Vietnam, DPRK exchange greetings on 65-year ties anniversary

Vietnam, DPRK exchange greetings on 65-year ties anniversary

1/31/2015 - 14:31

(VOVworld) - Leaders of Vietnam and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) have exchanged greeting messages on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of Vietnam-DPRK diplomatic ties on January 31.

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65 years of Vietnamese-Russian diplomatic ties marked in HCM city

65 years of Vietnamese-Russian diplomatic ties marked in HCM city

1/31/2015 - 14:30

(VOVworld) – Russia’s Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh city held a ceremony to mark the 65th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Russia on Friday.

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Vietnam celebrates 65th anniversary of diplomatic ties with Czech, Slovakia

Vietnam celebrates 65th anniversary of diplomatic ties with Czech, Slovakia

1/31/2015 - 15:49

(VOVworld) – A celebration to mark the 65th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and the Czech Republic and Slovakia was held in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Meeting to mark Communist Party of Vietnam’s 85th anniversary in Russia

Meeting to mark Communist Party of Vietnam’s 85th anniversary in Russia

1/31/2015 - 14:21

(VOVworld) – The Vietnamese embassy in Russia held a meeting on Friday to mark the 85th anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV). Ambassador Nguyen Thanh Son praised the role and leadership of the Party in national renewal and development over the last 85 years:

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Minister of Public Security receives US ambassador

Minister of Public Security receives US ambassador

1/31/2015 - 14:23

(VOVworld) – Minister of Public Security General Tran Dai Quang received US ambassador to Vietnam Theodore Osius in Hanoi on Friday. He wished the US ambassador a successful working term in Vietnam, contributing to deepening relations between the two countries and cooperation between Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security and US law enforcement agencies.

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Da Nang to host intel’ fireworks competition in April

Da Nang to host intel’ fireworks competition in April

1/31/2015 - 15:41

(VOV) - The Danang International Fireworks Competition (DIFC) themed “A Symphony of Colours” will take place in Da Nang city on April 28-29. The event is expected to attract five teams, including South Africa, the US, Australia, Poland and the host, Danang.

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Ceremony honors “Vi Giam folk singing as UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage of humanity

Ceremony honors “Vi Giam folk singing as UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage of humanity

1/31/2015 - 15:38

(VOVworld) – A ceremony to honor Vi-Giam folk singing of Nghe An and Ha Tinh province will be held in Vinh city, Nghe An province on Saturday evening.

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Spring festival showcases cultural characteristics of ethnic groups in Hanoi

Spring festival showcases cultural characteristics of ethnic groups in Hanoi

1/31/2015 - 15:58

(VOVworld) – A festival featuring typical cultural characteristics of Vietnamese ethnic groups will be held at the Vietnam National Village of Ethnic Culture and Tourism from February 7-11.

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EIU: Vietnam’s economy continues strong recovery

EIU: Vietnam’s economy continues strong recovery

1/31/2015 - 15:53

(VOVworld) - The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) predicts that Vietnam’s economy will continue to rebound strongly in 2015. EIU’s forecast, which is based on statistics from Vietnam’s General Statistics Office, analyzed Vietnam’s economic growth rate of 6.1% in the 3rd and 7% in the 4th quarter last year.

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Fates of Japanese and Jordanian hostages unknown

Fates of Japanese and Jordanian hostages unknown

1/31/2015 - 15:36

(VOVworld) - The fates of a Japanese journalist and Jordanian military pilot remained still unknown on Saturday, a day after the latest purported deadline for a possible prisoner swap passed with no further word from the Islamic State group holding them captive.

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New round of negotiations of the Contact Group on Ukraine cancelled

New round of negotiations of the Contact Group on Ukraine cancelled

1/31/2015 - 16:11

(VOVworld) - A new round of negotiations of the Contact Group on Ukraine in Minsk, Belarus has been cancelled after Kiev representatives did not show up.

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Controversies over hostilities in Debaltsevo

Controversies over hostilities in Debaltsevo

1/31/2015 - 16:08

(VOVworld) – The “112 Ukraine” TV channel on Friday quoted the Ukraine Crisis Media Center saying that hostilities are escalating in eastern Ukraine.

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AU summit opens in Ethiopia

AU summit opens in Ethiopia

1/31/2015 - 15:34

(VOVworld) - The 24th African Union (AU) summit kicked off Friday in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. While the official theme of the two-day meeting is women's empowerment and development, regional conflict and efforts to stem the Ebola virus topped the agenda.

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Oil prices surge nearly 4 USD a barrel

Oil prices surge nearly 4 USD a barrel

1/31/2015 - 15:31

(VOVworld) - Crude oil prices have increased by nearly USD 4 a barrel over a record decline in the number of oil drilling rigs in the United States.

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Explosion at Shiite mosque in Pakistan kills at least 20 people

Explosion at Shiite mosque in Pakistan kills at least 20 people

1/31/2015 - 15:29

(VOVworld) - Local officials say at least 20 people have been killed after a bomb blast at a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan.

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Wednesday January 28, 2015

Wednesday January 28, 2015

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Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

The Citadel of Ho Dynasty in the central province of Thanh Hoa has been named a World Cultural Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or...