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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – October 29

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – October 29

Thursday, October 29, 2020, 08:49 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – October 29
A photo shows houses collapsing after Tropical Storm Molave hit the central province of Quang Ngai on October 28, 2020. Photo: Minh Hoa / Tuoi Tre

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Society

-- Vietnam’s COVID-19 tally on Thursday morning reached 1,173 with 1,062 recoveries and 35 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health.

-- All people who had had contact in Ho Chi Minh City with a South Korean who tested positive for COVID-19 in Japan last weekend already tested negative for the virus, Phan Thanh Tam, deputy director of the Ho Chi Minh City Center for Disease Control said at a press conference on Wednesday.

-- One died, two were injured, 34 houses collapsed, 56,000 roofs were blown off, and 66 schools and office headquarters were damaged after Tropical Storm Molave hit the central provinces from Da Nang to Phu Yen on Wednesday.

-- Forty-five people have gone missing after a landslide occurred in Nam Tra My District, Quang Nam Province on Wednesday evening. About 200 soldiers from rescue forces were dispatched to the area.

-- The four storm-hit localities of Da Nang, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, and Kon Tum on Wednesday night were required to evacuate local residents living downstream of lakes, dams, low-lying areas, and riversides which faced high risk of flooding due to rising rivers and reservoir discharges.

-- Nearly 50 patients who were receiving treatment at a hospital in Quang Nam on Wednesday had to be evacuated as strong winds from Tropical Storm Molave blew off the roof of the facility.

-- Several villas and hotels in Hoi An have opened their doors free-of-charge to thousands of local residents who looked for a shelter as Tropical Storm Molave hit the locality.

-- Speaking at a Wednesday meeting of permanent cabinet members, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed the need for the railway system to be upgraded in order to serve national development, the Vietnam News Agency reported.

Business

-- The Vietnam Railways Corporation (VNR) faces the most difficult period in its history due to the COVID-19 pandemic and flooding in central Vietnam, expecting to record a loss of about VND2 trillion (US$85 million) this year, the Vietnam News Agency quoted VNR chairman Vu Anh Minh as saying.

Lifestyle

-- Many famous singers across Vietnam including Dam Vinh Hung, Bang Kieu, Tan Minh, Trong Tan, Ngoc Khue, and more will join a fundraising concert at the Hanoi Opera House on Saturday to help people in the flood-hit central region.

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Dong Nguyen / Tuoi Tre News

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