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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — November 4

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — November 4

Thursday, November 04, 2021, 09:06 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — November 4
A file photo taken in late April 2021 shows a corner in Hoi An, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam. Photo: Nguyen Son Thuy / Tuoi Tre

Check out the news you should not miss today:

Politics

— Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on Wednesday afternoon (local time) arrived at Orly airport in Paris, France, starting his three-day official visit to France at the invitation of his French counterpart Jean Castex, the Vietnam News Agency reported.

Society

— People aged 55 years or older who received their COVID-19 vaccine shots at the medical station of Ward 5 in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 6 on Wednesday were also provided with a free chest X-ray to detect signs of tuberculosis (TB), as part of the USAID’s Erase TB project to increase TB detection and access to care in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, the U.S. Embassy said in a press release the same day. 

— Ho Chi Minh City customs authorities said on Wednesday they had detected 266 boxes of medicines used in COVID-19 treatment in two postal parcels smuggled from Russia into the southern Vietnamese city.

— The Saigon Hi-Tech Park in Ho Chi Minh City’s Thu Duc City will open a facility to treat COVID-19 patients who are workers in the park with mild symptoms from November 5. 

— Police in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday said they have recently broken an online gambling ring with bets of more than €1.1 billion (US$1.2 billion). 

Business

— The export turnover of the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has topped $582 million, equal to 77.7 percent of the annual target, the Vietnam News Agency reported on Wednesday. 

Lifestyle

— Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh and the tourism city of Hoi An have recently been honored at the World Travel Awards with the Asia's Leading Tourist Attraction 2021 and Asia's Leading Cultural City Destination 2021 titles, respectively, while the Southeast Asian country also won Asia's Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination 2021 and Asia's Leading Destination 2021.

World

— The World Economic Forum said on Wednesday that it is postponing its event planned for later this month in Tianjin due to the outbreak of COVID-19 infections in China, where new locally-transmitted cases hit a near three-month high, Reuters reported. 

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Dong Nguyen / Tuoi Tre News

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