Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – March 12

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Have a nice Sunday!

Have a nice Sunday!

Society

-- An official from the south-central province of Phu Yen has confirmed to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper that construction had begun on a coastal park comprising three pedestrian streets in Tuy Hoa City in a project worth nearly VND68.5 billion (US$2.98 million) amidst public outcry over its wastefulness.

-- The Internet security unit under the Ministry of Public Security announced on Saturday it had identified two teenagers having hacked the websites of several airports in southern and central Vietnam, including Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, earlier this week.

-- Police in Ho Chi Minh City have arrested four suspects from a drug trafficking ring, including its 30-year-old female kingpin, after stalking the den for months.

-- Police in the south-central province of Binh Dinh on Saturday apprehended a 27-year-old male suspect who, along with his gang, had robbed a jewelry shop in Hoai Nhon District of more than 100 taels of gold (a tael is worth $1,567) early Friday morning.

-- On Saturday, customs officers at the Tinh Bien Border Gate in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang nabbed a 60-year-old Cambodian woman for attempting to smuggle 100 million riel (approximately $24,944) and eight gold bars weighing a total of eight kilograms into Vietnam.

-- A 43-year-old man was found dead in a hanging position at a house in Ben Cat Town in Binh Duong Province, around 30 kilometers from Ho Chi Minh City, with his wife also lying motionless nearby.

Business

-- Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh on Saturday worked with leaders of the People’s Committee in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa regarding a project to establish Bac Van Phong Special Administrative-Economic Zone.

-- Many credit and debit card holders in Ho Chi Minh City have complained about exorbitant service fees after being talked into using the cards by bank staff with tempting freebies.

-- Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered competent departments to stick to the original schedule for a mandatory European emission standard upgrade for new road vehicles in the country, with the upgrade intended for diesel-run automobiles to be postponed until the end of this year.

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