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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – June 1

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – June 1

Thursday, June 01, 2023, 07:52 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – June 1
Commuters ride in the rain in Vietnam. Photo: Quang Dinh / Tuoi Tre

Catch up on the news in Vietnam today:

Society

-- Moderate to heavy rains are expected to sweep through many parts of the south-central, southern, and Central Highlands regions on Thursday, with rainfalls exceeding 60 millimeters, according to the national weather forecast center.

-- Authorities in Dong Nai Province, a neighbor of Ho Chi Minh City, halted the operation of two wharves in Bien Hoa City to develop a riverside road on Wednesday, taking the number of wharves shut to make room for the road to four. The riverside road will be 5.2 kilometers long upon completion.

-- A man, 53, in Nghe An Province, north-central Vietnam got fined VND15 million (US$640) after beating his wife to a pulp.

-- The Ho Chi Minh City Management Center of Public Transport has resumed the subsidized bus route No. 61, which links Cho Lon Bus Station in District 5 and the Le Minh Xuan industrial park in the outlying district of Binh Chanh. 

-- Police in Hanoi have detained a babysitter, a 21-year-old resident of Nam Dinh Province in northern Vietnam, on suspicion of mistreatment of a one-month-old girl.

-- Airfares on the routes to popular tourist destinations across Vietnam are trending up during the busy summer travel season this year.

Business

-- The domestic cooking gas price slumped by VND35,000-35,500 ($1.49 - 1.51) per 12-kilogram cylinder starting from Thursday, following a drop in global cooking gas prices, some gas traders told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper on Wednesday night.

-- The Vietnamese job market saw a plunge in recruitment demand in the first four months of 2023, with hiring in the apparel sector tumbling 39 percent year on year due to the global economic downturn, according to a report recently issued by Navigos Group, one of the leading recruitment companies in Vietnam.

-- Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has issued a telegram urging the authorities in northern provinces, and relevant ministries and agencies to review regulations on imports and exports at border gates with China, and work with Chinese officials to simplify customs procedures due to the soaring number of container trucks carrying farm produce stuck at northern border gates.

Lifestyle

-- Paintings by children with autism will be presented at a fundraising exhibition titled ‘Heart for Autism’ in Hanoi starting from Friday, to spread and inspire the souls of autistic children, and bring their voices to the community, the Vietnam News Agency reported.

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Tieu Bac / Tuoi Tre News

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