Check out the news you should not miss today, June 8:
-- Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation left Hanoi on Thursday for Quebec to attend the expanded Group of Seven (G7) Summit, followed by a June 8 - 10 visit to Canada at the invitation of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
-- Vietnam and the UK should fully tap their cooperation potential in order to boost the bilateral strategic partnership in a more comprehensive, pragmatic and effective way, Vietnamese State President Tran Dai Quang said at a reception for outgoing UK Ambassador Giles Lever in Hanoi on Thursday.
-- An enterprise was caught red-handed illegally burying nearly 80 metric tons of solid industrial waste in the southern province of Binh Duong on Thursday.
-- The management board of Bai Tu Long National Park in the northern province of Quang Ninh on Thursday joined local authorities in releasing a 20kg rare turtle to the ocean on Minh Chau Beach, one day after the animal was found stuck in local fishermen’s nets.
-- Vietjet will cash back VND500,000 to the first 400 Shinhan Bank cardholders who spend at least VND5 million (US$ 218) buying its tickets with Shinhan/ANZ credit cards from June 8 to July 5, the budget carrier said on Thursday.
-- South Korean heartthrob Jung Hae In, who has caused a stir among Asian audience with his role in the K-drama series Pretty noona who buys me food, will be in Vietnam next month for his first-ever fan meeting in Ho Chi Minh City.
-- Ninth grader Pham Phuong from the Canadian International School on Thursday visited the Consulate General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh City and ‘became’ the Canadian Consul General for one day after she won a competition titled “CG for a Day” with her essay suggesting ideas to promote Canadian education in Vietnam.
-- The Vietnam National University’s Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi branches have recently been listed among the world’s top 1,000 best universities in the QS World University Rankings 2019.