​Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – February 20

Here are today’s leading news stories: Society — The Vam Cong Ferry Station, which provides transportation service between Dong Thap and An Giang in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, was severely congested on Monday afternoon, the fourth day of the Lunar New Year festival, due to a large number of vehicles traveling back to Ho Chi Minh City following the holiday. — A serious traffic jam occurred along the Phap Van-Cau Gie Expressway in southern Hanoi on Monday evening as many people were rushing back to the capital after the Lunar New Year holiday. — As a large number of commuters were heading back to Ho Chi Minh City on Monday, the tollgate of the Rach Mieu Bridge, which connects the Mekong Delta provinces of Tieng Giang and Ben Tre, was forced to shut down to alleviate gridlock. — A total of 231 traffic accidents happened across Vietnam during the six festive days of the Lunar New Year, from February 14 to 19, killing 179 people and injuring 186 others, according to the National Committee for Traffic Safety. — Police in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh on Monday arrested a 35-year-old man for injuring his wife and killing her lover with a knife. The couple was separated prior to the incident, according to officers. — A 15-year-old girl and her 23-year-old cousin in the north-central province of Nghe An have gone missing since Saturday after going out with a friend they had met on social media. — Ho Chi Minh… [Read full story]


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