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-- Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc received the scientists and economists attending the 45th Conference of the Federation of ASEAN Economic Associations in Hanoi on Friday.
-- Throngs of shoppers started ‘hunting for’ Black Friday discounted items at supermarkets in Hanoi on Friday night as the yearly shopping fever originating in the United States has begun in Vietnam. Meanwhile, thin crowds were seen outside many stores in Ho Chi Minh City.
-- Some 14 elementary students from My Tho City, Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region, were brought to a local hospital for food poisoning treatment after drinking a milk product at their school lunch on Friday.
-- Commuters were stuck in traffic jam for multiple kilometers along two major roads in Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City during rush hour due to traffic light malfunction on Friday night.
-- Police in Hanoi arrested a 37-year-old man for murdering a beverage merchant by cutting her throat over a conflict on Friday noon.
-- Thirty-six ‘sang le’ or ‘bang lang’ (crape myrtle) trees, one small deciduous tree and one cedar tree in southern Binh Phuoc Province have been recognized as heritage trees by the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment (VACNE).
-- The disgraced rapper and designer formerly known as Kanye West has said he plans to run for president in 2024, amid a series of antisemitic tirades and new far-right associations, according to The Guardian on Friday.
-- A Walmart supervisor who killed six co-workers at a store in Virginia on Tuesday bought a handgun the day of the shooting and left a rambling note on his cellphone in which he railed against other employees who he felt had mocked and betrayed him, Reuters reported on Friday.