating in the final round of the World Robot Olympiad, a global robotics competition for young people

Sports

-- The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Wednesday imposed a $15,000 fine on the Vietnam Football Federation for an incident in which Vietnamese fans set fire during the 2019 Asian Cup qualifier against Cambodia at Phnom Penh Olympic Stadium on September 5.

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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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