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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News - February 28

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 09:20 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News - February 28
U.S. President Donald Trump participates in a one-on-one bilateral meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Metropole hotel during the second North Korea-U.S. summit in Hanoi, Vietnam February 28, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Read what is in the news today, February 28!

Politics

-- U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday began talks on the second day of their second summit in Hanoi.

Society

-- Nineteen school children experienced food poisoning after consuming milk tea in the central province of Quang Nam on Wednesday. They all recovered the same day.

-- A hospital in the north-central province of Nghe An said Wednesday that a local 13-year-old boy had his left hand destroyed and his eyes damaged while using a mobile phone while it was being charged five days earlier.

-- A man in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa was arrested Wednesday on murder and property damage charges as he detonated an explosive device rigged in his elder brother’s house. The man said he was motivated by feud with the sibling.

-- Police in Ho Chi Minh City took into custody 12 men who colluded with prostitutes to steal more than 1,000 mobile phones and other belongings from people who had sex with them. The arrestees said at nearly 20 ‘customers’ fell prey to their scheme a day.

-- A Vietnamese man found a new dragonfly species in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum in his effort to map Vietnam’s biodiversity and study its development.

-- Late revered Vietnamese song writer Trinh Cong Son was selected as a Google Doodle on his 80th birthday today, February 28. This is the first time a Vietnamese has become a temporary logo on the global technology giant’s search homepage.

Business

-- Three hundred pure-silver coins made by a state-run company and intended as memorabilia of the second U.S.-North Korea Summit were sold out shortly they were made available in Hanoi Wednesday.

-- Over 3,000 dissatisfied laborers collectively quit their jobs at Haivina Kim Lien Company in the north-central province of Nghe An up until Wednesday, citing the firm’s offer to increase the base salary yet cut a number of benefits.

-- Ho Chi Minh City is expected to need 30,000 workers in March, about 30 percent of whom are college graduates and the remaining come from vocational schools or are those who have not been professionally trained, according to the Center of Forecasting Manpower Needs and Labor Market Information in Ho Chi Minh City.

-- The Vietnamese and Chinese national meteorological agencies agreed to share information on storm and natural disaster forecast to provide quicker danger warnings during a Wednesday meeting in China.

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