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​​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – February 26

Monday, February 26, 2018, 09:18 GMT+7
​​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – February 26
Police work on the exhibits seized after they busted a ring illegally trading and transporting drugs from Laos to Vietnam last week. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Check out the news you should not miss today:

Politics

-- A group of U.S. Navy ships comprising of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, the guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain and the destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer will visit the central city of Da Nang from March 5 to 9. 

Society

-- During the past seven years, many doctors at the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion have joined an initiative to offer free haircuts to patients as part of the mental therapy.

-- The Binh Thuan Traditional Medicine and Rehabilitation Center in the south-central province of Binh Thuan which was constructed with nearly VND100 billion (US$4.41 million) has seen many signs of degradation and inadequacies after three years of operation.

-- Numerous flights from and to Vietnam’s northern provinces on Sunday had to be delayed or land at other airports due to bad weather.

-- The Department of Narcotic Crimes Investigation Police (C47) under Vietnam's Ministry of Public Security on Sunday said they had busted a ring illegally trading and transporting drugs from Laos to Vietnam for consumption in China in the nothern province of Cao Bang, with more than 100kg of heroin seized.

Business

-- Vietnam had had 173 car manufacturing and assembling enterprises as of the end of 2016, with the total capacity of around 500,000 cars a year.

-- More than 665,000 international tourists have visited Ho Chi Minh City in February, generating VND10.7 trillion ($469.96 million) in tourism revenue.

Education

-- A group of instructors from the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology have designed a passenger boat using hybrid and solar power that can carry 12 passengers at most and travel at the maximum velocity of 9kph.

Lifestyle

-- “Walk With Me,” a documentary about internationally renowned Zen monk Thich Nhat Hanh directed by Max Pugh and Marc J. Francis, will be released in Vietnam on March 1.

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