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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — February 16

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — February 16

Wednesday, February 16, 2022, 08:44 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — February 16
People visit Tay Ho Temple (Phu Tay Ho), a popular place of worship for Buddhists as well as foreign tourists, in Tay Ho District, Hanoi on February 15, 2022. Photo: Pham Tuan / Tuoi Tre

Read what is in the news in Vietnam today:

Society

-- The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Ministry of Transport are jointly studying the use of sea sand as a building material to construct the eastern section of the North-South Expressway project in the 2021-25 period. 

-- Hundreds of workers went on strike on motorbikes at Havina Co. Ltd., a South Korean garment company, in north-central Ha Tinh Province on Tuesday afternoon to demand higher salaries and additional benefits.

-- The first electric-bus route in Ho Chi Minh City is scheduled to open within the first quarter of this year, the municipal People’s Committee has said.

-- The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has just announced the temporary closure of one runway of Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City from 2:00 pm on February 21 to 2:00 pm on March 15 to repair and upgrade relevant components.

-- Functional forces in Ho Chi Minh City have conducted toxicological testing on the body of a university freshman who had gone missing after arriving in the southern city from Binh Dinh Province on February 12 and was found dead on the Saigon River on Tuesday.

Business

-- The northern province of Hai Duong organized its first-ever carrot harvest festival in Duc Chinh Commune of Cam Giang District on Tuesday to promote the quality, brand, and consumption of the product at home and abroad.

-- The Ministry of Finance has proposed Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh approve the establishment of two casinos at two resort and recreational complexes -- Sun World Ba Na Hills in Da Nang City and Vinpearl Nha Trang on Hon Tre Island off the coast of Khanh Hoa Province.

Education

-- Statistics from the Ministry of Education and Training show that 93.71 percent of students nationwide have returned to school to resume offline study as of Tuesday.

-- A seventh-grade student accidentally caused the death of a sixth grader with a paper knife while the two were scuffling over a conflict in the restroom at Phong An Middle School in central Thua Thien - Hue Province on Tuesday.

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Bao Anh / Tuoi Tre News

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