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​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 4

​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 4

Monday, December 04, 2017, 07:53 GMT+7

Check out the news you should not miss today, December 4:

Society

-- Following more than three months of repair, the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi will be reopened to visitors to pay tribute to the late Vietnamese president this Tuesday, December 5, the management board of the mausoleum said at a working session with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Sunday.

-- At least seven waterway tourism products will have been launched in Ho Chi Minh City by 2020, according to the city's river tourism development plan recently approved by the municipal administration.

-- Floods triggered by continual downpours over the weekend have left more than 2,700 houses inundated in the south-central province of Binh Dinh, local authorities said Sunday.

-- Ho Chi Minh City authorities are considering opening more ‘food streets,’ following the success of two such venues in District 1.

-- A woman and her two children were killed when their house in District 11, Ho Chi Minh City caught fire on Monday.

Business

-- Vietnam's retail and service revenue rose 10.7 percent year-on-year to US$160 billion in January-November, according to the General Statistics Office.

-- A speedboat service, connecting Ho Chi Minh City, its outlying district of Can Gio, and the coastal city of Vung Tau, is slated for launch on December 23.

-- The Standard & Poor's rating agency has upgraded ratings for Vietnam’s Vingroup from B to B+, after the company projected sales from its real estate business to be VND74 trillion ($3.26 billion) in 2017.

-- A proposal to apply Chinese technology to the under-construction Cat Lai Oil Refinery in District 2, Ho Chi Minh City has raised concern from the Ministry of Public Security and the Ministry of Science and Technology.

-- Shipping services have failed to catch up with the booming of e-commerce in Vietnam, with many online shoppers complaining about late delivery of their purchases, especially during the high-demand seasons such as Black Friday or Cyber Monday.

Lifestyle

-- Ho Chi Minh City - Gyeongju World Culture Expo 2017 wrapped up its 23 days of diverse activities on Sunday.

-- More than 10,000 fans filled the Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street in downtown Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday night, when top pop star My Tam held a free-of-charge concert to introduce her latest album.

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