President Truong Tan Sang’s new year greetings

President Truong Tan Sang’s new year greetings

2/8/2016 - 6:00

(VOVworld) - President Truong Tan Sang’s new year greetings

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President pays Tet visit to Tay Ninh

President pays Tet visit to Tay Ninh

2/8/2016 - 14:30

(VOVworld) – On Monday President Truong Tan Sang visited the Vietnam Moc Bai company of the Republic of Korea’s Taekwang group in Tay Ninh province.

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13th National Assembly – solidarity, intellect, and reform

13th National Assembly – solidarity, intellect, and reform

2/8/2016 - 14:34

(VOVworld) – National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung told the Vietnam News Agency that the 13th National Assembly has been one of solidarity, intellect and reform. He said that the 13th National Assembly has issued many important resolutions focusing on economic restructuring to achieve the set targets. It has also increased oversight, creating changes in the state apparatus from the...

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Deputy PM visits Da Nang

Deputy PM visits Da Nang

2/8/2016 - 14:36

(VOVworld) – On Monday, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited and extended his new year greetings to police officers in Da Nang city. He asked Hai Chau district to take the lead in all movements to be worthy of the main district in Da Nang city. Mr. Phuc also paid a Tet visit to people in Thuan Phuoc ward...

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Localities receive first foreign tourists of 2016

Localities receive first foreign tourists of 2016

2/8/2016 - 14:48

(VOVworld) – On Monday, Nha Trang seaport in Khanh Hoa province held a ceremony to receive the first tourist boat of 2016, the Volendam of the Netherlands carrying 1,400 passengers aboard. Phan Thi Thanh Truc, Deputy director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, said: “We hope that the new year will bring about positive changes in tourism....

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HCM city residents visit pagodas during Tet

HCM city residents visit pagodas during Tet

2/8/2016 - 14:45

(VOVworld) – Pagodas in HCM city are packed with visitors during the first days of Tet who come to pray for a new year of peace and happiness. Nguyen Thi Nam and her children visited Vinh Nghiem pagoda in District 3. She said: “We usually visit pagodas on the first day of the new year to pray to Buddha for...

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Vietnam to reduce poverty rate 1.3-1.5% in 2016

Vietnam to reduce poverty rate 1.3-1.5% in 2016

2/8/2016 - 14:38

(VOVworld) – Vietnam aims to reduce its poverty rate 1.3-1.5% in 2016.

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World Bank continues to aid Vietnam’s socio-economic development

World Bank continues to aid Vietnam’s socio-economic development

2/8/2016 - 14:39

(VOVworld) – World Bank Country Director in Vietnam Victoria Kwakwa told the Vietnam News Agency that the World Bank will continue to support Vietnam’s socio-economic development.

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Vietnam’s contemporary art exhibit in France opens

Vietnam’s contemporary art exhibit in France opens

2/8/2016 - 14:41

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Cultural Center in Paris and the Paris French-speaking Association have co-organized an exhibit on Vietnam’s contemporary art, featuring the works of 4 young artists: Le Hoai Anh, Nguyen Xuan Hoang, Le Nguyen Manh, and Nguyen Van Ho. Artist Le Hoai Anh said: “Most of the paintings on display are portraits expressing human feelings. The paintings depict...

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South Korea, US discuss deployment of THAAD missile defense system

South Korea, US discuss deployment of THAAD missile defense system

2/8/2016 - 14:50

(VOVworld) – South Korea and the US are discussing the deployment the THAAD missile defense system following North Korea’s claim that it has successfully launched a long range rocket carrying an Earth observation satellite.

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Lunar New Year celebrated in Asia

Lunar New Year celebrated in Asia

2/8/2016 - 14:45

(VOVworld) – The Asian people enjoyed colorful fireworks and celebrative activities on Sunday night to welcome the Lunar New Year.

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UN vows new resolution to sanction North Korea’s rocket launch

UN vows new resolution to sanction North Korea’s rocket launch

2/8/2016 - 14:47

(VOVworld) – On Sunday the UN Security Council strongly condemned North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket and vowed to adopt a new sanctions resolution in response to “these dangerous and serious violations”.

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Death toll in the earthquake in Taiwan increases to 35

Death toll in the earthquake in Taiwan increases to 35

2/8/2016 - 14:51

(VOVworld) - The death toll in the 6.7 Richter scale earthquake in southern Taiwan increased to 35 people, 34 of whom were killed in a collapsed 17-story building in Tainan city.

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Refugees continue to flow into the Europe

Refugees continue to flow into the Europe

2/8/2016 - 14:59

(VOVworld) – Around 1 million refugees are likely to reach Europe in 2016, which is the same as the previous year.

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Myanmar’s new parliament opens its first session

Myanmar’s new parliament opens its first session

2/8/2016 - 14:56

(VOVworld) – Myanmar’s new parliament opened its first session on Monday in Nay Pyi Taw.

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Wednesday February 3, 2016

Wednesday February 3, 2016

(VOVworld) - To read listener letters is always the most interesting activity in our daily routine. Both compliments and criticisms tell us the results of our work. Grant Skinner of...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam