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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – November 6

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – November 6

Tuesday, November 06, 2018, 09:13 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – November 6
The second phase of the Talk ‘Helping Vietnamese Adoptees Trace their Roots’ is organized by Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper on November 5, 2018. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Check out today’s leading news stories:

Politics

-- Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc joined heads of state and government of 18 countries at the opening ceremony of the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai on Monday.

Society

-- The United Nations Development Program (UNDP), in coordination with Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, on Monday gifted 107 anti-flood houses, each costing VND100 million (US$4,305), to poor residents in the north-central province of Thua Thien- Hue.

-- Authorities in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will revoke their decision to slap a VND90 million ($3,875) fine on a local man, Nguyen Ca Re, after he was found exchanging $100 at an unlicensed gold shop in early September.

-- Police in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City confirmed on Monday that D.K.T., director of a local company, had been caught forging a U.S. visa for her client on November 2.

-- The People’s Court in the northern province of Thai Nguyen has been requested to hand over the case file, in which a semi-trailer truck driver was sentenced to six years in prison for being involved in a deadly collision with a car that was going in reverse on a high-speed expressway, to the Supreme People’s Court for review.

-- Low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific confirmed on Monday it had fired the two employees who were caught on camera hurling passengers’ parcels as they loaded them up a plane in late October.

-- Multiple areas in Ho Chi Minh City are expected to be inundated as tidal water is forecast to start rising on Tuesday and peak at 1.67 meters on Wednesday and Thursday, according to the southern weather forecast station.

-- About 900 people are infected by the dengue fever virus in Ho Chi Minh City on a weekly basis, according to the municipal Preventive Medicine Center.

Business

-- VinFast, the car-making arm of Vietnam's leading property developer Vingroup, on Monday announced that the prices of its electric motorbikes will start at VND21 million ($904) to VND35 million ($1,506).

Lifestyle

-- Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper on Monday afternoon organized the second phase of the Talk themed ‘Helping Vietnamese Adoptees Trace their Roots’ following the successful first phase in mid-July.

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Duy Khang / Tuoi Tre News

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