President receives outgoing Australian ambassador

President receives outgoing Australian ambassador

5/26/2016 - 18:33

(VOVworld) – President Tran Dai Quang received the outgoing Australian ambassador to Vietnam Hugh Borrowman on Thursday.

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Prime Minister visits Japan to attend expanded G7 summit

Prime Minister visits Japan to attend expanded G7 summit

5/26/2016 - 17:40

(VOVworld) – On Thursday, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrived in Ai Chi prefecture to begin a visit to Japan and attend the expanded G7 summit at the invitation of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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Vietnam PM encourages Japanese businesses to invest in cooperation projects with Vietnam

Vietnam PM encourages Japanese businesses to invest in cooperation projects with Vietnam

5/26/2016 - 18:29

(VOVworld) – On Thursday Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended a high-level Vietnam-Japan Economic Policy Dialogue on Vietnam’s integration and development.

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Vietnam wants to deepen comprehensive strategic partnership with Japan

Vietnam wants to deepen comprehensive strategic partnership with Japan

5/26/2016 - 18:29

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has expressed his thanks to the Japanese government and people for providing emergency aid of 2.5 million USD to help Vietnam overcome the severe consequences of drought and salt intrusion in several central and Mekong Delta provinces.

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President Obama’s visit clarifies common perceptions of Vietnam-US strategic interests

President Obama’s visit clarifies common perceptions of Vietnam-US strategic interests

5/26/2016 - 17:38

(VOVworld) – Professor Marvin Ott, a leading East Asia researcher, has told VOV that President Obama’s visit to Vietnam had clarified common perceptions of Vietnam-US strategic interests.

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World media gives positive view on President Obama’s Vietnam visit

World media gives positive view on President Obama’s Vietnam visit

5/26/2016 - 18:36

(VOVworld) – A recent visit to Vietnam by US President Barack Obama has drawn great attention domestically and internationally, reflecting the increasing importance of Vietnam-US ties.

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Vietnam is determined to carry out reforms

Vietnam is determined to carry out reforms

5/26/2016 - 16:22

(VOVworld) - Vietnam is determined to carry out reforms, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told Country Director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Vietnam Eric Sidgwick during a reception in Hanoi on Wednesday.

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US Senate votes to end catfish inspection program

US Senate votes to end catfish inspection program

5/26/2016 - 16:25

(VOVworld) – The US Senate voted 55 to 43 on Wednesday to scrap a catfish inspection program carried out by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) since late 2015.

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Vietnam receives 4 million international visitors in 5 months of 2016

Vietnam receives 4 million international visitors in 5 months of 2016

5/26/2016 - 17:35

(VOVworld) – International visitors to Vietnam in May were estimated at more than 757,000 arrivals, up 30% against the same period last year, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.

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Vietnam's FDI surges to over 10 billion USD in Jan-May

Vietnam's FDI surges to over 10 billion USD in Jan-May

5/26/2016 - 17:37

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has attracted more than 10 billion USD of foreign direct investment in the first five months this year, up 136% from a year ago.

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G7 summit opens

G7 summit opens

5/26/2016 - 17:39

(VOVworld) – The G7 summit opened in Japan on Thursday. This has been the first G7 summit held in Asia in 8 years. During the morning session, delegates discussed global economic issues and the G7’s aims and values.

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UN Chief calls for resumption of talks with North Korea

UN Chief calls for resumption of talks with North Korea

5/26/2016 - 17:53

(VOVworld) – On Thursday, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged a return to talks with North Korea, saying he stands ready to personally contribute in any way that might be helpful.

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South Korea, Japan, US to hold envoy talks on nuclear issues

South Korea, Japan, US to hold envoy talks on nuclear issues

5/26/2016 - 17:54

(VOVworld) - Chief nuclear envoys from South Korea, Japan, and the US plan to meet in Tokyo next Wednesday to discuss North Korean issues.

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ASEAN-China Defense Ministers’ Informal Meeting opens in Laos

ASEAN-China Defense Ministers’ Informal Meeting opens in Laos

5/26/2016 - 16:33

(VOVworld) - The 6th ASEAN-China Defense Ministers’ Informal Meeting took place in Vientiane, Laos, on Wednesday, as part of the 10th ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM).

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France uses strategic oil reserves to counter strikes

France uses strategic oil reserves to counter strikes

5/26/2016 - 16:38

(VOVworld) - France has started using its strategic oil reserves to counter fuel shortages caused by union-led refinery blockades to protest the government’s labor law reforms.

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Vice State President receives Sri Lanka Solidarity with Vietnam Association.

Vice State President receives Sri Lanka Solidarity with Vietnam Association.

5/27/2016 - 18:57

(VOVworld) - Vice State President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh received a delegation of the Sri Lanka solidarity with Vietnam Association.

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Russia-Ukraine relations remain tense

Russia-Ukraine relations remain tense

5/27/2016 - 18:54

(VOVworld) – A court in Chechnya has sentenced two Ukraine citizens, Mykola Karpyuk and Stanislav Cliché, to 22 and a half and 20 years imprisonment respectively for participation in combat actions in the Republic in the 90s.

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MoU signed between ILO and Vietnam Cooperative Alliance to raise cooperatives’ capability

MoU signed between ILO and Vietnam Cooperative Alliance to raise cooperatives’ capability

5/27/2016 - 18:44

(VOVworld) – The International Labor Organization (ILO) and the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance have signed a memorandum of understanding to raise the efficiency of Vietnam’s cooperatives.

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Nearly 10,000 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean sea

Nearly 10,000 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean sea

5/27/2016 - 18:36

(VOVworld) – The Italian coastguard said it had saved 4,000 migrants on Thursday, in 22 operations, which brings the total number Italy has helped rescue since Monday to more than 10,000.

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Exhibition on “Vietnam’s Hoang Sa and Truong Sa: Historical and legal evidence” opens in Binh Phuoc

Exhibition on “Vietnam’s Hoang Sa and Truong Sa: Historical and legal evidence” opens in Binh Phuoc

5/27/2016 - 18:32

(VOVworld) - Nearly 100 maps, documents and publications on Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos are on display at Dong Xoai town in the southern province of Binh Phuoc.

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Wednesday May 18, 2016

Wednesday May 18, 2016

(VOVworld) - We’ve received a lovely postcard and letter from Marlene Sherburne of the US. She wrote: “I haven’t written to you in some time and wanted to send you...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam