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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — August 29

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — August 29

Saturday, August 29, 2020, 07:49 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — August 29
Truc Nhi and Dieu Nhi, the twin baby girls born conjoined at the pelvis in Ho Chi Minh City who underwent a historic separation surgery in July, are seen at the City Children's Hospital in Binh Chanh District, August 28, 2020 in this supplied photo.

Read what is in the news today.

Politics

— Vietnam is appreciative of the important contributions by Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang while responding to a reporter’s question regarding his resignation on Friday.

Society

— Vietnam confirmed no new case of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Saturday morning, with tally standing at 1,038 infections, including 663 recoveries and 30 virus-related deaths.

— A police car crashed into several motorbikes and people on Bui Vien Street in downtown Ho Chi Minh City on Friday night. No one was injured in the incident.

— The People’s Committee of Hai Duong Province in northern Vietnam on Friday allowed commercial passenger buses to resume under certain conditions after the service had been suspended in a bid to stem the spread of COVID-19.

— Nu Dan Cong Street in Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Chanh District, which was reported to be filled with car-sized potholes in 2019, is now in good condition after thorough repair.

— Truc Nhi and Dieu Nhi, the twin baby girls born conjoined at the pelvis in Ho Chi Minh City who underwent a historic separation surgery in July, are no longer in a cast and preparing to practice standing and taking their first steps next week, according to the City Children’s Hospital.

Business

— The Ministry of Industry and Trade on Friday transferred over VND2.3 trillion (US$99.3 million) of state investment in Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corp (Sabeco), accounting for 36 percent of Sabeco’s charter capital, to the State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC).

— More than 1,800 public investment projects have been behind schedule and 125 projects have caused losses and waste to the state budget, the Ministry of Planning and Investment said in a recent report on public investment in 2019 to the prime minister.

— Vietnam ran a surplus of $6.2 billion in agro-forestry-fishery trade in January-August, 4.9 percent higher than the same period last year, the latest updates by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development showed.

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