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​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – November 25

​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – November 25

Saturday, November 25, 2017, 08:44 GMT+7

Check out the news you should not miss today, November 25

Politics

-- South Korean ambassador to Vietnam Lee Hyuk hosted a banquet in Hanoi on Friday to celebrate the country’s National Foundation Day and 25 years of the Vietnam-South Korea diplomatic relationship.

-- Vietnam considers the protection of peace as a top priority, National Assembly chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan underlined at a meeting with leaders of the World Peace Council (WPC) in Hanoi on Friday.

Society

-- Vietnam's lawmaking National Assembly adopted a resolution on piloting specific mechanisms and policies for the development of Ho Chi Minh City during its last working day of the month-long fourth session on Friday.

-- Congestion was reported at streets across Ho Chi Minh City's center on Friday night as people flocked to shopping malls and trade centers on 'Black Friday'.

Business

-- Vietnam has prosecuted five former officials of the unlisted Dong A Bank for violating rules that “lead to serious consequences”, police said on Friday.

-- Vietjet is slated to launch the first-ever direct flight between Da Lat and Bangkok on December 18,  the airline said on Friday.

-- Vice General Director of Samsung Electronics Vietnam Bang Hyun Woo has rebuffed allegations that his company has mistreated laborers in the country, as claimed in a report released earlier this week by the Hanoi-based Research Center for Gender, Family and Environment in Development (CGFED) and nonprofit organization IPEN.

Lifestyle

-- The 20th Vietnam Film Festival kicked off on Friday night in the central city of Da Nang.

-- The Mnet Asian Music Award Premiere 2017, considered the ‘Grammy of South Korea,’ will take place at the Hoa Binh Theater in Ho Chi Minh City tonight, November 25.

-- The first-ever Da Lat Pink Grass Festival kicked off on Friday at the pink grass hill in the namesake city in Vietnam’s Central Highlands, running until December 3.

Sports

-- V-League 1, Vietnam’s top-flight football league, enters its last round today, November 25, with the ‘season finale’ between Than Quang Ninh, now standing at the fourth place with 42 points, and leaders Hanoi, 45 points.

-- Vietnam’s national men’s football team dropped four spots to 125th place in the latest FIFA rankings

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