Vietnam anticipates average 6.5-7% economic growth in 5 years

Vietnam anticipates average 6.5-7% economic growth in 5 years

3/7/2016 - 17:58

(VOVworld) – The National Assembly Standing Committee convened its 46th session on Monday. Deputies reviewed socio-economic development in 2015 and over the last 5 years and discussed development, financial, public investment, and land use plans until 2020.

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Activities mark International Women’s Day

Activities mark International Women’s Day

3/6/2016 - 15:02

(VOVworld) – An Giang province’s Labor Federation held a flower arrangement and cooking competition this week to mark International Women’s Day on March 8. Sidelines activities included folk games, signing, and game shows.

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Earth Hour 2016 launched

Earth Hour 2016 launched

3/5/2016 - 14:20

(VOVworld) – Earth Hour 2016, Shine a Light on Climate Action, will be held from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM on March 19.

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Trans Pacific Partnership agreement: from signed paper to reality

Trans Pacific Partnership agreement: from signed paper to reality

3/4/2016 - 19:14

(VOVworld) - The National Assembly External Relations Committee and the US Agency for International Development held a seminar in Vinh Phuc province on Friday to provide comprehensive information about the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement.

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Enhancing Vietnam's position in UN multilateral mechanisms

Enhancing Vietnam's position in UN multilateral mechanisms

3/3/2016 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – As a member of the UN Human Rights Council, Vietnam has affirmed its image at the UN leading human rights forum and its improved position that has been internationally recognized.

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ADB supports trade sponsorship activities in Vietnam

ADB supports trade sponsorship activities in Vietnam

3/2/2016 - 18:24

(VOVworld) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s Trade Finance Program will provide the Ho Chi Minh City Development Joint Stock Bank (HDBank) and Saigon-Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SHB) with guarantees of up to 100 million USD a year to support trade activities in Vietnam.

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EU-Vietnam FTA to promote Vietnam’s trade, investment and economic growth

EU-Vietnam FTA to promote Vietnam’s trade, investment and economic growth

3/1/2016 - 17:24

(VOVworld) – A workshop to review Vietnam’s laws ưith intellectual property commitments in the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement opened in Hanoi on Tuesday.

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Vietnamese speaker to highlight educational technology at KINSES

Vietnamese speaker to highlight educational technology at KINSES

2/29/2016 - 16:44

(VOVworld) – Doctor Pham Minh Tuan, founder of the TOPICA Educational Technology Group, was a guest speaker at the education symposium KINSES 2016 last weekend at Zayed University, Dubai.

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Vietnam introduces candidate to International Law Commission

Vietnam introduces candidate to International Law Commission

2/28/2016 - 14:55

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has, for the first time, had a candidate to run for a post in the International Law Commission, a prestigious global legal forum in charge of compiling international treaties including the 1958 Geneva Conventions on the Law of the Sea.

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Youth Month 2016 launched

Youth Month 2016 launched

2/27/2016 - 15:09

(VOVworld) – The 2016 Youth Month was launched in Vinh Phuc province on Saturday. 3,000 youth union members and young people attended the launch.

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National and corporate competitiveness depend on national governance

National and corporate competitiveness depend on national governance

2/26/2016 - 19:00

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has encouraged commercial counselors to work as a bridge to help Vietnamese businesses boost exports and promote their products abroad.

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Vietnam’s Micro Dragon satellite to be launched into orbit in 2018

Vietnam’s Micro Dragon satellite to be launched into orbit in 2018

2/25/2016 - 18:26

(VOVworld) - The MicroDragon, a miniature satellite designed and manufactured by Vietnamese engineers is scheduled to be launched in 2018 by Japan’s Epsilon rocket.

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World media criticize China’s militarization of islands in East Sea

World media criticize China’s militarization of islands in East Sea

2/24/2016 - 17:41

(VOVworld) – On Wednesday, major German newspapers criticized China’s escalation of tensions in the East Sea by deploying fighter jets to Woody island in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa archipelago. The Frankfurt General newspaper said the Beijing government had injected a new element into sovereignty disputes in the East Sea with its deployment of fighter jets to Woody island. It criticized China’s...

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Vietnam, a successful example of development

Vietnam, a successful example of development

2/23/2016 - 17:31

(VOVworld) - The Vietnam 2035 report, themed “toward prosperity creativity, equity and democracy”, was released in Hanoi on Tuesday by the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the World Bank.

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Vietnamese products shine at Asia festival in New York

Vietnamese products shine at Asia festival in New York

2/22/2016 - 18:04

(VOVworld)- On Sunday, the Asian festival opened at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City showcasing traditional cultures from China, the Republic of Korea, Mongolia, and Vietnam.

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Poetry Day held in many places

Poetry Day held in many places

2/21/2016 - 15:01

(VOVworld) – The Museum of Cultures of Vietnam’s Ethnic Groups in Thai Nguyen and Thai Nguyen Literature and Arts Association co-hosted the Poetry Day on Sunday. The event, themed “Spring aspiration”, had diverse activities and attracted a large number of artists and audiences.

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Lim festival attracts thousands of visitors

Lim festival attracts thousands of visitors

2/20/2016 - 15:15

(VOVworld) – The annual Lim festival, which opens on the 12th and 13th day of the 1st lunar month in Bac Ninh province, has attracted thousands of visitors and several singers of Quan Ho folk singing. Festival goers joined with the local people to offer incenses at Hong An pagoda and temples of the local genies.

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French businesses appreciate Vietnam’s investment environment

French businesses appreciate Vietnam’s investment environment

2/19/2016 - 18:41

(VOVworld) - The Vietnamese Embassy in France organized an exchange with members of the French-Asian Association in Paris this week.

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Vietnam active at ASEAN-US Summit

Vietnam active at ASEAN-US Summit

2/18/2016 - 16:04

(VOVworld) - Vietnam was an active attendee at the recently concluded ASEAN-US Summit in California, significantly contributing to the success of the event.

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New Year meeting with overseas Vietnamese scientists

New Year meeting with overseas Vietnamese scientists

2/17/2016 - 18:24

(VOVworld)- On Wednesday, the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Liaison Committee of Overseas Vietnamese held a New Year meeting with more than 80 overseas Vietnamese scientists, where an overview on Vietnam’s socio-economic development,

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Wednesday May 18, 2016

Wednesday May 18, 2016

(VOVworld) - We’ve received a lovely postcard and letter from Marlene Sherburne of the US. She wrote: “I haven’t written to you in some time and wanted to send you...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam