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​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – November 11

Saturday, November 11, 2017, 09:28 GMT+7

Politics

-- Vietnamese missile defense ship Ly Thai To carrying over 140 crewmen has departed from Cam Ranh Port in south-central Khanh Hoa Province en route to Thailand for an official military exchange between the two countries’ naval forces.

Society

-- Typhoon Damrey, which wreaked havoc on south-central Vietnam last week, has caused damages estimated to amount to VND2.6 trillion (US$114.54 million), including the destruction of 24,000 fish farming cages and over 1,000 fishing vessels along the coast of Khanh Hoa Province.

-- Central Vietnam’s Hue City has imposed a ban on vessels traveling on its iconic Perfume River starting 1:00 pm today, as local reservoirs are expected to increase their water discharge to brace for the upcoming Typhoon Haikui.

-- The administration of Japan’s Nagasaki Prefecture has presented Hoi An City in central Vietnam with a model of a 17th-century commercial boat in commemoration of Princess Cong Nu Ngoc Hoa, who was the first Vietnamese princess to be married to a Japanese national.

Business

-- The fate of the 11-member Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP-11) trade agreement is expected to be officially announced on Saturday in central Vietnam’s Da Nang City, where leaders of the deal’s member economies are gathering for the annual summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).

-- Twenty-one APEC leaders will sit down on Saturday in Da Nang for the leaders’ summit of the economic forum, after having enjoyed a state dinner on Friday evening where Vietnamese State President Tran Dai Quang welcomed them as “brothers and sisters.”

Education

-- Vietnam plans to put aside VND12 trillion ($528.63 million) by 2025 to train 7,500 university professors to acquire a PhD and attract 1,500 more PhD holders to work in the education sector, according to a goal set out by the Ministry of Education and Training.

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Experience summer sand-boarding in Mui Ne

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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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