“Kong: Skull Island” director becomes Vietnam’s Tourism Ambassador

“Kong: Skull Island” director becomes Vietnam’s Tourism Ambassador

3/13/2017 - 18:48

(VOVworld)-Jordan Vogt-Roberts, director of Hollywood blockbuster "Kong: Skull Island" has been appointed as Vietnam’s Tourism Ambassador for the 2017-2020 period.

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Kong: Skull Island smashes Vietnam’s box office of all time

Kong: Skull Island smashes Vietnam’s box office of all time

3/12/2017 - 17:00

(VOVworld) - American blockbuster “Kong: Skull Island” has set a new record in box office revenues in Vietnam after snagging 18.2 billion VND (798,200 USD) from the opening day on March 10 and early screenings on March 9 night.

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Prime Minister opens Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival

Prime Minister opens Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival

3/11/2017 - 15:57

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc applauded the central region for growing special coffee beans at the 6th Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival 2017 in Dak Lak province on Friday night.

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Hollywood’s “Kong: Skull Island” hits Vietnam theaters

Hollywood’s “Kong: Skull Island” hits Vietnam theaters

3/10/2017 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – “Kong: Skull Island”, Hollywood’s thrilling summer blockbuster premiered in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city on Thursday.

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Vietnam boosts administrative reform for economic development

Vietnam boosts administrative reform for economic development

3/9/2017 - 19:20

(VOVworld) – A conference on Vietnam's business scenario in 2017 opened in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Promotion of women’s role in new rural area development

Promotion of women’s role in new rural area development

3/8/2017 - 19:24

(VOVworld) - The 12th Congress of Vietnamese Women continued its 2nd day in Hanoi on Wednesday. Delegates discussed the role played by women in the building of new rural areas through movements of the Vietnam Women’s Union.

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Vietnam enhances cooperation with UN in sustainable development

Vietnam enhances cooperation with UN in sustainable development

3/7/2017 - 16:54

(VOVworld) – A UN summit to enhance cooperation on transit, trade facilitation, and implementation of the 2030 agenda on sustainable development opened in Hanoi on Tuesday.

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Buon Ma Thuot ready for Coffee and Gong Festivals

Buon Ma Thuot ready for Coffee and Gong Festivals

3/6/2017 - 18:32

(VOVworld)- Dak Lak provincial authorities said they have completed preparations for the 6th Buon Ma Thuot Coffee festival, the 4th Central Highlands Gong festival, and the 4th Central Highlands Investment Promotion Conference.

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Vietnam launches Earth Hour campaign 2017

Vietnam launches Earth Hour campaign 2017

3/5/2017 - 15:51

(VOVworld) – The Ministry of Industry and Trade has launched the Earth Hour campaign 2017 themed “Light off to turn on the future”. Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang and 60 other cities and provinces will turn off the light from 8.30 PM to 9.30 PM on March 25, in sync with foreign countries.

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Vietnam proposes measures to eliminate wildlife trafficking

Vietnam proposes measures to eliminate wildlife trafficking

3/4/2017 - 16:20

(VOVworld) – To mark World Wildlife Day on March 3, the UN has appealed for the young generations to get involved in protecting wild animals. Missions of Vietnam, the UK, Botswana, Thailand, Gemany, Gabon and UN agencies held a sideline event to mark the Day.

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Vietnam calls for joint efforts to address climate change impacts on children

Vietnam calls for joint efforts to address climate change impacts on children

3/3/2017 - 16:38

(VOVworld) – Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc has underlined the effects of climate change on children’s rights in Vietnam and suggested developing child-centered policies in climate change adaptation.

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APEC increases support for people and businesses

APEC increases support for people and businesses

3/2/2017 - 18:14

(VOVworld) – The first APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) began Thursday in Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province.

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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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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A: To He, or toy figurine, is a traditional toy that Vietnamese children are exceedingly fond of. Dating back to the 17th century, To He are made of glutinous rice...

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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...