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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — May 2

Saturday, May 02, 2020, 09:00 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — May 2
People are pictured at a restaurant near Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi, Vietnam, May 1, 2020. Photo: Ngoc Diep / Tuoi Tre

Read what is in the news today.

Society

— Vietnam reported no new case of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Saturday morning, with its tally still at 270 and no death.

— A Vietnam Airlines plane has brought home Canadian nationals previously stranded in Vietnam, while returning with nearly 300 Vietnamese citizens in the North American country.

— The Ministry of Public Security has proposed a draft law on traffic safety and order that will allow people to pay for or participate in auctions to freely choose the alphanumeric identifier on their vehicle registration plates in the future.

— Twenty-three people were killed and 14 were injured in 33 traffic accidents that happened on Friday, the second day of the four-day public holiday celebrating the Reunification Day (April 30) and the International Workers' Day (May 1).

— A Laotian college student jumped into a river to rescue a local man, who had jumped off a bridge, in the north-central province of Ha Tinh on Friday morning, local police confirmed.

— People in Hanoi are reportedly taking the COVID-19 social distancing measures lightly as many of them were spotted failing to wear a face mask or keep a safe distance from one another in public spaces on Friday.

— Several people have together filed a complaint to local authorities in Ward 3, Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh City about a Vietnamese teacher allegedly lying about her IELTS scores to gain trust from and attract English-language students.

Business

— Friday, the second day of the four-day public holiday in celebration of the Reunification Day (April 30) and the International Workers' Day (May 1), saw people swarm shopping malls in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.

— The People’s Committee of the northern province of Quang Ninh, home to the world-renowned Ha Long Bay, allowed local tourist sites to reopen from Friday after closing them since March 12 in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19.

World News

— The novel coronavirus has infected over 3.39 million people and killed almost 239,300 others around the world, according to statistics. More than 1.07 million patients have recovered from the disease.

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