“Hoa Lu thi tap” Epic Poem collection recognized the world's only version

“Hoa Lu thi tap” Epic Poem collection recognized the world's only version

5/5/2016 - 18:41

(VOVworld) – The World Records Union granted a certificate for the only version in the world for Hoa Lu Epic, a collection of 121 poems written by Prof. PhD Hoang Quang Thuan, President of the Institute of Telecommunication Technology under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology.

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Dioxin-contaminated Da Nang soil treated

Dioxin-contaminated Da Nang soil treated

5/4/2016 - 16:54

(VOVworld) - US Ambassador Ted Osius and Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of National Defense, announced on Tuesday the successful treatment of dioxin-contaminated soil at Da Nang International Airport under a project managed by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of National Defense.

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Vietnam’s software sector grows rapidly overseas

Vietnam’s software sector grows rapidly overseas

5/3/2016 - 14:05

(VOVworld) – Truong Gia Binh, President of the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA), said Vietnamese IT enterprises are preparing to welcome a shift of the IT market from foreign investors, particularly those from Japan.

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Vietnam General Confederation of Labour marks May Day

Vietnam General Confederation of Labour marks May Day

5/2/2016 - 15:58

(VOVworld)- The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour held a ceremony to mark the International Workers’ Day (May Day) on Sunday night in Hanoi to recall the great role of the Vietnamese working class in national construction and defence.

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Ha Long Carnival 2016 opens

Ha Long Carnival 2016 opens

5/1/2016 - 16:03

(VOVworld)- The Ha Long Carnival 2016 featuring the theme “Convergence and Pervasiion” took place in Ha Long City, Quang Ninh province on Saturday.

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Vietnam retains Standard & Poor's credit rating

Vietnam retains Standard & Poor's credit rating

4/30/2016 - 18:12

(VOVworld) - Standard & Poor's credit rating for the country stands at BB-/B with stable outlook, unchanged from the rating announced in March 2015, according to the Vietnamese Ministry of Finance on Friday.

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FEALAC convenes its first session in Hue

FEALAC convenes its first session in Hue

4/29/2016 - 18:36

(VOVworld) - The first meeting of the project ‘Establishing the network of cultural cities of the Forum for East Asia-Latin America Co-operation’ (FEALAC) took place in Hue on Friday under the presence of mayors and representatives from 16 member countries. The meeting was part of the ongoing Hue Festival.

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EU, Vietnam to boost trade ties

EU, Vietnam to boost trade ties

4/28/2016 - 17:27

(VOVworld) - European parliament members, economists and business representatives gathered in Brussels on Wednesday to discuss ways to boost EU-Vietnam trade relations.

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Exhibit on President Ho Chi Minh and NA and People’s Council elections

Exhibit on President Ho Chi Minh and NA and People’s Council elections

4/27/2016 - 16:37

(VOVworld) – An exhibit on President Ho Chi Minh and National Assembly and People’s Council elections opened at the HCM Museum in Hanoi this week.

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TPP: opportunities and challenges for Vietnamese female entrepreneurs and workers

TPP: opportunities and challenges for Vietnamese female entrepreneurs and workers

4/26/2016 - 18:12

(VOVworld) – A seminar on the opportunities and challenges presented by the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement for Vietnamese female entrepreneurs and workers opened in Hanoi on Tuesday. Dinh Thi Thu Ha, Vice President of Thai Nguyen province’s Female Entrepreneurs’ Association, said: “We should equip ourselves with legal knowledge and improve the quality of our products during this time of integration. Distinctive...

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Tackling difficulties to realize Enterprise, Investment Laws

Tackling difficulties to realize Enterprise, Investment Laws

4/25/2016 - 18:36

(VOVworld)- On Monday, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc emphasized the need to tackle difficulties in order to facilitate investors.

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ASEP9 highlights commitment to maintaining peace, security and maritime navigation

ASEP9 highlights commitment to maintaining peace, security and maritime navigation

4/24/2016 - 15:45

(VOVworld) - National Assembly Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu has proposed numerous measures to effectively foster the cooperation between Asia and Europe at the 9th Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership (ASEP-9) Meeting, which ran from April 21-22 in Mongolia.

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175 countries sign Paris agreement on climate change

175 countries sign Paris agreement on climate change

4/23/2016 - 16:20

(VOVworld)- 175 countries signed Paris Agreement on Climate Change at the headquarters of the United Nations (UN) in New York on Friday. This is an important step forward to make the global agreement effective years ahead of plan.

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Enterprises considered growth engine

Enterprises considered growth engine

4/22/2016 - 18:13

(VOVworld)- Ho Chi Minh city will host a meeting between the Prime Minister and entrepreneurs on April 29, it was revealed at a press conference held by the Government Office in Hanoi on Friday.

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Vietnam Lawyers' Commercial Arbitration Center inaugurated

Vietnam Lawyers' Commercial Arbitration Center inaugurated

4/21/2016 - 17:56

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Lawyers' Commercial Arbitration Center was inaugurated and became operational on Thursday. It is the 15th arbitration center in Vietnam, which is a non-profit organization under the oversight of the Vietnam Bar Association. In his address, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh praised the role and functions of the Vietnam Bar Association in resolving disputes in a...

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Strengthening Asia-Europe comprehensive partnership in the 21st century

Strengthening Asia-Europe comprehensive partnership in the 21st century

4/20/2016 - 18:22

(VOVworld)- On Wednesday in Hanoi, Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted a meeting on strengthening the Asia-Europe comprehensive partnership in the 21st century. This is part of a series of events to mark the 20th anniversary of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) and prepare for the 11th ASEM summit to be held in Mongolia in July.

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Vietnam commits to promoting gender equality in line with CEDAW

Vietnam commits to promoting gender equality in line with CEDAW

4/19/2016 - 17:21

(VOVworld) – A national forum opened in Hanoi on Tuesday to review Vietnam’s implementation of gender equality and women empowerment through the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).

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Vietnam anticipates Book Day

Vietnam anticipates Book Day

4/18/2016 - 16:27

(VOVworld) – Various activities are underway nationwide ahead of the third Vietnam Book Day on April 21st.

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Fashion show discovers the beauty of the disabled

Fashion show discovers the beauty of the disabled

4/17/2016 - 16:07

(VOVworld) - A fashion show entitled ‘I’m Beautiful, You Too’ for disabled women took place in the ancient city of Hoi An on Saturday .

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Vietnam commits to control antibiotic usage

Vietnam commits to control antibiotic usage

4/16/2016 - 16:03

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien attended a meeting of Asian Health Ministers on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in Tokyo, Japan, on 16th April.

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Wednesday May 18, 2016

Wednesday May 18, 2016

(VOVworld) - We’ve received a lovely postcard and letter from Marlene Sherburne of the US. She wrote: “I haven’t written to you in some time and wanted to send you...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam