Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – Jan 12

Good morning from Vietnam!

Check out the news you should not miss today:


-- General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong and a senior delegation leave Hanoi on Thursday for an official trip to China.


-- On January 11, the SE7 train crew returned British tourist Gillion Lesky Dicorato’s family the assets they left in a suitcase on the train, including mobile phones, tablets, accessories, two ATM cards and cash worth more than US$2,000.

-- According to the Vietnam Register, the number of imported pickup trucks in 2016 reached 27,000, a 30 percent rise compared to the previous year. Ninety percent of the imported trucks were from Thailand.

-- The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has asked the Ministry of Transport to increase night flights while reducing day flights to ease traffic jams around Tan Son Nhat International Airport, especially during Tet.

-- Tourists prefer seeing elephants living healthily and happily instead of being served by the animal, international experts said at a conference on reviewing the management and conservation of elephants in Vietnam.

-- Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday detained nearly 21,000 LED lights smuggled from China which were worth around $44,000.

-- Twenty two children died in 2016 from post-vaccination complications, according to the Ministry of Health’s statistics.


-- De Heus Vietnam LTd. Co. has said it had received a $112,000 order to export 150 tons of aquacultural foods for fingerlings to Bangladesh this month.


-- Taiwan will teach Vietnamese as a foreign language in high school from the academic year of 2018, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Ho Chi Minh City’s education department told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper on Wednesday.


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