President Tran Dai Quang begins State visit to Singapore

President Tran Dai Quang begins State visit to Singapore

8/28/2016 - 18:25

(VOVworld) – President Tran Dai Quang and his wife begin their State visit to Singapore from August 28 to August 30 at the invitation of Singaporean President Tony Tan Keng Yam. The visit is aimed at implementing the external affairs guidelines of the 12th National Party Congress by consolidating and deepening the strategic partnership with Singapore.

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President Tran Dai Quang attends Vietnam-Brunei Business Forum

President Tran Dai Quang attends Vietnam-Brunei Business Forum

8/28/2016 - 15:46

(VOVworld) – President Tran Dai Quang attended the Vietnam-Brunei Business Forum as part of his visit to Brunei on Sunday. At the forum, leaders of Vietnamese ministries informed businesses of economic potential in which both sides can work together.

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Prime Minister: Tourism should become spearhead economic sector of Phu Yen

Prime Minister: Tourism should become spearhead economic sector of Phu Yen

8/28/2016 - 18:06

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc worked with key leaders of Phu Yen province on Sunday as part of his tour of the south-central coast.

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visits construction site of Deo Ca tunnel

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visits construction site of Deo Ca tunnel

8/28/2016 - 15:48

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Saturday evening visited engineers and workers on the construction site of Deo Ca tunnel on national highway No1, linking Khanh Hoa and Phu Yen province.

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“Youth should nurture clear-mindedness, dreams”

“Youth should nurture clear-mindedness, dreams”

8/28/2016 - 15:52

(VOVworld) – National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan have met 445 delegates who attended a congress on excellent youth studying and following President Ho Chi Minh’s moral examples.

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High-ranking Vietnamese military delegation visits China

High-ranking Vietnamese military delegation visits China

8/28/2016 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – A high-ranking military delegation led by General Ngo Xuan Lich, Politburo member and Minister of National Defense, began a four-day official visit to China on Sunday.

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Science and technology forum for start-up companies

Science and technology forum for start-up companies

8/28/2016 - 16:33

(VOVworld) – The second science and technology forum opened in the central city of Da Nang on Sunday where students, young scientists, and start-up businesses discussed investment opportunities.

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Ninh Thuan begins construction of first wind-power plant

Ninh Thuan begins construction of first wind-power plant

8/28/2016 - 15:45

(VOVworld) – A ground-breaking ceremony for the Trung Nam wind power plant, the first of its kind in Ninh Thuan, was held on Saturday, August 27. Located in Loi Hai and Bac Phong communes in Thuan Bac district, the 90MW plant will be built at a cost of 3.96 trillion VND (177.48 million USD).

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Pilot Pham Duc Trung bestowed Order of National Defense, first class

Pilot Pham Duc Trung bestowed Order of National Defense, first class

8/28/2016 - 15:55

(VOVworld) – Minister and Chief of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung paid tribute to second lieutenant Pham Duc Trung, who died on a training mission on board of airplane L39 in Tuy Hoa, Phu Yen province, on August 26.

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Vietnam’s athletes with disability depart for Brazil Paralympics

Vietnam’s athletes with disability depart for Brazil Paralympics

8/28/2016 - 15:50

(VOVworld) – A send-off ceremony was held in Ho Chi Minh City for athletes with disability to depart for the Paralympics 2016 in Brazil. The Vietnamese delegation has 22 people, including 11 athletes to compete in swimming, weightlifting, and track and field.

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Philippine President: Talks with China should be based on arbitration court's ruling

Philippine President: Talks with China should be based on arbitration court's ruling

8/28/2016 - 16:26

(VOVworld) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has insisted that any upcoming bilateral talks with China should be based on the Hague-based arbitration tribunal's ruling on the East Sea dispute.

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IS releases video showing children executing Kurdishs

IS releases video showing children executing Kurdishs

8/28/2016 - 16:00

(VOVworld) – The website RT.com reports that the Islamic State has released a new video of 5 Kurds being executed by boy soldiers. The boy executioners are children of between 12 and 13 years old, identified by IS as British, Egyptian, Kurdish, Tunisian, and Uzbek citizens. The 9-minute video was purportedly made in Raqqa city, an IS-occupied region of Syria.

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Sudan, South Sudan resume border negotiations

Sudan, South Sudan resume border negotiations

8/28/2016 - 15:53

(VOVworld) - South Sudan’s ambassador to Khartoum Mayan Dot Waal on Friday said the joint border technical committee between the countries would resume its work in mid-September in Khartoum. Both countries had planned to resume border demarcation negotiations since June but had to postpone due to instability in South Sudan.

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Tertiary valedictorians and startup spirit

Tertiary valedictorians and startup spirit

8/28/2016 - 16:28

(VOVworld) – An exchange entitled ‘Valedictorians and Startup’ took place in Hanoi on Saturday gathering 100 outstanding valedictorians from universities and institutes in the capital city in 2016.

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Vietnam, Brunei issue joint statement

Vietnam, Brunei issue joint statement

8/27/2016 - 19:00

(VOVworld) – Vietnam and Brunei issued a joint statement on the occasion of the State visit of Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang to Brunei from August 26-28.

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President Tran Dai Quang holds talks with Bruneian Sultan

President Tran Dai Quang holds talks with Bruneian Sultan

8/27/2016 - 18:20

(VOVworld) – President Tran Dai Quang and his entourage were solemnly welcomed in Bandar Seri Begawan on August 27 for an official visit to Brunei at the invitation of Bruneian Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah.

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Foreign Ministry's building recognized as national relic site

Foreign Ministry's building recognized as national relic site

8/27/2016 - 16:26

(VOVworld) - The building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ headquarters in Hanoi is presented a certificate of national relics on August 26.

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Vietnamese Cultural Week in Cambodia opens

Vietnamese Cultural Week in Cambodia opens

8/27/2016 - 16:21

(VOVworld) - The Vietnamese Cultural Week 2016 in Cambodia kicked off at the Chaktomuk Hall in Phnom Penh on August 26.

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Vietnam-India relations in the Asia-Pacific’s century workshop in Thai Nguyen

Vietnam-India relations in the Asia-Pacific’s century workshop in Thai Nguyen

8/27/2016 - 16:08

(VOVworld) - The Ho Chi Minh National Political Academy and Thai Nguyen University opened a workshop on Vietnam-India relations on Friday. Delegates discussed ways to promote bilateral strategic partnership through exchanges of high level visits and expansion in technology and trade cooperation.

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Minister of Public Security To Lam receives the US-ASEAN Business

Minister of Public Security To Lam receives the US-ASEAN Business

8/27/2016 - 16:02

(VOVworld) - Minister of Public Security To Lam received the US-ASEAN Business Council (US-ABC) delegation led by former US Ambassador to Vietnam Michael Michalak on Friday. Minister Lam pledged further cooperation with the US relevant agencies to foster US business operations and foreign investment competitiveness in Vietnam.

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Wednesday August 24, 2016

Wednesday August 24, 2016

(VOVworld) - This week, we got an email from Arvid Husdal, a 49-year-old radio enthusiast from Kristiansand in the far south of Norway. He said his hobby is Dx-listening and...

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Welcome to Vietnam

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