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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — October 16

Friday, October 16, 2020, 08:52 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — October 16
This supplied photo shows soldiers searching for missing people in the wake of floods and mudslides in central Vietnam.

What you need to know today in Vietnam:

Politics

-- Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjártó will pay an official visit to Vietnam on October 16, on the occasion of 70 years of their two countries’ diplomatic ties, the Vietnam News Agency reported.

--  Vietnam is vehemently opposed to China's establishment of the so-called Sansha city on Phu Lam Island in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago and other related activities because they seriously violate Vietnamese sovereignty, Le Thi Thu Hang, spokesperson of the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said on Thursday.

-- The U.S. will help Vietnam build e-government in accordance with a memorandum of understanding signed between the Office of the Vietnam Government and the United States Agency for International Development in Hanoi on Tuesday.

Society

-- Thirteen people of a delegation sent to help residents battle floods in central Vietnam were confirmed dead on Thursday after being buried in a mudslide.

-- Six were found high on drugs as police raided an Internet café in Binh Tan District, Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday.

-- At least two people died and many were injured after a bus and a tractor trailer crashed head-on into each other in Da Nang, central Vietnam, on Thursday.

-- Vietnam's Ministry of Transport has approved a proposal by Vingroup, the country's largest private conglomerate, to offer public transportation service with electric buses in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

Business

-- Vietravel Airlines, operated by state-run travel company Vietravel, is scheduled to make its maiden flight on December 18, the carrier's chairman Nguyen Quoc Ky said on Thursday.

-- Vietnam imported an average of 422 automobiles a day in September, according to customs data.

Sports

-- Defending champions Hanoi FC climbed to the third spot on the V-League 1 table after beating hosts Hoang Anh Gia Lai 4-0 in the second round of phase 2 of the tournament on Thursday.

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