Vietnam’s National Day marked

Vietnam’s National Day marked

9/2/2014 - 16:10

(VOVworld)_ A delegation of Vietnamese Party and State leaders led by Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong on September 2 paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum and offered incense at the Monument to Fallen Soldiers on the occasion of the 69th anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day.

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Southeast Asia’s largest Buddha statue inaugurated

Southeast Asia’s largest Buddha statue inaugurated

9/1/2014 - 14:16

(VOVworld) - A bronze statue of Buddha Sakyamuni, the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia, was unveiled on Sunday in the northern province of Nam Dinh.

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Activities underway to mark 45 years of implementing President Ho's will

Activities underway to mark 45 years of implementing President Ho's will

8/31/2014 - 15:42

(VOVworld) - Several activities are underway in Vietnam and abroad to mark 45 years of implementing President Ho Chi Minh's will

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5th National Congress of Vietnam Young Entrepreneurs’ Association opens

5th National Congress of Vietnam Young Entrepreneurs’ Association opens

8/30/2014 - 14:22

(VOVworld) – The 5th National Congress of Vietnam Young Entrepreneurs’ Association opened in Hanoi on Saturday with nearly 1,000 delegates from across Vietnam attending. From a 15-member club under the Vietnam Youth Federation, over the last 21 years, the Vietnam Young Entrepreneurs’ Association has established a network of nearly 10,000 members in all provinces and cities. Its members have generated...

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Trust building key to stronger ASEAN maritime cooperation

Trust building key to stronger ASEAN maritime cooperation

8/29/2014 - 16:13

(VOVworld) – The just-concluded ASEAN Maritime Forum and Expanded ASEAN Maritime Forum underscored specific activities to ensure respect for international laws.

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Expanded ASEAN Maritime Forum discusses maritime security and navigation freedom

Expanded ASEAN Maritime Forum discusses maritime security and navigation freedom

8/28/2014 - 18:23

(VOVworld) - The 3rd Expanded ASEAN Maritime Forum opened in the coastal city of Danang on Thursday. Present at the event were representatives from 10 ASEAN member states and 8 East Asia Summit partners, namely the US, China, Russia, India, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Australia, and New Zealand.

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Workshop to celebrate 45 years of implementation of President Ho Chi Minh’s testament

Workshop to celebrate 45 years of implementation of President Ho Chi Minh’s testament

8/27/2014 - 18:11

(VOVworld) – A workshop was held in Hanoi on Wednesday to review 45 years of the implementation of President Ho Chi Minh’s testament and the historical significance and great value of his testament to Vietnam’s revolutionary cause.

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Catholics contribute to national defense

Catholics contribute to national defense

8/26/2014 - 17:56

(VOVworld) – The Ministry of Public Security held a national conference in Nam Dinh on Tuesday to review 20 years of implementing Directive 11 on encouraging the Catholic community to become involved in national defense during the 1994-2014 period.

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Vietnam, WB discuss climate change response

Vietnam, WB discuss climate change response

8/25/2014 - 18:40

(VOVworld) – The National Committee for Climate Change and a WB delegation have discussed the development of low-carbon development and other climate change responses to help the Vietnamese government build comprehensive policies and programs to mobilize the necessary financial sources for the process and boost Vietnam’s role in the climate change reduction globally.

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Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan: education is a priority in national development

Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan: education is a priority in national development

8/24/2014 - 16:18

(VOVworld) - Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan has received top university entrance exam qualifiers in Hanoi. She reiterated Vietnam’s policy of prioritizing education so that young people could stretch their talent for national development and social advancement for themselves.

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Trusted Vietnamese products and services honored

Trusted Vietnamese products and services honored

8/23/2014 - 15:48

(VOVworld) – Trusted Vietnamese products and services were honored at a ceremony that opened on Saturday in Hanoi.

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Exhibit shows Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa archipelagoes

Exhibit shows Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa archipelagoes

8/22/2014 - 16:20

(VOVworld) – A map and document exhibit showing Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes opened in Quang Nam province on Friday.

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Vietnam’s tremendous progress in MDG efforts recognized internationally

Vietnam’s tremendous progress in MDG efforts recognized internationally

8/21/2014 - 19:45

(VOVworld) - Vietnam has been acknowledged internationally for its progress in fulfilling most of the Millennium Development Goals set in the UN’s 15-year roadmap. Its highlight achievement is “Eradicating extreme poverty” ahead of schedule. But in spite of Vietnam’s remarkable progress there is still much work to be done. So where should Vietnam concentrate its efforts in the 500 days...

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Vietnam advocates ASEAN cooperative development

Vietnam advocates ASEAN cooperative development

8/21/2014 - 18:46

(VOVworld) – Le Hai Binh, spokesman for the Foreign Ministry, on Thursday revealed to reporters Vietnam’s major diplomatic activities, including the 5th ASEAN sea forum and the 3rd ASEAN sea forum plus in Da Nang city from August 26-28.

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Citizens’ satisfaction on state administrative services assessed

Citizens’ satisfaction on state administrative services assessed

8/20/2014 - 18:11

(VOVworld) - Recent surveys show that more than 80% of individuals and organizations in Vietnam have expressed their satisfaction with public services relating to land, construction, health care, culture and investment.

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Wednesday August 27, 2014

Wednesday August 27, 2014

(VOVworld) - Walt Davison of the UK wrote: "I was surprised to discover what a beautiful country Vietnam is, and how many tourism opportunities there are for visitors from other...

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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...