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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — August 17

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — August 17

Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 08:09 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — August 17
South Korean tourists visit District 1 in Ho Chi Minh City, July 2022. Photo: Quang Dinh / Tuoi Tre

Read what is in the news today:

Health

-- The Ministry of Health documented 2,983 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, raising the national tally to 11,370,462, with 10,035,040 recoveries and 43,100 deaths.

-- Vietnam has decided to add four more vaccines to the national expanded program on immunization in the 2021-30 period, taking the number of compulsory jabs used during the period to 14, the Vietnam Government Portal reported on Tuesday.

Society

-- The People’s Court of north-central Nghe An Province sentenced a former police lieutenant to 20 years in prison on Tuesday for trading nearly two kilograms of drugs.

-- The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has imposed a six-month flight ban starting Wednesday on a woman who was seen dancing around and posing for a TikTok video on the apron of a runway while a plane was moving nearby at Phu Quoc International Airport in Kien Giang Province in mid-July.

-- The People’s Committee of Vung Tau City, the capital city popular for beach-going of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province, issued on Tuesday a decision banning people from using shampoo and soap at public beach showers.

-- The local authorities of Nghi Thu Ward in Cua Lo Town, Nghe An Province confirmed on Tuesday the drowning case of a ten-year-old girl hailing from Hanoi at a local three-star hotel’s swimming pool.

Business

-- More than 160 international enterprises from 18 countries and territories and 30 international press agencies are expected to attend the 16th Ho Chi Minh City International Tourism Expo, which is scheduled to be held at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC) from September 8 to 10, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism announced on Tuesday.

Education

-- The Hanoi Metropolitan University suspended a male teacher for 15 days starting Tuesday to look into a student’s accusation against him for sexual harassment.

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