East Sea’s stable environment vital for maritime security, navigation freedom, international trade

East Sea’s stable environment vital for maritime security, navigation freedom, international trade

7/26/2014 - 17:07

(VOVworld) - Vietnam Lawyers Association and Ho Chi Minh City Law School have held a workshop on legal aspects relating to China’s placement of the Haiyang Shiyou 981 oil rig in Vietnam’s waters. 50 scholars and law experts from 12 countries participated at the event on Saturday.

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Ho Chi Minh City celebrates 85th founding anniversary of Vietnam Labor Union

Ho Chi Minh City celebrates 85th founding anniversary of Vietnam Labor Union

7/26/2014 - 17:02

(VOVworld) - Ho Chi Minh City has celebrated the 85th anniversary of Vietnam Labor Union. At the ceremony on Saturday, municipal leaders praised the local labor union in its efforts to uphold the glorious tradition of the Vietnamese workers class while fostering harmonious relations between workers and employers.

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Vietnam and South Africa expect bright prospects in bilateral trade

Vietnam and South Africa expect bright prospects in bilateral trade

7/26/2014 - 16:57

(VOVworld) - The Vietnam embassy in South Africa and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Johannesburg (JCCI) co-organized a seminar on Friday to promote trade activities in both nations.

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Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung: strengthening state management on ethnicity issues

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung: strengthening state management on ethnicity issues

7/26/2014 - 16:55

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has called for more efficient state management in ethnicity policy during his recent working session with the National Assembly’s Ethnicity Committee.

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Presidential election candidate Subianto challenges election results

Presidential election candidate Subianto challenges election results

7/26/2014 - 16:48

(VOVworld) - Former general Prabowo Subianto, who lost Indonesia's presidential election to Joko Widodo, has filed a lawsuit against the election result, alleging the counting of votes was mishandled.

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A car bomb in southern Thailand kills and injures dozens

A car bomb in southern Thailand kills and injures dozens

7/26/2014 - 16:44

(VOVworld) - A car bomb exploded Friday outside a hotel in southern Thai province of Yala, killing three people and wounding 36 others, said Lieutenant Colonel Sophon Saisuree, adding that of the wounded, three were in critical condition while 30 others had minor injuries.

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Ukraine appoints new Acting Prime Minister

Ukraine appoints new Acting Prime Minister

7/26/2014 - 16:40

(VOVworld) - The Ukrainian cabinet on Friday appointed Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman as acting prime minister, one day after the incumbent, Arseny Yatsenyuk, announced resignation. Groysman will serve as acting PM until the parliament elects a new interim head of the cabinet, the government's press service said.

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Thousands take part in blood donation activities

Thousands take part in blood donation activities

7/26/2014 - 16:35

(VOVworld) – Thousands of people joined a blood donation event held on Saturday in Hanoi as part of the on-going 2nd volunteer blood drive called “Red journey” and commemorative activities to mark the 67th anniversary of the War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day on July 27.

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Activities to mark 67th anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day

Activities to mark 67th anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day

7/26/2014 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – Many activities are taking place across Vietnam to mark the 67th anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day on July 27. Senior leaders of Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday laid wreaths and paid tribute to fallen soldiers at the City’s Martyr Cemetery, Cu Chi Martyr Cemetery, and Ben Duoc Memorial Temple.

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The US helps disabled Vietnamese with community integration

The US helps disabled Vietnamese with community integration

7/26/2014 - 16:12

(VOVworld) - The US embassy on Friday July 25 donated 40,000 USD to the Hold the Future Center to help start a project encouraging people with disabilities better integrate into the community.

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Vietnam, Poland beef up bilateral comprehensive partnership

Vietnam, Poland beef up bilateral comprehensive partnership

7/26/2014 - 16:08

(VOVworld) – Polish leaders have hailed Vietnam’s rising international status, affirming that Vietnam is always considered Poland’s important partner in Southeast Asia.

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7 killed as air force helicopter crashes in India

7 killed as air force helicopter crashes in India

7/26/2014 - 15:41

(VOVworld) – One Indian air force helicopter crashed Friday afternoon in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, killing seven people.

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International Lawyers Association concerned about China's actions

International Lawyers Association concerned about China's actions

7/26/2014 - 15:27

(VOVworld) – The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) has severe reservations about China's actions which have adversely impacted the international situation, said IADL President Jeanne Mirer on a recent working visit to Vietnam.

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Algeria: No conclusion on the cause of AH-5017 plane crash

Algeria: No conclusion on the cause of AH-5017 plane crash

7/26/2014 - 15:24

(VOVworld) - Algerian Transport Mnister Ammar Ghoulhas confirmed identification of plane wreckage within 100 kilometer diameter area in northern Mali.

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Fostering East Sea’s peace, cooperation and prosperity

Fostering East Sea’s peace, cooperation and prosperity

7/25/2014 - 19:04

(VOVworld) - The Vietnam General Confederation of Labor opened a workshop about the East Sea in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday. The confederation chairman, Dang Ngoc Tung, was speaking at the opening session:

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Wednesday July 23, 2014

Wednesday July 23, 2014

(VOVworld) - As a coastal country, Vietnam has frequently been affected by storms and floods. But in recent years, storms have increased in intensity and frequency due to global climate...

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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...