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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — February 23

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — February 23

Friday, February 23, 2024, 07:24 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — February 23
An aerial view of the National Highway 13 section in Thu Duc City, under Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre

Check out the latest news in Vietnam today:


-- The Vietnamese Ministry of National Defense held a ceremony in Hanoi on Thursday to send four military officers to the United Nations peacekeeping missions in the Central African Republic, South Sudan, and Abyei area.


-- The Department of Medical Service Administration under the Ministry of Health has required the Lam Dong General Hospital in the namesake Central Highlands province to report details of a case in which doctors at the hospital mistakenly performed a surgical operation for a man after looking at the X-ray scan of another patient.

-- The administration in Ho Chi Minh City planned to commence a project to expand the National Highway 13 section passing through the city in late 2025 or early 2026. The project carries a price tag of nearly VND13.9 trillion (US$569.7 million), including some VND9.4 trillion ($385.3 million) for site clearance, a local official said on Thursday.

-- An illegally-built golf club project on Cu Hill in Da Lat, a renowned tourist city in Vietnam’s Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, has yet to be dismantled while the deadline for the job was February 15.


-- Vietnamese budget carrier Vietjet on Thursday said it had agreed to a provisional deal to order 20 A330neo wide-body airliners from Europe's Airbus as the airline grows its long-haul route network, Reuters reported.

-- Vietnamese electric vehicle (EV) maker VinFast on Thursday announced that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with three Indonesian business clients to provide 600 EVs for their corporate fleets.

-- The Ho Chi Minh City Export Forum and Fair 2024 will be held in the southern metropolis on May 8-11. Some 450 booths will be arranged at this year's event, doubling the number in 2023, the Vietnam News Agency reported, citing the municipal Department of Industry and Trade announced on February 22.

World News

-- South Korea has raised its health alert as of Friday morning after thousands of doctors walked off the job this week to protest against a government plan to raise the number of medical school admissions, Reuters reported, citing the health ministry.

-- China's Wildlife Conservation Association is working with the National Zoo in Washington in an arrangement that could bring more pandas back to the United States, signaling improving diplomatic relations between the two superpowers, according to Reuters.

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Thanh Ha / Tuoi Tre News


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