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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – September 23

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – September 23

Thursday, September 23, 2021, 09:00 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – September 23
A fashion design illustration by Vietnamese designer Nguyen Minh Cong, who uses 'banh xeo' (Vietnamese pancake) for decoration

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Society

-- Ho Chi Minh City is developing eleven strategies on healthcare, social welfare, business-production, and more in preparation for a ‘new normal’ when COVID-19 is put under control in the southern city, secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen said at a working session on COVID-19 prevention with Binh Tan District on Wednesday.

-- Local authorities have given approval to the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau to follow social distancing measures under the prime minister's Directive No. 15 from Thursday, with wet markets allowed to reopen for selling necessities only and required to meet epidemic prevention regulations.

-- Ho Chi Minh City has so far allocated more than 100,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to inoculate pregnant women from 13 weeks, Nguyen Thi Huynh Mai, Chief of the Office of the local Department of Health, said at a press conference on Wednesday.

Business

-- Sales of Vietnamese cement products reached 70.7 million metric tons in January-August, up four percent year on year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which had negative impacts on many other industries, the Vietnam News Agency reported on Wednesday.

-- Vietnam’s export revenue stood at US$213.52 billion in the first eight months of this year, up 21.8 percent year on year, the Vietnam News Agency quoted the General Department of Vietnam Customs on Wednesday.

Lifestyle

-- Vietnamese designer Nguyen Minh Cong has recently wowed local audiences with his fashion illustrations using southern traditional foods including banh xeo to create colorful patterns for the designs. 

-- The northern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh and the Thai resort island of Phuket on Wednesday held a teleconference to discuss post-pandemic cooperation between the two sides as well as exchanging experience in reopening tourism.

Education

-- Kindergartens in Ha Tinh were allowed to reopen on Thursday as the north-central Vietnamese province has reported no local transmissions of COVID-19 in the past 20 days.

World news

-- Japan plans to give other countries 60 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Thursday, doubling the target from the previous pledge of 30 million doses, Reuters reported on Thursday.

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Dong Nguyen / Tuoi Tre News

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