JavaScript is off. Please enable to view full site.

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – November 23

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – November 23

Saturday, November 23, 2019, 09:00 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – November 23
Veteran Vietnamese actress and film producer Truong Ngoc Anh (L) attends the press conference of the Vietnam Film Festival 2019 in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau on November 22. Photo: Mi Ly / Tuoi Tre

Read what is in the news today.

Society

-- Traffic is banned on streets downtown Ho Chi Minh City in areas around the Notre-Dame Cathedral and the headquarters of the People’s Committee of District 1, and limited on Hai Ba Trung Street, Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street, and Nguyen Du Street from 6:00 am to 10:00 am on Saturday and Sunday for fire drills.

-- An exam to recruit public workers in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap has caused controversy as the scores on ten out of 12 test papers were changed after they were reevaluated.

-- Traffic police officers in the south-central province of Binh Thuan detected and seized nearly 800 bottles of wine with unknown origins of several different brands, worth about VND1 billion (US$42,952), on a semi-trailer truck traveling on National Highway 1 on Friday.

-- A 23-year-old man from Northern Ireland was arrested on Friday in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals in a lorry trailer in Essex last month, increasing the number of arrests in the investigation to six, according to UK police.

-- Authorities in the central city of Da Nang are looking for a 52-year-old Canadian who went missing in the Son Tra Peninsular after leaving what appears to be a suicide note.

Business

-- Vietnamese people's spendings on high-end goods are forecast to increase by 20-25 percent in 2020 compared to how much they spend currently, Dang Thuy Ha, director of consumer behavior research at Nielsen Vietnam, said at the Vietnam Business Outlook 2020 event in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday, quoting the market research company’s data.

Lifestyle

-- A qualification round to find seven finalists representing southern Vietnam to compete in the final of a cooking contest searching for the best 'pho' chefs in the country took place on Saturday morning at the headquarters of Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper in Phu Nhuan District, Ho Chi Minh City.

-- Veteran Vietnamese actress and film producer Truong Ngoc Anh was designated on Friday as a member of the board of judges at the Vietnam Film Festival 2019 taking place in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau from November 23-27.

Sports

-- The Vietnamese national under-22 men’s and women’s football teams arrived in Manila, the Philippines, on Friday night to take part in the SEA (Southeast Asian) Games 2019 with their first matches scheduled to take place on November 25 and 28, respectively.

-- Three Real Madrid Foundation coaches from the namesake Spanish football club will train 300 underprivileged children in Hanoi on Saturday and Sunday under the third return to Vietnam of the YKK Asia Group Kids Football Clinic program.

Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to get the latest news about Vietnam!

Bao Anh / Tuoi Tre News

More

Read more

18 die of rabies in Vietnam in Jan-Feb

Nearly 70,000 people suffering dog and cat bites received treatment at hospitals and got vaccinated against rabies during the two-month period

1 day ago
;

Photos

VIDEOS

‘Taste of Australia’ gala dinner held in Ho Chi Minh City after 2-year hiatus

Taste of Australia Gala Reception has returned to the Park Hyatt Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City's District 1 after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Vietnamese woman gives unconditional love to hundreds of adopted children

Despite her own immense hardship, she has taken in and cared for hundreds of orphans over the past three decades.

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta celebrates spring with ‘hat boi’ performances

The art form is so popular that it attracts people from all ages in the Mekong Delta

Vietnamese youngster travels back in time with clay miniatures

Each work is a scene caught by Dung and kept in his memories through his journeys across Vietnam

Latest news