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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News - June 22

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News - June 22

Saturday, June 22, 2024, 07:36 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News - June 22
A file photo of motorists wading through a flooded street in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Check out the latest news in Vietnam today:

Politics

-- The 13th Party Central Committee has agreed to permit Dinh Tien Dung, a member of the Political Bureau and head of the Hanoi deputy delegation to the 15th National Assembly, to cease holding leadership positions and stop working. The decision was made at the Party Central Committee’s meeting in Hanoi on Friday to discuss personnel affairs, the Vietnam News Agency reported.

Society

-- Ca Mau, the southernmost province of Vietnam, has passed a decision to establish a 27,000-hectare marine reserve to protect and conserve aquatic resources, protect the environment and ecosystem, and promote sustainable eco-tourism development, the Office of the provincial People’s Committee said on Friday.

-- Authorities of Sa Thay District in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum are coping with a mass fish die-off, with 25 metric tons of bagrid catfish, worth some VND3.8 billion (US$149,300), found dead in the Ialy hydroelectric reservoir on Thursday.

-- Police of Da Nang City in central Vietnam on Thursday busted a football betting racket which had organized bets totaling more than VND1 trillion ($39.2 million) since August last year for football matches held at home and abroad, including those of the 2024 UEFA European Football Championship, with 12 members of the racket arrested.

-- The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on Friday officially recognized Cat Tien National Park in Dong Nai Province, southern Vietnam as the 72nd addition to its prestigious IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas.

-- The southeastern part of Vietnam, including Ho Chi Minh City, is expected to experience high tides for at least seven times from now till the end of the year, the national weather forecast agency warned.

Business

-- S&P Global Ratings, an American credit rating agency, has forecast that Vietnam's economy will accelerate over the next 12 months as global demand bounces back and the country gradually resolves its domestic challenges. It also added that GDP per capita in this Southeast Asian country could reach some $4,500 by the end of 2024.

-- The southern province of Binh Duong encouraged businesses to invest in clean energy technologies, minimize negative environmental impacts, and pursue goals of sustainable development, according to participants at a conference on energy automation and smart manufacturing held in the province on Thursday.

World News

-- A shooter opened fire at an Arkansas supermarket in the U.S. on Friday, killing three civilians and wounding 10 other people, including two police officers, Arkansas State Police said, Reuters reported.

-- Beijing warned on Friday that escalating frictions with the European Union over electric vehicle imports could trigger a trade war, as Germany's economy minister arrived in the Chinese capital with the proposed tariffs high on his agenda, according to Reuters.

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