Vietnam highlights its contributions to global human rights initiatives

Vietnam highlights its contributions to global human rights initiatives

3/1/2017 - 16:50

(VOVworld) - Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc said Vietnam has contributed to a wide range of international and regional initiatives on human rights and other issues, including efforts to respond to global challenges.

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Foreign investors interested in Vietnam’s retail industry

Foreign investors interested in Vietnam’s retail industry

2/28/2017 - 19:18

(VOVworld) – Sweden’s fashion house Hennes&Mauritz’s decision to open a store in Vietnam illustrates an increasing interest of foreign investors in Vietnam’s retail sector, according to a report by Britain’s Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

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Vietnam aims to join ASEAN’s top 4 in business environment

Vietnam aims to join ASEAN’s top 4 in business environment

2/27/2017 - 17:41

(VOVworld)-Vietnam will do its utmost to earn a spot in ASEAN’s top 4 in the business and investment climate, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a conference to promote invesment, trade and toursim in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang on Monday.

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Activities underway to mark Vietnam Physicians’ Day

Activities underway to mark Vietnam Physicians’ Day

2/26/2017 - 17:31

(VOVworld)- Activities marking Vietnam Physicians’ Day are underway across Vietnam. On Sunday, the HCM Municipal Youth Union organized a festival under the theme “Young health workers follow President Ho Chi Minh’s teachings".

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2017 Youth Month launched across Vietnam

2017 Youth Month launched across Vietnam

2/25/2017 - 16:46

(VOVworld) – Activities have been held nationwide in preparations for the 86th anniversary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and 2017 Youth Month.

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Seminar on Vietnam's National Qualifications Framework

Seminar on Vietnam's National Qualifications Framework

2/24/2017 - 18:34

(VOVworld) - British Council Vietnam has partnered with the Ministry of Education and Training and the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs to hold a seminar on the development and implementation of Vietnam's National Qualifications Framework.

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New points of draft law on SME support

New points of draft law on SME support

2/23/2017 - 16:31

(VOVworld) – A seminar took place in Hanoi on Wednesday to collect opinions for the draft law on supporting small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) and put forth support measures creating greater flexibility in enforcement.

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Ho Chi Minh City realizes overseas Vietnamese initiatives

Ho Chi Minh City realizes overseas Vietnamese initiatives

2/22/2017 - 18:50

(VOVworld) – Ho Chi Minh City is set to implement initiatives put forth by overseas Vietnamese. At Wednesday meeting on overseas Vietnamese affairs, the city officials expressed intention to improve the quality of communications, people-to-people exchange, and cooperation with diplomatic agencies and overseas Vietnamese Associations to promote overseas resources and support Vietnamese in Laos and Cambodia.

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APEC officials seek ways to ensure trade security

APEC officials seek ways to ensure trade security

2/21/2017 - 18:45

(VOVworld) – The first session of the APEC Sub-Committee on Customs Procedures (SCCP) took place in Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa province, on Tuesday.

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Binh Duong attracts FDI in tourism development

Binh Duong attracts FDI in tourism development

2/19/2017 - 15:54

(VOVworld) – The Binh Duong province’s tourism needs about 280 million USD worth of investment until 2020.

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Blood donation festival opens in Hanoi

Blood donation festival opens in Hanoi

2/18/2017 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – Around 8,000 blood units were expected to be collected at the 10th “Xuan Hong” (Red Spring) blood donation festival which opened in Hanoi on Saturday.

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Con Dao voted one of the world’s best secret islands

Con Dao voted one of the world’s best secret islands

2/17/2017 - 18:39

(VOVworld)- Late last year, the world famous travel site, Lonely Planet, rated Con Dao islands in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province one of the 10 best places to visit in Asia in 2017.

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Vietnam, Cuba pledge to strengthen legislative ties

Vietnam, Cuba pledge to strengthen legislative ties

2/16/2017 - 18:49

(VOVworld)- Chairman of Cuban National Assembly (NA) Esteban Lazo Hernandez has praised the special friendship and traditional unity between Vietnam and Cuba during his reception of Vice Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Tong Thi Phong in Havana on Wednesday.

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Vietnam’s role in UN praised

Vietnam’s role in UN praised

2/15/2017 - 17:42

(VOVworld) - Chef de Cabinet to the United Nations Secretary General Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti has spoke highly of the role of Vietnam in the UN and that of the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) in the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) while meeting NA Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong in New York, the US, on Tuesday.

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APEC to give priority to economic integration

APEC to give priority to economic integration

2/14/2017 - 23:41

(VOVworld)-APEC is still a distance away from achieving its goal of free and open trade, but economic integration should continue to remain the 21-member forum's priority, Singapore's Minister for Trade and Industry, Lim Hng Kiang, said on Monday.

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VOV celebrates World Radio Day

VOV celebrates World Radio Day

2/13/2017 - 19:40

(VOVworld)-Voice of Vietnam (VOV) President Nguyen The Ky has affirmed that radio has always been a convenient, engaging, popular and diverse media platform.

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2017 National Tourism Year opens in Lao Cai

2017 National Tourism Year opens in Lao Cai

2/12/2017 - 16:32

(VOVworld) - The National Tourism Year 2017, themed "Northwest Colors", opened in Lao Cai City in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on Saturday.

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Vietnam’s 15th Poetry Day opens

Vietnam’s 15th Poetry Day opens

2/11/2017 - 16:47

(VOVworld) - Vietnam’s 15th Poetry Day opened in Hanoi’s Temple of Literature on Saturday. Deputy Chief of the Party Commission for Communications and Education, Bui The Duc, beat the drum to launch the festival. The annual event included various activities such as exchanges between poets, the “Way of poets” presenting works of popular

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Lao Cai issues stamp collection to mark National Tourism Year 2017

Lao Cai issues stamp collection to mark National Tourism Year 2017

2/10/2017 - 16:12

(VOVworld)-A stamp collection was issued on Thursday to celebrate the 2017 National Tourism Year in Lao Cai province and the north western region.

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Vietnam to send 105,000 workers abroad

Vietnam to send 105,000 workers abroad

2/9/2017 - 17:06

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has set a target of sending 105,000 workers abroad this year. The Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MOLISA) said it will work to send workers to major markets including Chinese Taipei, Japan, and the Republic of Korea.

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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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...