Thailand supports Japan's higher international role

Thailand supports Japan's higher international role

5/2/2016 - 16:26

(VOVworld) – Thailand’s Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai voiced the support of Thailand for Japan to holding the presidency of G7 group during the meeting with Japan's foreign minister Fumio Kishida in Bangkok on Sunday. Japan's foreign minister Fumio Kishida reaffirmed Japan’s economic ties with Thailand and support for the ASEAN. Both sides also talked on issues related to the regional...

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Russia, US negotiate ceasefire mechanism in Aleppo

Russia, US negotiate ceasefire mechanism in Aleppo

5/2/2016 - 16:20

(VOVworld) – Russian Defense Ministry said on Sunday that talks between Russia and the US are taking place with the efforts to stop the fighting in Aleppo in northern Syria and establish the temporary ceasefire. The head of the Russian center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria, Lieutenant General Sergei Kurylenko said that the ceasefire regime in Damascus...

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Vietnam’s bananas sold in Japan

Vietnam’s bananas sold in Japan

5/2/2016 - 16:13

(VOVworld)- Bananas imported from Vietnam have been available in Japan’s Don Kihote discount chain stores from April 30, marking the presence of Vietnamese bananas in Japan’s retail market.

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Localities packed with tourists on Reunification Day and May Day

Localities packed with tourists on Reunification Day and May Day

5/2/2016 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – Khanh Hoa province has received more than 19,000 foreign tourists and 110,000 domestic visitors on the national holiday of Reunification Day and May Day.

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Vietnamese in Japan protest China’s East Sea violation

Vietnamese in Japan protest China’s East Sea violation

5/2/2016 - 16:10

(VOVworld)- Some 200 Vietnamese living in Japan’s Osaka prefecture and Kansai region plus many Japanese took to the streets on Sunday to protest China’s violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty in the East Sea.

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French warship visits Vietnam

French warship visits Vietnam

5/2/2016 - 16:09

(VOVworld) - The French Naval ship Tonnerres anchored at Cam Ranh Port, Khanh Hoa province on Monday.

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IS claimed bomb attacks in Southern Iraq

IS claimed bomb attacks in Southern Iraq

5/2/2016 - 16:08

(VOVworld) - Two suicide car bombs claimed by Islamic State killed at least 33 people and wounded 75 others in southern Iraq on Sunday. Islamic State said it had attacked a gathering of special forces in Samawa with one car bomb and then blew up the second when security forces responded to the site.

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Ba Ria-Vung Tau holds early election at sea

Ba Ria-Vung Tau holds early election at sea

5/2/2016 - 16:06

(VOVworld) – Final preparations are underway in the Naval Zone 2 in the southern city of Vung Tau for early voting for the elections to the 14th National Assembly and People’s Councils at all levels.

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Southern Liberation Day cerebrated abroad

Southern Liberation Day cerebrated abroad

5/2/2016 - 16:05

(VOVworld)- The Vietnamese Embassy in Argentina and the Argentina-Vietnam Cultural Institute (ICAV) organized a seminar on Vietnam to mark the Southern Liberation and National Reunification Day April 30 on Sunday in Buenos Aires.

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G-7 meeting discusses investment promotion

G-7 meeting discusses investment promotion

5/2/2016 - 16:05

(VOVworld) - Energy ministers from the Group of Seven (G-7) countries began two days of talks in Kitakyushu city of Japan on Sunday, discussing first on promoting investment in production, infrastructure and technology to ensure stable energy supplies. Participants addressed concerns that declining spending on development projects could lead to a shortage of supply capacity and increase fuel prices. On...

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First Quang Chieu Zen ceremony held in Hue Festival

First Quang Chieu Zen ceremony held in Hue Festival

5/2/2016 - 16:02

(VOVworld)- The Vietnam Buddhist Shangha’s Thua Thien Hue branch and the 2016 Hue Festival organizers held the first Quang Chieu Zen ceremony in Hue city on Sunday night.

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Vietnam General Confederation of Labour marks May Day

Vietnam General Confederation of Labour marks May Day

5/2/2016 - 15:58

(VOVworld)- The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour held a ceremony to mark the International Workers’ Day (May Day) on Sunday night in Hanoi to recall the great role of the Vietnamese working class in national construction and defence.

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PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc: Resolutely deal with law violators in environmental incident

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc: Resolutely deal with law violators in environmental incident

5/2/2016 - 15:54

(VOVworld)- Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his deputies Trinh Dinh Dung and Vo Duc Dam on Sunday chaired a meeting with leaders of central provinces affected by the mass fish deaths.

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Yemen government suspends talks with rebels

Yemen government suspends talks with rebels

5/2/2016 - 15:52

(VOVworld) - Yemen's government temporarily suspended on Sunday its participation in talks with Houthi militia delegation during peace talks in Kuwait in protest at their takeover of Al-Amaliqa military base and continued ceasefire violations. Yemen Foreign minister and head of delegation Abdulmalek al-Mikhlafi

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Chango Foundation group to perform traditional Columbian Marimba songs

Chango Foundation group to perform traditional Columbian Marimba songs

5/1/2016 - 16:17

(VOVworld)- Chango Foundation will offer Vietnamese audiences a Colombian folk traditional music performance on May 4 in a collaborative programme by the Embassy of Colombia in Vietnam and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

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5/4/2016

12°C

5/5/2016

12°C 19°C

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GBP 32,242 32,760
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Wednesday April 27, 2016

Wednesday April 27, 2016

(VOVworld) - Although it’s the beginning of summer, it’s pretty hot with the midday temperature in Hanoi at around 32 DC and HCM city at 36 DC. Luckily there are...

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