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​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – June 9

​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – June 9

Saturday, June 09, 2018, 08:58 GMT+7

Check out the news you should not miss today, June 9

Politics

-- Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation arrived in Quebec on Friday, where he is slated to attend the Group of Seven (G7) Outreach Summit and visit Canada for three days.

-- Ho Chi Minh City hopes for stronger cooperation with the Czech Republic in education and training to have high-quality human resources, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Council Pham Duc Hai told officials of the Czech parliament’s lower house on Friday.

-- The Dutch Day 2018, hosted by the Dutch Embassy in Vietnam, is taking place in the Central Highlands city of Da Lat with multiple activities from June 8 to 9 to mark the 45th anniversary of Vietnam - Netherlands diplomatic ties.

Society

-- Vietnam's government has decided to delay the submission of the draft laws on special administrative and economic zones to the sixth session of the lawmaking National Assembly, to be held later this year, instead of the ongoing fifth sitting as earlier planned.

-- A woman in Ho Chi Minh City was confirmed dead from influenza A (H1N1) flu virus inflection on Friday, five days after she started treatment at home.

-- A court in Hanoi on Friday sentenced Nguyen Dinh Le, a 44-year-old primary school teacher, to six years behind bars for having lewd acts against seven third-grade students at his school.

Business

-- Nguyen Duc Chinh, chairman of the central province of Quang Tri, signed on Friday decisions approving two wind and solar power projects with total investment of over VND2.7 trillion ($120 million).

-- Vietnam's economy is enjoying stronger growth compared to 2017 with increasing foreign reserves and tight control of foreign debt, Fitch experts said at the “Fitch on Vietnam” forum in Hanoi on Friday.

-- Ho Chi Minh City attracted  $2.39 billion wort of foreign direct investment  in the first five months of this year, becoming the country's  most attractive destination to foreign investors, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

-- CMX Re Sunseap Vietnam, a subsidiary of Sunseap-Singapore, on Friday turned the first sod for a $193.82 million solar energy plant in the south-central province of Ninh Thuan.

Lifestyle

-- Mozart’s most famous opera The Magic Flute will be restaged at the Ho Chi Minh City Opera House this Saturday and Sunday, June 9 and 10.

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Son Luong / Tuoi Tre News

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