ASEAN Village shines at multicultural festival in Australia

ASEAN Village shines at multicultural festival in Australia

2/20/2017 - 18:42

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese land, people and culture were introduced to international friends at the ASEAN Village set up as part of a national multicultural festival in Australia last week.

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NA Vice Chairwoman wraps up Cuba visit

NA Vice Chairwoman wraps up Cuba visit

2/20/2017 - 17:50

(VOVworld)-National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong left Havana on Sunday, concluding a visit to Cuba.

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Bac Lieu urged to become Vietnam’s shrimp farming hub

Bac Lieu urged to become Vietnam’s shrimp farming hub

2/20/2017 - 17:46

(VOVworld)-Bac Lieu province should focus on aquaculture to become Vietnam’s shrimp farming hub, said Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong during a just-concluded tour of the Mekong Delta province.

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Europe warned of division

Europe warned of division

2/20/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld) – Chairman of the Munich Security Conference Wolfgang Ischinger warned European countries to be cautious ahead of upcoming elections and avoid promoting policies that support or oppose the new US government.

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Iran warns of resuming nuclear program

Iran warns of resuming nuclear program

2/20/2017 - 16:14

(VOVworld) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said Iran will restore its nuclear program if the US cancels the 2015 nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), between Iran and the P5+1 group, which includes the US, Russia, the UK, France, China, and Germany.

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Geneva talks on Syria to focus on comprehensive political solutions

Geneva talks on Syria to focus on comprehensive political solutions

2/20/2017 - 16:11

(VOVworld) – Syria peace talks will be held on Thursday in Geneva, Switzerland, said UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura.

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NA Standing Committee opens seventh session

NA Standing Committee opens seventh session

2/20/2017 - 16:10

(VOVworld) - The 14th National Assembly’s Standing Committee opened its seventh session in Hanoi on Monday.

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China, UK hold security dialogue

China, UK hold security dialogue

2/20/2017 - 16:07

(VOVworld) - China and the UK have held their second high-level security dialogue in London. The dialogue was co-chaired by Wang Yongqing, Secretary-General of the Chinese Party’s Central Commission for Political and Legal Affairs, and Mark Lyall Grant, national security advisor to the British Prime Minister.

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Working groups continue discussions at APEC SOM-1

Working groups continue discussions at APEC SOM-1

2/20/2017 - 16:03

(VOVworld) – Emergency preparedness, intellectual property rights, and policy partnership on science, technology and innovation were among the topics discussed by APEC representatives on Sunday. These sessions were part of the first Senior Officials’ Meeting of APEC (SOM-1), which is underway in Nha Trang from February 18 to March 3.

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Chairwoman of Russian Federation Council visits Vietnam

Chairwoman of Russian Federation Council visits Vietnam

2/20/2017 - 9:47

(VOVworld) - A high-ranking delegation of the Federation Council of Russia led by Chairwoman Valentina Ivanovna Matviyenko begins a three-day official visit to Vietnam on Monday, according to the National Assembly Committee for External Affairs. The visit is at the invitation of Chairwoman of Vietnam’s National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

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PM wants Nghe An to become wealthy province

PM wants Nghe An to become wealthy province

2/20/2017 - 9:44

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked Nghe An province to continue modernizing Vinh city and voiced his support the provincial proposal to turn Kim Lien commune into an exemplary rural area of Vietnam.

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Vietnam’s initiative to APEC working group meetings

Vietnam’s initiative to APEC working group meetings

2/19/2017 - 16:13

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has proposed initiatives at the ongoing APEC working group meetings in Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa province, as part of the first APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM1) from February 18 to March 3.

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Vietnam-Singapore naval forces exchange in Cam Ranh

Vietnam-Singapore naval forces exchange in Cam Ranh

2/19/2017 - 15:57

(VOVworld) - RSS Endurance of the Singaporean Navy with 180 crewmembers aboard led by Major Lee Kwok So anchored in Cam Ranh port in the south central province of Khanh Hoa last Friday for a five-day visit to Vietnam.

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Hong Kong ranks as freest economy in the world

Hong Kong ranks as freest economy in the world

2/19/2017 - 15:55

(VOVworld) - Hong Kong has maintained its position as the world's freest economy in the 2017 Index of Economic Freedom from the Heritage Foundation with overall score of 89.8 points up by 1.2 points over the year before.

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Binh Duong attracts FDI in tourism development

Binh Duong attracts FDI in tourism development

2/19/2017 - 15:54

(VOVworld) – The Binh Duong province’s tourism needs about 280 million USD worth of investment until 2020.

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APEC 2017: Vietnam’s culture introduced to foreigners

APEC 2017: Vietnam’s culture introduced to foreigners

2/19/2017 - 15:52

(VOVworld) – Khanh Hoa provincial Department of Cutlure and Sports has organized an exhibition about scenic spots in Khanh Hoa and neighboring provinces to delegates attending the 1st APEC Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM1) in Nha Trang City.

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APEC 2017: Vietnam’s culture introduced to foreigners

APEC 2017: Vietnam’s culture introduced to foreigners

2/19/2017 - 15:52

(VOVworld) – Khanh Hoa provincial Department of Cutlure and Sports has organized an exhibition about scenic spots in Khanh Hoa and neighboring provinces to delegates attending the 1st APEC Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM1) in Nha Trang City.

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Russia announces ceasefire in Ukraine

Russia announces ceasefire in Ukraine

2/19/2017 - 15:51

(VOVworld) - Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday after meeting with his Ukrainian, German and French counterparts in Munich, that the ceasefire between Ukrainian army and seceded faction will take effect on Monday.

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Iran: A deputy of former Iranian president to run for presidential election

Iran: A deputy of former Iranian president to run for presidential election

2/19/2017 - 15:48

(VOVworld) - Hamid Baghaie, deputy of former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, announced Saturday his decision to run in this year's presidential election, becoming the first candidate to contest the top job.

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US aircraft carrier patrols East Sea

US aircraft carrier patrols East Sea

2/19/2017 - 15:44

(VOVworld) – The US Navy said that its aircraft carrier strike group including Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson began routine patrols in the East Sea on Saturday.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A: The traditional Vietnamese wedding is one of the most important ceremonies in Vietnamese culture with influences from Confucian and Buddhist ideology. It is a significant day not only for...

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...