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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 3

Sunday, December 03, 2017, 08:58 GMT+7

Society

-- An official confirmed on Saturday evening the artery connecting Nha Trang and Da Lat was paralyzed due to repeated landslides that had occurred on a pass in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa earlier the same day.

-- The Vietnam Railways, the state-run enterprise that manages the country's railway system, has put multiple incidents with the automatic signaling system in recent times down to human error.

-- Ta Van Long, deputy chair of the northern province of Yen Bai, confirmed to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper on Saturday that they had imposed a fine of VND507 million (US$21,990) for violations in the construction of the head of the provincial environmental department’s personal imposing villa complex.

-- A toll station on a section of National Highway 1 running through Cai Lay Town in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang which belongs to a BOT (build-operate-transfer) project was forced to shut down and resume operation for the 10th time on Saturday due to fierce opposition from commuters  following a three-month closure for the same reason.

Lifestyle

-- Tuoi Tre will jointly organize a seminar and exhibition event called ‘Ngay Cua Pho’ (Pho Day) in Ho Chi Minh City on December 12 to further promote the country’s hallmark specialty and the value of Vietnamese rice.

-- Visitors to Hoi An Ancient Town, located in the central province of Quang Nam, will enjoy free-of-charge entry on Monday (December 4) to commemorate the town’s 18th anniversary of inscription into the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) list of World Heritage sites.

Sports 

-- At an annual meeting of the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF)  on Friday, Doan Nguyen Duc and Vo Quoc Thang, two influential leaders in the country’s football, officially announced their resignation from key positions at the VFF and Vietnam Football Professional – a company under the VFF.

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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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