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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News - May 7

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News - May 7

Sunday, May 07, 2023, 07:15 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News - May 7
Vietnamese State President Vo Van Thuong (R) meets with King Charles III of the United Kingdom before the latter’s coronation. Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

What you need to know in Vietnam today:

Politics

-- King Charles III of the United Kingdom and the British royal family always pay attention to and support Vietnam’s renovation and development as well as the Vietnam-UK strategic partnership, the king said while meeting with Vietnamese State President Vo Van Thuong on Friday during the latter’s visit to the UK to attend the former’s coronation.

Society

-- Five cars and dozens of motorbikes were burned at a parking area on Tran Quoc Hoan Street in Cau Giay District, Hanoi on Saturday. Further investigation is underway to find the cause of the fire.

-- Binh Duong Lottery Co. Ltd. in the namesake southern province on Saturday made an apology for printing the phrase 'Dien Bien Phu in the Air Victory,' an event in 1972, on 12 million lottery tickets issued on Friday to celebrate 69 years of the Battle of Dien Bien Phu (1954-2023).

-- Thanh Hoa Province in north-central Vietnam experienced the highest temperature of 44.1 degrees Celsius on Saturday, the highest-ever temperature in Vietnam, according to the Vietnam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration.

-- Police in Nha Be District, Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday arrested a woman for setting fire to an apartment building in the district. The apartment building has caught fire five times.

-- A fuel trader in Binh Duong Province, a neighbor of Ho Chi Minh City, has been fined VND885 million (US$37,749) for selling substandard fuels.

Business

-- Vietnam’s National Citizen Bank plans to sell 203 million shares, equivalent to an 11-percent stake, at local air carrier Bamboo Airways.

-- The Department of Planning and Investment of Da Nang City in central Vietnam has issued an investment certificate approving an increase in the investment in the Ba Na Hills complex, one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city, to VND39 trillion ($1.7 billion).

-- A project to upgrade and expand the Dung Quat Oil Refinery in central Quang Ngai Province will carry a price tag of some VND31.2 trillion, or $1.3 billion, according to a decision signed by Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha.

World News

-- King Charles III was anointed and crowned on Saturday in Britain's biggest ceremonial event for seven decades, a display of pomp and pageantry that sought to marry 1,000 years of history with a monarchy fit for a new era, according to Reuters.

-- Several people, including children were injured on Saturday in a shooting outside of a busy suburban Dallas mall and a suspect was dead, Reuters reported.

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Thanh Ha / Tuoi Tre News

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