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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — February 28

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — February 28

Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 07:05 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — February 28
Artists perform 'don ca tai tu' (Vietnam's southern folk music) in Bac Lieu Province, southern Vietnam. Photo: Huu Tho / Tuoi Tre

Read what is in the news in Vietnam today:


-- Vietnamese Deputy Minister of National Defense Sen. Lieut. Gen Hoang Xuan Chien and Japanese Vice Minister of Defense for International Affairs Serizawa Kiyoshi co-chaired the 10th Vietnam-Japan defense policy dialogue in Hanoi on Tuesday.


-- Authorities are clarifying why a closed wooden furniture store on Cong Hoa Street in Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City caught fire on Tuesday night. No casualties were reported in the incident.

-- The Department of Health of Ca Mau Province in southern Vietnam on Tuesday reported the first suspected case of monkeypox in the locality.

-- The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Information and Communications on Tuesday announced software designed to collect data from major social networking platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. This tool is intended to enable state management agencies to proactively gather and comprehend the opinions and needs of individuals and businesses.

-- Da Nang Hospital in the namesake city in central Vietnam inaugurated the Center for Neurosurgery, Trauma, and Plastic Burns, as well as the Center for Organ Transplantation and Stem Cell Transplantation on Tuesday after over 4.5 years of construction.

-- The Department of Medical Examination and Treatment under the Ministry of Health on Tuesday issued a request to the leaders of Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Hospital in Dong Hoi City of Quang Binh Province, north-central Vietnam to promptly report the discovery of nearly 500 narcotic pills at the hospital. Police officers had apprehended two laundry workers in connection with the incident. 


-- Ho Chi Minh City’s Saigon Hi-Tech Park and Siemens Electronic Design Automation, a segment of Siemens Digital Industries Software, on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in personnel training in the semiconductor chip industry in Vietnam.

-- France purchased 17,919 metric tons of rice from Vietnam for US$18.64 million in January, unexpectedly overtaking Indonesia and China to become the second-largest market for Vietnamese rice following the Philippines, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

-- Ho Chi Minh City led Vietnam in import-export value in January, with exports exceeding $3.75 billion and imports totaling $4.95 billion, accounting for 13 percent of the country’s total import-export turnover, according to the latest customs statistics.

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Bao Anh / Tuoi Tre News


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