Gunfight in Kashmir kills at least 9

Gunfight in Kashmir kills at least 9

11/28/2014 - 16:02

(VOVworld) – A gun battle between security forces and a group of armed militants took place in the town of Arnia in Indian Kashmir on Thursday, killing at least three soldiers and three civilians.

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First conference of Vietnamese and Hungarian university rectors held

First conference of Vietnamese and Hungarian university rectors held

11/28/2014 - 16:01

(VOVworld) – A conference of Vietnamese and Hungarian university rectors was held in Hanoi on Thursday, focusing on measures to foster links between the two countries in education and training. This event was held during the official visit of Hungarian President János Áder to Vietnam. Attending the conference were Hungarian President János Áder, Vietnamese Minister of Education and Training Pham...

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Egypt: Salafist Jihadi gunmen threaten more attacks

Egypt: Salafist Jihadi gunmen threaten more attacks

11/28/2014 - 15:58

(VOVworld)-A video released on Wednesday claimed by the Salafist Jihadi group Ajnad Misr threatens continued attacks against Egyptian security forces until Islamic rule is enforced in Egypt. The video shows a series of attacks on security forces, harming each attack and specifying its date and the number of casualties caused, including the bomb attack in September near a checkpoint outside...

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National Assembly deputies support approval of UN Conventions

National Assembly deputies support approval of UN Conventions

11/28/2014 - 15:54

(VOVworld) – National Assembly deputies approved the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on Friday.

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General Phung Quang Thanh receives Korean ambassador

General Phung Quang Thanh receives Korean ambassador

11/28/2014 - 15:50

(VOVworld) – Minister of National Defense General Phung Quang Thanh received Republic of Korea ambassador to Vietnam Chon De Chu in Hanoi on Thursday.

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Iraqi security forces break IS stranglehold

Iraqi security forces break IS stranglehold

11/27/2014 - 19:39

(VOVworld) - Iraqi security forces broke the Islamic State (IS) militant group's months-long siege of a town in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala.

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Strengthening Vietnam-Belarus comprehensive cooperation

Strengthening Vietnam-Belarus comprehensive cooperation

11/27/2014 - 19:35

(VOVworld) – Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on Thursday concluded his two-day official visit to Belarus at the invitation of President Alexander Lukashenko.

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Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam: Vietnam’s development policy gears towards childcare

Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam: Vietnam’s development policy gears towards childcare

11/27/2014 - 19:32

(VOVworld) - Speaking at a discussion on children’s rights and business principles, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam hailed Vietnam as the 2nd country in the world and the first in Asia to have ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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NA discusses bill on the Sea and Island Resources and Environment

NA discusses bill on the Sea and Island Resources and Environment

11/27/2014 - 19:32

(VOVworld) – NA deputies debated the draft law on Sea and Island Resources and Environment on Thursday. They confirmed the necessity of the Law, aiming to enhance the management of marine resources and effective exploitation of the maritime resources.

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Asia Pacific Forum for People with Disabilities opens in Hanoi

Asia Pacific Forum for People with Disabilities opens in Hanoi

11/27/2014 - 19:29

(VOvworld) - Asia Pacific Forum for People with Disabilities opened in Hanoi on Thursday to promote their rights.

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International media cover successes of Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong’s visit to Russia and Belarus

International media cover successes of Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong’s visit to Russia and Belarus

11/27/2014 - 19:29

(VOVworld) – Belarusian national news agency, BelTA, on Wednesday praised the traditional good relationship between Vietnam and Belarus and the outcome of talks between Vietnamese Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko.

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Vietnam faces challenges in productivity improvement

Vietnam faces challenges in productivity improvement

11/27/2014 - 19:27

(VOVworld) - Vietnam’s productivity is one of the lowest in the ASEAN. This was announced at a workshop on Vietnam’s labor output in Hanoi on Thursday.

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Director General of Hungarian Duna TV visits VOV

Director General of Hungarian Duna TV visits VOV

11/27/2014 - 19:26

(VOVworld) – VOV Director General Nguyen Dang Tien has received Menyhert Dobos, Director General of the Hungarian Duna TV, at VOV’s Headquarters in Hanoi on Thursday.

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President Truong Tan Sang receives Thai Prime Minister

President Truong Tan Sang receives Thai Prime Minister

11/27/2014 - 19:24

(VOVworld) - President Truong Tan Sang received Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chanocha in Hanoi on Thursday. Sang said Vietnam respects and is willing to promote cooperation with Thailand.

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Vietnam’s top legislator receives Hungary’s President

Vietnam’s top legislator receives Hungary’s President

11/27/2014 - 18:52

(VOVworld) – Vietnam always attaches importance to developing traditional friendship with Hungary, said National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung while receiving Hungarian President Ader Janos in Hanoi on Thursday.

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The traditional Vietnamese wedding is one of the most important ceremonies in Vietnamese culture with influence from Confucian and Buddhist ideologies. In Vietnam, as in many other countries, an engagement...

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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...