Vietnam respects and guarantees citizens’ fundamental rights

Vietnam respects and guarantees citizens’ fundamental rights

5/16/2016 - 16:25

(VOVworld)- Head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the UN in Geneva Ambassador Nguyen Trung Thanh says Vietnam respects and guarantees citizens’ fundamental rights, including the right to freedom of meeting and speech, in line with its 2013 Constitution and international norms on human rights.

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Talks about President Ho Chi Minh in Germany

Talks about President Ho Chi Minh in Germany

5/15/2016 - 15:39

(VOVworld) – Embassy staff and Vietnamese expats in Germany participated in talks on Saturday about President Ho Chi Minh’s great personalities and revolutionary career.

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Czech-Vietnamese dictionary honored

Czech-Vietnamese dictionary honored

5/14/2016 - 15:22

(VOVworld) – The Czech Translation Council held a ceremony in Prague on Friday to award outstanding translation works in 2016.

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The World Bank provides Vietnam with 150 million dollars to help improve competitiveness

The World Bank provides Vietnam with 150 million dollars to help improve competitiveness

5/13/2016 - 18:36

(VOVworld) - The World Bank has freshly approved a loan worth 150 million USD for Vietnam to improve local development policy related to economic management and competitiveness.

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Solutions to help Vietnamese farmers joining the TPP

Solutions to help Vietnamese farmers joining the TPP

5/12/2016 - 17:59

(VOVworld) – The Vietnamese Farmers’ Association held a workshop on Thursday to look into the impacts of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement on Vietnam’s agricultural industry and seek solutions to help farmers overcome difficulties, develop production, and improve their competitiveness in the global market.

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Ambassadors conquer Son Doong, the world’s biggest cave

Ambassadors conquer Son Doong, the world’s biggest cave

5/11/2016 - 18:34

(VOVworld) - A group of foreign ambassadors to Vietnam, a UNESCO representative, and the US Assistant Secretary of State have arrived in Quang Binh for an adventure in Son Doong, the world’s biggest natural cave. The diplomats are from Argentina, Sweden, Italy, the UK, Australia, and Czech.

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US pledges to help Vietnam implement TPP

US pledges to help Vietnam implement TPP

5/10/2016 - 18:12

(VOVworld) – At a press briefing in Hanoi on Tuesday, Daniel Russel, the US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, talked about the US policy of prioritizing increased promotion of cooperation with Vietnam. He also noted the topics to be discussed between President Obama and Vietnamese leaders during his visit later this month, in particular boosting...

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Europe Days in Vietnam kicks off

Europe Days in Vietnam kicks off

5/9/2016 - 18:37

(VOVworld) – Europe Days in Vietnam 2016 kicked off on Monday, promising a fascinating journey through the European cultural scene with a range of diverse activities, a blend of music, movies, sports, food, science and creativity.

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Former US colonel: Vietnam’s just cause makes me oppose war

Former US colonel: Vietnam’s just cause makes me oppose war

5/8/2016 - 14:35

(VOVworld) – On Sunday, the Vietnamese embassy in the US presented Vietnam’s Friendship Order to Andre Sauvageot for his contributions to promoting Vietnam-US relations. Sauvageot served the US army during the Vietnam war and he has contributed significantly to bilateral ties. Sauvageot said: “I’m very moved. This is an honor that I never thought I would be given. It motivates...

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Celebrations of Dien Bien Phu victory

Celebrations of Dien Bien Phu victory

5/7/2016 - 14:19

(VOVworld) – A ceremony was held in Dien Bien Phu city on Saturday to commemorate the 62nd anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu victory. Dien Bien province received the Labor Order, first class, on this occasion.

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Vietnam, Japan strengthen multi-faceted cooperation

Vietnam, Japan strengthen multi-faceted cooperation

5/6/2016 - 18:47

(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida have agreed to consolidate political trust by maintaining regular visits and dialogues, and upholding existing dialogue mechanisms.

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“Hoa Lu thi tap” Epic Poem collection recognized the world's only version

“Hoa Lu thi tap” Epic Poem collection recognized the world's only version

5/5/2016 - 18:41

(VOVworld) – The World Records Union granted a certificate for the only version in the world for Hoa Lu Epic, a collection of 121 poems written by Prof. PhD Hoang Quang Thuan, President of the Institute of Telecommunication Technology under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology.

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Dioxin-contaminated Da Nang soil treated

Dioxin-contaminated Da Nang soil treated

5/4/2016 - 16:54

(VOVworld) - US Ambassador Ted Osius and Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of National Defense, announced on Tuesday the successful treatment of dioxin-contaminated soil at Da Nang International Airport under a project managed by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of National Defense.

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Vietnam’s software sector grows rapidly overseas

Vietnam’s software sector grows rapidly overseas

5/3/2016 - 14:05

(VOVworld) – Truong Gia Binh, President of the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA), said Vietnamese IT enterprises are preparing to welcome a shift of the IT market from foreign investors, particularly those from Japan.

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Vietnam General Confederation of Labour marks May Day

Vietnam General Confederation of Labour marks May Day

5/2/2016 - 15:58

(VOVworld)- The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour held a ceremony to mark the International Workers’ Day (May Day) on Sunday night in Hanoi to recall the great role of the Vietnamese working class in national construction and defence.

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Ha Long Carnival 2016 opens

Ha Long Carnival 2016 opens

5/1/2016 - 16:03

(VOVworld)- The Ha Long Carnival 2016 featuring the theme “Convergence and Pervasiion” took place in Ha Long City, Quang Ninh province on Saturday.

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Vietnam retains Standard & Poor's credit rating

Vietnam retains Standard & Poor's credit rating

4/30/2016 - 18:12

(VOVworld) - Standard & Poor's credit rating for the country stands at BB-/B with stable outlook, unchanged from the rating announced in March 2015, according to the Vietnamese Ministry of Finance on Friday.

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FEALAC convenes its first session in Hue

FEALAC convenes its first session in Hue

4/29/2016 - 18:36

(VOVworld) - The first meeting of the project ‘Establishing the network of cultural cities of the Forum for East Asia-Latin America Co-operation’ (FEALAC) took place in Hue on Friday under the presence of mayors and representatives from 16 member countries. The meeting was part of the ongoing Hue Festival.

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EU, Vietnam to boost trade ties

EU, Vietnam to boost trade ties

4/28/2016 - 17:27

(VOVworld) - European parliament members, economists and business representatives gathered in Brussels on Wednesday to discuss ways to boost EU-Vietnam trade relations.

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Exhibit on President Ho Chi Minh and NA and People’s Council elections

Exhibit on President Ho Chi Minh and NA and People’s Council elections

4/27/2016 - 16:37

(VOVworld) – An exhibit on President Ho Chi Minh and National Assembly and People’s Council elections opened at the HCM Museum in Hanoi this week.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

A: Shooting began as a sport in Vietnam in the early 1960s with the first shooters being members of the army and railway sector. At that time, the marksmen practiced...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam