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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Provinces ready for new spring festive season

Provinces ready for new spring festive season

2/1/2017 - 15:59

(VOVworld) - The Bai Dinh Pagoda festival will start on Thursday, the 6th of the first lunar month. The festival, one of the largest in the north, will include a Buddha worship ritual, and a parade to pray for peace and happiness for the nation and people.

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Ca Mau, Sa Pa welcomes a large number of visitors during Tet

Ca Mau, Sa Pa welcomes a large number of visitors during Tet

1/31/2017 - 15:44

(VOVworld)- Ca Mau province has welcomed more than 30,000 visitors over the past three days. Ca Mau Cape, Khai Long, and Silver Stone tourist sites, U Minh National Park, and local ecological sites are the most popular destinations.

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Hanoi promotes tourism on CNN

Hanoi promotes tourism on CNN

1/30/2017 - 15:55

(VOVworld) – The Hanoi City’s People Committee has concluded negotiations with CNN (Cable News Network), which provides news for over 200 TV and radio stations worldwide, to air ads promoting the city’s tourism.

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Vietnam is ready to host the APEC Year 2017

Vietnam is ready to host the APEC Year 2017

1/27/2017 - 15:31

(VOVworld) – Vietnam is ready for APEC Year 2017 and will actively contribute to APEC cooperation. Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son told the press that Vietnam considered the APEC Year in 2017 is one of the top priorities in Vietnam’s diplomatic policies until 2020.

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Localities welcome Tet with cultural events

Localities welcome Tet with cultural events

1/26/2017 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – The Spring Press festival, which is ongoing in Bac Lieu city, introduces the national and provincial achievements last year and prospects for this year. The festival features 300 newspapers and magazines.

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Vietnam welcomes 1 million foreign tourists in January

Vietnam welcomes 1 million foreign tourists in January

1/25/2017 - 19:23

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has estimated that about 1 million foreign tourists visited Vietnam in January, an increase of 12% comparing to that in December.

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Poor people receive aid for Tet celebration

Poor people receive aid for Tet celebration

1/23/2017 - 16:56

(VOVworld) - Poor workers, families, and children nationwide have received financial support to welcome Tet, Vietnam’s Lunar New Year festival.

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Vietnamese goods dominate Tet market

Vietnamese goods dominate Tet market

1/22/2017 - 16:10

(VOVworld)-Domestic businesses have offered a wide variety of products to meet local consumers during the 2017 Lunar New Year or Tet holiday.

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Wallonia Parliament holds third hearing on EU-Vietnam FTA

Wallonia Parliament holds third hearing on EU-Vietnam FTA

1/21/2017 - 15:37

(VOVworld) - The Parliament of Belgium’s Wallonia region held the third hearing on the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) on Thursday.

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Workshop on APEC Year 2017 in the US

Workshop on APEC Year 2017 in the US

1/20/2017 - 19:16

(VOVworld) - The Vietnamese Embassy in the US, along with the US-APEC Business Coalition and the US National Center for APEC, held an event to promote Vietnam’s APEC Year 2017 in Washington on Wednesday.

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Vietnam Fatherland Front promotes national unity

Vietnam Fatherland Front promotes national unity

1/19/2017 - 19:29

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Fatherland Front President Nguyen Thien Nhan has described the Front’s mission as upholding the people’s initiatives to build a strong national unity for national development and defense.

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Increasing external information communications

Increasing external information communications

1/18/2017 - 19:16

(VOVworld)- A national conference to review external information services in 2017 took place in Hanoi on Wednesday.

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Vietnam’s message to WEF features comprehensive reform, int’nal integration

Vietnam’s message to WEF features comprehensive reform, int’nal integration

1/17/2017 - 19:04

(VOVworld)- Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation are attending the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, from Tuesday to Saturday.

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Vietnam, Canada set to increase bilateral trade to 10 billion USD by 2027

Vietnam, Canada set to increase bilateral trade to 10 billion USD by 2027

1/16/2017 - 18:38

(VOVworld) - A conference on enhancing the partnership between Vietnam and Canada took place in Hanoi on Monday, gathering 200 government officials, business delegates and representatives from Canadian non-governmental organizations.

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“Spring for Children” raises billions for charity

“Spring for Children” raises billions for charity

1/15/2017 - 15:59

(VOVworld) – More than 100 billion VND was raised by 40 various organizations and individuals at the "Spring for Children” program held in Hanoi on Saturday.

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Vietnam, the US deepen bilateral comprehensive ties

Vietnam, the US deepen bilateral comprehensive ties

1/14/2017 - 16:29

(VOVworld) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has reiterated that the US wants to develop cooperative relations with Vietnam, create a sustainable economic growth based on trade and advanced policies, and encourage security cooperation, respect of law, and fight against nuclear weapons.

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US Secretary of State John Kerry visits Vietnam

US Secretary of State John Kerry visits Vietnam

1/13/2017 - 19:25

(VOVworld) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has begun his 3-day official visit to Vietnam. During his reception at the Government Office on Friday, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, expected bilateral relations would continue to develop for stability and practical cooperation on the basis of mutual respect of each other’s pathway and development roadmap. Both sides should promote cooperation...

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Tourism needs to become Vietnam’s spearhead economic sector

Tourism needs to become Vietnam’s spearhead economic sector

1/12/2017 - 18:51

(VOVworld)- On Thursday, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam attended a conference reviewing Vietnam’s sports, culture, and tourist activities in 2016 and set out tasks for 2017.

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Vietnam calls UN to prioritize long-term conflict prevention

Vietnam calls UN to prioritize long-term conflict prevention

1/11/2017 - 17:33

(VOVworld) - The United Nations should prioritize building a strategy for conflict prevention in the long run, said a Vietnamese diplomat. Ambassador and deputy head of the Vietnamese delegation to the UN Pham Thi Kim Anh made the suggestion at a UN Security Council debate in New York on Tuesday.

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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...