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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — September 14

Monday, September 14, 2020, 08:17 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — September 14
Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (fourth right) presents the Medal of Labor, First Class to the Vietnam News Agency leaders on the occasion of its 75th founding anniversary (September 15) at a ceremony in Hanoi, September 13, 2020. Photo: Thien Dieu / Tuoi Tre

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Society

— Vietnam reported three imported COVID-19 cases, all Vietnamese returnees from Russia, on Sunday. The total number of cases now stands at 1,063, with 918 recoveries and 35 virus-related deaths, according to the Ministry of Health.

— A Vietnam Airlines repatriation flight carried nearly 350 Vietnamese citizens home from Australia on Saturday, the Vietnam News Agency reported on Sunday.

— Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on Sunday sent a letter of congratulations to the Vietnam News Agency on its 75th founding aniversary (September 15).

— Five in a group of six students drowned as they went for a swim at a pond in Tinh Bien District in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on Sunday afternoon.

— A 14-year-old boy in the northernmost Vietnamese province of Ha Giang died at the hospital after a rockslide had hit a wall of his house, causing it to collapse on him on Sunday.

— Police in Cai Be District, located in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang, on Sunday said they were investigating a case where a son used gasoline to set fire to his father, leaving the father with a burn of over 71 percent of his body surface.

— The Ministry of Transport has lifted social distancing rules that apply to passengers of public transportation services, including flights, departing from the former COVID-19 epicenter of Da Nang, starting Sunday afternoon.

— The Southern Region Hydro-meteorological Observatory has forecast that it will rain on a large scale in the region, and in Ho Chi Minh City in particular, this week.

Lifestyle

— The German Film Festival kicked off at the National Cinema Center in Hanoi on Saturday night and will last until October 10, with eight movies to be screened.

Sports

— Austria’s Dominic Thiem claimed his first Grand Slam title with a stunning comeback to beat Germany’s Alexander Zverev in Sunday’s U.S. Open final, Reuters reported.

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