Funds raised to support poor people ahead Lunar New Year

Funds raised to support poor people ahead Lunar New Year

1/2/2017 - 15:58

(VOVworld) – More than 750,000 USD was raised at a program held in Ha Nam province on Sunday to help the poor enjoy a happy Lunar New Year festival later this month.

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Da Nang to become an international trade, investment hub

Da Nang to become an international trade, investment hub

12/31/2016 - 16:23

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called on Da Nang to become a rich, beautiful, modern, and peaceful city, an international trade hub, and an attractive investment destination.

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Hoang Xuan Vinh - Vietnam’s No 1 athlete in 2016

Hoang Xuan Vinh - Vietnam’s No 1 athlete in 2016

12/30/2016 - 18:37

(VOVworld)- Shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh, who won a gold medal in the 10m-pistol event and a silver medal in the 50m pistol event at the 2016 Olympics, has been selected as Vietnam’s best athlete 2016.

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Winners announced for writing contest “Young OVs defend Vietnam’s maritime sovereignty”

Winners announced for writing contest “Young OVs defend Vietnam’s maritime sovereignty”

12/29/2016 - 16:30

(VOVworld) – An award ceremony took place in Hanoi on Wednesday for a writing contest encouraging overseas Vietnamese youth and students to get involved in safeguarding Vietnam’s maritime sovereignty.

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90 publications receive Vietnam Books Awards 2016

 90 publications receive Vietnam Books Awards 2016

12/28/2016 - 19:30

(VOVworld) - Vietnam Publication Association has awarded 90 books in recognition of their outstanding content and design.

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Vietnam sees record number of new firms in 2016

Vietnam sees record number of new firms in 2016

12/26/2016 - 17:15

(VOVworld) – The number of new or re-organized firms reached a record high of 140,800 this year, of which more than 110,000 were newly-established, according to the Business Registration Management Agency of the Ministry of Planning and Investment. Registered capital for these new enterprises totaled nearly 39 billion USD, a sharp increase from last year. This is the first time...

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Vietnam: a joyful Christmas Season

Vietnam: a joyful Christmas Season

12/25/2016 - 16:15

(VOVworld) - Hanoi has welcomed a Christmas Season with all conventional decorations of Christmas trees, Santa Claus and sleighs. The area around Hoan Kiem Lake in downtown Hanoi has been arranged for pedestrians only and it has been a magnet for travelers to enjoy the celebration. Tuan Hien and Huy Ho

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Ho Chi Minh City receives 5 millionth foreign visitor

Ho Chi Minh City receives 5 millionth foreign visitor

12/24/2016 - 16:42

(VOVworld) - A French citizen has become the 5 millionth foreign visitor to Ho Chi Minh City this year. Chappe Bertrand received the title after completing his Vietnam Airlines flight on Saturday. Ho Chi Minh city has seen an annual growth of 8.2% in the number of foreign visits. Its tourism industry gene

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Vietnam to welcome 10 millionth foreign tourist

Vietnam to welcome 10 millionth foreign tourist

12/23/2016 - 16:09

(VOVworld) – A ceremony will be held at Phu Quoc International Airport in Kien Giang province this Sunday to welcome Vietnam’s 10 millionth foreign tourist.

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Resources focused on building army, strengthening national defense

Resources focused on building army, strengthening national defense

12/22/2016 - 17:31

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s major newspapers ran articles Thursday featuring the founding of the Vietnam People’s Army 72 years ago and the creation of National Defense Day 27 years ago.

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Vietnam applies IT in economics

Vietnam applies IT in economics

12/21/2016 - 19:09

(VOVworld) – Experts said Vietnam’s digital sector has focused more on communications and entertainment rather than education and e-commerce.

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Activities mark 70th National Resistance Day

Activities mark 70th National Resistance Day

12/19/2016 - 17:28

(VOVworld) - The 70th anniversary of National Resistance Day on December 19 made the headlines of major Vietnamese newspapers on Monday. An editorial in the People newspaper said lessons drawn from the National Resistance are still valid even during peace time. They inspire Vietnam to strengthen its economy, national defense, and diplomacy.

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Vietnam enhances cooperation with Interpol to fight transnational crime

Vietnam enhances cooperation with Interpol to fight transnational crime

12/18/2016 - 16:05

(VOVworld) – Vietnam and the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) have agreed to work more closely and exchange information on transnational crimes and foreigner-related crimes during a visit to Interpol's headquarters in France by Deputy Minister of Public Security Nguyen Van Thanh.

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VFF seeks diverse ways to collect public opinions

VFF seeks diverse ways to collect public opinions

12/17/2016 - 15:18

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Saturday held a meeting on how to better reflect public opinions to the Party and State.

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Vietnam awards UNSECO-recognized Books for Rural Areas of Viet Nam Program

Vietnam awards UNSECO-recognized Books for Rural Areas of Viet Nam Program

12/16/2016 - 19:27

(VOVworld) - The Vietnam National Committee for UNESCO and the Ministry of Education and Training have honored organizations and individuals for their outstanding contributions to encourage book reading habits in rural areas.

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Action Month for gender equality and prevention of gender-based violence under review

Action Month for gender equality and prevention of gender-based violence under review

12/15/2016 - 19:17

(VOVworld)- The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs launched the first Action Month for gender equality and prevention of gender-based violence, which ended on Thursday.

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Enhancing international cooperation to support UXO victims

Enhancing international cooperation to support UXO victims

12/14/2016 - 18:57

(VOVworld) - The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and The International Center (IC) held a conference in Hanoi Wednesday to increase international cooperation to aid bomb and mine victims.

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PCC Commission seeks ways to remove obstacles to economic growth

PCC Commission seeks ways to remove obstacles to economic growth

12/13/2016 - 19:40

(VOVworld)-An ineffective administrative apparatus, macro-economic risks, infrastructure and human resources are among the factors that hinder Vietnam’s economic growth, according to a workshop hosted by the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission on Tuesday.

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Folk art projects awarded

Folk art projects awarded

12/12/2016 - 19:32

(VOVworld)-78 folk art projects were honored at a ceremony hosted by the Vietnam Folk Art Association on Monday.

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Innovations by young people honored

Innovations by young people honored

12/11/2016 - 16:08

(VOVworld) – A ceremony was held in Vinh Yen City, Vinh Phuc province on Saturday to honor and award the 2016 National Young Creative Festival.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

B: Ashik Eqbal Tokon of Bangladesh sent us an e-greeting card with pictures of Vietnamese Tet delicacies like watermelons, square sticky rice cakes, pork pie, and some other food. We...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam