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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — August 15

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — August 15

Monday, August 15, 2022, 08:40 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — August 15
A motorbike rider travels in the rain in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Phuong Quyen / Tuoi Tre

Read what is in the news today:

Health

-- The Ministry of Health confirmed an additional 1,428 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, raising Vietnam’s COVID-19 patient tally to 11,365,784.

Society

-- Rain is in the forecast for the entirety of Vietnam on Monday.

-- Da Nang authorities announced on Sunday that the Han River Bridge will be closed to all types of vehicles between 11:00 pm and 5:00 am every day for 15 days, except Fridays through Sundays, for maintenance. 

-- Police in northern Ha Nam Province announced on Sunday the arrest of a 25-year-old man after he attempted to kill a three-year-old boy, put the child in a cardboard box and locked him in a freezer. Doctors have promptly saved the kid.

-- The People’s Committee of southern Binh Phuoc Province announced on Sunday a fine of over VND150 million (US$6,411) against a mining company for changing the use purpose of protective forest land to non-agricultural land in some rural areas without permission from local authorities.

-- Functional forces in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang on Sunday inspected several tourist bungalows built without permission in Ham Ninh Commune of Phu Quoc Island City, where tourism is booming.

-- The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Home Affairs made a correction on Sunday to its previous report on over 6,000 staff members quitting jobs in six months, stating that the civil servants resigned over the course of 2.5 years.

Business

-- The Government Office has proposed revising down the cost for upgrading Dung Quat Refinery in central Quang Ngai Province to $1.2 billion from $1.8 billion.

Education

-- All four students in the Vietnamese team have brought home a medal at the 34th International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI 2022) hosted by Indonesia, the Ministry of Education and Training reported on Sunday.

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Bao Anh / Tuoi Tre News

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