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​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – November 21

Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 09:09 GMT+7

Here are the news stories you should not miss today, November 21:

Society

-- Ho Chi Minh City’s first river bus route, connecting Bach Dang Wharf in District 1 with Linh Dong Ward in Thu Duc District, will be officially inaugurated on November 25, operators confirmed on Monday.

-- Many residents in the southern province of Dong Nai on Monday gathered at the headquarters of a credit fund to demand their deposits totaling VND50 billion (US$2.2 million) after the fund director could not be reached for days.

-- A 41-year-old woman in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau has reported being conned out of about VND850 million ($37,465). The conmen contacted her via text messages, promising they would give her VND10 billion ($440,775) from abroad.

-- Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Tat Thanh Cang on Monday evening visited and offered support to citizens in District 9 and Thu Duc District who had their houses damaged by storm Kirogi.

-- Traffic police units in Ho Chi Minh City are hunting for a container truck driver who was caught steering the vehicle with his legs while answering a phone call in a viral video.

-- Four infants passed away at the Obstetrics and Pediatrics Hospital in the northern province of Bac Ninh on Monday morning. Competent authorities and experts are investigating the case to determine the cause.

-- The north-to-south railway resumed its operation at 9:00 pm on Monday, nine hours after the section of the railroad in Hai Van Pass, located in central Vietnaam, was blocked by large rocks. 

Business

-- Vietnam has imported 3,496 automobiles in the first half of November, the General Department of Vietnam Customs reported, adding that the number of cars under nine seats has dropped compared to the same period last month.

-- The Central Power Corporation put into operation the country’s first-ever electric cars along with charging stations in the central city of Da Nang on Monday. The vehicles are aimed at promoting the use of clean energy in the city.

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