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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News - April 18

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News - April 18

Thursday, April 18, 2024, 07:51 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News - April 18
Incoming remittances to Ho Chi Minh City in the first quarter of 2024 reached $2.9 billion, up over 35 percent year on year. Photo: Quang Dinh / Tuoi Tre

Check out the latest news in Vietnam today:


-- Vietnamese Acting State President Vo Thi Anh Xuan on Wednesday sent a message of congratulations to Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad on the Syrian Arab Republic’s 78th Independence Day (April 17, 1946 – 2024), reported the Vietnam News Agency.


-- Incoming remittances to Ho Chi Minh City in the first quarter this year reached $2.9 billion, up over 35 percent year on year, the highest growth rate in three years, said Nguyen Duc Lenh, deputy director of the State Bank of Vietnam’s (SBV) branch in the southern metropolis.

-- The retail prices of gasoline products in Vietnam were revised upward by around VND380-410 ($0.01) per liter on Wednesday afternoon by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Finance.

-- Authorities in Thu Duc City under Ho Chi Minh City are seeking investments in 11 education, culture and sports projects with a total capital of over VND2 trillion (US$78.7 million).


-- Viet Tri City under Phu Tho Province, northern Vietnam organized a fireworks display on Wednesday night to celebrate the Hung Kings Commemoration Day, which takes place on the 10th day of the third lunar month. The day falls on April 18 this year.

-- Many museums in Ho Chi Minh City are offering free admission to visitors who are registered permanent residents in the city and students in the southern metropolis to mark the Hung Kings Commemoration Day today.

-- Thousands of people flocked to a square in Binh Thuy District under the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho to savor a variety of cakes during the opening ceremony of the Southern Folk Cake Festival 2024 on Wednesday night.

World News

-- United Airlines will receive compensation from planemaker Boeing for financial damages incurred in the first quarter due to the grounding of 737 MAX 9 aircraft, the carrier said on Wednesday, reported Reuters.

-- Alphabet-owned Google is laying off an unspecified number of employees, a company spokesperson said on Wednesday, marking the latest cuts at the technology giant as it cracks down on costs, according to Reuters.

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Tieu Bac / Tuoi Tre News


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