Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – March 7

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – March 7

Tuoitrenews briefs some of salient news published today, March 7, on Vietnamese media:

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Society:

-- British Cave Research Association led by Howard Limber has returned to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in Bo Trach District in the central province of Quang Binh to look for new caves after they found Son Doong cave, the world’s biggest cave ever, in 2010.

-- By March 7 evening, the fire that raged through Hoang Lien National Park located between the northern provinces of Lao Cai and Lai Chau, had been basically put under control, says Ma Quang Trung, director of Lao Cai’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

-- Police successfully rescued a 6-year-old kidnap girl from an armed local drug trafficking gang on Tuesday.

Business:

-- China has decided to suspend imports of poultry from Vietnam which has been affected by bird flu in a bid to curb the spread of bird flu, according to Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Commerce.

Sports:

-- AC Milan advanced to the quarter-finals of the Champions League on Tuesday after Arsenal fell agonizingly short of a remarkable comeback despite an emphatic 3-0 victory over the Italian champions.

-- Chelsea secured their place in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup with a 2-0 win away to Birmingham on Tuesday as they triumphed in their first match since manager Andre Villas-Boas was sacked.

Politics:

-- Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung urged relevant ministries and agencies to continue the focus on stabilizing the macro-economy and easing difficulties for business and production at a regular Government session held in Hanoi on Mar. 5 and 6.

-- President Truong Tan Sang on March 6 cabled a message of condolences to his Republic of Congo counterpart Denis Sassou Nguesso over a recent explosion that has claimed hundreds of lives in the country.

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