JavaScript is off. Please enable to view full site.

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – July 20

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – July 20

Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 09:00 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – July 20
A tree is uprooted during a heavy rain in Ho Chi Minh City, July 19, 2021. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre

Here are today’s leading news stories:

Politics

-- The first session of Vietnam’s 15th National Assembly opened in Hanoi on Tuesday morning and is scheduled to last until July 31.

COVID-19 Updates

-- The Ministry of Health documented 2,155 local COVID-19 infections, including 1,519 cases in Ho Chi Minh City, on Tuesday morning, raising the country’s tally to 60,180, with 11,047 recoveries and 334 deaths.

-- The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Foreign Affairs has sent an official note to the South Korean Consulate General and extended condolences to a South Korean family after one of its members passed away due to COVID-19 in the city.

-- The Directorate for Roads of Vietnam has ordered the suspension of all tollgates in the provinces and cities where social distancing measures under the prime minister’s Directive No. 16 are being implemented.

Society

-- Tropical Storm Cempaka, the third to hit Vietnam this year, was located at the maritime area south of China’s Guangdong Province on Tuesday morning, packing winds at 90-120km per hour. The storm will travel northwest and is unlikely to have a direct impact on Vietnam’s mainland.

-- A heavy rain accompanied by strong gusts battered Ho Chi Minh City late on Monday afternoon, knocking down many trees and signboards.

-- Police in Vietnam have issued an international wanted notice for Pham Van Sang, former director of the Department of Science and Technology in southern Dong Nai Province, after he had disappeared while being investigated for violating regulations on investment in construction works.

-- Officers in the central province of Quang Nam confirmed on Monday they had arrested a 15-year-old boy for murdering a school principal while robbing his house earlier this month.

Business

-- Vietnam was named among the world’s top 20 host economies for foreign direct investment (FDI) for the first time with an inflow of US$16 billion in 2020, the Vietnam News Agency quoted the UN Conference on Trade and Development’s World Investment Report 2021 as saying.

Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to get the latest news about Vietnam!

Tuoi Tre News

More

Read more

;

Photos

VIDEOS

Vietnamese woman gives unconditional love to hundreds of adopted children

Despite her own immense hardship, she has taken in and cared for hundreds of orphans over the past three decades.

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta celebrates spring with ‘hat boi’ performances

The art form is so popular that it attracts people from all ages in the Mekong Delta

Vietnamese youngster travels back in time with clay miniatures

Each work is a scene caught by Dung and kept in his memories through his journeys across Vietnam

Latest news