Lao Cai urged to become socio-economic center of the northern mountain region

Lao Cai urged to become socio-economic center of the northern mountain region

7/29/2014 - 18:04

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has urged Lao Cai province to become a socio-economic center for the northern mountain region. During a working session with provincial leaders on Tuesday, he said the province should take advantage of its border trade to boost the development of services, tourism, and industry.

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Movement to follow President Ho Chi Minh’s moral example promoted

Movement to follow President Ho Chi Minh’s moral example promoted

7/29/2014 - 18:00

(VOVworld) - A conference took place in Da Nang on Tuesday to review the implementation of a Poliburo directive on learning and following President Ho Chi Minh’s moral example in 15 central and central highlands provinces.

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Int’l arrivals increase 4.6% in July

Int’l arrivals increase 4.6% in July

7/29/2014 - 17:55

(VOVworld) - Vietnam welcomed nearly 564,000 foreign travelers in July, a year-on-year rise of 4.6% bringing the total number of foreign arrivals in Vietnam so far this year to over 4.85 million.

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UN calls for ceasefire in Gaza Strip

UN calls for ceasefire in Gaza Strip

7/29/2014 - 17:18

(VOVworld) – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has reiterated his call for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas in the Gaza Strip. s

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Steering committee on IPU-132 kicks off its 2nd session

Steering committee on IPU-132 kicks off its 2nd session

7/29/2014 - 17:14

(VOVworld) – National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung today urged all members of the Organizing Steering Committee of the 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union General Assembly (IPU) to follow plans, check out works, and contents in order to hold the event successfully.

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Further strategic partnership between Vietnam and Japan

Further strategic partnership between Vietnam and Japan

7/29/2014 - 17:07

(VOVworld) – Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida will pay a visit to Vietnam from July 31st to August 2nd at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Binh Minh.

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Live broadcast honors Vietnam’s Labor Union

Live broadcast honors Vietnam’s Labor Union

7/29/2014 - 16:18

(VOVworld) – A live broadcast connecting Hanoi, the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh, and Ho Chi Minh City took place on Monday to honor Vietnam’s Labor Union.

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Israel begins “unlimited ceasefire” in Gaza

Israel begins “unlimited ceasefire” in Gaza

7/29/2014 - 16:17

(VOVworld) – Israel began an “unlimited ceasefire” in Gaza on Monday after 21 days of fierce clashes and mounting world pressure to halt hostile acts between Israel and Hamas there.

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World leaders discuss situations in Ukraine, Middle East

World leaders discuss situations in Ukraine, Middle East

7/29/2014 - 16:14

(VOVworld) – Crises in Ukraine and the Middle East were major topics of the phone conversations between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Barack Obama, French President Francois Hollande, British Prime Minister David Cameron, and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

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Japan helps Thua Thien Hue adapt to natural calamity

Japan helps Thua Thien Hue adapt to natural calamity

7/29/2014 - 16:14

(VOVworld) - The Japanese Government Monday provided nearly 640,000 USD in non-refundable aid to central Thua Thien Hue province for a natural calamity adaptation project.

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Thai protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban stands trial for suppression over Red Shirt supporters

Thai protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban stands trial for suppression over Red Shirt supporters

7/29/2014 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – The Thai leader of the months-long street protests which preceded Thailand's latest coup appeared in court Monday to deny a murder charge over a bloody crackdown on opposition "Red Shirt" supporters four years ago.

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International physics conference opens in Binh Dinh

International physics conference opens in Binh Dinh

7/29/2014 - 16:10

(VOVworld) - Nearly 80 domestic and foreign physicists are participating in an international conference opened Monday in the central province of Binh Dinh to share the latest achievements in the field.

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Vietnam wins 2 golds at int’l chemistry Olympiad

Vietnam wins 2 golds at int’l chemistry Olympiad

7/29/2014 - 16:08

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese students won 2 gold medals and 2 silver medals at the 46th International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) that closed in Hanoi on Monday.

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Pacific Links Foundation presents scholarships to poor school girls in Mekong provinces

Pacific Links Foundation presents scholarships to poor school girls in Mekong provinces

7/29/2014 - 16:04

(VOVworld) – The US-based Pacific Links Foundation and the An Giang Study Promotion Association on Monday presented 700 scholarships for poor school girls in the Mekong delta provinces of An Giang, Dong Thap, Kien Giang, and Tien Giang.

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Vietnam, Japan lawmakers promise to enhance bilateral relations

Vietnam, Japan lawmakers promise to enhance bilateral relations

7/29/2014 - 16:00

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese lawmakers always support improving Vietnam-Japan relations.

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Wednesday, August 13 2014

Wednesday, August 13 2014

The village of Thanh Tien has been famous for its paper flowers for over 300 years. Like the people of Hue, Thanh Tien paper flowers have a simple, delicate beauty.

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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...