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​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – June 25

Monday, June 25, 2018, 08:15 GMT+7

Check out the news you should not miss today, June 25

Society

-- Five people were killed and three others were missing when flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains hit the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau on Saturday and Sunday.

-- The 12th Hanh Quan Xanh (Green Operation) volunteer campaign 2018 was launched on Sunday by the Ho Chi Minh Youth Union, with the participation of 800 members of the youth unions under the municipal armed forces and police.

-- Agriculture greenhouses, which are omnipresent in the Central highlands city of Da Lat, have proven to be taking adverse impact on the local urban landscape and climate.

-- A male body with no arms and legs was found in a sewer in the southern province of Binh Duong on Sunday, with police suspecting the victim had been murdered.

-- Nearly 500 participants, who are top officials of city- and province-level administrations and ministries and departments, will attend Vietnam’s national conference on fighting corruption in Hanoi today, June 25.

Business

-- The Binh Phuoc Ethanol Plant, located in the namesake province in southern Vietnam, is expected to resume operations from a complete halt since August 2012, only four months after being commissioned, the Vietnam News Agency reported on Sunday, citing the facility’s operator, National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam).

-- Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance has suggested temporarily suspending the import of bitcoin mining machines in a bid to strengthen management of bitcoin and cryptocurrency transactions.

Education

-- Vietnam’s three-day national high school exam officially kicked off today, June 25, with more than 900,000 students sitting the tests for either high school graduation or university seats, or both purposes.

Sports

-- VTV and K+ have adjusted their respective World Cup programs, with the national broadcaster ceasing to invite ‘hot girls’ to its commentary, whereas the pay TV service has had its emcee hosting a pre-match prediction in diving suit in lieu of bikini, following complaints from viewers.

-- Thousands of participants, including disabled people and children, joined in the “Move for my healthy lung,” a free walk/running event held by the Central Lung Hospital and the National Tuberculosis Control Program, in Hanoi on Sunday.

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Son Luong / Tuoi Tre News

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