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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — January 15

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — January 15

Sunday, January 15, 2023, 07:18 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — January 15
Visitors pose for a photo in front of cat statues at the flower festival in the Phu My Hung New Urban Area in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Phuong Quyen / Tuoi Tre

Read what is in the news in Vietnam today:

Society

-- A 30-year-old babysitter residing in Binh Tan District, Ho Chi Minh City was detained on Saturday for allegedly abusing a six-month-old boy, who is now in a critical condition due to brain injury.

-- Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai has asked ministries and agencies to coordinate with Ho Chi Minh City authorities to work out a new resolution with special policies and mechanisms for the metropolis to replace Resolution 54.

-- A 24-year-old man in Mong Cai City, Quang Ninh Province, northern Vietnam has been fined VND7.5 million (US$320) for uploading videos showing how to make firecrackers on social networks.

-- As Tet approaches, a large number of boats have transported flowers and fruit trees, which will be used as home decorations during the holiday, from Mekong Delta provinces, such as Ben Tre and Vinh Long, to the Binh Dong Wharf in District 8, Ho Chi Minh City to meet the demand of residents in the metropolis.

Business

-- Vietnam currently has 456 centralized slaughterhouses certified as meeting hygiene and food safety standards. However, more than 22,000 small slaughterhouses nationwide fail to meet the standards, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

-- The number of domestic and international tourists coming to Da Nang City, central Vietnam during the upcoming Lunar New Year, or Tet, holiday is forecast to increase 20-30 percent over normal days, Nguyen Ngoc Anh, director of local travel company Omega Tours and chairman of the Da Nang Travel Association, told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper on Saturday.

Lifestyle

-- Despite having yet to be inaugurated, a flower festival with the theme ‘Xuan Phon Vinh’ (Prosperous Spring) in the Phu My Hung New Urban Area in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City has attracted multiple visitors. The flower festival will officially open at 6:00 pm today, January 15.

-- Vietnam’s northern mountainous province of Ha Giang ranks 25th among the 52 best places to go in 2023, as listed by The New York Times. The 52 places are attractive to tourists with their food, culture, adventure, and natural beauty.

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Thanh Ha / Tuoi Tre News

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