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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 18

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 18

Sunday, December 18, 2022, 08:58 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 18
A fire breaks out at a forest in Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam, December 17, 2022. Photo: H.Viet / Tuoi Tre

Here are today’s leading news stories:

Society

-- A fire broke out at a forest in northern Quang Ninh Province at around 9:00 am on Saturday and was only put out at 5:00 pm the same day, with nearly six hectares of forest burned down.

-- The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport confirmed on Saturday it had penalized two units for violations in the construction of roadworks in Phu Nhuan District and Thu Duc City.

-- Temperatures in northern Vietnam will continued to drop on Sunday due to the effect of a cold spell, while it will be cloudy in southern province with showers recorded in some areas, the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting reported.

-- A series of activities took place on Con Dao Island off southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province over the past few days to raise awareness of environmental protection among local residents and tourists.

-- Police in north-central Thua Thien-Hue Province confirmed on Saturday they had broken up a large-scaled drug ring and confiscated five kilograms of narcotics along with guns and bullets.

-- Officers in southern Binh Duong Province said on Saturday they were investigating a case where a 40-year-old man allegedly murdered his 30-year-old wife before committing suicide.

Business

-- Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh chaired the plenary session of the fifth Vietnam Economic Forum in Hanoi on Saturday. The event was held in both online and in-person formats, with over 1,000 delegates taking part.

Sports

-- Croatia beat injury-hit Morocco 2-1 in the World Cup third-place playoff on Saturday to leave Qatar on a high after again surpassing expectations following their run to the final in 2018, Reuters reported.

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Duy Khang / Tuoi Tre News

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