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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — May 4

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — May 4

Saturday, May 04, 2024, 08:03 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — May 4
A commuter rides in the rain in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Ngoc Khai / Tuoi Tre

Read what is in the news in Vietnam today:

Politics

-- French Defense Minister Sebastien Lecornu will visit Vietnam and attend the 70th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory on May 7, according to the French Embassy in Hanoi.

-- Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on Friday sent a telegram to Chinese Premier Li Qiang showing his sympathy over human and asset losses caused by the collapse of an expressway section in China's Guangdong Province that killed at least 48 people on Wednesday.

Society

-- Moderate rain poured down in many parts of Ho Chi Minh City early on Saturday morning. Scorching heat is forecast to continue in the city at noon, while the southern metropolis might experience rain, strong winds and thunderstorms in the late afternoon and evening, according to the southern weather center. 

-- Ho Chi Minh City Chairman Phan Van Mai urged the Ho Chi Minh City Management Authority for Urban Railways to remove all obstacles, and complete all relevant procedures to pay contractors working on the first metro line project in a bid to put the link into operation this year, heard a meeting held on Friday to review the city’s socio-economic performance in April and in the first fourth months of the year.

-- A man was killed by a lightning strike while he was catching frogs in Long An Province, southern Vietnam on Friday.

-- The prime minister has asked the Ministry of Health to step up efforts to oversee food safety at tourist sites, dining rooms of schools, industrial parks and street food stalls to prevent food poisoning as several food poisoning cases have recently been reported.

Business

-- Many international hi-tech firms are competing for investment opportunities in Vietnam due to the country’s enhancements of workforce and infrastructure, Choi Joo Ho, CEO at Samsung Vietnam, told the opening ceremony of the Samsung Innovation Campus (SIC) 2023 - 2024 education program in Hanoi on Friday.

World News

-- Mexican authorities have located three bodies in the state of Baja California where one American and two Australian tourists were reported missing, according to three sources with knowledge of the investigation, Reuters reported.

-- China on Friday launched an uncrewed spacecraft on a nearly two-month mission to retrieve rocks and soil from the far side of the moon, the first country to make such an ambitious attempt, according to Reuters.

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