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​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 10

Thursday, May 10, 2018, 09:16 GMT+7
​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 10
People gather before a Korean language examination in Vietnam. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Check out today’s latest news stories:

Society

-- A fierce fire broke out around 8:00 pm on Wednesday on the second floor from the top of a 25-story building in Cau Giay District of Hanoi, taking firemen approximately an hour to extinguish the flames. Cases of fire-bound residents and casualties have not been reported.

-- Four eight-graders died on Wednesday afternoon in an attempt to rescue their peer who fell into a river in a rural area of Dak Nong Province in Vietnam’s Central Highlands while having a game on the bank near deep water.

-- The management of the Hon Ba Natural Reserve in south-central Khanh Hoa Province on Wednesday proposed utilizing 600 hectares, roughly 35 percent of its total area, to serve ecotourism in all its three zones currently in use for strict flora and fauna protection, ecological restoration, and administrative and service purposes.

Business

-- The State Bank of Vietnam has requested all banks in Vietnam to temporarily cease raising charges for withdrawing cash at ATMs, citing the need for the credit institutions to enable greater information transparency and explanation of any changes to customers.

-- Nearly 8,000 Vietnamese will have an opportunity to work in South Korea in fish farming and industrial production, in accordance with a memorandum signed by the two countries during the visit of President Moon Jae In to Vietnam in March.

-- A group of Vietnamese scientists said they are poised to mass-produce tried-and-trusted Ivacflu, a low-cost vaccine against seasonal influenza fetching one-third the price of imported vaccines.

-- Factories in Vietnam produced 44 percent of Adidas footwear volume in 2017, up from 31 percent in 2012, while Chinese suppliers made 19 percent, down from more than 30 percent in 2012, Reuters quoted chief executive Kasper Rorsted as telling an annual meeting of shareholders on Wednesday.

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