Vietnamese student win 45th Letter Writing Competition

Vietnamese student win 45th Letter Writing Competition

9/24/2016 - 16:08

(VOVworld) - The letter by Vietnamese student Nguyen Thi Thu Trang won the first prize in the 2016 International Letter Writing Competition for Young People held by the Universal Postal Union (UPU). Imagining herself as the three-year-old Syrian boy who was drowned off the coast of Turkey, Nguyễn Thị Thu Trang wrote a letter from the child to himself when...

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VCCI and provinces pledge favorable business conditions for enterprises

VCCI and provinces pledge favorable business conditions for enterprises

9/23/2016 - 16:50

(VOVworld) - The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and 21 municipal and provincial authorities have signed an agreement to jointly create a favorable business environment. Speaking at the event in Hanoi on Thursday, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue suggested building an annual business development index which also covers corporate revenues and workers’ income.

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Diplomatic bluebook 2015 makes debut

Diplomatic bluebook 2015 makes debut

9/22/2016 - 16:39

(VOVworld) - The Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) introduced the “Vietnam’s diplomatic Bluebook 2015” at a ceremony on Thursday in Hanoi.

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Building up start-up innovation ecosystem in Vietnam

Building up start-up innovation ecosystem in Vietnam

9/21/2016 - 19:19

(VOVworld) - The Israeli Embassy and Hanoi’s People Committee have jointly held a workshop to learn from Israeli experience in the foundation of an ecosystem favoring creativity and business start-ups.

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Vietnam confirms solidarity with Latin American countries

Vietnam confirms solidarity with Latin American countries

9/20/2016 - 18:29

(VOVworld) – The Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Pham Binh Minh, has stressed Vietnam’s solidarity with Latin-American countries, including the host country Venezuela, at the just-concluded 17th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit, themed Peace, Sovereignty and Solidarity for Development.

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Cultural and tourism week of Mu Cang Chai terraced paddy field opens

Cultural and tourism week of Mu Cang Chai terraced paddy field opens

9/19/2016 - 15:51

(VOVworld) - A cultural-tourism week honoring terraced fields opened in Mu Cang Chai district, Yen Bai province on Sunday.

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Muong Lo Culture and Tourism Festival opens

Muong Lo Culture and Tourism Festival opens

9/18/2016 - 15:52

(VOVworld) – The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism in coordination with Yen Bai provincial People’s Committee opened the Muong Lo Culture and Tourism Festival 2016 in Saturday night in Nghia Lo Township.

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National Hero Tran Hung Dao’s 716th death anniversary solemnly celebrated

National Hero Tran Hung Dao’s 716th death anniversary solemnly celebrated

9/17/2016 - 16:17

(VOVworld) – The 716th death anniversary of National Hero Tran Hung Dao was solemnly celebrated and Con Son – Kiep Bac autumn festival was opened in Hai Duong province on Saturday.

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Improving environmental protection and management policies

Improving environmental protection and management policies

9/16/2016 - 16:44

(VOVworld) – A conference on natural resources and environment management towards sustainable development was held in Hanoi on Thursday by the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (INSPONRE),

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EU-Vietnam FTA brings about new opportunities

EU-Vietnam FTA brings about new opportunities

9/15/2016 - 17:24

(VOVworld) – The first-ever conference on the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) was held on Wednesday to introduce the agreement’s benefits to European firms.

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US pastor hails Vietnam’s religious policies

US pastor hails Vietnam’s religious policies

9/14/2016 - 16:58

(VOVworld) – A delegation of Vietnam’s Government Committee for Religious Affairs led by its Executive Vice Chairman Bui Thanh Ha discussed with US religious dignitaries Vietnam’s religious situation, achievements, and policies.

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Swimmer Vo Thanh Tung wins silver medal at Paralympic Rio 2016

Swimmer Vo Thanh Tung wins silver medal at Paralympic Rio 2016

9/13/2016 - 16:13

(VOVworld) – Swimmer Võ Thanh Tùng was the second-fastest swimmer in the men’s 50m freestyle, winning a silver medal for Vietnam at Paralympic Rio 2016.

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1.8 million US dollars raised for the homeland’s sea and islands

1.8 million US dollars raised for the homeland’s sea and islands

9/12/2016 - 15:36

(VOVworld) – People in Ho Chi Minh City donated 1.8 million US dollars to the fund for the homeland’s sea and islands at an art exchange held in the city on Sunday.

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Full-moon festivals for poor children in central region

Full-moon festivals for poor children in central region

9/11/2016 - 15:17

(VOVworld) – Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh and representatives from the National Fund for Vietnamese Children on Sunday presented gifts to unfortunate children in Quang Tri province on the occasion of the Mid-Autumn Festival. 200 scholarships were given to children affected with Agent Orange/Dioxin and children living in coastal areas.

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Nearly 140 Vietnamese enterprises to attend China-ASEAN Expo

Nearly 140 Vietnamese enterprises to attend China-ASEAN Expo

9/10/2016 - 15:13

(VOVworld) - As many as 137 Vietnamese enterprises will attend the 13th China-ASEAN Expo in Nanning, China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region scheduled to open on Sunday.

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Vietnam wins first-ever Paralympic gold, breaks world record

Vietnam wins first-ever Paralympic gold, breaks world record

9/9/2016 - 10:02

(VOVworld)- Power-lifter Le Van Cong has won the first-ever gold medal at the Paralympics for Vietnam and set a new world record of 183kg in the men’s 49kg category.

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Bui Xuan Phai- For love of Hanoi Award 2016

Bui Xuan Phai- For love of Hanoi Award 2016

9/8/2016 - 18:22

(VOVworld)- A ceremony to present the Bui Xuan Phai- For Love of Hanoi Award took place in Hanoi on Thursday.

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France-Vietnam Business Forum opens during President Hollande’s visit

France-Vietnam Business Forum opens during President Hollande’s visit

9/7/2016 - 18:26

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese and French business people have discussed marketing opportunities in such area as food, agricultural produce, and healthcare at the France-Vietnam Business Forum. The event was held in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday by the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam.

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ASEAN Summits officially opens

ASEAN Summits officially opens

9/6/2016 - 18:38

(VOVworld) - The 28th and 29th ASEAN Summits opened in Vientiane, Laos, late on Tuesday on the theme of “Turning Vision into Reality for a Dynamic ASEAN Community”.

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Over 22 million students nationwide begin 2016-2017 academic year

Over 22 million students nationwide begin 2016-2017 academic year

9/5/2016 - 15:59

(VOVworld) – More than 22 million students nationwide begin the 2016-2017 academic year today. Party and State leaders on Monday attended the opening ceremonies of the new school year with students.

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Wednesday September 21, 2016

 Wednesday September 21, 2016

(VOVworld) - We want to welcome Russ Ivey of the US to VOV’s worldwide Dx’er community. Russ wrote us an emailed saying “I just recently picked up the shortwave listening...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam