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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – March 10

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – March 10

Sunday, March 10, 2024, 08:06 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – March 10
Hanoians admire a drone show over West Lake on March 9, 2024. Photo: Nguyen Hien / Tuoi Tre

Catch up on the news in Vietnam today:

Politics

-- Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh met with representatives of VietTechNZ, an association of Vietnamese intellectuals in the information technology sector in New Zealand, on Sunday morning (local time), as part of his visit to the Oceanian country through Monday.

Society

-- A welcome gate on a National Highway 1 section in Nghe An Province, north-central Vietnam burst into flames, hindering commuters from going through it on Saturday.

-- Waste on the Nhieu Loc - Thi Nghe Canal in Ho Chi Minh City has yet to be collected since early last month as a contract for it expires. At present, waste blankets the surface of the canal section in Tan Binh District.

-- Police in Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City are investigating a case in which a male foreigner was accused of sexually harassing a nine-year-old girl whose father is a foreigner and mother is Vietnamese.

-- A female scooter rider died in a traffic accident on Saturday in Lao Cai Province, northern Vietnam as a car driver suddenly opened its door, causing the woman to tumble and be hit by a passenger bus, a local official said the same day.

Business

-- Japan has recently increased shrimp imports from Vietnam and became the third-largest buyer of Vietnamese shrimp last month, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors.

Lifestyle

-- The 9th Vietnam-Japan Festival opened in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday, starting a series of trade, culinary, and tourism exchange programs, activities to promote Vietnamese-Japanese products, and art performances that last until Sunday.

-- The sky over West Lake in Hanoi was illuminated brilliantly on Saturday night with a drone light show featuring 300 devices, attracting thousands of spectators.

-- Huynh Nguyen Mai Phuong, Vietnam’s representative at the 71st Miss World, finished among the top 40 in the final round of the beauty pageant in India on Saturday. The Czech Republic’s representative, Krystyna Pyszková, was crowned Miss World 2024.

World News

-- “President Joe Biden said on Friday he would sign legislation that gives China's ByteDance about six months to divest the popular TikTok short video app as his rival Donald Trump raised concerns about a ban of the service used by 170 million Americans,” Reuters reported.

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