PM Nguyen Tan Dung urges for efforts to overcome flood consequences

PM Nguyen Tan Dung urges for efforts to overcome flood consequences

8/2/2015 - 15:07

(VOVworld)- Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has sent a telegram to ministries, agencies and localities urging for strong efforts to overcome consequences of recent torrential rain and flooding.

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Localities exert efforts to cope with flood and storm

Localities exert efforts to cope with flood and storm

8/2/2015 - 15:09

(VOVworld)- The Central Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention and Control reports that by Saturday, 3 people died, 4 people were injured, 200 houses collapsed, nearly 2,500 ha of rice and vegetables were submerged and more than 11,500 animals died due to torrential rain and flooding in recent few days.

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About 8,000 people join a walk for AO victims

About 8,000 people join a walk for AO victims

8/2/2015 - 15:12

(VOVworld) - Nearly 8,000 people joined a walk at Dam Sen Park in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday to mark Day for Vietnamese Agent Orange/Dioxin victims on August 10.

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Ministry of Defense’s delegation visits Con Dao island

Ministry of Defense’s delegation visits Con Dao island

8/2/2015 - 15:23

(VOVworld)- Deputy Defense Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Thanh Cung headed a delegation of the Ministry of Defense and some other ministries and sectors visiting Con Dao island district of Ba Ria Vung Tau province on Sunday.

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2015 ASEAN traditional music festival opens

2015 ASEAN traditional music festival opens

8/2/2015 - 15:42

(VOVworld) – The ASEAN traditional music festival began in Thanh Hoa province on Saturday. Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports, and Tourism Vuong Duy Bien said the festival aims to honor culture and folk music of ASEAN nations and promote their tourism attractions.

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Lawyers determined to seek justice for Vietnam’s AO victims

Lawyers determined to seek justice for Vietnam’s AO victims

8/2/2015 - 15:41

(VOVworld) – Lawyers of the Paris-based William “Bourdon & Forestier” law firm are determined to seek justice for millions of Vietnam’s Agent Orange/ Dioxin victims.

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Vietnam wins the 4th World Vovinam Championship in Algeria

Vietnam wins the 4th World Vovinam Championship in Algeria

8/2/2015 - 15:11

(VOVworld)- With 19 gold and 5 silver medals, Vietnamese athletes successfully defended their championship at the 4th World Vovinam (Vietnamese martial arts) Championship in the capital city of Algiers, Algeria.

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US Secretary of State begins Middle East trip

US Secretary of State begins Middle East trip

8/2/2015 - 14:59

(VOVworld) – US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Egypt on Saturday starting his tour of the Middle East.

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Poland celebrates 71st anniversary of Warsaw Uprising

Poland celebrates 71st anniversary of Warsaw Uprising

8/2/2015 - 15:50

(VOVworld) – Poland on Saturday celebrated the 71st anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising against the Nazi. The program included many ceremonies in commemoration of these past events. At 5:00 p.m. local time, the sounds of sirens commemorated the so-called "W" hour, the exact time of the beginning of the uprising.

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ASEAN Senior Official Meeting convened

ASEAN Senior Official Meeting convened

8/2/2015 - 15:10

(VOVworld)- ASEAN senior officials gathered in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday to prepare for the 48th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings which will open on Tuesday.

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India, Bangladesh resolve territorial issues

India, Bangladesh resolve territorial issues

8/2/2015 - 15:45

(VOVworld) - India and Bangladesh on Saturday celebrated the swapping of 162 pieces of land along their borders. The agreement to swap land lots of one country’s sovereignty located in the other country’s territory has resolved territorial issues of 4,000 km of border line and the identification of 52,000 residents along the border.

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New Taliban leader vows to continue insurgency

New Taliban leader vows to continue insurgency

8/2/2015 - 15:15

(VOVworld)- The new Afghan Taliban leader appealed for unity in the insurgency in his first public message released on Saturday amid reports his predecessor's family members opposed his selection.

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Some 260 PKK members killed in Turkey air strikes

Some 260 PKK members killed in Turkey air strikes

8/2/2015 - 15:13

(VOVworld)- Around 260 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) have been killed and hundreds more wounded in Ankara's week-long campaign of air strikes against targets of the group inside Turkey and in northern Iraq, the official Anatolia news agency said Saturday.

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Nigeria assumes UN Security Council presidency

Nigeria assumes UN Security Council presidency

8/2/2015 - 15:04

(VOVworld) – Nigeria has assumed the one-month rotational Presidency of the UN Security Council.

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Egypt’s armed forces kill 26 terrorists

Egypt’s armed forces kill 26 terrorists

8/1/2015 - 16:45

(VOVworld) – At least 26 terrorists were killed and dozens of others were injured Friday in an air strike by the Egyptian Army’s Apache helicopter in the southern city of Sheikh Zeweid, North Sinai.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

A: We’d like to say hello today to Mogire Machuki of Kenya. In an email to VOV this week, he wrote: “Greetings from Kisii Kenya, my pleasure connecting with VOV,...

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Hoi An Ancient Town Vietnam-Vietnam Tourism

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