India-Vietnam Solidarity Committee backs PCA’s East Sea ruling

India-Vietnam Solidarity Committee backs PCA’s East Sea ruling

7/22/2016 - 16:36

(VOVworld) - The India-Vietnam Solidarity Committee on Wednesday issued a statement supporting the ruling of the Court of Arbitration in The Hague, Netherlands, in the suit the Philippines brought against China’s claims in the East Sea.

More

Turkish military coup: Ankara suspends European Convention on human rights

Turkish military coup: Ankara suspends European Convention on human rights

7/22/2016 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus told NTV television on Thursday that Turkey will temporarily stop abiding by the European Convention on Human Rights after announcing a 3-month state of emergency, which may only last 45 days, following a failed military coup.

More

Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan re-elected 14th NA Chairwoman

Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan re-elected 14th NA Chairwoman

7/22/2016 - 16:30

(VOVworld) - Chairwoman of the 13th National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan was re-elected to head the 14th National Assembly during the NA’s its first session on Friday.

More

Amateur singing in Kien Giang province

Amateur singing in Kien Giang province

7/22/2016 - 11:41

(VOVworld) – Kien Giang is an ideal place for those who want peaceful holidays. It has beautiful islands and a primitive beauty. Apart from the spectacular scenery and delicious cuisine, tourists should not miss the traditional amateur singing of Kien Giang. VOV’s Lan Anh reports.

More

Turkey launches 3-month state of emergency

Turkey launches 3-month state of emergency

7/21/2016 - 18:18

(VOVworld) - Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared a three-month state of emergency on Wednesday following a failed coup.

More

United Nations hail implementation of Iran nuclear deal

United Nations hail implementation of Iran nuclear deal

7/21/2016 - 18:16

(VOVworld) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday that the nuclear deal agreed to last year by Iran and six world powers is the best way of ensuring the exclusively peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear program.

More

Defense information portal linked to national information portal

Defense information portal linked to national information portal

7/21/2016 - 18:09

(VOVworld) – The Border Guard Command has launched its information portal which is linked with the national information portal.

More

President Erdogan: Coup attempts may not end

President Erdogan: Coup attempts may not end

7/21/2016 - 18:06

(VOVworld) – The Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan said during an exclusive interview with Al Jazeera on Wednesday night that people behind last week's bloody coup attempt may still have plans for the next stage and further coup attempts could happen. Mister Erdogan also said that there were some countries involved in the coup but stressed that he would not identify...

More

Deputies elect leading posts of 14th NA

Deputies elect leading posts of 14th NA

7/21/2016 - 18:06

(VOVworld) – On Thursday, the Chairwoman of the 13th National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan reported to the deputies of the 14th NA on a personnel proposal.

More

UN Security Council holds first unofficial closed-door poll of next UN Chief

UN Security Council holds first unofficial closed-door poll of next UN Chief

7/21/2016 - 18:04

(VOVworld) –15 UN Security Council members cast their ballots on Thursday to select the new Secretary General to replace Ban Ki-moon in January, after months of campaigning. Each member country voted for each candidate for the post. The result will not be published but will be reported to the governments who nominated the candidates. So far, 12 candidates have been...

More

ASEAN countries prepare for AMM 49

ASEAN countries prepare for AMM 49

7/21/2016 - 18:04

(VOVworld) – The Committee of Permanent Representatives to ASEAN convened its 11th meeting in Vientiane, Laos, on Thursday to prepare for the 49th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, ASEAN meetings with its partners, the East Asian Summit cooperation framework, and the ASEAN regional forum from July 12 to July 26.

More

Germany, UK pledge closer relations

Germany, UK pledge closer relations

7/21/2016 - 17:22

(VOVworld) - British Prime Minister Theresa May is in Germany for her first trip abroad since taking the post. In talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Wednesday, the two expressed their confidence that bilateral relations and trade will continue despite Brexit.

More

Europol warns of growing risk of “lone wolf” terror attacks

 Europol warns of growing risk of “lone wolf” terror attacks

7/21/2016 - 16:51

(VOVworld) - The European Police Office (Europol) warned on Wednesday that the EU is facing major risk of so-called "lone-wolf" terror attacks, after series of bloody attacks that killed hundreds of people.

More

Vietnam prioritizes development of clean energy

Vietnam prioritizes development of clean energy

7/21/2016 - 16:48

(VOVworld) – Vietnam will give priority to the development of clean energy. At Wednesday’s reception in Hanoi for Lisa Davis, a member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said that to achieve its sustainable growth target, Vietnam needs good infrastructure and a solid energy industry.

More

Vietnam, China boost cooperation among border provinces

Vietnam, China boost cooperation among border provinces

7/21/2016 - 16:42

(VOVworld) - Vietnam consistently attaches importance to consolidating and strengthening its friendly neighborliness and comprehensive cooperation with China.

More

Voters nationwide place trust in 14th NA

Voters nationwide place trust in 14th NA

7/21/2016 - 16:38

(VOVworld) – The first session of the 14th National Assembly which opened in Hanoi on Wednesday, is a crucial meeting, setting the tone for the legislature’s operations for the whole tenure.

More

Vietnam ready for Rio Olympics 2016

Vietnam ready for Rio Olympics 2016

7/21/2016 - 16:36

(VOVworld) - A ceremony was organized in Hanoi Wednesday to send-off the Vietnam Olympic delegation to the summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

More

Japan’s Sanjo city helps Ba Ria-Vung Tau in human resource development

Japan’s Sanjo city helps Ba Ria-Vung Tau in human resource development

7/21/2016 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – Sanjo city in Japan’s Niigata Prefecture has agreed to help the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau in human resource training by receiving apprentices from the province to study and work in Sanjo.

More

Japanese, Chinese foreign ministers to talk in Laos next week

Japanese, Chinese foreign ministers to talk in Laos next week

7/21/2016 - 16:29

(VOVworld) - Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi plan to meet in Laos next week on the sidelines of the 49th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting.

More

Estonia to take over EU presidency from UK

Estonia to take over EU presidency from UK

7/21/2016 - 16:24

(VOVworld) - Estonia will take over the rotating EU presidency in the UK’s turn in late 2017, said the spokesman for the EC president, on Wednesday.

More

Wednesday July 12, 2016

Wednesday July 12, 2016

(VOVworld) - Northern Vietnam is in the middle of its summer, which is also the rainy season. Here in Hanoi, we are experiencing intervals of extremely hot days and torrential...

More

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam