Victoria Kwakwa awarded with Friendship Order

Victoria Kwakwa awarded with Friendship Order

7/26/2016 - 16:51

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc yesterday/Monday awarded the Friendship Order to Victoria Kwakwa, Regional Vice President for East Asia and the Pacific of the World Bank (WB), who was the former WB Country Director in Vietnam. Kwakwa was honored for her contributions to accelerating the Bank’s support and cooperation for Vietnam’s socio-economic development.

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Taking better care of revolutionary contributors

Taking better care of revolutionary contributors

7/26/2016 - 15:32

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has a total of 8.8 million revolutionary contributors, accounting for nearly 10% of the population. The government provides annual allowances to nearly 1.5 million of these revolutionary contributors.

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Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung receives WB Vice President

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung receives WB Vice President

7/25/2016 - 19:27

(VOVworld)- On Monday, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung received Victoria Kwakwa, the World Bank’s Vice President for East Asia-Pacific.

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US considers Vietnam an important partner in ASEAN

US considers Vietnam an important partner in ASEAN

7/25/2016 - 19:23

(VOVworld)- On Monday, Head of the Party Central Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh received in Hanoi Nathan Sheets, US Treasury Under Secretary.

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Prime Minister receives outgoing Cambodian ambassador

Prime Minister receives outgoing Cambodian ambassador

7/25/2016 - 19:04

(VOVworld) – On Monday in Hanoi, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Cambodian Ambassador Hul Phany, whose term in Vietnam comes to an end.

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Thai culture and art exhibition to open in Hanoi

Thai culture and art exhibition to open in Hanoi

7/25/2016 - 18:27

(VOVworld) – Thailand’s handicraft products will be on display at a Thai exhibition to be opened at the Vietnam Culture and Art Exhibition Centre in Hoa Lu street, Hanoi.

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Japanese Coast Guard training ship visits central Vietnam

Japanese Coast Guard training ship visits central Vietnam

7/25/2016 - 18:22

(VOVworld) – The Japanese Coast Guard Training ship Kojima anchored on Monday at Tien Sa Port in Vietnam's central Da Nang city, starting a friendship visit to Vietnam.

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Rio Olympic Village officially opens

Rio Olympic Village officially opens

7/25/2016 - 18:20

(VOVworld) - The Olympic Village for the Rio Games was officially opened on Sunday to welcome athletes and officials from all over the world.

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ASEAN+1, an effective cooperative mechanism

ASEAN+1, an effective cooperative mechanism

7/25/2016 - 18:20

(VOVworld) – A series of meetings between ASEAN and its dialogue partners (ASEAN+1) took place on Monday in Vientiane, Laos, as part of the 49th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), which has been an effective cooperative mechanism between ASEAN and 10 countries and political entities, including China, the Republic of Korea, the US, Japan, India, Canada, Australia, Russia, New Zealand...

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International symposium on the formation of stars

International symposium on the formation of stars

7/25/2016 - 18:17

(VOVworld) – An international symposium on the formation of stars in various space environments was held in Quy Nhon city on Monday by the Meeting Vietnam Center, the Ministry of Science and Technology and Binh Dinh provincial People’s Committee.

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President Tran Dai Quang sworn-in

President Tran Dai Quang sworn-in

7/25/2016 - 17:56

(VOVworld)- On Monday, having received 98.18% of the votes, the 14th National Assembly elected Tran Dai Quang, a Politburo member, as President of Vietnam for the 2016 – 2021 tenure.

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Foreign ministers scrutinize Mekong-RoK links

Foreign ministers scrutinize Mekong-RoK links

7/25/2016 - 17:05

(VOVworld) - The 6th Mekong-Republic of Korea Foreign Ministers’ Meeting took place in Vientiane, Laos, on Sunday on the sidelines of the ongoing AMM 49.

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Prime Minister pays tribute to former Lao leader

 Prime Minister pays tribute to former Lao leader

7/25/2016 - 17:03

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc led a delegation of Vietnamese officials to the Lao Embassy in Vietnam on Monday to pay tribute to the late former Chairman of the National Assembly of Laos Saman Vinhaket.

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IOC won’t ban Russian delegation from Rio Olympics

IOC won’t ban Russian delegation from Rio Olympics

7/25/2016 - 16:52

(VOVworld) – On Sunday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided not to ban Russia totally from next month’s Rio Olympics for doping, ruling that decisions on individual competitors will be left to the international sports federations.

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Mekong-Ganga cooperation meeting issues joint statement

Mekong-Ganga cooperation meeting issues joint statement

7/25/2016 - 16:48

(VOVworld) - The seventh Foreign Ministers Meeting of the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) issued a joint statement and a MGC Action Plan for 2016-2018 in Vientiane, Laos, on Sunday.

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Japan’s East Sea stance

Japan’s East Sea stance

7/25/2016 - 16:47

(VOVworld) – The Kyodo news agency reported Sunday that Japan believes in respecting international law in east Sea disputes. A tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, recently rejected China's claims to disputed waters in the East Sea.

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Syrian government says it’s ready for further peace talks

Syrian government says it’s ready for further peace talks

7/25/2016 - 16:32

(VOVworld) - Syria's government said on Sunday it is ready for further peace talks with the opposition and that it is intent on a political solution to the five-year conflict.

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Activities to mark 69th War Invalids and Martyrs Day

Activities to mark 69th War Invalids and Martyrs Day

7/25/2016 - 16:31

(VOVworld) – Activities were held in Vietnam this week to commemorate the 69th War Invalids and Martyrs Day on July 27.

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Deputy PM engages in more bilateral meetings in Laos

Deputy PM engages in more bilateral meetings in Laos

7/25/2016 - 16:28

(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held bilateral meetings with the Foreign Ministers of Singapore and Indonesia on Sunday on the sidelines of the 49th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Vientiane.

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IS claims responsibility for bomb attack in Iraq

IS claims responsibility for bomb attack in Iraq

7/25/2016 - 16:26

(VOVworld) – At least 15 people were killed and 20 wounded in a suicide bombing attack targeting a crowded security checkpoint in north Baghdad on Sunday.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

A: Shooting began as a sport in Vietnam in the early 1960s with the first shooters being members of the army and railway sector. At that time, the marksmen practiced...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam