India: violence escalates in Kashmir

India: violence escalates in Kashmir

6/26/2016 - 16:22

(VOVworld) – At least 8 Indian paramilitary soldiers were killed and 20 others were wounded in a highway ambush on Saturday near the city of Srinagar, the Indian portion of Kashmir.

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China, Russia sign over 30 cooperative deals

China, Russia sign over 30 cooperative deals

6/26/2016 - 16:18

(VOVworld)- Russian President Vladimir Putin is on a state visit to China at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping. At the talks with President Xi Jinping on Saturday, President Vladimir Putin stressed that two peoples hope to boost the bilateral relationship. He expressed his belief that Russia and China will gain greater achievements in trade, investment, agriculture, energy and...

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More than 2 million Britons and UK residents call for a second EU referendum

More than 2 million Britons and UK residents call for a second EU referendum

6/26/2016 - 16:13

(VOVworld) - More than 2 million Britons and UK residents have signed a petition calling for a second EU referendum, two days after a vote to leave. The petition posted on the UK parliamentary website called upon the Government to hold another referendum on EU membership if the support for Leave or Remain in a referendum is less than 60%...

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Restructuring coal industry for more effectiveness

Restructuring coal industry for more effectiveness

6/26/2016 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung urged the coal industry to raise its capacity, reduce prices for further competitiveness and protect the environment.

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Queen cable car system and Sun ferris wheel inaugurated

Queen cable car system and Sun ferris wheel inaugurated

6/26/2016 - 16:10

(VOVworld) – The inauguration of the Queen cable car system and Sun ferris wheel took place on Saturday in Bai Chay tourist resort, Ha Long city, Quang Ninh province.

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Charity program to support disadvantaged children

Charity program to support disadvantaged children

6/26/2016 - 16:07

(VOVworld) – More than 40 scholarships have been granted to the disadvantaged children in the central province of Nghe An.

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45 million USD poured in building bridge linking Nghe An and Ha Tinh

45 million USD poured in building bridge linking Nghe An and Ha Tinh

6/26/2016 - 16:05

(VOVworld) – A groundbreaking ceremony for the Cua Hoi bridge project was held on Sunday morning in Cua Lo town, Nghe An province and attended by Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue and former National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.

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Vietnam welcomes 4.7 million foreign visitors in first half 2016

Vietnam welcomes 4.7 million foreign visitors in first half 2016

6/26/2016 - 16:03

(VOVworld) – In the first 6 months of this year, Vietnam welcomed more than 4.7 million foreign visitors, an increase of 21.3 percent compared to the same period last year.

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French TV produces film on Vietnam tourism

French TV produces film on Vietnam tourism

6/26/2016 - 15:59

(VOVworld) - A documentary called “Les sourires du Vietnam” (“Smiles of Viet Nam” in English) has been shown on the French TV network, France 5.

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World Bank helps Vietnam address climate change, green growth

World Bank helps Vietnam address climate change, green growth

6/26/2016 - 15:59

(VOVworld) – The World Bank on Saturday approved a credit worth 90 million USD to help Vietnam improve its climate change and green growth agenda, in line with the World Bank Group’s Climate Change Action Plan.

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Drainage project in Ho Chi Minh City launched

Drainage project in Ho Chi Minh City launched

6/26/2016 - 15:56

(VOVworld) – A project on settling flood-tide affected by climate change was launched in Lotus port, district7, Ho Chi Minh City, on Sunday, by the municipal People’s Committee and Trung Nam group.

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President Tran Dai Quang visits air regiment 925

President Tran Dai Quang visits air regiment 925

6/26/2016 - 15:54

(VOVworld) – Visiting the air force regiment 925 in Phu Cat district, Binh Dinh province, on Sunday, President Tran Dai Quang urged for the air force’s combat readiness to protect Vietnam’s sovereignty and territorial integrity in any circumstance.

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US launches first attacks on Taliban after expanding its involvement in Afghanistan

US launches first attacks on Taliban after expanding its involvement in Afghanistan

6/25/2016 - 16:46

(VOVworld) -The US military has launched its first airstrikes against the Taliban in Afghanistan since President Barack Obama's decision earlier this month to expand America's involvement against the insurgents. Washington will conduct more airstrikes against insurgents, empowering the US military to support Afghan forces, both in the air and on the ground amidst escalating violence in this Southwest Asia country....

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North Korea’s backlash of UNSC denouncement

North Korea’s backlash of UNSC denouncement

6/25/2016 - 16:45

(VOVworld) – South Korea’s Yonhap news quoted Northern Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) as saying that Pyongyang on Saturday voiced its protest against the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for releasing a press statement denouncing the North's latest launch of mid-range missiles.

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Morocco arrests 10 suspects associated with IS

Morocco arrests 10 suspects associated with IS

6/25/2016 - 16:41

(VOVworld) – The interior ministry of Morocco said that the Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation (BCIJ) had dismantled a network 10 suspected militants in the city of Oujda, more than 500 km from the capital city of Rabat.

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Bernie Sanders says he will vote for Hillary Clinton

Bernie Sanders says he will vote for Hillary Clinton

6/25/2016 - 16:39

(VOVworld) - Democratic senator in the US President election in November Bernie Sanders on Friday said he would vote for Hillary Clinton. Answering the question if he would vote for rival Hillary Clinton on MSNBC yesterday, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said, "Yes."

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World leaders’ opinions on Brexit

World leaders’ opinions on Brexit

6/25/2016 - 16:20

(VOVworld) – After the UK voted to leave the EU or Brexit, US President Barack Obama said he respects the UK people’s decision and that both the UK and EU remain indispensable partners of the US.

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Vietnam to attend World Premier Film Festival of Philippines

Vietnam to attend World Premier Film Festival of Philippines

6/25/2016 - 16:16

(VOworld) – Vietnam will participate in the 9th World Premier Film Festival of Philippines from June 26 to July 11 in Manila.

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26th conference of parties to the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea

26th conference of parties to the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea

6/25/2016 - 16:16

(VOVworld) – The 26th conference of parties to the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea took place on June 20-24 at the UN Headquarters in New York. It reviewed last year’s performance of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the International Seabed Authority, and the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf.

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Vietnam, Japan boost investment cooperation

Vietnam, Japan boost investment cooperation

6/25/2016 - 16:13

(VOVworld) – A workshop on business opportunities in support industry in Vietnam was held on Friday in Osaka, Japan. The workshop attended by 120 Japanese businesses was aimed at sharing investment potential and opportunities between the two countries.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

A: Stamp collecting is one of the world’s most popular hobbies thanks to its affordability, educational benefits, and historical value. For many collectors, philately is an art, a passion, a...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam