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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News - May 11

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News - May 11

Saturday, May 11, 2024, 07:10 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News - May 11
Commuters ride in the rain in Vietnam. Phuong Quyen / Tuoi Tre

Read what is in the news in Vietnam today:

Society

-- Temperatures in many parts of the country might drop on Saturday, while downpours, coupled with thunderstorms, are forecast to sweep through all the three regions late in the afternoon and evening, according to the national weather center.

-- Police in Nha Trang City under the south-central province of Khanh Hoa announced on Friday night that they had detained a 28-year-old man as he hit at least five elderly women on their heads with a steel bar on a local street a few days ago. His attack led to the death of a 63-year-old woman.

-- The Department of Public Security in Hau Giang Province, southern Vietnam has issued a decision to arrest and charge a married couple in the province for arranging the illegal entry of 18 Vietnamese people into South Korea.

-- Border guards in Ha Tinh Province, north-central Vietnam on Thursday cracked down on a drug trafficking ring, apprehending two Lao suspects and seizing some 70 kilograms of narcotics.

-- Vietnam reports more than 120,000 cancer deaths a year, heard a technical scientific conference held at the Ho Chi Minh City Oncology Hospital on Friday. Some 50 - 80 percent of patients visiting the hospital for treatment are diagnosed with third- or fourth-stage cancer.

Business

-- The Vietnam Motor Show 2024 will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from October 23 to 27, featuring the participation of multiple major international brands such as Ford, GAC, Honda, Isuzu, Mitsubishi, Skoda, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo.

Sports

-- Nearly 3,000 triathletes from 52 countries and territories are competing in the 2024 triathlon race VinFast IRONMAN 70.3 Vietnam in Da Nang City, the capital of central Vietnam, until Friday.

World News

-- U.S. President Joe Biden is set to announce new China tariffs as soon as next week targeting strategic sectors, including a major hike in levies on electric vehicles, Reuters reported, citing three people familiar with the matter.

-- Billionaire investor James Simons, the mathematician and Cold War code-breaker who founded one of the world's most prominent and profitable hedge funds, Renaissance Technologies, has died at 86, according to Reuters.

-- Seven bus passengers died and several others were injured after their bus careered off a bridge and into the Moika river in the Russian city of St Petersburg on Friday, Reuters reported, citing the local department of the emergencies ministry.

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