Art performance to raise funds for children

Art performance to raise funds for children

1/17/2016 - 14:22

(VOVworld) – An art program to raise funds for poor, disadvantaged children was held in Hanoi on Saturday by the Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs, the National Fund for Vietnamese Children, and Vietnam Television.

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Construction of road section connecting Can Tho and Kien Giang begins

Construction of road section connecting Can Tho and Kien Giang begins

1/17/2016 - 14:17

(VOVworld) – Construction of a road section connecting Can Tho and Kien Giang province began on Sunday.

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Algeria, Indonesia arrest IS-related terrorists

Algeria, Indonesia arrest IS-related terrorists

1/16/2016 - 16:04

(VOVworld) – On Friday police in Boumerdes, Algeria, arrested 21 members of a terrorist group, including 8 women serving IS.

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33 hostages freed from Bukina Faso’s terror attack

33 hostages freed from Bukina Faso’s terror attack

1/16/2016 - 16:02

(VOVworld) – 33 hostages have been freed from Splendid hotel in the capital of Burkina Faso that was attacked by Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) on Friday.

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IAEA to announce report on Iran’s nuclear program

IAEA to announce report on Iran’s nuclear program

1/16/2016 - 16:00

(VOVworld) - An IAEA report verifying that Iran has kept its promises under last year's nuclear deal with world powers and triggering sanctions relief for Tehran is likely to be issued on Saturday.

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US reviews plan to close Guantanamo prison

US reviews plan to close Guantanamo prison

1/16/2016 - 15:56

(VOVworld) – National security officials of US President Barack Obama are in the final stages of reviewing an updated proposal from the Pentagon to close the Guantanamo prison before releasing it to Congress, an administration official said on Friday.

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Quang Binh’s Hoang Phap pagoda recognized as national historical relic

Quang Binh’s Hoang Phap pagoda recognized as national historical relic

1/16/2016 - 15:55

(VOVworld) - A ceremony was held on Saturday at Hoang Phap pagoda in Quang Binh province to welcome the national recognition of Hoang Phap pagoda as a national historical relic.

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Chinese President to visit Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iran

Chinese President to visit Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iran

1/16/2016 - 15:54

(VOVworld) - Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay a 5-day visit to Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Iran beginning next Tuesday, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

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Localities help poor people enjoy Tet

Localities help poor people enjoy Tet

1/16/2016 - 15:04

(VOVworld) – Localities across Vietnam have presented gifts to poor people and policy beneficiaries ahead of the Lunar new year festival.

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Mong Duong 1 thermal power plant inaugurated

Mong Duong 1 thermal power plant inaugurated

1/16/2016 - 15:01

(VOVworld) – The Mong Duong 1 thermal power plant was inaugurated in Quang Ninh province on Saturday. With a capacity of more than 1,000 MW, the plant is part of Vietnam’s national electricity development plan for the 2001-2020 period, which can be extended to 2030.

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Educating children on national maritime sovereignty

Educating children on national maritime sovereignty

1/16/2016 - 14:55

(VOVworld) – More than 100 children participated in a drawing competition on spring in Vietnam’s sea and islands held at the War Remnants Museum in HCM city on Saturday. The competition was aimed at educating children on patriotism and the determination to protect national maritime sovereignty. It was within the framework of an exhibit on Vietnam’s sea and islands jointly...

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66th anniversary of Vietnam-China relations marked in Hong Kong

66th anniversary of Vietnam-China relations marked in Hong Kong

1/16/2016 - 14:49

(VOVworld) – The Vietnamese Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau of China held a banquet on Friday to celebrate 66 years of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and China.

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Vietnam to host international conference on wildlife trade

Vietnam to host international conference on wildlife trade

1/16/2016 - 14:44

(VOVworld) – The 66th meeting of the Standing Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora convened in Geneva this week.

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Dai Tu tea festival in Thai Nguyen

Dai Tu tea festival in Thai Nguyen

1/16/2016 - 14:41

(VOVworld) – The Dai Tu tea festival opened in Thai Nguyen province on Friday. The opening ceremony included art performances in praise of Dai Tu district and its tea production. An exhibit of local tea products, a tea drying competition, and culinary activities will be held as part of the festival.

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Consulting public opinions on law on association

Consulting public opinions on law on association

1/16/2016 - 14:39

(VOVworld) – A seminar was held in Thua Thien Hue province on Friday to consult social organizations ways to help the Vietnamese government finalize the draft law on assembly.

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Wednesday February 3, 2016

Wednesday February 3, 2016

(VOVworld) - To read listener letters is always the most interesting activity in our daily routine. Both compliments and criticisms tell us the results of our work. Grant Skinner of...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam