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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — May 5

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — May 5

Sunday, May 05, 2024, 07:46 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — May 5
Sanitation workers collect dead fish from a lake in Binh Dinh Province, south-central Vietnam. Photo: Lam Thien / Tuoi Tre

Catch up on the news in Vietnam today:


-- Mai Tien Dung, former Minister and Chairman of the Vietnam Government Office, has been arrested over alleged violations related to a project in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, Lieutenant General To An Xo, spokesperson for the Ministry of Public Security, said on Saturday.


-- Thanh Hoa General Hospital in the namesake north-central province said on Saturday that its doctors had saved a 61-year-old man who had his stomach pierced with an over-one-meter-long crowbar.

-- Sanitation workers in Binh Dinh Province, south-central Vietnam on Saturday collected a large volume of dead fish, which blanketed a local lake from Friday.

-- Droughts were forecast to grip Vietnam’s Central Highlands and southern regions until mid-May and the central region until the end of August, according to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.


-- Pandora, the world's largest jewelry maker, will break ground on a US$150 million production facility in Binh Duong Province, a neighbor of Ho Chi Minh City, on May 16. The facility is projected to generate over 7,000 employment opportunities and churn out 60 million jewelry pieces per year, the Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam announced.


-- The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism has proposed setting off fireworks at three venues during the opening ceremony of the second Ho Chi Minh City River Festival, slated to last from May 31 to June 9, director of the department Nguyen Thi Anh Hoa said on Friday.


-- Vietnamese runner Ha Thi Hau on Saturday night won the women’s 100-kilometer distance at the Amazean Jungle Thailand in 16 hours, 12 minutes, and 30 seconds.

-- “Real Madrid claimed a record-extending 36th LaLiga title on Saturday after Girona fought-back to beat Barcelona 4-2, a result that left Carlo Ancelotti's side with an unassailable lead in the standings,” according to Reuters.

World News

-- “Heavy rains in Brazil's southernmost state of Rio Grande do Sul this week killed at least 55 people, while dozens remain unaccounted for,” Reuters reported, citing local authorities.

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