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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APEC officials seek ways to ensure trade security

APEC officials seek ways to ensure trade security

2/21/2017 - 18:45

(VOVworld) – The first session of the APEC Sub-Committee on Customs Procedures (SCCP) took place in Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa province, on Tuesday.

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Binh Duong attracts FDI in tourism development

Binh Duong attracts FDI in tourism development

2/19/2017 - 15:54

(VOVworld) – The Binh Duong province’s tourism needs about 280 million USD worth of investment until 2020.

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Blood donation festival opens in Hanoi

Blood donation festival opens in Hanoi

2/18/2017 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – Around 8,000 blood units were expected to be collected at the 10th “Xuan Hong” (Red Spring) blood donation festival which opened in Hanoi on Saturday.

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Con Dao voted one of the world’s best secret islands

Con Dao voted one of the world’s best secret islands

2/17/2017 - 18:39

(VOVworld)- Late last year, the world famous travel site, Lonely Planet, rated Con Dao islands in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province one of the 10 best places to visit in Asia in 2017.

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Vietnam, Cuba pledge to strengthen legislative ties

Vietnam, Cuba pledge to strengthen legislative ties

2/16/2017 - 18:49

(VOVworld)- Chairman of Cuban National Assembly (NA) Esteban Lazo Hernandez has praised the special friendship and traditional unity between Vietnam and Cuba during his reception of Vice Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Tong Thi Phong in Havana on Wednesday.

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Vietnam’s role in UN praised

Vietnam’s role in UN praised

2/15/2017 - 17:42

(VOVworld) - Chef de Cabinet to the United Nations Secretary General Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti has spoke highly of the role of Vietnam in the UN and that of the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) in the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) while meeting NA Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong in New York, the US, on Tuesday.

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APEC to give priority to economic integration

APEC to give priority to economic integration

2/14/2017 - 23:41

(VOVworld)-APEC is still a distance away from achieving its goal of free and open trade, but economic integration should continue to remain the 21-member forum's priority, Singapore's Minister for Trade and Industry, Lim Hng Kiang, said on Monday.

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VOV celebrates World Radio Day

VOV celebrates World Radio Day

2/13/2017 - 19:40

(VOVworld)-Voice of Vietnam (VOV) President Nguyen The Ky has affirmed that radio has always been a convenient, engaging, popular and diverse media platform.

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2017 National Tourism Year opens in Lao Cai

2017 National Tourism Year opens in Lao Cai

2/12/2017 - 16:32

(VOVworld) - The National Tourism Year 2017, themed "Northwest Colors", opened in Lao Cai City in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on Saturday.

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Vietnam’s 15th Poetry Day opens

Vietnam’s 15th Poetry Day opens

2/11/2017 - 16:47

(VOVworld) - Vietnam’s 15th Poetry Day opened in Hanoi’s Temple of Literature on Saturday. Deputy Chief of the Party Commission for Communications and Education, Bui The Duc, beat the drum to launch the festival. The annual event included various activities such as exchanges between poets, the “Way of poets” presenting works of popular

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Lao Cai issues stamp collection to mark National Tourism Year 2017

Lao Cai issues stamp collection to mark National Tourism Year 2017

2/10/2017 - 16:12

(VOVworld)-A stamp collection was issued on Thursday to celebrate the 2017 National Tourism Year in Lao Cai province and the north western region.

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Vietnam to send 105,000 workers abroad

Vietnam to send 105,000 workers abroad

2/9/2017 - 17:06

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has set a target of sending 105,000 workers abroad this year. The Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MOLISA) said it will work to send workers to major markets including Chinese Taipei, Japan, and the Republic of Korea.

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Khanh Hoa ready for APEC 2017

Khanh Hoa ready for APEC 2017

2/8/2017 - 17:14

(VOVworld) - The south central province of Khanh Hoa has finished preparations for events it will host within the framework of APEC Year 2017, according to a meeting Tuesday between Chairman of the Khanh Hoa People’s Committee Le Duc Vinh and a provincial steering committee.

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Media praised for contributions to national achievements

Media praised for contributions to national achievements

2/7/2017 - 19:37

(VOVworld)-The media’s performance last year and plans for this year were high on the agenda of a meeting on Tuesday, attended by representatives of Government and media agencies.

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Binh Dinh fishermen net bumper catch

Binh Dinh fishermen net bumper catch

2/6/2017 - 18:30

(VOVworld)-Fishermen in the central province of Binh Dinh have enjoyed a bumper harvest on their first offshore trip of the lunar new year.

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Vietnam welcomes first e-visa recipient

Vietnam welcomes first e-visa recipient

2/5/2017 - 16:23

(VOVworld)-The first foreign visitor who was granted Vietnam’s e-visa arrived in HCM city on Saturday afternoon.

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Government to continue fine-tuning institutions in 2017

Government to continue fine-tuning institutions in 2017

2/4/2017 - 17:10

(VOVworld)-The Government will continue to complete institutions in 2017 to facilitate citizens and businesses, said Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung at a press conference in Hanoi on Friday following the monthly cabinet meeting.

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Communist Party of Vietnam marks 87th founding anniversary

 Communist Party of Vietnam marks 87th founding anniversary

2/3/2017 - 16:38

(VOVworld)- The 87th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam made the headlines of major newspapers in Vietnam on Friday.

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Vietnam focuses on spearhead export sectors

Vietnam focuses on spearhead export sectors

2/2/2017 - 18:24

(VOVworld) – Vietnam will focus on exporting staple products and adjust growth orientations of sectors in 2017. Deputy Director of the Export and Import Department of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Tran Thanh Hai, said Vietnam will concentrate on product quality and added values instead of quantity.

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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...