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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – March 5

Friday, March 05, 2021, 09:23 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – March 5
This supplied photo shows a three-year-old girl discharged from the hospital in Hanoi on March 5, 2021 after having survived a fall from the 12th floor of an apartment building February 28.

What you need to know today in Vietnam:

Society

-- Vietnam reported zero new COVID-19 cases on Friday morning, with the tally standing at 2,488 and 1,920 recoveries, according to the Ministry of Health

-- Diageo Vietnam Limited on Thursday donated VND3 billion (US$129,500) to an initiative launched by Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper to help the Southeast Asian country buy COVID-19 vaccines. 

-- Police in Hanoi are investigating accusations by four foreign women that they were sexually assaulted by young locals, aged 16-20, around Ho Tay (West Lake) in Tay Ho District.

-- Hanoi plans to vaccinate both residents and non-residents against COVID-19, Khong Minh Tuan, deputy director of the municipal Center for Disease Control said on Thursday.

-- A three-year-old girl who survived a fall from the 12th floor of an apartment building in Hanoi on February 28 was discharged from the hospital after five days of treatment on Friday morning.

Business

-- The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport has filed a proposal to the People's Committee asking for permission for tourism and dining services to continue being offered at Bach Dang Wharf in District 1 till the end of 2022.

-- Women own 26.5 percent of companies in Vietnam, ranking ninth out of the 58 economies surveyed in the Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs 2020.

Sports

-- "Chelsea moved into the Premier League's top four as Mason Mount's superb first-half goal earned them a 1-0 win at champions Liverpool who suffered a club-record fifth straight home league defeat on Thursday," Reuters reported.

World News

-- "A strong 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the east of New Zealand’s North Island on Friday, prompting a tsunami warning that was later withdrawn, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) said, although residents were asked to stay alert," Reuters reported.

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