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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — September 6

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — September 6

Wednesday, September 06, 2023, 07:28 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — September 6
A motorbike wades through a flooded route while a woman tries to sweep stagnant water away at An Quang apartment building in District 10, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Phuong Nhi / Tuoi Tre

Read what is in the news in Vietnam today:

Politics

-- National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and President of the House of Councillors of Japan Otsuji Hidehisa joined talks in Hanoi on Tuesday, following a welcome ceremony for the Japanese guest the same day.

-- Vietnam's Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on Tuesday received Liu Jianchao, who is paying a visit to Vietnam as the head of the International Liaison Commission of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.

-- The VH-60N helicopter, commonly known as ‘Marine One’ when transporting the president of the United States, arrived in Hanoi on Tuesday in preparation for President Joe Biden’s upcoming visit to Vietnam.

Society

-- Ten students at an elementary school in Thanh Hoa Province, north-central Vietnam were hospitalized on Tuesday after several balloons filled with hydrogen blew up at a ceremony to begin the new school year. The school’s leaders later said the explosions were caused by a male teacher who was holding a burning cigarette that accidentally hit the balloons.

-- A video capturing elementary school students DJing and dancing to music in a schoolyard in Son Tra District, Da Nang City on Tuesday, this year’s official school opening day in Vietnam, has gained widespread popularity on the Internet.

-- As schools started on Tuesday, hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City recorded a surge in pinkeye cases among children, indicating rapid spread and a high risk of an outbreak.

-- Residents of An Quang apartment building in District 10, Ho Chi Minh City have endured persistent flooding and a foul odor due to an unrepaired sewer problem for nearly a year.

Sports

-- Vietnam is set to face defending champion Japan in the third-place playoff of the 2023 Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship in Thailand after conceding a 0-3 defeat to China in the semifinals on Tuesday afternoon.

-- The Vietnamese women’s volleyball team has risen to 40th place in the latest global rankings, as announced by the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB).

-- Vietnamese badminton player Nguyen Thuy Linh, ranked 23rd globally, enjoyed a victory over world No. 8 Gregoria Mariska Tunjung of Indonesia on Tuesday in the first round of the 2023 China Open.

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Bao Anh / Tuoi Tre News

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