Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – June 10

Politics

-- During her attendance at the 2013 Global Summit of Women in Malaysia, Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan has visited the Vietnamese Embassy and met the Vietnamese community there.

-- During her attendance at the 2013 Global Summit of Women in Malaysia, Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan has visited the Vietnamese Embassy and met the Vietnamese community there.

— National Assembly will evaluate the credibility of 47 high-rank officials during the Monday working session of the ongoing fifth session in Hanoi .

Business

— The government’s capital has been contributed to a number of businesses operating in myriads sectors, while the infrastructure development is facing a capital shortage.

— The seas and islands will be the key tourism products of Vietnam in the coming time, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism said at a conference on Sunday.

— More than 90 percent of the cosmetic circulated in Vietnam are imported products, according to the Ubifrance Vietnam.

— A teacher in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 9 told Tuoi Tre that she had to come to the tax office seven times but remains unable to receive her tax refund.

Society

— A “gender marker”, product advertised as being able to help pregnant women know the gender of their babies, is currently widely available in the city while its effectiveness remains in question.

— Two schools in Quang Ngai have been ‘gifted’ with new restrooms by the education department while they already have two facilities that are normally usable.

— A tragic accident occurred in Ba Ria – Vung Tau on Sunday when a refrigerated container clashed into two motorbikes traveling in opposite direction, claiming lives of six people on the latter vehicles, including two children.

Lifestyle

— Dr. Nishimura Masanari, a Japanese archaeologist, died Sunday after a severe traffic accident when he was en route to Hai Phong from Hanoi. Masanari, whose Vietnamese name is Ly Van Sy, has been working in Vietnam since 1990, and is a great friend and mentor to many local archaeologists.

— More than 500 artists will attend an international operate contest in Hoi An, during the fifth Quang Nam Relics Festival from June 19 to 26.

Sports

— VFF has suspended the head and deputy head of its referee board, following a scandal in which six referees were accused of receiving VND100 million from a Thanh Hoa man after a match between Thanh Hoa and HAGL at the V-League round 3 last week.

— Vietnam’s top badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh will receive US$25,000 for his accepting to play at the Indian Badminton League this August.

— International grand master Le Quang Liem finished fourth at the World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2013, Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, claiming a $22,500 prize.

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