Documentary on Vietnam’s Agent Orange/dioxin victims nominated for Emmy Awards

Documentary on Vietnam’s Agent Orange/dioxin victims nominated for Emmy Awards

8/11/2016 - 16:31

(VOVworld) - “Long Thanh will lachen”, the German documentary about an Orange Agent/Dioxin victim in Vietnam, is one of eight nominees for the News and Current Affairs category of this year’s Emmy Awards.

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Hanoi hopes to welcome 30 million tourists by 2020

Hanoi hopes to welcome 30 million tourists by 2020

8/10/2016 - 16:56

(VOVworld) – Hanoi plans to make tourism more sustainable and a key industry, hoping to welcome 30 million visitors per year, including 5.7 million foreigners, by 2020.

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Attracting overseas Vietnamese's contributions to their home country

Attracting overseas Vietnamese's contributions to their home country

8/9/2016 - 8:53

(VOVworld) - Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha told a roundtable with experts that Vietnam should have more policies to attract talented Vietnamese expats to return home to contribute to the country’s development.

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Thua Thien-Hue strengthens tourism investment attraction

Thua Thien-Hue strengthens tourism investment attraction

8/8/2016 - 18:07

(VOVworld)- A conference on investment promotion and tourism development opened in Thua Thien Hue province on Monday.

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Vietnam wins first Olympic gold medal in history

Vietnam wins first Olympic gold medal in history

8/7/2016 - 15:20

(VOVworld) - Hoang Xuan Vinh has made history when secured Vietnam's first Olympic gold medal in on Saturday

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Vinh Phuc province calls for UK’s investment

Vinh Phuc province calls for UK’s investment

8/6/2016 - 16:20

(VOVworld)- The Vietnamese Embassy in the UK and a delegation of Vinh Phuc province have organized a seminar to introduce Vinh Phuc province’s potential and call for UK’s investment in the province.

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Exhibition on ASEAN Community opens

Exhibition on ASEAN Community opens

8/5/2016 - 18:37

(VOVworld) - An exhibition about the ASEAN Community opened in Hanoi on Friday as part of activities to mark the year since its establishment and the 50th founding anniversary of the bloc.

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Mobile internet to contribute 5.1 billion USD to Vietnam’s GDP in next 5 years

Mobile internet to contribute 5.1 billion USD to Vietnam’s GDP in next 5 years

8/4/2016 - 16:22

(VOVworld) - The contribution of the mobile internet sector to Vietnam’s GDP may reach 5.1 billion USD in the next 5 years, according to economist Professor Oliver Salmon of Oxford Economics at a workshop recently held by the American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham) and Google.

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Vietnam attends UN Security Council debate on children and armed conflict

Vietnam attends UN Security Council debate on children and armed conflict

8/3/2016 - 16:26

(VOVworld) – Vietnam condemns the killing of and violence against children, including sexual violence, the recruitment and use of child soldiers, acts of abduction, and attacks targeting schools and hospitals.

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Mobilization of community efforts to ensure sustainable poverty reduction

Mobilization of community efforts to ensure sustainable poverty reduction

8/2/2016 - 19:28

(VOVworld) – The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs held a discussion on an initiatives contest to promote sustainable poverty reduction through community efforts.

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ASEAN Senior Economic Officials Meeting discuss eight priorities for the ASEAN Economic pillar

ASEAN Senior Economic Officials Meeting discuss eight priorities for the ASEAN Economic pillar

8/1/2016 - 18:00

(VOVworld) – The ASEAN Senior Economic Officials Meeting (SEOM) began in Vientiane, Laos on Monday to gear up for the 48th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM 48) and related meetings.

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Ho Chi Minh City praises young people with successful business operations

Ho Chi Minh City praises young people with successful business operations

7/31/2016 - 15:59

(Vovworld)- Ho Chi Minh City’s Youth Union has honored 18 young people with outstanding achievements in businesses and economic operations. Phan Trong Nhan from Cu Chi is one of the awardees:

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Anti-Human Trafficking Day launched

Anti-Human Trafficking Day launched

7/30/2016 - 16:03

(VOVworld)- On Saturday, the Ministry of Public Security, the Vietnam Women’s Union and the Lao Cai Provincial People’s Committee launched a movement in response to the Anti-Human Trafficking Day. The event aims to raise the public awareness on preventing human trafficking.

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Voters put their faith in key changes of 14th NA’s first session

Voters put their faith in key changes of 14th NA’s first session

7/29/2016 - 18:49

(VOVworld) – Voters nationwide have shown an interest in the first session of the 14th National Assembly.

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Pacific Partnership Program 2016 concludes activities in Vietnam

Pacific Partnership Program 2016 concludes activities in Vietnam

7/28/2016 - 19:19

(VOVworld) – The Pacific Partnership Program 2016 left Da Nang city after 2 weeks of drills in natural disaster adaptation, sharing their expertise and cooperative activities in health care, repair, construction and community events.

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Inauguration of a monument to Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who died in Cambodia

Inauguration of a monument to Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who died in Cambodia

7/27/2016 - 19:02

(VOVworld) – A requiem and ceremony to inaugurate a monument to the martyrs who were Vietnamese volunteer soldiers’ Front 479, stationed in Cambodia, were held in Bo De temple, Long Bien district, Hanoi.

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US pledges to assist Vietnam in humanitarian activities

US pledges to assist Vietnam in humanitarian activities

7/26/2016 - 18:03

(VOVworld)- The American Red Cross (ARC) will continue cooperating with and assisting the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) in humanitarian activities, said ARC Senior Vice President for International Operations Harold Brooks.

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AMM 49 releases a joint communiqué showing concern about the East Sea issue

AMM 49 releases a joint communiqué showing concern about the East Sea issue

7/25/2016 - 17:59

(VOVworld)- The 49th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 49) released a joint communiqué in Vientiane, Laos on July 24, covering a wide range of issues from politics, economics, and security and showing the ministers’ serious concern over recent and ongoing developments in the East Sea.

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All 4 Vietnamese competitors win medals at International Biology Olympiad

All 4 Vietnamese competitors win medals at International Biology Olympiad

7/24/2016 - 15:25

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese competitors won 1 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medals at the 27th International Biology Olympiad, which closed in Hanoi on Saturday.

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Art program marks War Invalids and Martyrs Day

Art program marks War Invalids and Martyrs Day

7/23/2016 - 16:25

(VOVworld) – An art performance was held on Friday at Hanoi Opera House to mark 69th War Invalids and Martyrs Day.

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Wednesday August 24, 2016

Wednesday August 24, 2016

(VOVworld) - This week, we got an email from Arvid Husdal, a 49-year-old radio enthusiast from Kristiansand in the far south of Norway. He said his hobby is Dx-listening and...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam