Kazakhstan Parliament ratifies FTA with Vietnam, Eurasian Economic Union

Kazakhstan Parliament ratifies FTA with Vietnam, Eurasian Economic Union

2/12/2016 - 15:39

(VOVworld)- The upper chamber of the parliament of Kazakhstan ratified a free trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and its member States and Vietnam on Thursday.

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Pyongyang cuts all military contacts with Seoul

Pyongyang cuts all military contacts with Seoul

2/12/2016 - 15:31

(VOVworld) – Pyongyang announced Thursday that it will cut off all military contacts including a communication channel at the truce village of Panmunjom with Seoul after the North asked all South Korean workers to leave the Kaesong Industrial Complex before 5 p.m. on Thursday.

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Munich Security Conference opens

Munich Security Conference opens

2/12/2016 - 15:29

(VOVworld) –The 52nd Munich Security Conference (MSC) opened in Munich, Germany on Friday, gathering 30 state leaders and world leading politicians including Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, US Secretary of State John Kerry, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

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NATO launches naval mission against asylum seeker smugglers

NATO launches naval mission against asylum seeker smugglers

2/12/2016 - 15:06

(VOVworld) – NATO has decided to send military vessels to the Aegean Sea to help Turkey and Greece crack down on criminal networks smuggling migrants and refugees into Europe.

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France reshuffles cabinet

France reshuffles cabinet

2/12/2016 - 15:03

(VOVworld) – On Thursday French President Francois Hollande recalled his former Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault to head the foreign ministry.

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Germany extends border controls for 3 months

Germany extends border controls for 3 months

2/12/2016 - 14:52

(VOVworld) – German Interior Ministry said Thursday that it is extending border controls for further three months due to continued high numbers of refugee arrivals.

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Party leader pays tribute to President Ho Chi Minh

Party leader pays tribute to President Ho Chi Minh

2/11/2016 - 16:27

(VOVworld) – Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at the Ho Chi Minh memorial in Da Chong relic site in Ba Vi, Hanoi. He asked staff members of the relic site to take better care of this former revolutionary base and continue to communicate on Vietnam’s patriotic traditions to young people. He also planted...

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Republicans Christie, Fiorina drop White House bids

Republicans Christie, Fiorina drop White House bids

2/11/2016 - 16:25

(VOVworld) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former business executive Carly Fiorina ended their presidential campaigns on Wednesday, narrowing the field challenging front-runner Donald Trump in the race for the 2016 Republican nomination.

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Russia set to ban US corn, soybean imports

Russia set to ban US corn, soybean imports

2/11/2016 - 16:23

(VOVworld) - Russia's agriculture watchdog, also known as the Rosselkhoznadzor agency, said Wednesday that it is going to ban imports of corn and soy from the United States starting next week over "unsafe" and "infected" product.

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Four cases of Zika reported in the UK

Four cases of Zika reported in the UK

2/11/2016 - 16:21

(VOVworld) - Four cases of Zika, the mosquito-borne virus associated with brain damaged babies in Latin America, have been discovered in the UK in the last six weeks, Public Health England (PHE) has said, warning that the number is likely to rise.

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India’s conglomerate focuses investment on Vietnam, Myanmar

India’s conglomerate focuses investment on Vietnam, Myanmar

2/11/2016 - 16:19

(VOVworld) - Seven companies of India’s Tata Sons Group would focus on Myanmar and Vietnam as viable markets to expand its business.

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S. Korea, US, Japan agree on increased intelligence sharing on N. Korea

S. Korea, US, Japan agree on increased intelligence sharing on N. Korea

2/11/2016 - 16:18

(VOVworld) - Chief military officers of South Korea, the United States and Japan agreed Thursday to boost their intelligence sharing on North Korea's recent long-range missile test and react "resolutely" to it.

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US Senate passes bill on sanctions against North Korea

US Senate passes bill on sanctions against North Korea

2/11/2016 - 16:15

(VOVworld) – The US Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed the legislation to widen sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea in response to its recent nuclear test and missile launch.

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NATO agrees on increased presence in Eastern Europe

NATO agrees on increased presence in Eastern Europe

2/11/2016 - 15:03

(VOVworld) - NATO defense ministers on Wednesday approved new multinational reinforcements in Eastern Europe.

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Korean businesses, political parties respond to Seoul’s halting of operations in Kaesong

Korean businesses, political parties respond to Seoul’s halting of operations in Kaesong

2/11/2016 - 15:01

(VOVworld) - On Wednesday Seoul suspended operations at Kaesong Industrial Complex, an industrial complex run in cooperation with North Korea, in retaliation for a recent rocket launch and nuclear test by Pyongyang.

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Wednesday February 3, 2016

Wednesday February 3, 2016

(VOVworld) - To read listener letters is always the most interesting activity in our daily routine. Both compliments and criticisms tell us the results of our work. Grant Skinner of...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam