Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – May 01
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Briefs of some of leading news stories published Tuesday (April 24) in Tuoi Tre Newspaper that will be carried today on Tuoitrenews.vn:
-- Vietnam organized a nine-day trip for overseas Vietnamese to visit Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago. 220 people who are OV and religious dignitaries from 20 nations in the world joined the cruise on the Truong Sa HQ571 ship.
-- People in District 10 in Ho Chi Minh City saw a hail that lasted for three minutes yesterday afternoon. It is forecast that hail may occur in the city in the coming time.
-- The Ministry of Finance estimates the state budget needs an addition of VND48 trillion (US$2.3 billion) for salary increase for 6 million officers as of May this year.
-- Two wardens at A2 Dong Gang prison in Khanh Hoa central province’s Dien Khanh district have been charged over their involvement in the death of a 35-year-old HIV prisoner, police source said today.
-- Italian team won the championship of 2012 Da Nang International Fireworks Display Competition that concluded on the night of April 30 in the central city of Da Nang. The second prize was awarded to France and China while host Da Nang-Vietnam and Canada finished the third.