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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – April 25

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 07:53 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – April 25
Twelfth graders register for the 2019 national high school exam at Tran Quang Khai High School in District 11, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Nhu Hung / Tuoi Tre

Check what is in the news today!

Society

-- Firefighters in Ho Chi Minh City successfully rescued three children stuck in a blaze that engulfed the fifth floor of a five-story house in District 3 on Wednesday evening.

-- People in the famed resort town of Sa Pa, located in the northern Vietnamese province of Lao Cai, have been left with a shrinking supply of fresh water due to the severe, long-lasting scorching weather that has drained four-fifths of supplies to the local water treatment plant.

-- Drivers of a group of mini trucks carrying banners with messages to raise awareness of traffic safety were seen running a red light in a video that sparked outrage on social media earlier this week.

-- More than 600 people are killed monthly in traffic accidents across Vietnam, according to a report released at a meeting held by the National Traffic Safety Committee on Wednesday.

Business

-- The Noi Bai International Airport (NIA) in Hanoi is expected to serve about 90,000 passengers on the peak day of the five-day holiday starting this Saturday, according to a representative of the NIA.

-- The 2019 Hanoi International Plastic, Rubber, Printing, Packing Industry Exhibition opened in the Vietnamese capital city on Wednesday, attracting 180 exhibitors from ten countries and territories worldwide, according to the Vietnam News Agency.

-- Users of e-wallets will be subject to a transaction cap of VND20 million (US$860) a day and VND100 million ($4,300) a month, according to a draft circular the State Bank of Vietnam is soliciting public feedback on.

Education

-- More than 886,000 high school students have registered to attend this year’s national high school exam, whose results will be used for high school graduation and college admissions, according to the Ministry of Education and Training.

Lifestyle

-- The People’s Committee of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on Wednesday approved a VND19-billion ($817,000) project to renovate the campus of the Pedagogical College of Da Lat, a national cultural and historical relic that has deteriorated.

-- Tangible and intangible cultural heritages of the central city of Da Nang are being introduced to the public at a photo exhibition that opened in the park in front of Da Nang Museum on Wednesday and will last through April 26.

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