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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — March 29

Monday, March 29, 2021, 08:58 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — March 29
Health workers sample a woman at Nga Tu Ga Bus Station in District 12, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Nhat Thinh / Tuoi Tre

Read what is in the news today:

COVID-19 Updates

-- Vietnam recorded one imported COVID-19 case on Sunday afternoon, raising the national tally to 2,591 patients, with 2,308 recoveries and 35 virus-related deaths, according to the Ministry of Health’s data.

-- As many as 45,140 people in Vietnam’s 19 provinces and cities had been vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Sunday, the health ministry said on Monday morning.

-- The makeshift hospital for COVID-19 treatment No. 2 in northern Hai Duong Province was dissolved on Sunday, after the outbreak in the biggest hotspot of the latest coronavirus resurgence had been brought under control.

Society

-- Police in Binh Chanh District in Ho Chi Minh City has confirmed the video spread on social media on Sunday capturing two traffic police officers beating two young men is genuine, explaining that the two policemen lost their temper to the two illegal racers’ profanity and insulting behaviors.

-- Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper’s readers have complained about a large gathering of people on motorbikes making loud engine noise and causing street disorder on To Ky Street in Hoc Mon District in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday afternoon.

-- The firefighting police unit in Ho Chi Minh City has introduced Help 114, a mobile app that allows users to send fire alarms for rapid response to fire-related accidents.

-- A fine of VND1-3 million (US$43-130) will be imposed on anyone cruelly beating or torturing pets in Vietnam from April 20.

-- The Directorate of Water Resources warned that with the forecast level of saltwater intrusion in March and April this year, it is essential to prevent the possibility of water shortage for about 40,000 hectares of fruit trees in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta.

Business

-- The total newly-registered and adjusted capital, capital contribution, and share purchases of foreign direct investment enterprises in Vietnam hit $10.13 billion from the beginning of this year to March 20, up 18.5 percent over the same period last year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

World news

-- “Canadian authorities charged a suspect with murder in the fatal stabbing of a woman and the wounding of six others in an early afternoon attack at a library in a Vancouver suburb on Saturday, police said,” Reuters reported.

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