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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – June 18

Thursday, June 18, 2020, 08:17 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – June 18
A tourist visits Tam Coc in Ninh Binh Province, Vietnam in this undated file photo. Photo: Tran Hong Ngoc / Tuoi Tre

Read what is in the news today.

Politics

— The 14th National Assembly on Wednesday voted to approve the revised Law on Enterprises and the Law on Investment on its ninth working day of the second stage of the ongoing ninth session in Hanoi.

Society

— No new cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported in Vietnam on Thursday morning, with the national tally standing at 335 infections and 325 recoveries.

— Fourteen cases of illegal entry from Cambodia have been detected in Ho Chi Minh City since early May, including six cases discovered in residential areas and eight found at local hospitals, according to the city’s Center for Disease Control.

— Ride-hail firm GoViet has cooperated with Hanoi police to provide training in traffic safety for its drivers since June 11.

— A traffic accident in the northern province of Quang Ninh involving a 16-seater van and a container truck killed at least three people in the early hours of Thursday.

— Hanoi’s construction department plans to trim trees prone to falling to ensure safety during the rainy season, deputy director of the department Hoang Cao Thang has said.

Lifestyle

— The northern province of Ninh Binh will continue hosting the National Tourism Year 2021 after activities within the National Tourism Year 2020 program were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as per a decision signed by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.

World news

— The British government has signalled that it is interested in joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) trade agreement of which Vietnam is a member, alongside Canada, Australia, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, and Peru.

— Over 8.39 million people have caught COVID-19 around the world, according to the Vietnamese Ministry of Health. Nearly 450,500 have died of the disease globally while over 4.4 million have recovered.

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