US - Cuba talks on normalizing ties extends one more day

US - Cuba talks on normalizing ties extends one more day

5/22/2015 - 16:34

(VOVworld) - Talks between the United States and Cuba went into a second day on Friday as the sides try to reach agreement on reopening embassies shut for more than half a century

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Iraq calls for Russia’s cooperation to fight IS

Iraq calls for Russia’s cooperation to fight IS

5/22/2015 - 16:25

(VOVworld) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Thursday urged the Russian leadership to boost its involvement in the fight against the Islamic State group, with Moscow pledging to supply weapons.

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US Senate gives fast track trade authority to Obama

US Senate gives fast track trade authority to Obama

5/22/2015 - 18:13

(VOVworld)- With 62 yes votes and 28 no votes, the US Senate on Thursday passed the fast track trade authority, the so-called Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) to President Barack Obama, bringing a step closer the finalization of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement.

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Meeting marks International Day for Biodiversity

 Meeting marks International Day for Biodiversity

5/22/2015 - 19:07

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has actively taken part in and implemented International Conventions regarding biodiversity protection, said Nguyen The Dong, Deputy Head of the Vietnam Environment Administration at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), at a meeting to mark International Day for Biodiversity in Hanoi on Friday.

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A Vietnamese citizen receives UN’s Asia Environmental Enforcement Award (AEEA)

A Vietnamese citizen receives UN’s Asia Environmental Enforcement Award (AEEA)

5/22/2015 - 18:49

(VOVworld)- Do Thanh Quang, Manager at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport Customs Branch, Ho Chi Minh City, has become the fist Vietnamese recipient of the Asia Environmental Enforcement Award held by the United Nations Environment program on Wednesday and Thursday at the UN Headquarters in Thailand.

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Vietnam and Australia enhance defence cooperation

Vietnam and Australia enhance defence cooperation

5/22/2015 - 18:28

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese and Australian ties have developed strongly in various fields especially defence.

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NA debates 2016 legislative programme

NA debates 2016 legislative programme

5/22/2015 - 16:36

(VOVworld) – On Friday, NA deputies discussed a draft law on the monitoring of National Assembly deputies and People’s Council’s activities.

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Ukraine suspends military cooperation with Russia

Ukraine suspends military cooperation with Russia

5/22/2015 - 16:29

(VOVWorld) - Ukraine's parliament voted on Thursday to suspend military cooperation with Russia in a long-anticipated move that signals a further break in relations between both countries.

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Vietnam attends Food Fair in Philippines

Vietnam attends Food Fair in Philippines

5/22/2015 - 16:26

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese stalls have received a warm welcome from visitors at the International Food Expo 2015 (IFEX 2015) held in Manila city, the Philippines from Thursday to Sunday.

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RoK, Japan set time for defense ministers’ talks

RoK, Japan set time for defense ministers’ talks

5/22/2015 - 16:22

(VOVworld) - The Republic of Korean and Japanese defense ministers will hold talks for the first time in four years to discuss issues including the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

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Prime Minister approves ODA-funded vocational training plan

Prime Minister approves ODA-funded vocational training plan

5/22/2015 - 16:20

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved “Program Vocational Training 2011” aimed at providing high-quality workers to the labor markets.

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UN Secretary General visits Vietnam

UN Secretary General visits Vietnam

5/22/2015 - 16:09

(VOVworld) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and his spouse began an official visit to Vietnam on Friday.

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Vietnam, Andorra to boost ties

Vietnam, Andorra to boost ties

5/22/2015 - 16:08

(VOVworld) – On Thursday, Vietnam’s Ambassador to France, Portugal, Monaco, Andorra and the Central African Republic, Nguyen Ngoc Son presented his credentials to the Co-Prince of Andorra Joan-Enric Vives i Sicilia, who is also the Archbishop of Andorra.

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Vietnam, Malaysia hold talks on labour management

Vietnam, Malaysia hold talks on labour management

5/22/2015 - 16:03

(VOVworld) - Vietnam and Malaysia discussed employment issues of Vietnamese guest workers in Malaysia as well as their legitimate rights and interests but failed to narrow their differences.

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NA debates draft revised law on Military Service

NA debates draft revised law on Military Service

5/21/2015 - 19:37

(VOVworld) – National Assembly deputies on Thursday afternoon debated the draft revision to the Law on Military Service. The Law was adopted at the 7th National Assembly’s 2nd session on December 30, 1981 and revised in 1990, 1994, and 2005.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A: This week we received a postal entry to VOV’s contest “What do you know about Vietnam?” from SB Sharma of India. It is beautifully illustrated with photos that support...

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Hoi An Ancient Town Vietnam-Vietnam Tourism

Hoi An Ancient Town Vietnam-Vietnam Tourism

Hoi An Ancient Town Vietnam-Vietnam Tourism