VASS holds workshop to gather opinions on amendments to the 1992 Constitution

VASS holds workshop to gather opinions on amendments to the 1992 Constitution

6/19/2012 - 20:12

(VOVworld)- The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences held a workshop to gather comments on amendments and supplements to the 1992 Constitution. Delegates called for inputs to provisions on the State organizational structure

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VNA celebrates 55th anniversary of the photography editing section

VNA celebrates 55th anniversary of the photography editing section

6/19/2012 - 20:09

(VOVworld)-The Vietnam News Agency has marked the 55th founding anniversary of the photography editing section on the occasion of the Vietnam Revolutionary Press Day on June 21. The editing section was conferred with the Independence Order, 3rd class in recognition of its contribution to the national revolutionary press. Speaking during the ceremony on Tuesday, National Assembly Deputy Chairman Uong Chu...

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Prime Minister issues decree on socio-economic development plan

Prime Minister issues decree on socio-economic development plan

6/19/2012 - 18:16

(VOVworld) – The Prime Minister has asked Ministries, sectors and localities to build socio-economic development plans, estimates for State budget and State budget investment plans from 2013 to 2015.

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Negotiation on Iran’s nuclear program resumes in Russia

Negotiation on Iran’s nuclear program resumes in Russia

6/19/2012 - 18:14

Negotiation between Iran and the P5+1 group on Iran’s nuclear program has resumed in Russia. Participants called on Iran to halt its production of 20 percent enriched uranium.

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NA discusses the Draft Law of Lawyers and the revised Draft Law on cooperatives

NA discusses the Draft Law of Lawyers and the revised Draft Law on cooperatives

6/19/2012 - 18:02

(VOVworld) – The National Assembly today discussed supplements and amendments to the Draft Law on Lawyers. Many deputies suggested that civil servants should not act as lawyers, in accordance with the international regulations, as this could affect their objectiveness during legal procedures. Most of the deputies proposed increasing training course for lawyers from six to 12 months.

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US Assistant Secretary of State visits Vietnam

US Assistant Secretary of State visits Vietnam

6/19/2012 - 17:46

(VOVworld) - US Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Andrew J. Shapiro will travel to Vietnam, Brunei, and Thailand in the next 5 days. On his first leg of his tour in Hanoi on Tuesday and Wednesday, Assistant Secretary Shapiro will lead the fifth meeting of the US-Vietnam Political, Security, and Defense Dialogue.

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Solutions to support poor flood-stricken households

Solutions to support poor flood-stricken households

6/19/2012 - 17:46

(VOVworld) – The Prime Minister has signed a Decision on piloting solutions to support poor households to improve their living safety to deal with floods. Accordingly, towers will be built as shelters for 700 poor families in 14 communes severely affected by floods in 7 provinces in northern central and central coastal region.

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Vietnam needs to have common coffee contract template

Vietnam needs to have common coffee contract template

6/19/2012 - 16:51

(VOVworld) - Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association (Vicofa) has compiled a common export contract template for coffee exporters in a bid to control possible risks in case of trade disputes.

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7th G20 summit opens in Mexico

7th G20 summit opens in Mexico

6/19/2012 - 16:42

World leaders struggled Monday to inject confidence for the global economy into the G20 summit in Mexico dominated by a spiraling European debt crisis that is troubling markets and paralyzing growth.

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President Ho Chi Minh "Prison diary" launched in Bangladesh

President Ho Chi Minh

6/19/2012 - 7:56

(VOVworld) - President Ho Chi Minh’s Prison diary has been launched in Bangladesh by the Jatio Sahitto Prokashoni Publishing House.

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President stresses significance of Vietnam-Lao friendship year

President stresses significance of Vietnam-Lao friendship year

6/19/2012 - 7:53

(VOVworld) - President Truong Tan Sang says 2012 is the Vietnam-Lao Friendship and Solidarity year, which marks the 50th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties and the 35th anniversary of the signing of the Friendship and Solidarity Treaty.

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Russia orders warships to Syria

Russia orders warships to Syria

6/18/2012 - 18:31

The General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces has announced that it will send warships from its Black Sea Fleet to the Syrian port of Tartus to secure a military base it rents from Syria on the Mediterranean coast.

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National Assembly passes five laws

National Assembly passes five laws

6/18/2012 - 18:26

l(VOVworld) – The National Assembly today approved 5 laws: Laws on Deposit Insurance, Law on Anti-money Laundering, Law on Tertiary Education, Law on Prevention of Tobacco's Harmful Effects and Law on Labor Code. The same day, the legislative body discussed the revised Draft Law on Publishing.

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10th Press Award for the cause of great national unity

10th Press Award for the cause of great national unity

6/18/2012 - 18:17

(VOVworld) - A ceremony was held in Hanoi today to mark the 87th anniversary of the Vietnam Revolutionary Press Day and to launch the 10th Press Award for the cause of great national unity.

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Taking advantage of e-commerce in international economic integration

Taking advantage of e-commerce in international economic integration

6/18/2012 - 18:15

(VOVworld) – Vietnam is rated as having potential for e-commerce according to delegates at a seminar on taking the advantages of e-commerce in international economic integration held in Hanoi today. However, they agreed that there remain difficulties in applying electronic information in production due to weak and unprofessional distribution channels.

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Vietnam ranked as world’s second happiest nation

Vietnam ranked as world’s second happiest nation

6/18/2012 - 18:08

(VOV) - Vietnam is considered the second happiest country in the world, behind Costa Rica, with Colombia third, despite the residents constant groaning over traffic jams and overcrowded hospitals and schools.

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Vietnam to attend Conference on Sustainable Development

Vietnam to attend Conference on Sustainable Development

6/18/2012 - 18:00

(VOVworld) – Deputy PM Nguyen Thien Nhan leads a Vietnamese delegation to attend the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) from today until next Monday in Brazil.

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Vietnam, Morocco strengthen cooperation

Vietnam, Morocco strengthen cooperation

6/18/2012 - 16:57

(VOVworld)-Morocco has expressed a desire to strengthen its links with Vietnam, especially in trade, investment, tourism, culture, education and training.

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Strengthening Vietnam-Laos comprehensive cooperation

Strengthening Vietnam-Laos comprehensive cooperation

6/18/2012 - 16:55

(VOVworld)-A meeting was held in Quang Binh province on Sunday to mark the 35th anniversary of the signing of Vietnam-Lao Friendship and Cooperation Treaty and the 50th anniversary of their diplomatic ties.

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Price stabilization programs expanded

Price stabilization programs expanded

6/17/2012 - 16:37

(VOVworld)-The government will continue to facilitate provinces in their price stabilization program to assist local people, especially farmers and the poor. Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai made the assurance at an o

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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...