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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News - January 19

Sunday, January 19, 2020, 08:00 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News - January 19
A Vietnam Airport Ground Services employee helps a passenger operate on a self-service check-in kiosk at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City on January 19, 2020. Photo: N.H. / Tuoi Tre

Read what is in the news today:

Politics

-- Vietnam and China celebrated their 70th anniversary of diplomatic ties on Saturday.

Society

-- Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and a delegation of incumbent and former Party and State leaders offered incense at a temple dedicated to late President Ho Chi Minh on Ba Vi Mountain in Hanoi on Saturday, on the threshold of the Lunar New Year 2020, which will fall on January 25.

-- A scene of unruliness was observed at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday as droves of passengers began the massive ‘Spring migration’ for the Lunar New Year 2020 holiday, with some flights being delayed by hours and passengers having to sit on the floor while waiting to board.

-- The cybersecurity and high-tech crimes prevention unit under the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security on Saturday said it had worked in coordination with police officers in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong to bust a ring of criminals who sell smartphone spyware capable of stealing login credentials of banking, email, and social media accounts on target devices where it is deployed.

-- Police officers in the central province of Quang Nam on Saturday said they had captured ten people, including two Malaysian nationals Long Boon Leng, 29, and Lim Kean Kew, 24, for posing as police officers and prosecutors to appropriate nearly VND7 billion (US$301,000) from their victims.

Business

-- Cars which provide passenger transportation via ride-hailing platforms, such as Grab, in Vietnam will have to install a lightbox or carry logo stickers showing that they are contract vehicles, according to a government decree issued on Friday.

Lifestyle

-- Hoi An City in the central province of Quang Nam has jumped four places to the 7th position on this year’s list of ten cheapest destinations for the British, according to the annual Holiday Money report by the Post Office, the UK’s leading currency exchange.

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