China’s Xi Jinping starts South Asia tour

China’s Xi Jinping starts South Asia tour

9/15/2014 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – Chinese President Xi Jinping is in the Maldives for the first state visit of a Chinese leader since the two countries set up diplomatic ties 42 years ago.

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Ukraine truce under threat

Ukraine truce under threat

9/15/2014 - 17:01

(VOVworld) – On Sunday Ukraine threatened to end a nine-day-old truce between the government and rebels.

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US citizen detained in DPRK sentenced to 6 years of hard labor

US citizen detained in DPRK sentenced to 6 years of hard labor

9/15/2014 - 16:49

(VOVworld) – US citizen Miller Matthew Todd, detained in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) for committing “anti-DPRK acts”,

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Vietnam steps up efforts to fight corruption

Vietnam steps up efforts to fight corruption

9/15/2014 - 18:06

(VOVworld) – Recent measures against corruption have proven effective but corruption cases have still been reported, said the National Assembly’s Judicial Committee on Monday.

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NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung attends AIPA 35

NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung attends AIPA 35

9/15/2014 - 18:05

(VOVworld)- National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung left Hanoi on Monday for the 35th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 35) from September 15-20 in Vientiane, Laos.

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Scores feared dead as migrants’ boat sinks off Libya

Scores feared dead as migrants’ boat sinks off Libya

9/15/2014 - 17:05

(VOVworld) – A boat packed with up to 250 African emigrants trying to reach European shores sank on Sunday off the Libyan coast and most are feared dead.

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Disadvantaged students granted scholarships

Disadvantaged students granted scholarships

9/15/2014 - 16:37

(VOVworld) – Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan presented scholarships to disadvantaged students at a Sunday ceremony held by the Nam Dinh Learning Promotion Association.

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Typhoon Kalmaegi hits the Philippines

Typhoon Kalmaegi hits the Philippines

9/15/2014 - 16:19

(VOVworld) - Typhoon Kalmaegi (Luis) hit the northern part of Luzon Island, Philippines, on Sunday, causing strong winds and rough seas in the East Sea.

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US not to coordinate with Syria in air strikes targeting IS

US not to coordinate with Syria in air strikes targeting IS

9/15/2014 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – The US will not coordinate air attacks on Islamic State militants with Syria but will seek to ensure their forces do not come into conflict, US Secretary of State John Kerry said in an interview aired on Sunday.

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Former Japanese PM welcomed in Hanoi

Former Japanese PM welcomed in Hanoi

9/15/2014 - 6:46

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung received on Sunday former Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama on a working visit to Vietnam. PM Dung highly appreciated the Japanese guest’s visit to attend the inauguration of Vietnam-Japan polyclinic and present 50 wheelchairs to children with deformities caused by Agent Orange/dioxin.

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Large-scale protest against separation of Scotland from the UK

Large-scale protest against separation of Scotland from the UK

9/14/2014 - 16:17

(VOVworld) – Thousands of Protestants on Saturday took to the street in Edinburgh to protest the separation of Scotland from the UK ahead of a referendum of Scotland’s independence scheduled to be held on Thursday.

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Russia's parliament willing to cooperate with West

Russia's parliament willing to cooperate with West

9/14/2014 - 16:13

(VOVworld) - The Russian parliament is willing to cooperate with US counterparts and will keep active contacts with Europe, a parliament speaker said Saturday.

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Vietnamese longan to enter the US market later this year

Vietnamese longan to enter the US market later this year

9/14/2014 - 16:09

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese longan is likely to be sold in the US market at the end of this year following the US’s Department of Agriculture’s licensing of some Vietnamese agricultural products, including litchi and longan.

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70 missing after ferry sinks in the Philippines

70 missing after ferry sinks in the Philippines

9/14/2014 - 16:07

(VOVworld) - At least 70 people are missing after a ferry sank in the waters off the central Philippines in bad weather on Saturday night, the government's civil defence office said.

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Liberia president calls for US’s support to deal with Ebola

Liberia president calls for US’s support to deal with Ebola

9/14/2014 - 16:05

(VOVworld) - The president of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has implored US President Barack Obama for help in managing her country’s rapidly expanding Ebola crisis.

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Wednesday September 10, 2014

Wednesday September 10, 2014

(VOVworld) - First of all, we sincerely thank all listeners for your warm wishes on our 69th founding anniversary last week. Your wishes and sentiment for VOV are a special...

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Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

The Citadel of Ho Dynasty in the central province of Thanh Hoa has been named a World Cultural Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or...