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​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – June 28

Thursday, June 28, 2018, 09:29 GMT+7

Read what is in the news today, June 28!

Society

-- Vietnam’s Government Inspectorate have found many ministries and provinces having allowed their officials to go abroad for various purposes using state budget in an excessive number of times and stay there for too long a time between 2012 and 2016.

-- A finance ministry’s agency tasked with drafting a property tax law has eliminated from the bill the taxing of houses whose construction value goes beyond VND700 million ($30,100), after the proposed article triggered a backlash

-- Pham Thanh Nam, head of the obstetrical department at the 22-12 Hospital in south-central province of Khanh Hoa, has been fired from the infirmary for abusing authority and confidence from junior staff members to infringe the institution’s procedures and clandestinely deceiving patients into paying him a sum as the official hospital fee.

-- A drugs squad in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday found around 13 kilograms of ecstasy cleverly hidden in speakers, the walls of cardboard boxes and the bottom of toy boxes, among parcels sent from to Vietnam.

- A driver of a private southern Vietnamese company has been sacked after being filmed turning the steering wheel of his long-haul bus with his legs, which was traveling on an expressway.

Business

-- State-run Vietcombank and VietinBank topped the list of ten most trustworthy Vietnamese banks, released on Wednesday by private company Vietnam Report, which made the selection on the lenders’ financial capability and effectiveness, and expert evaluation and customer satisfaction.

Education

-- A woman in Vietnam’s Central Highlands died in a traffic accident shortly after taking her son to sit for the crucial high school graduation examination on Tuesday. The student was only told her death right after the exam and burst to tears at the test room, as his teacher decided to tell a lie to him so he could complete the test without worry.

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Thai Xuan / Tuoi Tre News

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