Mekong Delta lures investment in logistics

Mekong Delta lures investment in logistics

1/9/2017 - 19:20

(VOVworld)- Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has urged investors to expand their investment in logistics in the Mekong Delta.

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Blood donation campaign “Red Sunday”

Blood donation campaign “Red Sunday”

1/8/2017 - 15:45

(VOVworld) – The 9th blood donation festival called “Red Sunday” was held in Hanoi on Sunday by the Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper, the National Committee for Traffic Safety, and the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion.

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Spring celebration for Vietnamese in Taiwan, China

Spring celebration for Vietnamese in Taiwan, China

1/7/2017 - 16:30

(VOVworld) – The Vietnamese Association in Taiwan, China, held a New Year celebration on Saturday. Vietnam’s Economics and Culture Office in Taipei organized a Spring celebration on Friday.

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Vietnam to be more active in international integration

Vietnam to be more active in international integration

1/6/2017 - 16:27

(VOVworld) - Vietnam will continue pursuing a policy of befriending all countries and multi-lateralizing, and diversifying external relations on the basis of independence, self-reliance, and readiness to face any challenges in 2017 to boost international integration.

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Vietnam aims to ensure human rights

Vietnam aims to ensure human rights

1/5/2017 - 19:06

(VOVworld)- The HCM National Academy of Public Administration and the Government’s Steering Committee for Human Rights have organized a seminar to review 50 years of the International Convenants on Civil, Political and Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights and their implementation in Vietnam.

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National online conference on science, technology for socio-economic development

National online conference on science, technology for socio-economic development

1/4/2017 - 18:37

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hailed the scientific and technological achievements which had helped raise Vietnam to 59th place in the Global Innovation Index.

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Securities market offers important capital source for Vietnam

Securities market offers important capital source for Vietnam

1/3/2017 - 19:01

(VOVworld)-Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung has called the securities market an important capital channel for Vietnam’s economy.

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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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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A: The traditional Vietnamese wedding is one of the most important ceremonies in Vietnamese culture with influences from Confucian and Buddhist ideology. It is a significant day not only for...

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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...