Vietnam attends UN meeting on civilian protection

Vietnam attends UN meeting on civilian protection

12/19/2014 - 15:48

(VOVworld) – Ambassador Nguyen Trung Thanh, Vietnam’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva, attended a meeting of the fourth Geneva Convention on the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War in Geneva, Switzerland on Wednesday.

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Vietnam is successful in stabilizing prices in 2014

Vietnam is successful in stabilizing prices in 2014

12/18/2014 - 15:57

(VOVworld) – The fluctuation of the VND/USD is only 1 percent higher than that in the beginning of this year.

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Coordinated mechanisms needed in managing and controlling macro-economy

Coordinated mechanisms needed in managing and controlling macro-economy

12/17/2014 - 17:54

(VOVworld) – The first meeting on the implementation of coordinated mechanisms in managing and controlling the macro-economy took place on Wednesday in Hanoi.

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Developing a learning-oriented society in Vietnam

Developing a learning-oriented society in Vietnam

12/16/2014 - 17:18

(VOVworld) - A seminar on building a learning-oriented society – from vision to action opened in HCM city on Tuesday. Attendees discussed specific plans of actions toward building a learning-oriented society in Vietnam until 2020.

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Vietnam-Customs Union FTA negotiation concludes

Vietnam-Customs Union FTA negotiation concludes

12/15/2014 - 18:09

(VOVworld)- Vietnam and the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan signed a joint statement Monday announcing the conclusion of negotiations on their free trade agreement (FTA). Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung witnessed the signing of the statement in the southern province of Kien Giang by Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang and Minister for Trade of...

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Photo exhibition “Uncle Ho’s soldiers-most beautiful people”

Photo exhibition “Uncle Ho’s soldiers-most beautiful people”

12/14/2014 - 14:38

(VOVworld) – A photo exhibition entitled “Uncle Ho’s soldiers-most beautiful people” opened in Ho Chi Minh city on Sunday.

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ASEAN Chief Justices Roundtable on Environment opens

ASEAN Chief Justices Roundtable on Environment opens

12/13/2014 - 15:31

(VOVworld) - The fourth ASEAN Chief Justices' Roundtable on the Environment convened in Hanoi on Saturday to discuss the role and vision of courts of justice in environment protection.

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US resolution on East Sea - most important document to region

US resolution on East Sea - most important document to region

12/12/2014 - 16:29

(VOVworld) – The US resolution calling for peaceful settlement of disputes in the East Sea and East China Sea that was passed by the US House of Representatives last week was the most important document to the region.

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New US ambassador pledges comprehensive partnership with Vietnam

New US ambassador pledges comprehensive partnership with Vietnam

12/11/2014 - 16:41

(VOVworld) - Ted Osius officially claimed his position as the US Ambassador to Vietnam at a swearing-in ceremony in Washington on Wednesday.

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Vietnam National Assembly’s important role in human rights development

Vietnam National Assembly’s important role in human rights development

12/10/2014 - 18:07

(VOVworld) – A conference to discuss international conventions and Vietnam’s law on human rights opened in Hanoi on Wednesday to mark UN Human Rights Day December 10. Delegates lauded Vietnam’s approval of the 2013 Constitution as a political and legal foundation to ensure full, comprehensive human rights in Vietnam.

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Corruption prevention for development

Corruption prevention for development

12/9/2014 - 17:49

(VOVworld) – A workshop was held in Hanoi on Tuesday to discuss anti-corruption and development on the occasion of International Anti-corruption Day December 9.

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International Convention against Torture discussed

International Convention against Torture discussed

12/8/2014 - 18:09

(VOVworld) – The Foreign Ministry has organized a conference in Ho Chi Minh city on the International Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. The aim of the conference is to raise awareness of anti-torture regulations and legal mechanisms.

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Colorful activities to mark International Volunteer Day in Vietnam

Colorful activities to mark International Volunteer Day in Vietnam

12/7/2014 - 16:08

(VOVworld) – More than 700 volunteers took part in the 2nd “International Volunteer Day” held by the Ho Chi Minh City’s Youth Union on Sunday.

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Coordination in developing key economic regions under review

Coordination in developing key economic regions under review

12/6/2014 - 17:07

(VOVworld)- A conference to review 10 years of coordination in developing national key economic regions opened in Hanoi on Saturday. Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai, Head of the Steering Committee for the Coordination of National Key Economic Regions chaired the meeting.

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Foreign donors vow to support Vietnam’s development

Foreign donors vow to support Vietnam’s development

12/5/2014 - 18:25

(VOV) – The World Bank (WB) Country Director Victoria Kwakwa has affirmed development partners’ willingness to support Vietnam through providing policy consultancy and capital sources at the Vietnam Development Partnership Forum, which opened in Hanoi on Friday.

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12/20/2014

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USD 21,360 21,405
JPY 177 180
EUR 26,084 26,397
GBP 33,110 33,643
CNY 3,274 3,311

Wednesday December 17, 2014

Wednesday December 17, 2014

(VOVworld) - This week we got a letter from Denis Ironman of England, whose last letter to us was back in 1971. We’re happy to welcome you back after 45...

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Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

The Citadel of Ho Dynasty in the central province of Thanh Hoa has been named a World Cultural Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or...