Check out news you should not miss today, June 22!
-- Vietnam’s transport department has handled more than 1,300 cases of traffic violations thanks to data recorded on vehicles’ black boxes that were transferred to the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam in May.
-- Hanoi administrators have approved a proposal to establish a large-scale urban region, spanning 420 ha and capable of housing nearly 90,000 residents, in Gia Lam District.
-- The Department of Natural Resources and Environment of Ho Chi Minh City has developed a mobile app, allowing local residents to classify trash at the source, with the target of having 50 percent of the city’s population adapting the practice by 2020 and 80 percent by 2025.
-- Two men who allegedly threw an object toward the motorbike parked in front of the police station in Ward 12, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City, apparently leading to an explosion there on Wednesday had already left the city remained at large, police admitted on Thursday.
-- During a working session in Hanoi with the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance on Thursday, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has directed strengthening cooperatives at all levels, as the household-based economy model is not strong enough to compete in the current market economy.
-- The Ho Chi Minh City Medicine and Pharmacy University has approved a whopping cash bonus of nearly VND300 million (US$13,185) to doctor Vuong Thi Ngoc Lan for having scientific article published on The New England Journal of Medicine earlier this year.
-- Vietnam’s television channel K+ has sparked mix responses from the public for airing a World Cup prediction show featuring an emcee in bikini.