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2018 – the year that was in Tuoi Tre photos

Tuesday, January 01, 2019, 16:24 GMT+7
2018 – the year that was in Tuoi Tre photos
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong was elected as State President by the lawmaking National Assembly on October 23, 2018. In this photo, he smiles at children on the sidelines of his reception of Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of Cuba, on November 9, 2018.

These photos capture to some extent what went on in Vietnam in the past year.

French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe looks at an old tank utilized by the French military at Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam during wartime. The official visited Vietnam from November 2 to 4, 2018.
French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe looks at an old tank utilized by the French military at Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam during wartime. The official visited Vietnam from November 2 to 4, 2018.
Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, accompanying vessels, and around 3,000 crew members arrived in the waters of Da Nang on March 5, 2018. This was an important milestone in the relations between Vietnam and the U.S.
Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, accompanying vessels, and around 3,000 crew members arrived in the waters of Da Nang on March 5, 2018. This was an important milestone in the relations between Vietnam and the U.S.
Fans welcome the Vietnamese men’s football team after their historic second-place feat at the 2018 AFC U23 Championship in China in January 2018.
Fans welcome the Vietnamese men’s football team after their historic second-place feat at the 2018 AFC U23 Championship in China in January 2018.
Vietnamese footballers celebrate their equalizer in the 2018 AFC U23 Championship final against Uzbekistan on January 27, 2018 in China. The Vietnamese lost 1-2 to the Uzbeks in 120 minutes but they still made history as the runners-up of the tournament.
Vietnamese footballers celebrate their equalizer in the 2018 AFC U23 Championship final against Uzbekistan on January 27, 2018 in China. The Vietnamese lost 1-2 to the Uzbeks in 120 minutes but they still made history as the runners-up of the tournament.
South Korean coach Park Hang Seo lifts the trophy amid players’ cheers after they beat Malaysia 1-0 in the second leg of the AFF Suzuki Cup final at My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi on December 15, 2018. The Vietnamese had won the title ten years earlier.
South Korean coach Park Hang Seo lifts the trophy amid players’ cheers after they beat Malaysia 1-0 in the second leg of the AFF Suzuki Cup final at My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi on December 15, 2018. The Vietnamese had won the title ten years earlier.
The test run of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong elevated railway train in Hanoi on September 20, 2018. This route is 13km long, has 12 elevated stations, and was built by Chinese contractors.
The test run of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong elevated railway train in Hanoi on September 20, 2018. This route is 13km long, has 12 elevated stations, and was built by Chinese contractors.
Hailing from Hanoi, Ha Thi Son, 49, has been a street sweeper for 17 years. She sweeps the section of Pham Ngoc Thach Street in front of the Youth Culture House in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
Hailing from Hanoi, Ha Thi Son, 49, has been a street sweeper for 17 years. She sweeps the section of Pham Ngoc Thach Street in front of the Youth Culture House in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
Hong Xuan, a firefighter, eats rice after a long fight with the flames that blanketed the Carina Plaza apartment buildings in Ho Chi Minh City on March 23, 2018. Thirteen people died in this tragedy, sounding an alarm on fire safety at apartment blocks in the city.
Hong Xuan, a firefighter, eats rice after a long fight with the flames that blanketed the Carina Plaza apartment buildings in Ho Chi Minh City on March 23, 2018. Thirteen people died in this tragedy, sounding an alarm on fire safety at apartment blocks in the city.
A mother cries after her son, Hoang Hai Dang, a middle school student from Dong Nai Province, had a robotic arm attached to his body thanks to funds raised by Tuoi Tre. Dang suffers bone cancer.
A mother cries after her son, Hoang Hai Dang, a middle school student from Dong Nai Province, had a robotic arm attached to his body thanks to funds raised by Tuoi Tre. Dang suffers bone cancer.
Sanitary workers dredge garbage up from a sewer under Nguyen Thai Hoc Street in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
Sanitary workers dredge garbage up from a sewer under Nguyen Thai Hoc Street in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
Construction of the Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line in Ho Chi Minh City has stalled because of a shortage of funds.
Construction of the Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line in Ho Chi Minh City has stalled because of a shortage of funds.
Phan Van Vinh (right) and Nguyen Thanh Hoa (left), both former senior police officials, go past each other in a courtroom. On November 30, 2018, a court in the northern province of Phu Tho sentenced Vinh to nine years in prison and Hoa to ten years behind bars for abusing their powers in office. Each of them was required to pay a VND100 million (US$4,300) fine as a side punishment. The two had been found backing an online gambling ring from behind the scenes. A total of 92 defendants had to stood trial in this scandal that rocked the country with over VND9 trillion ($388.6 million) in illegal gambling revenue recorded by authorities.
Phan Van Vinh (right) and Nguyen Thanh Hoa (left), both former senior police officials, go past each other in a courtroom. On November 30, 2018, a court in the northern province of Phu Tho sentenced Vinh to nine years in prison and Hoa to ten years behind bars for abusing their powers in office. Each of them was required to pay a VND100 million (US$4,300) fine as a side punishment. The two had been found backing an online gambling ring from behind the scenes. A total of 92 defendants had to stood trial in this scandal that rocked the country with over VND9 trillion ($388.6 million) in illegal gambling revenue recorded by authorities.
Lu Phu Loc, 11, has fought bone cancer for two years. Loc, being treated at the Ho Chi Minh City Oncology Hospital, lives his life normally with the other leg after having one amputated.
Lu Phu Loc, 11, has fought bone cancer for two years. Loc, being treated at the Ho Chi Minh City Oncology Hospital, lives his life normally with the other leg after having one amputated.

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