Israeli President visits Ha Long Bay

Israeli President visits Ha Long Bay

3/22/2017 - 18:24

(VOVworld) - Israeli President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin and his spouse today/ Wednesday visited the northern province of Quang Ninh and the UNESCO-recognised world natural heritage of Ha Long Bay.

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Vietnam, Israel businesses sign health care cooperation deal

Vietnam, Israel businesses sign health care cooperation deal

3/22/2017 - 17:24

(VOVworld) - TH Group of Vietnam and Israel’s MedicDan Ltd. and Staromedic International on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation to develop a high tech medical and health care complex in Hanoi. Visiting Israeli President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin and Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien witnessed the signing of the deal. Under the project, an electronic hospital...

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President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin’s Vietnam visit covered in Egyptian, Israeli media

President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin’s Vietnam visit covered in Egyptian, Israeli media

3/22/2017 - 17:09

(VOVworld) – Israeli President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin’s visit to Vietnam was widely covered by Egyptian and Israeli media. Egyptian online newspaper Youm Sabaa said President

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NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan receives Ambassadors of Norway and the Czech Republic

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan receives Ambassadors of Norway and the Czech Republic

3/22/2017 - 19:17

(VOVworld) - National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan received Norwegian Ambassador Siren Gjerme Eriksem on Wednesday. She called for more bilateral cooperation in technology transfer and Norway’s acceleration of early signing of free trade agreement between Vietnam and the EU free trade bloc as Norway is the negotiation coordinating country.

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Vietnam congratulates LPRP on 62th founding anniversary

Vietnam congratulates LPRP on 62th founding anniversary

3/22/2017 - 18:29

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung today sent greeting flowers from Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and the Vietnamese Embassy to the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) on the occasion of the party’s 62th founding anniversary.

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Vietnam, US enhance IT cooperation

Vietnam, US enhance IT cooperation

3/22/2017 - 16:27

(VOVworld) - Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan has called for US businesses’ engagement in IT cooperation with Vietnam.

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Vietnam boosts external relations with Russia

Vietnam boosts external relations with Russia

3/22/2017 - 17:06

(VOVworld) - Vice Chairman of the Vietnam National Assembly’s External Relations Committee Nguyen Manh Tien led a delegation to visit Russia from over the past 4 days to enhance bilateral cooperation. During a working session with Deputy Chairman of Russia’s State Duma Committee on Foreign Affairs Anatoly Karpov in Moscow on Tuesday, the two sides praised the growing friendship and...

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Mother Au Co worship named national intangible cultural heritage

Mother Au Co worship named national intangible cultural heritage

3/22/2017 - 17:03

(VOVworld) - Phu Tho Province on Tuesday was recognized for its Mother Au Co worship as a national intangible cultural heritage. Worship at the Mother Au Co Temple in Hien Luong commune, Ha Hoa district, Phu Tho province, is practiced in several forms, including worshipping Mother Au Co and her children.

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French Election 2017: Emmanuel Macron has the advantage

French Election 2017: Emmanuel Macron has the advantage

3/22/2017 - 17:01

(VOVworld) - Presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron now seems to have the lead among other leading candidates. Macron's campaign has been boosted by backing from members of President Francois Hollande's government.

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All Syria sides confirm attendance at Geneva talks

 All Syria sides confirm attendance at Geneva talks

3/22/2017 - 17:05

(VOVworld) – The United Nations said on Tuesday that the Syrian government and opposition parties in Syria confirmed their attendance at peace talks set to resume in Geneva this week despite renewed fighting around Damascus.

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Thailand, Philippines work to maintain regional peace, stability

Thailand, Philippines work to maintain regional peace, stability

3/22/2017 - 16:39

(VOVworld) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte committed to work with Thailand to boost maritime cooperation and maintain peace and stability at sea during a meeting with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha on Tuesday in Bangkok.

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US House Foreign Affairs Committee tightens sanctions on North Korea

US House Foreign Affairs Committee tightens sanctions on North Korea

3/22/2017 - 19:11

(VOVworld) – US House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce on Tuesday introduced fresh legislation tightening sanctions on North Korea, including banning any ships of countries violating UN sanctions on the North from US waters or ports.

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Philippines protests China’s construction on the Scarborough Shoal

Philippines protests China’s construction on the Scarborough Shoal

3/22/2017 - 18:41

(VOVworld) - The Philippines will file a strong protest against China after China announced preparatory work for an environmental radar station on the disputed Scarborough Shoal in the East Sea.

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South Korea: Democratic Party begins polling to elect presidential candidate

South Korea: Democratic Party begins polling to elect presidential candidate

3/22/2017 - 18:44

(VOVworld) – South Korean Democratic Party (DP) on Wednesday began a 10-day vote to elect its candidate for the upcoming presidential election, scheduled in May.

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International Day of Forests: FAO calls on Central American countries to protect the “green lung”

International Day of Forests: FAO calls on Central American countries to protect the “green lung”

3/22/2017 - 18:46

(VOVworld) – The Food and Agriculture Organization for United Nations (FAO) on Tuesday called on Central American countries to enhance forestry protection in response to the International Day of Forests, March 21st.

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Ambassadors in Czech learn about Vietnamese culture

Ambassadors in Czech learn about Vietnamese culture

3/22/2017 - 17:17

(VOVworld) - Ambassadors of Asian and European nations in Prague Tuesday had a study tour to learn about Vietnamese culture, food, and trading potential at the Sapa Culture and Trade Center. The ambassadors were introduced to the history of Buddhism

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South Korean prosecutors end interrogation of ousted President Park

South Korean prosecutors end interrogation of ousted President Park

3/22/2017 - 16:59

(VOVworld) – South Korean prosecutors ended an interrogation of ousted President Park Geun-hye late on Tuesday night over a corruption scandal that led to her impeachment.

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EU leaders to decide Brexit negotiations strategy at April summit

EU leaders to decide Brexit negotiations strategy at April summit

3/22/2017 - 16:43

(VOVworld) - A summit of 27 EU member states to discuss Brexit will be held on 29 April, a month after the UK triggers Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, said President of the European Council Donald Tusk on Tuesday.

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Vietnam marks World Water Day

Vietnam marks World Water Day

3/22/2017 - 16:24

(VOVworld) – A national rally to mark World Water Day was held on Wednesday in Bac Ninh province by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

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Vietnam pledges to protect intellectual property

Vietnam pledges to protect intellectual property

3/21/2017 - 23:23

(VOVworld)- President Tran Dai Quang has stressed the importance of protecting industrial property, ensuring fair competition, and encouraging creativity via the Civil Code.

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...