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​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 14

Monday, May 14, 2018, 08:11 GMT+7

Check out the news you should not miss today, May 14

Society

-- A pig raising company has been found illegally burying 377 dead swines underground, rather than following adequate processing to dump the animal,  in the southern province of Tra Vinh, police said on Sunday.

-- A 39-year-old housemaid is being detained by police in the southern city of Can Tho for allegedly stealing 100 gold bars, worth US$100,600, from the house she was hired to work for, officers said on Sunday.

-- Two members of an unofficial ‘street guardian’ group were slashed to death, while three others were wounded as they tried to stop a gang of thieves from stealing an expensive scooter in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday night.

Business

-- Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited VinFast, the automobile and electric motorbike manufacturing complex of local conglomerate Vingroup in the northern city of Hai Phong on Sunday, expressing his hope that the company will contribute to the development of the domestic automobile sector.

-- The $321 million Hai Phong International Container Terminal, located in the namesake northern port city, was inaugurated and welcomed the first ship during a ceremony on Sunday.

-- Vietnamese banks have collectively issued 132 million bank cards as of the , end of 2017, but only 77 million of them are active, according to the Vietnam Bank Card Association.

Sports

-- More than 1,500 athletes from 57 countries participated in the fourth long distance triathlon race  Ironman 70.3 in the central Vietnamese city of Da Nang on Sunday.

-- Vietnamese chess star and international grandmaster Le Quang Liem tied the knot with his girlfriend Nguyen Tran Thanh Truc, after seven years of romantic relationship, on Sunday.

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Son Luong / Tuoi Tre News

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