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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 24

Thursday, May 24, 2018, 09:41 GMT+7

Check out the news you should not miss today:

Society

-- The Hanoi administration has approved a plan on envisaging, controlling and mitigating risks which may become a disaster, including possible accidents at three nuclear plants in southern China, about 500 kilometers away from the Vietnamese capital.

-- Leaders in four areas in the southern province of Dong Nai were reprimanded on Wednesday for letting rubbish clog a local sanitary sewer system, which led to street flooding and traffic tie-ups after recent rains.

-- Three pharmacists of a drug store in Dong Nai were arrested on Wednesday for assaulting a doctor, who booked them for selling out-of-shelf-life medicine during an inspection the night before.

-- Two seven graders in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai drowned on Wednesday while catching fish in a lake near their school during a recess, raising the number of reported drowning deaths this month to six.

-- Vietnamese social media has ricocheted with a heavily marketed novel method of increasing the breast size that combines acupressure for milk gland stimulation, fat removal and daily massage, with experts warning of possible breast injuries.

Business

-- Vietnam, where magnetic-stripe cards are predominantly used, is becoming a hot spot for credit card fraud as its Southeast Asian nations and countries around the world have been switching to smart cards, according to the state-founded National Payment Corporation of Vietnam.

-- Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade is considering suitable actions to take in response to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s decision on Monday to impose anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties on the Vietnamese steel produced with Chinese ground substances.

-- A shop at Lien Khuong Airport in Lam Dong Province of Vietnam’s Central Highlands on Wednesday removed a sign placed at its front, which said customers could pay by WeChat Pay, following repeated requests from local authorities. The Chinese payment app is not licensed in Vietnam.

Lifestyle

-- The World Wildlife Fund has published images of an adult male and a grown-up female giant muntjac, which were found in the central Vietnamese province of Quang Nam in November last year, raising hopes of generating a population of the species verging on extinction in the future.

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Thai Xuan / Tuoi Tre News

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