US: FED ends stimulus program but keeps low interest rate

US: FED ends stimulus program but keeps low interest rate

10/30/2014 - 17:26

(VOVworld) - The US Federal Reserve (FED) decided to end its quantitative easing (QE) stimulus program on Wednesday, saying it will keep the interest rate low to stimulate investment and credit.

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Vietnam determined to safeguard national maritime sovereignt

Vietnam determined to safeguard national maritime sovereignt

10/30/2014 - 17:21

(VOVworld) – The National Assembly will continue to discuss and propose ideas for the government to fulfill its mission in safeguarding national maritime sovereignty.

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Museum of Ho Chi Minh Trail

Museum of Ho Chi Minh Trail

10/30/2014 - 16:21

(VOVworld) - Known as the "Ho Chi Minh trail", the supply route through the Truong Son mountain range is a legend of the Vietnamese resistance. This story is now told in the "Museum of the Ho Chi Minh Trail”. Poet Pham Tien Duat poet, a Truong Son veteran, wrote in the museum’s guest book: "We cannot lock up a mountain...

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Ukrainian Prime Minister to form coalition

Ukrainian Prime Minister to form coalition

10/30/2014 - 16:18

(VOVworld) - Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said on Wednesday his party, the People’s Front, which is currently taking the lead in Ukraine’s parliamentary elections, needs to form a coalition called “European Ukraine”.

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Vietnam-Netherlands: a model of dynamic co-operation

Vietnam-Netherlands: a model of dynamic co-operation

10/30/2014 - 16:16

(VOVworld) – Vietnam always wants to promote multi-faceted co-operation with the Netherlands and considers the bilateral ties as an example of “efficient and dynamic” relations with other European countries.

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Iraqi Kurdish forces fight Islamic State in Syria

Iraqi Kurdish forces fight Islamic State in Syria

10/30/2014 - 16:15

(VOVworld) – Iraqi Kurdish troops have traveled to south east Turkey to fight the Islamic State in Syria, according to Turkey's state-run Anatolia news agency.

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ASEAN values UN’s role in development activities

ASEAN values UN’s role in development activities

10/30/2014 - 16:09

(VOVworld) - The ASEAN appreciates the importance of the UN‘s support to development activities and believes that strengthening development is instrumental to reinforcing UN pillars.

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Vietnam, India strengthen strategic partnership

Vietnam, India strengthen strategic partnership

10/30/2014 - 16:09

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s official visit to India has been successful.

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Ukraine’s politics in post-parliamentary election

Ukraine’s politics in post-parliamentary election

10/30/2014 - 16:08

(VOVworld)- After its 8th Parliamentary Election ended with the victory of pro-Western parties, Ukraine is now discussing the establishment of a coalition government. But internal differences and insurgent attacks in the eastern region have undermined efforts to restore peace and honour commitments to expand relations with the European Union.

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Hai Duong city aims to sustainably develop urban area

Hai Duong city aims to sustainably develop urban area

10/30/2014 - 16:00

(VOVworld) – A ceremony to mark 210th founding anniversary of Thanh Dong (older name of Hai Duong city) and 60th anniversary of the city’s Liberation Day took place on Thursday in Hai Duong city.

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Egypt sets up a buffer zone along border with Gaza

Egypt sets up a buffer zone along border with Gaza

10/30/2014 - 15:55

(VOVworld) - Egypt began setting up a 500-meter wide buffer zone along about 10 kilometers of the border with Gaza Wednesday to prevent militant infiltration and arms smuggling.

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Leading IT keen on Vietnamese market

Leading IT keen on Vietnamese market

10/30/2014 - 7:52

(VOVworld)-Leading IT businesses from the Asian-Oceania Computing Industry Organisation (ASOCIO) are interested in joining the information technology market in Vietnam, which has grown significantly and has become a regional example. Chairman Abdullah Kafi made the statement at a reception given by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung in Hanoi on Wednesday.

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PM Dung welcomes former Japanese Prime Minister

PM Dung welcomes former Japanese Prime Minister

10/30/2014 - 7:47

(VOVworld)- Vietnam pledges to undertake maximum efforts together with Japan to deepen the bilateral strategic partnership for the benefit of the two peoples, as well as peace, stability and prosperity in Asia and beyond,

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First Congress of the Vietnam-Philippines Friendship Association

First Congress of the Vietnam-Philippines Friendship Association

10/29/2014 - 19:05

(VOVworld) – A 29-member executive board has been elected at the First Congress of the Vietnam-Philippines Friendship Association for the 2014-2015 term on Wednesday in Hanoi. Vu Van Tam, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development was appointed the Chairman of the Association for this term.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Vietnamese Ao Dai (traditional long dress) has graced the world’s catwalks, acclaimed for its elegant appearance and its softness and lightness. The beauty of the traditional long dress rests...

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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...