Hanoi promotes tourism on CNN

Hanoi promotes tourism on CNN

1/30/2017 - 15:55

(VOVworld) – The Hanoi City’s People Committee has concluded negotiations with CNN (Cable News Network), which provides news for over 200 TV and radio stations worldwide, to air ads promoting the city’s tourism.

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Vietnam is ready to host the APEC Year 2017

Vietnam is ready to host the APEC Year 2017

1/27/2017 - 15:31

(VOVworld) – Vietnam is ready for APEC Year 2017 and will actively contribute to APEC cooperation. Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son told the press that Vietnam considered the APEC Year in 2017 is one of the top priorities in Vietnam’s diplomatic policies until 2020.

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Localities welcome Tet with cultural events

Localities welcome Tet with cultural events

1/26/2017 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – The Spring Press festival, which is ongoing in Bac Lieu city, introduces the national and provincial achievements last year and prospects for this year. The festival features 300 newspapers and magazines.

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Vietnam welcomes 1 million foreign tourists in January

Vietnam welcomes 1 million foreign tourists in January

1/25/2017 - 19:23

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has estimated that about 1 million foreign tourists visited Vietnam in January, an increase of 12% comparing to that in December.

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Poor people receive aid for Tet celebration

Poor people receive aid for Tet celebration

1/23/2017 - 16:56

(VOVworld) - Poor workers, families, and children nationwide have received financial support to welcome Tet, Vietnam’s Lunar New Year festival.

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Vietnamese goods dominate Tet market

Vietnamese goods dominate Tet market

1/22/2017 - 16:10

(VOVworld)-Domestic businesses have offered a wide variety of products to meet local consumers during the 2017 Lunar New Year or Tet holiday.

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Wallonia Parliament holds third hearing on EU-Vietnam FTA

Wallonia Parliament holds third hearing on EU-Vietnam FTA

1/21/2017 - 15:37

(VOVworld) - The Parliament of Belgium’s Wallonia region held the third hearing on the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) on Thursday.

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Workshop on APEC Year 2017 in the US

Workshop on APEC Year 2017 in the US

1/20/2017 - 19:16

(VOVworld) - The Vietnamese Embassy in the US, along with the US-APEC Business Coalition and the US National Center for APEC, held an event to promote Vietnam’s APEC Year 2017 in Washington on Wednesday.

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Vietnam Fatherland Front promotes national unity

Vietnam Fatherland Front promotes national unity

1/19/2017 - 19:29

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Fatherland Front President Nguyen Thien Nhan has described the Front’s mission as upholding the people’s initiatives to build a strong national unity for national development and defense.

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Increasing external information communications

Increasing external information communications

1/18/2017 - 19:16

(VOVworld)- A national conference to review external information services in 2017 took place in Hanoi on Wednesday.

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Vietnam’s message to WEF features comprehensive reform, int’nal integration

Vietnam’s message to WEF features comprehensive reform, int’nal integration

1/17/2017 - 19:04

(VOVworld)- Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation are attending the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, from Tuesday to Saturday.

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Vietnam, Canada set to increase bilateral trade to 10 billion USD by 2027

Vietnam, Canada set to increase bilateral trade to 10 billion USD by 2027

1/16/2017 - 18:38

(VOVworld) - A conference on enhancing the partnership between Vietnam and Canada took place in Hanoi on Monday, gathering 200 government officials, business delegates and representatives from Canadian non-governmental organizations.

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“Spring for Children” raises billions for charity

“Spring for Children” raises billions for charity

1/15/2017 - 15:59

(VOVworld) – More than 100 billion VND was raised by 40 various organizations and individuals at the "Spring for Children” program held in Hanoi on Saturday.

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Vietnam, the US deepen bilateral comprehensive ties

Vietnam, the US deepen bilateral comprehensive ties

1/14/2017 - 16:29

(VOVworld) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has reiterated that the US wants to develop cooperative relations with Vietnam, create a sustainable economic growth based on trade and advanced policies, and encourage security cooperation, respect of law, and fight against nuclear weapons.

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US Secretary of State John Kerry visits Vietnam

US Secretary of State John Kerry visits Vietnam

1/13/2017 - 19:25

(VOVworld) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has begun his 3-day official visit to Vietnam. During his reception at the Government Office on Friday, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, expected bilateral relations would continue to develop for stability and practical cooperation on the basis of mutual respect of each other’s pathway and development roadmap. Both sides should promote cooperation...

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Tourism needs to become Vietnam’s spearhead economic sector

Tourism needs to become Vietnam’s spearhead economic sector

1/12/2017 - 18:51

(VOVworld)- On Thursday, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam attended a conference reviewing Vietnam’s sports, culture, and tourist activities in 2016 and set out tasks for 2017.

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Vietnam calls UN to prioritize long-term conflict prevention

Vietnam calls UN to prioritize long-term conflict prevention

1/11/2017 - 17:33

(VOVworld) - The United Nations should prioritize building a strategy for conflict prevention in the long run, said a Vietnamese diplomat. Ambassador and deputy head of the Vietnamese delegation to the UN Pham Thi Kim Anh made the suggestion at a UN Security Council debate in New York on Tuesday.

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National treasures exhibited

National treasures exhibited

1/10/2017 - 16:57

(VOVworld) – 18 national treasures are on display at the Museum of National History in Hanoi. The artifacts include a Ngoc Lu bronze drum from the Dong Son culture dating back 2,000 to 2,500 years, a Dao Thinh glazed terra-cotta jar, and a statue of two men carrying each other while playing panpipes.

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Mekong Delta lures investment in logistics

Mekong Delta lures investment in logistics

1/9/2017 - 19:20

(VOVworld)- Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has urged investors to expand their investment in logistics in the Mekong Delta.

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Blood donation campaign “Red Sunday”

Blood donation campaign “Red Sunday”

1/8/2017 - 15:45

(VOVworld) – The 9th blood donation festival called “Red Sunday” was held in Hanoi on Sunday by the Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper, the National Committee for Traffic Safety, and the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A: The traditional Vietnamese wedding is one of the most important ceremonies in Vietnamese culture with influences from Confucian and Buddhist ideology. It is a significant day not only for...

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...