Here are the news stories you should not miss today, March 13
-- Vietnamese State President Tran Dai Quang has ordered competent agencies to look into a case in which a man had been accused of molesting young girls in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.
-- Authorities in the central city of Da Nang have agreed on the relocation of about 400 households near two local steel factories to protect them from environmental pollution.
-- A section of National Highway 1 in the Mekong Delta province of Tieng Giang becomes heavily congested every weekend, causing long delays to journeys between Ho Chi Minh City and Mekong Delta localities.
-- A deputy headmistress of an elementary school in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum was found dead in a hotel room on Sunday morning.
-- A 21-year-old man in the southern province of Binh Duong has been arrested for beating his girlfriend to death over jealousy. He was drunk when committing the crime.
-- Masakazu Yamaguchi, director of Japan’s Creed Group Investment Fund in Vietnam, stated on Sunday that the organization would up their purchase of dormant real estate projects in Ho Chi Minh City.
-- According to statistics of the State Bank of Vietnam, about 111 million bank cards had been issued across the country as of the end of 2016, up by 11 million cards compared to the end of 2015.
-- A charitable program named ‘Sharing the Love’ was kick-started at Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday, in which volunteers offered free haircuts, meals, and performed music to patients at the infirmary. The program is scheduled to be carried out at other infirmaries in the southern city in the upcoming time.
-- Belgian singer Axelle Red will begin her tour in Vietnam with the first concert in Hanoi on March 18. Two other concerts are slated to be organized in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on March 19 and in Ho Chi Minh City on March 20.
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