Vietnam wins first-ever Paralympic gold, breaks world record

Vietnam wins first-ever Paralympic gold, breaks world record

9/9/2016 - 10:02

(VOVworld)- Power-lifter Le Van Cong has won the first-ever gold medal at the Paralympics for Vietnam and set a new world record of 183kg in the men’s 49kg category.

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Bui Xuan Phai- For love of Hanoi Award 2016

Bui Xuan Phai- For love of Hanoi Award 2016

9/8/2016 - 18:22

(VOVworld)- A ceremony to present the Bui Xuan Phai- For Love of Hanoi Award took place in Hanoi on Thursday.

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France-Vietnam Business Forum opens during President Hollande’s visit

France-Vietnam Business Forum opens during President Hollande’s visit

9/7/2016 - 18:26

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese and French business people have discussed marketing opportunities in such area as food, agricultural produce, and healthcare at the France-Vietnam Business Forum. The event was held in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday by the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam.

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ASEAN Summits officially opens

ASEAN Summits officially opens

9/6/2016 - 18:38

(VOVworld) - The 28th and 29th ASEAN Summits opened in Vientiane, Laos, late on Tuesday on the theme of “Turning Vision into Reality for a Dynamic ASEAN Community”.

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Over 22 million students nationwide begin 2016-2017 academic year

Over 22 million students nationwide begin 2016-2017 academic year

9/5/2016 - 15:59

(VOVworld) – More than 22 million students nationwide begin the 2016-2017 academic year today. Party and State leaders on Monday attended the opening ceremonies of the new school year with students.

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French public's expectations for President Francois Hollande’s visit to Vietnam

French public's expectations for President Francois Hollande’s visit to Vietnam

9/3/2016 - 15:56

(VOVworkd) - Vietnamese media in France has interviewed several French people and overseas Vietnamese on the occasion of President Francois Hollande’s upcoming visit to Vietnam. Professor Pierre Journoud from the Paul Valey Montpellier 3 University said both countries have huge potential for cooperation while Vietnam is accelerating its international integration in trade and cultural aspects. Dr Patric

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Indian Prime Minister: Vietnam is an important pillar in India’s Look East Policy

Indian Prime Minister: Vietnam is an important pillar in India’s Look East Policy

9/3/2016 - 15:48

(VOVworld) -Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Vietnam aims to promote bilateral friendship and comprehensive cooperation in all fields. The Prime Minister told Vietnamese reporters in India that both sides will boost trade and investment cooperation. India’s existing investment capital of 1.1 billion dollars in Vietnam will be increased following major infrastructure projects, including the Long Phu II ther

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UNESCO honors “Books for rural areas of Vietnam” program

UNESCO honors “Books for rural areas of Vietnam” program

9/2/2016 - 15:07

(VOVworld) - The Center for Knowledge Assistance and Community Development (CKACD) has been awarded the 2016 UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize for its program “Books for rural areas of Vietnam.”

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Green initiatives help improve people’s livelihood

Green initiatives help improve people’s livelihood

9/1/2016 - 17:51

(VOVworld)- Fifteen initiatives aiming to protect the environment and improve people’s livelihood and living standards were introduced at a workshop-exhibition in Hanoi on Thursday.

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Vietnam becomes a favorite destination for expats

Vietnam becomes a favorite destination for expats

8/31/2016 - 18:27

(VOVworld) - Vietnam has become one of the world’s most popular destinations for expats, according to the 2016 Expat Insider survey.

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Vietnam, Singapore strengthen strategic partnership

Vietnam, Singapore strengthen strategic partnership

8/30/2016 - 16:55

(VOVworld) - Vietnam and Singapore issued a joint press statement on the occasion of the State visit to Singapore by Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang from August 28-30. During talks with Singaporean President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, the leaders agreed to enhance Vietnam-Singapore bilateral relations, with Vietnam creating a favorable business environment for foreign...

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Vietnam Innovation Golden Book 2016 makes its debut

Vietnam Innovation Golden Book 2016 makes its debut

8/29/2016 - 15:59

(VOVworld) – Vietnam Innovation Golden Book 2016 was published in Hanoi on Monday.

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Tertiary valedictorians and startup spirit

Tertiary valedictorians and startup spirit

8/28/2016 - 16:28

(VOVworld) – An exchange entitled ‘Valedictorians and Startup’ took place in Hanoi on Saturday gathering 100 outstanding valedictorians from universities and institutes in the capital city in 2016.

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Vietnam integrates deeply into the global economy

Vietnam integrates deeply into the global economy

8/27/2016 - 15:10

(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue chaired a meeting to review Vietnam’s global economic integration and orientations in the future. Participants agreed that the agreements Vietnam has signed with other nations and international organisations have opened up new and larger markets for economic, trade and investment cooperation.

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200,000 households in natural disaster hit areas get financing

200,000 households in natural disaster hit areas get financing

8/26/2016 - 18:40

(VOVworld) – Nearly 200,000 households affected by natural disaster have been financed under a program to support people to overcome damage caused by saline intrusion.

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Vietnam completes 90% of preparation work for APEC Year 2017

Vietnam completes 90% of preparation work for APEC Year 2017

8/25/2016 - 19:13

(VOVworld)-The Chief of the APEC Secretariat Standing Unit has confirmed 90% of preparatory work for the APEC Year 2017 is done.

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Workshop on Thanh Chiem Bastion and Vietnamese official language

Workshop on Thanh Chiem Bastion and  Vietnamese official language

8/24/2016 - 19:20

(VOVworld) -The history of Vietnamese official language and its birth place in Thanh Chiem Bastion were explored at a workshop in Quang Nam province on Wednesday.

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Workshop on Thanh Chiem Bastion and Vietnamese official language

Workshop on Thanh Chiem Bastion and  Vietnamese official language

8/24/2016 - 19:20

(VOVworld) -The history of Vietnamese official language and its birth place in Thanh Chiem Bastion were explored at a workshop in Quang Nam province on Wednesday.

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General Vo Nguyen Giap's central role in Vietnam’s victories

General Vo Nguyen Giap's central role in Vietnam’s victories

8/23/2016 - 16:30

(VOVworld) – A seminar about General Vo Nguyen Giap and Vietnam’s revolution was held in Hanoi on Tuesday prior to the General’s 105th birthday anniversary, August 25. Participants discussed General Vo Nguyen Giap’s life and revolutionary career.

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Mobilizing development resources for the Mekong River Delta

Mobilizing development resources for the Mekong River Delta

8/22/2016 - 18:44

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue on Monday/ today chaired a seminar on mobilizing resources to develop transportation infrastructure and logistics in the Mekong River Delta. Mr. Hue, who is also Head of the Steering Committee of the Southwestern Region, said the seminar seeks investment methods for regional transportation and logistics. At present about 80 to 90% of...

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