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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – September 22

Sunday, September 22, 2019, 08:34 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – September 22
The closed-down main office of Vietnamese real estate firm Alibaba in Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Society

-- It is forecast to rain heavily in many places in southern Vietnam on Sunday.

-- Fog has covered many locations in Ho Chi Minh City since Saturday, indicating air pollution.

-- The prime minister has directed the administration on Phu Quoc, administered by Kien Giang Province in southern Vietnam, to formulate a plan to turn the island into a special economic zone from 2021 until 2050.

Business

-- Vietnam imported over 8,000 automobiles that had fewer than nine seats in August, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

-- Vietnam Electricity on Saturday opened a thermal power plant with a capaity of 1,200 MW, built at a cost of VND36,000 trillion (US$1,55 billion), in the south-central province of Binh Thuan.

-- Vietnam’s real estate firm Alibaba has closed its main office on Kha Van Can Street in Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City after its CEO Nguyen Thai Linh and board chairman Nguyen Thai Luyen were arrested over fraud allegations on Wednesday.

Sports

-- Vietnamese defender Doan Van Hau is expected to be included in the starting line-up of SC Heerenveen against Utrecht in the seventh round of the Dutch Eredivisie at 5:15 pm (Vietnam time) on Sunday. The game will be broadcast live on HTV The Thao and Bong Da TV.   

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