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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – March 8

Thursday, March 08, 2018, 09:31 GMT+7

Check out the news you should not miss today, March 8:

Society

-- Authorities in tourism cities in Vietnam including Da Nang, Nha Trang and more are intensifying inspections of restaurants, stores and other places which use all-foreign-language signs, as the advertising law requires signage to include Vietnamese.

-- More than 3,800 flights by four Vietnamese carriers including Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air, Jetstar Pacific and Vasco were delayed and canceled in February, according to statistics released by the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam.

-- Da Nang has stopped issuing licenses for construction of residential and hotel buildings in the city’s central districts of Hai Chau and Thanh Khe under the pressure of transportation infrastructure overloading.

-- An earthquake of 3.4 on the Richter scale occurred at 9:18 am on Wednesday in Tra Bui Commune in the central province of Quang Nam’s Bac Tra My  District with no damage recorded, according to the Earthquake Information and Tsunami Warning Center under the Institute of Geophysics.

-- A female tourist was brought to hospital following a scuffle between her group and staff at a food stall at the Da Lat night market, as the diners had complained about the food quality and wanted to take pictures of their dishes.

-- A fire at the Duyen Hai Thermal Power Plant 3 Extension in the southern province of Tra Vinh was completely extinguished on Wednesday after two hours thanks to the efforts of 50 firefighters and eight fire trucks.  

Business

-- Around 450 foreign enterprises from 79 countries are participating in the 2018 Vietnam International Furniture and Home Accessories Fair from March 7 to 10 at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City.

Lifestyle

-- Iconic sand dunes in the south-central tourism town of Mui Ne and the world’s largest cave Son Doong in the central province of Quang Binh will be respectively featured in the first and second episodes of the Miss Adventures Asia program by Outdoor Channel Asia, which leads viewers through adventurous journeys in Asia-Pacific, from March 8.

DONG NGUYEN / TUOI TRE NEWS

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