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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — June 18

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — June 18

Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 07:13 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — June 18
Stray dogs are caught in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre

What you need to know today in Vietnam:


-- Nineteen students of a high school in Vietnam’s Central Highlands province of Gia Lai were hospitalized on Sunday with symptoms of diarrhea, vomiting, and slight fever after a meal at the school a day earlier, a local official said on Monday.

-- Authorities and residents in a ward in Quang Ninh Province, northern Vietnam on Monday afternoon found the bodies of two siblings aged eight and 12 in a reservoir at a resettlement project, the ward government reported the same day.

-- The Department of Transport in Quang Ninh Province has tasked relevant units with verifying a report that many tourists were abandoned on an island in world-renowned Ha Long Bay on Sunday, a leader of the department told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper on Monday.

-- Many residents in Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh City have voiced their concerns over a situation where plenty of trees along Nguyen Thai Son Street are suffocating from cement poured over their roots.


-- Vietnamese national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has launched a direct air route between Vietnam and the Philippines, making it the first Vietnamese airline to establish a direct connection to the island nation.

-- Thailand's conglomerate Siam Cement Group (SCG) said on Monday that it had produced a new cement product in Vietnam with carbon emissions during the production falling by 20 percent compared with the production of normal cement.


-- Ho Chi Minh City Women's Football Club will be the unique representative from Vietnam to compete at the AFC Women's Champions League 2025, an Asia's premier club women’s football tournament which will be held for the first time next year, according to the Asian Football Confederation.

-- “France overcame the potentially difficult hurdle of an in-form Austria without too many scares on Monday as they got their Euro 2024 campaign up and running with a 1-0 victory courtesy of an own goal,” according to Reuters.

World News

-- “A freight train smashed into the rear of a stationary passenger train in India's West Bengal state on Monday, killing at least 15 people and injuring dozens, in an accident that railway authorities blamed on driver error,” Reuters reported, citing local police.

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Thanh Ha / Tuoi Tre News


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