PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the 25th anniversary of Soc Trang province re-establishment ceremony

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the 25th anniversary of Soc Trang province re-establishment ceremony

4/23/2017 - 15:45

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the 25th anniversary of Soc Trang province re-establishment ceremony on Saturday. He urged the province to boost its development through regional connectivity: “The province needs to review its growth plan with focused investment in infrastructure projects with spin-off impacts to get more connectivity with the Mekong Delta. Sustainable development plan in connection...

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Soc Trang province to develop high-yield rice breeds and fruits

Soc Trang province to develop high-yield rice breeds and fruits

4/23/2017 - 15:47

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc worked with Soc Trang provincial leaders on Sunday. During the working session, the Prime Minister said this 2nd meeting between government leaders, ministries and provincial authorities over the past 6 months reflected government interest and aimed to address local difficulties in social economic development: “We

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Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue joined festival of 110th anniversary of Sam Son tourism

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue joined festival of 110th anniversary of Sam Son tourism

4/23/2017 - 15:52

(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue joined 110th anniversary of Sam Son tourism on Saturday. The event marked the upgrade of Sam Son to a city in Thanh Hoa province following a resolution by the National Assembly Standing Committee. The Deputy

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Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung continues his working visit to Ireland

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung continues his working visit to Ireland

4/23/2017 - 15:22

(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has suggested Ireland prompt the European Union (EU) to soon sign and ratify the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UVFTA) and recognize Vietnam’s market economy. Deputy Prime Minister Dung made the suggestion during his meeting with Irish Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Charles Flanagan in Dublin on April 21, where he affirmed...

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Vietnam Journalists Association launches its e-portal

Vietnam Journalists Association launches its e-portal

4/23/2017 - 16:03

(VOVworld) - Vietnam Journalists Association launched its e-portal in Da Lat city on Saturday. The e-portal aims to promote press development nationwide and encourage journalist compliance with law and regulations. This is a forum for journalists towards democratic and professional journalism and supervision of press activities. The website is available at www://nhabaovn.vn or www://chandungnhabao.vn with electronic administrative information and multimedia...

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French voters begin casting ballots in presidential election

French voters begin casting ballots in presidential election

4/23/2017 - 15:25

(VOVworld) - French voters began casting ballots for the presidential election Sunday in a tense first-round poll that's seen as a test for the spread of populism around the world. Over 60,000 polling stations opened for voters who will choose between 11 candidates in the most unpredictable election in generations. Opinion polls point to a tight race among the

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Japan started joint drill with US in the Pacific Ocean

Japan started joint drill with US in the Pacific Ocean

4/23/2017 - 15:27

(VOVworld) - Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) destroyers are to begin a joint drill with the US aircraft carrier Carl Vinson Strike Group in the western Pacific Ocean from Sunday. The Carl Vinson Strike Group, led by the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, will head to waters off the Korean Peninsula after the joint drill which is to last for several days,...

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French Consulate in New York evacuated after bomb threat

French Consulate in New York evacuated after bomb threat

4/23/2017 - 15:46

(VOVworld) - The French consulate in New York, where thousands of expatriates were registered to cast ballots in their presidential election, was briefly evacuated following a bomb threat on Saturday.

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Russia, Japan develop 20 important projects

Russia, Japan develop 20 important projects

4/23/2017 - 15:43

(VOVworld) - Japan and Russia are developing 20 joint projects in several areas, including energy and medicine, during the upcoming visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Moscow in late April, Russian news agency TASS reported on Saturday.

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North Korea says no to any dialogues with the US

North Korea says no to any dialogues with the US

4/23/2017 - 15:50

(VOVworld) – North Korea said Saturday that it is not interested in holding any dialogues with the US as long as the Donald Trump administration refuses to abandon its hostile policy towards North Korea.

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NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan: National Assembly to finetune policies for beneficiaries

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan: National Assembly to finetune policies for beneficiaries

4/22/2017 - 16:59

(VOVworld) - National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan received veterans on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of Quang Tri liberation on Saturday. She pledged more legislative review and improvement of policies to serve beneficiaries:

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Khau Vai Love Market opens

Khau Vai Love Market opens

4/22/2017 - 16:45

(VOVworld) - Khau Vai Love Market opened in Meo Vac district, Ha Giang province on Friday to promote traditional fine values of ethnic groups. The festival also restored traditional values and cultural identities to uphold social moral standards.

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Vietnam pledges favorable condition for US businesses and investors

Vietnam pledges favorable condition for US businesses and investors

4/22/2017 - 16:42

(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh met acting Trade Representative Stephen Vaught, Congress assistants and business representatives during his visit to the US on Friday.

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc: care for workers by employment solutions

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc: care for workers by employment solutions

4/22/2017 - 16:38

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held a dialogue on Saturday with 2,000 workers representing thousands of others working in key central economic region.

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Russian, US Foreign Ministers hold phone talks to resolve differences

Russian, US Foreign Ministers hold phone talks to resolve differences

4/22/2017 - 16:28

(VOVworld) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had a telephone conversation on Friday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a press release.

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G20 consents on trade liberalization and open market

G20 consents on trade liberalization and open market

4/22/2017 - 16:25

(VOVworld) - The Group of 20 major economies met on Friday on the sidelines of the 2017 Spring Meetings of the World Bank and IMF at IMF Headquarters in Washington, DC.

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Intersectoral working group visits Truong Sa archipelago

Intersectoral working group visits Truong Sa archipelago

4/22/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld) – The Commander of Zone 4 Naval Force organized a trip consisting of leaders and representatives from many sectors to visit people and soldiers in Truong Sa district, Khanh Hoa province, and DK1 Platform in the southern continental shelf.

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NA Standing Committee discusses bill on managing & using weapons

NA Standing Committee discusses bill on managing & using weapons

4/22/2017 - 16:16

(VOVworld) – The National Assembly Standing Committee on Saturday discussed and revises the bill on Managing and using weapons, explosive materials, and support devices.

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IS claims deadly attack on FSB office in Russia

IS claims deadly attack on FSB office in Russia

4/22/2017 - 15:44

(VOVworld) - IS has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on Friday on an office of Russia's main domestic intelligence agency, the FSB, in Khabarovsk. According to the text translated into English by the SITE monitoring group, the source said an IS "fighter

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Afghanistan: Taliban attack Afghan army base, killing dozens

Afghanistan: Taliban attack Afghan army base, killing dozens

4/22/2017 - 15:42

(VOVworld) - Dozens of soldiers were killed on Friday when Taliban gunmen and suicide bombers in military uniforms stormed an Afghan Army base in northern Afghanistan. The attack on the 209th Corps in Balkh Province in a crowded area where soldiers, most of them unarmed, were leaving Friday Prayer or eating lunch.

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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...