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​​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – July 13

Friday, July 13, 2018, 09:21 GMT+7
​​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – July 13
A sanitation worker is seen picking up trash on Nhieu Loc - Thi Nghe canal in Ho Chi Minh City - Photo: Tuoi Tre

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Politics

-- Vietnam and Algeria need to make stronger actions to further promote their economic cooperation and bilateral partnership in line with the two economies’ potential, Algerian Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel said in advance of his working visit to Vietnam from July 13-14.

Society

-- More than 2,800 Vietnamese children have been adopted in the past seven years, statistics from the Ministry of Justice’s Department of Child Adoption was shown at a talk show titled “Helping Vietnamese Adoptees Trace Their Roots” held by Tuoi Tre (Youth) Newspaper on Thursday to support Vietnamese adopted children returning to find their birth parents.

-- By June 2017, Vietnam had 64 million Facebook accounts, a majority of which were of children and juveniles, according to statistics released at a conference on protecting children on the Internet in Hanoi on Thursday.

-- Around 10 to 40 metric tons of garbage are collectively retrieved from the four major canals in Ho Chi Minh City on a daily basis, according to the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

Business

-- Vietnam continues to call for more incentives for experts, scientists, as well as domestic and international enterprises to accompany Vietnam in its adoption of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stated while hosting a Thursday reception for participants of the Industry 4.0 Summit and Expo 2018, taking place in Hanoi on July 12 and 13.

-- The southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau should focus in developing MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) tourism to attract more international tourists, Nguyen Huu Tho, head of the Vietnam Tourism Association suggest at an investment promotion conference on Thursday.

Lifestyle

-- Budget carrier Vietjet, the Vietnam Youth Union’s Central Committee and National Volunteer Center on Thursday jointly launched a program called “Let’s Clean Up The Ocean” which will be deployed in 28 coastal cities and provinces across the country with activities under the theme of reducing the pollution of domestic waste until the end of next month. The program is expected to see the participation of 28,000 volunteers.

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Dong Nguyen / Tuoi Tre News

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