VN’s Vice President attends 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

VN’s Vice President attends 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

3/13/2015 - 15:10

(VOVworld) - Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan is leading Vietnam’s delegation to the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction which will open on Saturday in Sendai in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.

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UN reports acknowledge Vietnamese progress in religious freedom

UN reports acknowledge Vietnamese progress in religious freedom

3/12/2015 - 18:47

(VOVworld) - UN Special Rapporteur Heiner Bielefeldt has praised Vietnam’s increasing number of religious followers, clerics, and worshipping temples. In the UN Human Rights Committee’s dialogue on religious freedom and beliefs earlier this week, the special rapporteur recommended Vietnam’s further improvement of laws on religious affairs and wished for more cooperation with Vietnam in his mission.

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Agent Orange-related issues discussed by US Congress

Agent Orange-related issues discussed by US Congress

3/11/2015 - 16:17

(VOVworld) – On Monday US Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Steve Daines introduced a bill to ensure disability and health care benefits for thousands of Vietnam war veterans exposed to toxic Agent Orange, which US troops sprayed over Vietnam’s territory during the war.

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Buon Ma Thuot victory resulted from Vietnam's clever military tactic

Buon Ma Thuot victory resulted from Vietnam's clever military tactic

3/10/2015 - 8:59

(VOVworld) – On March 10, 40 years ago, the Vietnamese army attacked Buon Ma Thuot township, the curtain raiser battle of the Central Highlands operation. The Buon Ma Thuot battle took place over two days.

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Buon Ma Thuot coffee festival kicks off

Buon Ma Thuot coffee festival kicks off

3/9/2015 - 17:00

(VOVworld) – The fifth Buon Ma Thuot coffee festival opened on Monday in Dak Lak province.

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The 8th Red Spring festival opens

The 8th Red Spring festival opens

3/8/2015 - 16:15

(VOVworld) - Hanoi has hosted its 8th movement on blood donation. Deputy Minister of Health, Nguyen Thi Xuyen, spoke in the opening ceremony on Sunday that the movement as helped the healthcare sector address its shortage of blood for treatment.

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Priority given to the 2016 legislative program and implementation of the 2013 Constitution

Priority given to the 2016 legislative program and implementation of the 2013 Constitution

3/7/2015 - 16:12

(VOVworld) - The National Assembly’s Committee for Legal Affairs has reviewed a government proposal on legislative program for next year. During the meeting on Friday, delegates agreed on the proposal which called for the submission of remaining 37 bills in a total of 138.

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Dialogue on democracy and human rights to prepare for IPU 132

Dialogue on democracy and human rights to prepare for IPU 132

3/6/2015 - 18:59

(VOVworld) – The National Assembly’s organization board for the upcoming Inter Parliamentarian Union’s 132nd General Assembly has held a dialogue on democracy and human rights.

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13th Vietnam Poetry Day opens

13th Vietnam Poetry Day opens

3/5/2015 - 15:54

(VOVworld) – The 13th Vietnam Poetry Day opened on Thursday at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi with a theme of Vietnam’s sea and islands.

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Vietnam supports dialogue and co-operation at UN Human Rights Council

Vietnam supports dialogue and co-operation at UN Human Rights Council

3/4/2015 - 16:04

(VOVworld) – Vietnam supports dialogues and co-operation, upholds international law, promotes consensus, and works to reduce confrontation and politicisation of discussions, said Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Cuong at a high-level segment of the 28th UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva on Tuesday.

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Vietnamese literary value promoted internationally

Vietnamese literary value promoted internationally

3/3/2015 - 18:06

(VOVworld) – About 150 Vietnamese and international writers, poets, translators, and researchers from 40 countries and territories gathered on Monday at the third international conference to introduce Vietnamese literature to international friends.

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Promoting Vietnamese literature internationally

Promoting Vietnamese literature internationally

3/2/2015 - 18:08

(VOVworld) – More than 150 writers and poets from 41 countries have participated in the 3rd conference on promoting Vietnamese literature internationally organized by the Vietnam Writers’ Association in Hanoi.

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Vietnam participates in Foodex Japan 2015

Vietnam participates in Foodex Japan 2015

3/1/2015 - 15:02

(VOVworld)- The Agriculture Trade Promotion Center of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and 17 agricultural enterprises will participate in the 40th food and beverage fair known as Foodex Japan 2015 in Chi Ba prefecture, Japan.

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Yen Tu spring festival opens

Yen Tu spring festival opens

2/28/2015 - 14:50

(VOVworld) – Yen Tu spring festival opened on Saturday in Thuong Yen Cong commune, Uong Bi city, Quang Ninh province.

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Activities to mark 60th ceremony of the Vietnamese Physicians’ Day

Activities to mark 60th ceremony of the Vietnamese Physicians’ Day

2/27/2015 - 18:17

(VOVworld) – On Friday, representatives of the Ministry of Health visited Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, as part of activities to mark 60th anniversary of Vietnamese Physicians’ Day, on February 27th.

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Wednesday April 22, 2015

Wednesday April 22, 2015

A: Hanoi is moving from spring into summer. A few days ago the daytime temperature rose to 37DC. An overnight shower cooled things off a bit and we are now...

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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...