Here are the most important news stories about Vietnam you do not want to miss today, April 13.
— Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary of Japan Seko Hiroshige met Vietnamese State President Truong Tan Sang during his visit for the Vietnam-Japan University project in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday.
— President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on Sunday handed over presents to monks at Khmer pagodas in the southern province of Tra Vinh on the occasion of the Khmer New Year Festival, or Chol Chnam Thmey, which falls on Tuesday.
— Thirty-four people were forced to undergo drug tests after police raided a bar in downtown Ho Chi Minh City and found one of them carrying a bag allegedly containing methamphetamine at first light on Sunday.
— A bus carrying around ten passengers suddenly capsized in the southern province of Tien Giang on Sunday, injuring those aboard and hitting a motorbike driver to death.
— The front of the five-story building where the National Commercial Bank locates its transaction office in Hanoi was completely destroyed by a raging fire that broke out late Sunday afternoon.
— The administration of Ba To District in the central province of Quang Ngai has been found selling nearly 600 30-year-old pine trees, which it is assigned to manage, to a local company without approval from the provincial administration.
— Many street stalls selling watermelon behind banners that say they are from Saigon, or Ho Chi Minh City, in fact source the fruit from the central provinces of Binh Dinh and Quang Nam, where farmers are suffering poor prices despite a harvest boom.
— National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has cut airfares from Rach Gia, the capital of the southern province of Kien Giang, to the province’s Phu Quoc Island to encourage bookings. A round ticket now costs only VND1.35 million (US$63).
— The Vietnam National Drama Theater is slated to bring one of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies, Hamlet, to the stage late next month.
— Hoang Anh Gia Lai, whose squad includes rising stars such as Cong Phuong and Tuan Anh, suffered a 0-2 away defeat against Song Lam Nghe An in the ninth round of the 2015 Toyota V-League 1, Vietnam’s top-tier football league, on Sunday.
— The head coach of the Vietnamese tennis team competing at the 2015 Davis Cup in Malaysia last month, Australian national Matthaw Barry Kavanagh, has strongly criticized the envious behavior and unprofessional attitude of some members of the team in a report recently sent to the Vietnam Tennis Federation and the General Department of Sports and Physical Department.
Đăng ký: VietNam News