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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — June 19

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — June 19

Wednesday, June 19, 2024, 07:09 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — June 19
Children draw paintings at the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Thao Thuong / Tuoi Tre

Read what is in the news in Vietnam today:

Politics

-- The Public Security Department of Hanoi has been committed to ensuring complete security and safety for visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin’s delegation during their stay from Wednesday to Thursday.

Society

-- The Ho Chi Minh City Management Center of Public Transport has announced plans to renovate and expand Vo Van Kiet Boulevard from the Tan Kien intersection to the Saigon River Tunnel.

-- Local authorities in Hang Bong Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi have issued an administrative violation record against the owner of a railway-side café after one of his patrons rushed onto the tracks to pose for pictures while a train was approaching.

-- The People’s Court of Tien Giang Province on Tuesday sentenced Tran Van Sang, a 32-year-old local, to life imprisonment for his collusion with four others in illegal drug trade in the Mekong Delta province, resulting in illicit profits exceeding VND683 million (US$26,834).

Business

-- Vietnam’s electronics exports totaled $30.5 billion with a trade surplus of $4.2 billion in the first quarter, according to the Vietnam Electronic Industries Association.

Lifestyle

-- International art troupes from South Korea, Japan, the U.S., France, Australia, Cuba, Ukraine, and more will participate in the international concert titled ‘Harmonies of Peace’ in Quang Tri Province, central Vietnam next month, the organizers announced on Tuesday.

-- The Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City will celebrate Vietnamese Family Day on June 28 with a painting contest themed ‘Loving Family.’ Families visiting the zoo can participate in the contest at the Book Garden area on June 21-22 and June 28-30 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am.

World News

-- Nvidia became the world’s most valuable company on Tuesday, dethroning tech heavyweight Microsoft as its high-end processors play a central role in a scramble to dominate artificial intelligence technology, Reuters reported.

-- Boeing Starliner’s return to Earth from the International Space Station with its first crew of astronauts has been pushed back to June 26, Reuters quoted a NASA official as saying on Tuesday.

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Bao Anh / Tuoi Tre News

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