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​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 30

Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 09:44 GMT+7

Check out news you should not miss today, May 30:

Politics

-- President Tran Dai Quang and his spouse arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday, beginning a state-level visit to Japan which will last until June 2.

Society

-- Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper's “Uoc mo cua Thuy” (Thuy's Dream) charity program for cancer children will give gifts and hold activities to celebrate Children's Day (June 1) for around 170 child patients in nine hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City, Hue, Da Nang and Hanoi, with the total budget of more than VND1.2 billion (US$52,500) from Tuoi Tre readers’ contributions.

-- Nguyen Van Tuan, director general of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, has sent a letter of apology to Australian tourist Lynne Ryan, who had complained about the bad service of her 2-day boat tour around Ha Long Bay.

Business

-- Vietnam’s coffee exports rose an estimated 1.8 percent in January-May from the same period a year ago, while rice shipments surged an estimated 20.4 percent during the same period, Reuters cited Vietnamese government data on Tuesday.

-- Renewable energy, IT, hi-tech, smart city and urban solutions are among the sectors that Singapore may put more investment in Vietnam, Singapore’s Ambassador to Vietnam Catherine Wong told Tuoi Tre in a recent interview on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of Vietnam – Singapore diplomatic relations.

Lifestyle

-- A nude photo exhibition is expected to be organized in late July this year “in order to distinguish between art nude photos and nude photos which ‘impersonate’ art,” said Vi Kien Thanh, general director of the Authority for Arts, Photography, and Exhibition.

Education

-- Google on Tuesday announced its three-month educational program called “Lập trình tương lai cùng Google” (Programming your future with Google) which offers 10,000 hours of studying programming for 1,200 elementary students, and training for 30 teachers at 10 public schools in Ho Chi Minh City and southern provinces including Tien Giang and Vinh Long.

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