Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Nov. 9

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Nov. 9

Tuoitrenews briefs the most updated news published on Vietnamese media on November 9.

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Politics:

-- Ho Chi Minh City’s Foreign Affairs Office on Tuesday handed over an area at 3-5 Le Van Huu Street in District 1 to Germany government for a German house project in the city.

-- The National Assembly on Tuesday adopted a resolution on the five-year socio-economic plan for the 2011-2015 period with 10 economic, eight social and two environmental targets.

-- Finance Minister Vuong Dinh Hue joined ASEAN counterparts at the 8th ASEAN Finance Ministers Investor Seminar (AFMIS) held in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Tuesday.

Society:

-- As many as 150 Overseas Vietnamese from 30 countries and territories worldwide will attend the first meeting for leaders of OV organizations from November 11-13 in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.

-- Nguyen Duy Hai hailing from Da Lat town in the Lam Dong central highlands province, who has a 90 kg umor on his right leg, has been transferred to Ho Chi Minh City-based Tumor Hospital for the second time in preparations for his surgery scheduled to take place on November 18.

-- Professor Pham Song, Vietnam’s former Health Minister, died at 80 due to his stroke at Huu Nghi Hospital in Hanoi on Tuesday.

-- A businessman in Nha Trang central coastal city has purchased two rare tortoises from a local resident for VND500,000 and handed over them to local authorities who later released them back to sea.

-- At least more 8 people in Quang Nam central province have been killed in flooding which is badly affecting central region in Vietnam, a report said.

Sports:

-- Vietnam eyes win over Timor Leste in the third match of Group B at the men’s football of the 26th Southeast Asian Games held in Indonesia at 19:00 today.

Lifestyle:

-- More than ten thousands of festival-goers participated in the Rice Festival, which kicked off in Soc Trang Mekong Delta Province on Tuesday.

Business:

-- A Vietnam-India workshop took place in Hanoi on November 7 to promote economic cooperation and investment between the two countries towards the goal of US$7 billion in two-way trade by 2015.

-- Vietnam was likely to reach a total export turnover of US$95 billion for the year, based on the results of the past 10 months, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Thanh Bien said. VNS reports.

-- Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Corporation (Vinacomin) started construction of a US$280 million ammonium nitrate plant in the northern Thai Binh Province's Thai Thuy District last Saturday. VNS reports.

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