​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – January 26

Here are today’s leading new stories: Politics — Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had bilateral meetings with leaders of Singapore, Thailand and Myanmar on the sidelines of the ASEAN – India Commemorative Summit in New Delhi, India, on Thursday. — United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis joined talks with his Vietnamese counterpart Ngo Xuan Lich and met with State President Tran Dai Quang and Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong in Hanoi on Thursday, as part of his ongoing visit to Vietnam. Society — The Hanoi People’s Procuracy on Thursday suggested that Trinh Xuan Thanh, former chairman of PetroVietnam Construction Corporation, a subsidiary under state-run oil and gas group PetroVietnam, be sentenced to life in prison for embezzling VND14 billion (US$616,502). — The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport has stated that all roadwork across the southern hub will be ceased from February 8 to 23 to allow local residents to prepare for and celebrate the Lunar New Year festival, which officially begins on February 16. — Two workers were killed and another injured after dynamite was set off for the exploitation of rocks at a mine in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong on Thursday morning. — The Department of Transport in the central city of Da Nang confirmed on Thursday that a driver of Hai Van Taxi Lines had been fired for overcharging a group of South Korean tourists after taking them from the airport to their hotel on Wednesday. — Truong Van Tuan, 24,… [Read full story]


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