Deputy PM Hoang Trung Hai appointed Hanoi’s Party Secretary

Deputy PM Hoang Trung Hai appointed Hanoi’s Party Secretary

2/5/2016 - 15:15

(VOVworld) – The Party Central Committee has appointed Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hau Secretary of Hanoi’s Party Committee. Addressing a ceremony to announce the decision on Friday, permanent member of the Party Secretariat Dinh The Huynh said Mr. Hai will serve in the 2015-2020 period. He said that the Politburo believes Mr. Hai and the Party Committee of Hanoi...

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Support continues for students of very small ethnic minority groups

Support continues for students of very small ethnic minority groups

2/5/2016 - 9:29

(VOVworld) - The Prime Minister has recently agreed to prolong the implementation of a policy on education support for students of very small ethnic minority groups.

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Son La: nearly 98 percent of households to access power

Son La: nearly 98 percent of households to access power

2/5/2016 - 9:28

(VOVworld) - The northern mountainous province of Son La aims to raise the rate of households accessing the national electricity grid to 97.5 percent this year.

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Danang city to open book street

Danang city to open book street

2/5/2016 - 9:26

(VOVworld) - Da Nang will be the third city in Vietnam to design a book street after Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. Last month, the city also debuted its first reading space, the Green&Brown Bookstore, comprising a library, a bookstore and a coffee shop. It is on Tran Cao Van street and houses 10,000 books.

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Ancient banyan in Binh Dinh named Heritage Tree

Ancient banyan in Binh Dinh named Heritage Tree

2/5/2016 - 9:25

(VOVworld) - A more than 100- year old banyan tree in the central province of Binh Dinh has been certificated as a Vietnamese Heritage Tree by the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment. A ceremony to announce the status was held in Hoai An district this week.

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Forbes hails Vietnam’s economic achievements

Forbes hails Vietnam’s economic achievements

2/5/2016 - 9:24

(VOVworld) - Vietnam’s economic freedom index went up 2.3 points compared to last year and reached the overall score of 54, reported the Heritage Foundation in its recently published 2016 Index of Economic Freedom. The overall score put the country at the 131st position among the economies listed in the index. Regionally it ranked 27th in the Asia-Pacific region.

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President Truong Tan Sang paid Tet visit to Petro Vietnam

President Truong Tan Sang paid Tet visit to Petro Vietnam

2/4/2016 - 19:28

(VOVworld) - President Truong Tan Sang extended Tet greetings to staff of Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group on Thursday. He called for appropriate strategy to ensure rapid and sustainable growth of the industry. President hailed 40 years of development of the oil and gas group and expected its development on par with other countries.

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Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong meets Party Central Committee office staff

Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong meets Party Central Committee office staff

2/4/2016 - 19:26

(VOVworld) - Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong extended his Tet greetings to the Party Central Committee office staff on Thursday. He praised their contribution to serving the leadership and instruction of the Party Central Committee and Politbureau. He called for better cooperation with relevant agencies in successfully implementing the 12th National Congress’ Party resolutions.

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NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung extends Tet greetings to former Party and State leaders

NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung extends Tet greetings to former Party and State leaders

2/4/2016 - 19:21

(VOVworld) - National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung paid incense tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his memorial relic in Hanoi on Thursday. He asked the staff to better introduce President Ho Chi Minh’s heritage in national liberation to visitors.

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Forbes hails Vietnam’s economic achievements

Forbes hails Vietnam’s economic achievements

2/4/2016 - 18:47

(VOVworld) – Forbes recently ran an article entitled “Vietnam – the quiet economic success story of Asia”, hailing positive changes in Vietnam’s economy.

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Vietnam, New Zealand enhance investment cooperation

Vietnam, New Zealand enhance investment cooperation

2/4/2016 - 18:43

(VOVworld) - Leading enterprises from Vietnam and New Zealand have gathered for a trade and industry forum in New Zealand to learn firsthand about new business and investment opportunities afforded by the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

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UK pledges 1.8 billion USD to support Syria and neighboring countries

UK pledges 1.8 billion USD to support Syria and neighboring countries

2/4/2016 - 18:33

(VOVworld) - The UK will invest an extra 1.74 billion USD international aid in Syria and the region to help fund education, create jobs and humanitarian protection. Prime Minister David Cameron announced the commitment on the day high-level representatives from 70 countries and international organisations around the world were due to meet in London to debate support for the world’s...

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UN urges DPKR to abandon missile launch

UN urges DPKR to abandon missile launch

2/4/2016 - 18:28

(VOVworld) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon yesterday urged North Korea to scrap its plans for an upcoming satellite launch. He said it will further aggravate the profound concerns that the international community already has in the wake of its recent nuclear test. Ban urged the DPRK to cancel the use of ballistic missile technology in general as well as...

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TPP signing-an important milestone: trade ministers

TPP signing-an important milestone: trade ministers

2/4/2016 - 18:24

(VOVworld) - Trade and economic ministers of the 12 member countries of the freshly-sealed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement have affirmed that the signing of the deal signals an important milestone and the beginning of the next phase for TPP. In a joint statement issued on February 4 following the signing of the agreement in Auckland, New Zealand, the ministers called...

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Russia accuses Turkey of violating Open Skies Treaty

Russia accuses Turkey of violating Open Skies Treaty

2/4/2016 - 17:17

(VOVworld) – The relationship between Russia and Turkey remains tense, Turkey this week denied Russia an observation flight over its territory within the framework of the Open Skies Treaty.

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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