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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European Parliament hears progress of EU-Vietnam FTA talks

European Parliament hears progress of EU-Vietnam FTA talks

2/26/2015 - 15:17

(VOVworld) - The European Parliament (EP) heard reports on the progress of negotiations on the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) in Brussels on Tuesday ahead of the final round of negotiations to take place in Vietnam next month.

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US President looks forward to closer ties with Vietnam

US President looks forward to closer ties with Vietnam

2/25/2015 - 16:28

(VOVworld) – The relationship between the US and Vietnam has grown closer during the past two decades, said US President Barack Obama, who expressed his hope for closer ties both bilaterally and multilaterally.

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Vietnam always respects UN Charter’s purposes, principles

Vietnam always respects UN Charter’s purposes, principles

2/24/2015 - 17:48

(VOVworld) – Nguyen Phuong Nga, Ambassador and Vietnam’s Permanent Representative to the UN, restated Vietnam’s strong commitment to the purposes and principles of the United Nations Charter at an open debate at the Security Council on Monday.

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Vietnam, Australia cooperate in geological tourism

Vietnam, Australia cooperate in geological tourism

2/23/2015 - 16:02

(VOVworld) – The Vietnamese Consulate in Perth, Australia and Australia’s Southwestern Region Development Committee have exchanged a grotto cooperative agreement between Vietnam’s Phong Nha Ke Bang and the Augusta Margaret River Tourism Association.

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New poverty line for 2016-2020 period to be developed this year

New poverty line for 2016-2020 period to be developed this year

2/22/2015 - 16:09

(VOVworld) – This year the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs will consult the government to develop a new poverty line for the 2016-2020 period.

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Vietnam aims to generate 32 billion dollars of agricultural exports in 2015

Vietnam aims to generate 32 billion dollars of agricultural exports in 2015

2/21/2015 - 16:09

(VOVworld) - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development aims to generate 32 billion dollars of export this year.

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Tet celebrations held in France, UK, and Russia

Tet celebrations held in France, UK, and Russia

2/20/2015 - 16:43

(VOVworld) – Tet celebrations have been held across the world. A get-together took place in Paris on Thursday to welcome Tet, Vietnam’s traditional Lunar New Year.

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Tet celebrations across Vietnam

Tet celebrations across Vietnam

2/19/2015 - 16:25

(VOVworld) – People and soldiers on Ly Son island, Quang Ngai province, held a flag salute ceremony on the first day of the new lunar year. Leaders of Ly Son island district called for greater efforts to enhance the revolutionary tradition and unity to achieve socio-economic targets and maintain political stability, national defense, and security.

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5/4/2015

31°C

5/5/2015

26°C 32°C

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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...