Prime Minister receives IMF chief representative in Vietnam

Prime Minister receives IMF chief representative in Vietnam

8/30/2016 - 19:26

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Jonathan Dunn, chief representative of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Vietnam on Tuesday in Hanoi.

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National Assembly Chairwoman receives Lao high-ranking official

National Assembly Chairwoman receives Lao high-ranking official

8/30/2016 - 18:52

(VOVworld) – National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan received Saysomphone Phomvihane, Politburo member and Chairman of the Lao Front for National Construction’s Central Committee, in Hanoi on Tuesday.

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France seeks to improve relations with Muslim community

France seeks to improve relations with Muslim community

8/30/2016 - 18:19

(VOVworld) - France’s government has sought to open a new chapter in relations with the country’s Muslims following tensions caused by bans on burkinis and a series of attacks carried out by IS-linked militants.

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Vietnam-Mozambique friendly football tournament to mark Vietnam’s National Day

Vietnam-Mozambique friendly football tournament to mark Vietnam’s National Day

8/30/2016 - 18:17

(VOVworld) – A friendly football competition between Vietnam and Mozambique was held last weekend in Mozambique’s capital Maputo to celebrate the 71st anniversary of the August Revolution and National Day on September 2.

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Indian Prime Minister to visit Vietnam

Indian Prime Minister to visit Vietnam

8/30/2016 - 18:17

(VOVworld) – India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay an official visit to Vietnam from September 2 to 3, according to Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Brazilians march against impeachment of suspended President Dilma Rousseff

Brazilians march against impeachment of suspended President Dilma Rousseff

8/30/2016 - 18:17

(VOVworld) - Supporters of Brazil’s suspended President Dilma Rousseff held demonstrations in the big cities on Monday to protest her impeachment trial in the Senate.

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President Tran Dai Quang concludes State visit to Singapore

President Tran Dai Quang concludes State visit to Singapore

8/30/2016 - 18:15

(VOVworld) – President Tran Dai Quang and wife on Tuesday concluded their State visit to Singapore. Earlier in the morning, at a reception for Singapore’s Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong, President Quang acknowledged the minister’s significant contributions to boosting Vietnam-Singapore relations.

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Photo exhibition on Truong Sa islands opens in Hanoi

Photo exhibition on Truong Sa islands opens in Hanoi

8/30/2016 - 18:14

(VOVworld) – A photographic exhibition about Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago by Radio the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) journalist Nguyen My Tra during her trip to the islands this June, opened in Hanoi on Tuesday.

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EU defines post-Brexit priorities for development

EU defines post-Brexit priorities for development

8/30/2016 - 18:14

(VOVworld) – Germen Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that 27 EU members have defined priorities for the bloc’s future development and promised to actively push such plans forward.

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PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc: regaining confidence in national economy

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc: regaining confidence in national economy

8/30/2016 - 16:59

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired the government’s meeting for August on Monday. Cabinet members discussed 5 bills and some ordinances and decrees and assessed the socio-economic situation in August and since the beginning of the year.

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Vietnam, Singapore strengthen strategic partnership

Vietnam, Singapore strengthen strategic partnership

8/30/2016 - 16:55

(VOVworld) - Vietnam and Singapore issued a joint press statement on the occasion of the State visit to Singapore by Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang from August 28-30. During talks with Singaporean President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, the leaders agreed to enhance Vietnam-Singapore bilateral relations, with Vietnam creating a favorable business environment for foreign...

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President Quang receives leaders of Singapore’s major groups

President Quang receives leaders of Singapore’s major groups

8/30/2016 - 16:43

(VOVworld) - President Tran Dai Quang received Wong Kan Seng, Chairman of Ascendas-Singbridge Corporation and Tang Kin Fei, Chairman of Sembcorp Group on Monday as part of his visit to Singapore.

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Thai police link southern bombings to Muslim insurgency

Thai police link southern bombings to Muslim insurgency

8/30/2016 - 16:16

(VOVworld) – Thai police said on Monday that the suspects in a spate of bomb attacks on Thailand's tourist towns have links to southern Muslim rebels.

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Palestine is willing to participate in any peace initiative

Palestine is willing to participate in any peace initiative

8/30/2016 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas’s office said on Monday that the Palestinians are ready to participate in any peace initiative aimed at a “comprehensive and fair solutions”, following speculation about a meeting to be organized by Russia to advance the Middle East peace process.

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UN message on International Day against Nuclear Tests

UN message on International Day against Nuclear Tests

8/30/2016 - 16:02

(VOVworld) – High ranking UN officials on Monday called for the implementation of a multilateral treaty that bans all nuclear explosions, for both civilian and military purposes, in all environments.

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US calls for joint coordination in northern Syria to combat IS

US calls for joint coordination in northern Syria to combat IS

8/30/2016 - 15:54

(VOVworld) – The US Department of Defense called Monday for an end to clashes between Turkish forces and opposition groups in northern Syria and stressed that the current conflict and lack of coordination in action would give the Islamic State the chance to capture more territory.

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Zika cases increase in Singapore

Zika cases increase in Singapore

8/30/2016 - 15:49

(VOVworld) – The Singaporean Ministry of Health (MOH) and National Environment Agency (NEA) confirmed 15 new cases of Zika infections on Monday, raising the total number to 56.

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Vice President meets outstanding ethnic minority youths from Lao Cai

Vice President meets outstanding ethnic minority youths from Lao Cai

8/30/2016 - 15:39

(VOVworld) – The Party and State have promulgated many programs to take care of ethnic minority people by constructing roads, schools, and accommodation, supplying safe water, supporting minority students, and prioritizing training for minority personnel.

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Painting workshop for kids coming to Hoi An

Painting workshop for kids coming to Hoi An

8/30/2016 - 8:58

(VOVworld) - A painting workshop for children, ‘Childhood Colour’, will be held at Hoi An’s Terracotta Park in Thanh Ha Viet Village on September 2. The park, which was designed as a museum of pottery works of craftsmen from Thanh Ha, will provide a space for kids to paint.

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Milk support helps Vietnam’s children to stand tall

Milk support helps Vietnam’s children to stand tall

8/30/2016 - 8:53

(VOVworld) - Children in rural areas across Vietnam have benefited from milk programmes aiming to improve their health and intelligence. More than 1,200 disadvantaged students at the My Hiep B Primary School in Cho Moi district, the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, were presented with the equivalent to 111,000 glasses of milk.

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Wednesday August 24, 2016

Wednesday August 24, 2016

(VOVworld) - This week, we got an email from Arvid Husdal, a 49-year-old radio enthusiast from Kristiansand in the far south of Norway. He said his hobby is Dx-listening and...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam