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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 19

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 19

Sunday, December 19, 2021, 09:01 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 19
A family poses for a photo with Christmas decorations in front of a shopping mall in downtown Ho Chi Minh City, December 18, 2021. Photo: Hoang An / Tuoi Tre

Here are today’s leading news stories:

COVID-19 Updates

-- Vietnam’s Ministry of Health documented 15,895 COVID-19 cases on Saturday evening, raising the national tally to 1,524,368, with 1,097,163 recoveries and 29,351 deaths.

Society

-- Police have arrested and initiated legal proceedings against Phan Quoc Viet, general director of Viet A Technologies JSC, for allegedly raising the price of COVID-19 test kits.

-- Typhoon Rai was located 270 kilometers east of south-central Vietnam as of 4:00 am on Sunday, the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting reported, adding that the combined effect of the typhoon and a cold front will cause downpours in central provinces starting Sunday.

-- An eleventh grader from the central province of Quang Nam has died three days after receiving COVID-19 vaccination, with health authorities ruling out anaphylaxis as the cause of his death.

-- Thousands of tractor-trailers carrying agricultural products that are to be exported to China have been stuck at several border gates in the northern province of Lang Son over the past 20 days.

-- Doctors in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau have saved a newborn from cardiac and respiratory arrest after they performed a C-section on the mother, who was in bad health due to COVID-19.

-- Former vice-chairman of Ho Chi Minh City Tran Vinh Tuyen was handed six years in prison during a trial on Saturday for his role in a serious violation at state-owned Saigon Agriculture Incorporated (SAGRI).

Sports

-- Vietnam will compete with Cambodia in their last Group B game at the 2020 AFF Suzuki Cup in Singapore at 7:30 pm on Sunday. The game will be aired on VTV6 Channel.

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