International conference discusses Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa archipelagoes

International conference discusses Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa archipelagoes

6/20/2014 - 15:59

(VOVworld) – 100 Vietnamese and foreign scholars gathered in Da Nang to study historical and legal evidence proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos. A similar event took place there in April, 2013.

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Role of localities highlighted in international integration

Role of localities highlighted in international integration

6/19/2014 - 18:32

(VOVworld) – Delegates from 5 Central Highland provinces and 5 other adjacent provinces met to discuss opportunities and challenges facing the local authorities and businesses during international integration at a conference that opened in Buon Ma Thuot City, the central province of Dac Lak on Thursday.

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Lam Dong province urged to further attract investment

Lam Dong province urged to further attract investment

6/19/2014 - 18:25

(VOVworld) – The Central Highlands Steering Committee has urged Lam Dong provincial authorities to further develop party cells in hamlets and attract investment, while offering coffee growers preferential loans for expanding growing areas.

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Vietnam supports international cooperation on humanitarian mine action

Vietnam supports international cooperation on humanitarian mine action

6/18/2014 - 17:47

(VOVworld) – The first meeting of the expert group on Humanitarian Mine Action within the framework of the ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM+) opened in Hanoi on Wednesday.

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Vietnam and the Netherlands join global efforts to fight climate change

Vietnam and the Netherlands join global efforts to fight climate change

6/17/2014 - 18:35

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte co-chaired a conference on plans for coordination to develop the Mekong river delta in Hanoi on Tuesday.

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Writing contest on the 1975 Victory launched

Writing contest on the 1975 Victory launched

6/16/2014 - 19:25

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam War Veterans Association has launched a writing contest about Vietnam’s victory in the anti-US war in 1975 and patriotism in the current spirit of national defense and construction.

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Art program “Light up your dreams”

Art program “Light up your dreams”

6/15/2014 - 15:57

(VOVworld) – An art program called “Light up your dreams” was held on Saturday in response to the action month for children 2014.

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“Millions of hearts toward the homeland’s sea and islands” festival

“Millions of hearts toward the homeland’s sea and islands” festival

6/14/2014 - 15:59

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Youth Federation in Ho Chi Minh city launched the “Millions of hearts toward the homeland’s sea and islands” festival on Saturday.

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Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam: Mobilizing social resources to prevent HIV/AIDS

Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam: Mobilizing social resources to prevent HIV/AIDS

6/13/2014 - 18:36

(VOVworld) – Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam urged related ministries and agencies to further efforts to mobilize all possible social resources for the fight against HIV/AIDS as the state budget and ODA funds for HIV/AIDS preventive programs have reduced since the beginning of this year.

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PM bids farewell to Norwegian and Saudi Arabian Ambassadors

PM bids farewell to Norwegian and Saudi Arabian Ambassadors

6/12/2014 - 19:00

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung bid farewell to Norwegian Ambassador Stale Torstein Risa and Saudi Arabian Ambassador Saah A. H. Sharhan on Thursday in Hanoi as the two ambassadors ended their working terms in Vietnam.

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Vietnam joins efforts in land mine clearance

Vietnam joins efforts in land mine clearance

6/12/2014 - 18:52

(VOVworld) – An expert working group on humanitarian mine action within the ASEAN Defense Ministers Meeting Plus (ADMM+) will begin their first meeting in Hanoi on June 17.

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Vietnam pledges continued efforts to promote and ensure human rights

Vietnam pledges continued efforts to promote and ensure human rights

6/11/2014 - 16:05

(VOVworld) – The UN Human Rights Council convened its 26th session in Geneva on Tuesday with representatives from 47 member countries, UN members, high commissioners for Human Rights, and international NGOs for human rights participating.

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Vietnam steps up anti-corruption efforts

Vietnam steps up anti-corruption efforts

6/10/2014 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-funded project to enhance anti-corruption efforts in Vietnam.

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ASEAN SOMs and related meetings discuss situation in the East Sea

ASEAN SOMs and related meetings discuss situation in the East Sea

6/9/2014 - 16:23

(VOVworld) – A number of ASEAN Senior Official Meetings (SOM) took place in Myanmar last weekend. The meetings were in preparation for the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings, scheduled for early August in Myanmar.

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Writing contest on noble but modest role models

Writing contest on noble but modest role models

6/8/2014 - 15:25

(VOVworld) – The awards ceremony for the 5th writing contest on noble but modest role models took place in Hanoi on Saturday.

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Wednesday August 27, 2014

Wednesday August 27, 2014

(VOVworld) - Walt Davison of the UK wrote: "I was surprised to discover what a beautiful country Vietnam is, and how many tourism opportunities there are for visitors from other...

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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...