Syria: Latest round of peace talks with UN mediator constructive

Syria: Latest round of peace talks with UN mediator constructive

4/27/2016 - 16:36

(VOVworld) – The Syrian government said Tuesday that its latest session of talks with UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura was a “useful and constructive round”.

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Russia, ASEAN tighten defense cooperation

Russia, ASEAN tighten defense cooperation

4/27/2016 - 16:32

(VOVworld) - Boosting military contacts between Russia and ASEAN was the focus of a meeting in Moscow on Tuesday, attended by these countries’ defense ministers.

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Laos’s Party General Secretary and President visits HCM city

Laos’s Party General Secretary and President visits HCM city

4/27/2016 - 16:31

(VOVworld) – Bounnhang Volachith, Laos’s Party General Secretary and President, visited HCM city on Tuesday.

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PM promises business support for Goldman Sachs

PM promises business support for Goldman Sachs

4/27/2016 - 16:30

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Andrea Vella, head of the US-based multinational investment banking firm’s Asia division, in Hanoi on Tuesday.

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UN Security Council rejects Israel’s claim to Golan Heights

UN Security Council rejects Israel’s claim to Golan Heights

4/27/2016 - 16:30

(VOVworld) – On Wednesday the UN Security Council dismissed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim that Israel will forever retain its sovereignty over the Golan Heights, a strategic area captured from Syria in 1967.

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War memory exhibit opens

War memory exhibit opens

4/27/2016 - 16:23

(VOVworld) – A war memory exhibit opened at the Vietnam Military History Museum in Hanoi on Tuesday. The event marks the 41st anniversary of the liberation of southern Vietnam and national reunification on April 30, the 62nd anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu victory, and the 126th birth anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh.

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Paris attacks suspect extradited to France

Paris attacks suspect extradited to France

4/27/2016 - 16:23

(VOVworld) – Antoine Denevi, suspected of supplying arms to terrorist Amedy Coulibaly who carried out deadly terrorist attacks in Paris last year, has been extradited from Spain to France.

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Government committee for religious affairs delegation visits Egypt

Government committee for religious affairs delegation visits Egypt

4/27/2016 - 16:11

(VOVworld) – A delegation of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs is visiting Egypt this week to boost cooperation in religious affairs.

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US Election 2016: Trump and Clinton win primaries in five states

US Election 2016: Trump and Clinton win primaries in five states

4/27/2016 - 16:10

(VOVworld) – Donald Trump won presidential primaries in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware, Rhode Island, and Maryland on Tuesday, another big step toward the Republican Party nomination for the general election in November.

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Head of Central Mass Mobilization Commission visits Thua Thien Hue

Head of Central Mass Mobilization Commission visits Thua Thien Hue

4/27/2016 - 16:10

(VOVworld) – Truong Thi Mai, head of the Party Central Committee’s Mass Mobilization Commission held a working session with leaders of Thua Thien Hue province on Tuesday.

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Defense Minister meets counterparts from other ASEAN countries

Defense Minister meets counterparts from other ASEAN countries

4/27/2016 - 16:09

(VOVworld) – On Tuesday Defense Minister Ngo Xuan Lich held bilateral meetings with the Defense Ministers of Thailand and Singapore on the sides lines of the 5th Moscow International Security Conference this week.

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Vietnam praises Russia’s contributions in Asia-Pacific

Vietnam praises Russia’s contributions in Asia-Pacific

4/27/2016 - 16:02

(VOVworld) – Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu met with the heads of ASEAN military delegations attending the 5th Moscow International Security Conference this week.

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Laos treasures contributions of Vietnamese people to its development

Laos treasures contributions of Vietnamese people to its development

4/26/2016 - 19:21

(VOVworld) – Significant achievements during Laos’ liberation war and development are attributed to the Vietnam-Laos Friendship Association and Vietnam’s former volunteers and experts

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Vietnam, Russia to promote cooperation in oil and gas exploitation

Vietnam, Russia to promote cooperation in oil and gas exploitation

4/26/2016 - 19:19

(VOVworld) – President Tran Dai Quang urged Russia’s Gazprom to work closer with Vietnamese partners in oil and gas exploration and exploitation, mechanics, oil refinery, and petrochemicals.

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South Korea: North Korea almost completes Musudan missile launch

South Korea: North Korea almost completes Musudan missile launch

4/26/2016 - 19:16

(VOVworld) – North Korea is preparing a second launch of one of its powerful mid-range Musudan missiles, capable of reaching US military installations in the Pacific.

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US backs NATO naval patrol in Mediterranean to close refugee route

US backs NATO naval patrol in Mediterranean to close refugee route

4/26/2016 - 19:14

(VOVworld) – The US offered its backing for a NATO naval operation off the Libyan coast in support of an Italian plan to close the Western Mediterranean refugee route to Europe.

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Russia, US, discuss closer cooperation to maintain Syria’s ceasefire

Russia, US, discuss closer cooperation to maintain Syria’s ceasefire

4/26/2016 - 19:11

(VOVworld) – How to maintain the cessation of hostilities in Syria was the focus of a phone conversation between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday.

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Vietnamese in Germany march to oppose China’s acts in East Sea

Vietnamese in Germany march to oppose China’s acts in East Sea

4/26/2016 - 19:08

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese people in Munich and from adjacent regions gathered at the Chinese Consulate in Munich, Germany, last week, to oppose China’s illegal acts in the East Sea.

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Vietnam-Laos joint statement

Vietnam-Laos joint statement

4/26/2016 - 18:26

(VOVworld) – Vietnam and Laos released a joint statement on the occasion of an official visit by the Lao Party General Secretary and President.

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Government Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs marks 70th anniversary

Government Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs marks 70th anniversary

4/26/2016 - 18:08

(VOVworld) – The Government Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs marked its 70th anniversary and received the Independence Order, first class, on Tuesday.

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Wednesday May 18, 2016

Wednesday May 18, 2016

(VOVworld) - We’ve received a lovely postcard and letter from Marlene Sherburne of the US. She wrote: “I haven’t written to you in some time and wanted to send you...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam