Vietnam’s human rights achievements receive international acclaim

Vietnam’s human rights achievements receive international acclaim

6/28/2014 - 14:21

(VOVworld) – The 26th session of the UN Human Rights Council closed in Geneva on Friday. The council approved 31 resolutions and 2 decisions and released the President’s Statement. The session’s agenda included the exercise of human rights, the human rights situation in some nations and ways to increase technical assistance in ensuring and promoting human rights for Belarus, Ukraine,...

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Vietnam’s Family Day celebrated nationwide

Vietnam’s Family Day celebrated nationwide

6/27/2014 - 17:16

(VOVworld) - This year’s Vietnam Family Day, themed ‘Family Meal with Love and Compassion”, was marked in Hanoi Thursday to help tighten family bonds.

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IT development on four key pillars

IT development on four key pillars

6/26/2014 - 19:24

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has called for the development of the IT sector focusing on human resources, infrastructure and application, creating a momentum for the national socio-economic growth and improving the competitive edge of the economy.

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Trade and investment prospects with African and Middle Eastern countries

Trade and investment prospects with African and Middle Eastern  countries

6/25/2014 - 18:18

(VOVworld) – Africa and the Middle East have recently emerged as Vietnam’s promising export markets.

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More support needed for drug addicts to reintegrate into community

More support needed for drug addicts to reintegrate into community

6/24/2014 - 18:23

(VOVworld) – A meeting was held in Hanoi on Tuesday in response to International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, June 26th. This year’s event is themed ‘Enhancing drug prevention and supporting drug users to reintegrate into the community’.

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Trang An-Ninh Binh complex recognized as world heritage site

Trang An-Ninh Binh complex recognized as world heritage site

6/23/2014 - 18:42

(VOVworld) – UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee officially recognized and included Vietnam’s Trang An complex in Ninh Binh province in the world heritage list on June 23.

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Revision to the Health Insurance Law prioritizes the poor

Revision to the Health Insurance Law prioritizes the poor

6/22/2014 - 15:56

(VOVworld) - The National Assembly is expected to pass amendments to the Health Insurance Law this month. The revision will be more lenient to the poor, as Minister of Health, Nguyen Thi Kim Tien, was speaking on a feature “people ask, minister answers” on Saturday.

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Vietnam’s Revolutionary Press Day

Vietnam’s Revolutionary Press Day

6/21/2014 - 17:28

(VOVworld) – June 21st marked Vietnam’s 89th Revolutionary Press Day. Head of the Party Central Committee’s Communication and Education Commission Dinh The Huynh visited and congratulated the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) and central media agencies in Hanoi on this day. He expressed his belief that VOV will continue to develop and renew itself to meet people’s need for information.

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International conference discusses Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa archipelagoes

International conference discusses Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa archipelagoes

6/20/2014 - 15:59

(VOVworld) – 100 Vietnamese and foreign scholars gathered in Da Nang to study historical and legal evidence proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos. A similar event took place there in April, 2013.

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Role of localities highlighted in international integration

Role of localities highlighted in international integration

6/19/2014 - 18:32

(VOVworld) – Delegates from 5 Central Highland provinces and 5 other adjacent provinces met to discuss opportunities and challenges facing the local authorities and businesses during international integration at a conference that opened in Buon Ma Thuot City, the central province of Dac Lak on Thursday.

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Lam Dong province urged to further attract investment

Lam Dong province urged to further attract investment

6/19/2014 - 18:25

(VOVworld) – The Central Highlands Steering Committee has urged Lam Dong provincial authorities to further develop party cells in hamlets and attract investment, while offering coffee growers preferential loans for expanding growing areas.

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Vietnam supports international cooperation on humanitarian mine action

Vietnam supports international cooperation on humanitarian mine action

6/18/2014 - 17:47

(VOVworld) – The first meeting of the expert group on Humanitarian Mine Action within the framework of the ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM+) opened in Hanoi on Wednesday.

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Vietnam and the Netherlands join global efforts to fight climate change

Vietnam and the Netherlands join global efforts to fight climate change

6/17/2014 - 18:35

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte co-chaired a conference on plans for coordination to develop the Mekong river delta in Hanoi on Tuesday.

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Writing contest on the 1975 Victory launched

Writing contest on the 1975 Victory launched

6/16/2014 - 19:25

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam War Veterans Association has launched a writing contest about Vietnam’s victory in the anti-US war in 1975 and patriotism in the current spirit of national defense and construction.

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Art program “Light up your dreams”

Art program “Light up your dreams”

6/15/2014 - 15:57

(VOVworld) – An art program called “Light up your dreams” was held on Saturday in response to the action month for children 2014.

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Wednesday July 23, 2014

Wednesday July 23, 2014

(VOVworld) - As a coastal country, Vietnam has frequently been affected by storms and floods. But in recent years, storms have increased in intensity and frequency due to global climate...

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Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

The Citadel of Ho Dynasty in the central province of Thanh Hoa has been named a World Cultural Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or...