Prime Minister pledges support for Japan to become Vietnam's biggest investor

Prime Minister pledges support for Japan to become Vietnam's biggest investor

2/16/2017 - 8:57

(VOVworld) - Vietnam is working hard to improve its business climate to attract more foreign investors, including those from Japan.

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Vietnam congratulates Germany’s newly-elected President

Vietnam congratulates Germany’s newly-elected President

2/15/2017 - 21:05

(VOVworld) - Vietnam congratulates Frank-Walter Steinmeier on his election as President of Germany for the 2017 – 2022 term, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh said on Wednesday.

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70th anniversary of “Capital City Regiment Withdrawal” crossing Red River

70th anniversary of “Capital City Regiment Withdrawal” crossing Red River

2/15/2017 - 19:15

(VOVworld) - Hanoi has hosted a ceremony to mark 70 years of the “Capital City Regiment Withdrawal” crossing the Red River.

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UN peace keeping activities implemented in 2017

UN peace keeping activities implemented in 2017

2/15/2017 - 19:09

(VOVworld) - The Ministry of Defense and an inter-sectoral taskforce on Vietnam’s participation in the UN peace keeping force met in Hanoi on Wednesday to discuss their work plan for this year.

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Internal affairs, judicial work reviewed

Internal affairs, judicial work reviewed

2/15/2017 - 19:05

(VOVworld) - President Tran Dai Quang chaired a meeting in Hanoi on Wednesday to discuss cooperation between internal affairs and judicial sectors this year.

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Vietnam’s Catholics active in patriotic movements

Vietnam’s Catholics active in patriotic movements

2/15/2017 - 18:43

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Catholics Unity Committee of the 2013-2018 tenure convened its 4th conference in Hanoi on Wednesday. Delegates agreed that Catholics have actively engaged in patriotic emulation movements launched by the Vietnam Fatherland Front.

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Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam works with People’s Army newspaper

Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam works with People’s Army newspaper

2/15/2017 - 18:32

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said the People’s Army newspaper should continue to be a standard and prestigious newspaper in Vietnam’s society and media.

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UN supports Oman’s effort to resolve Yemen conflict

UN supports Oman’s effort to resolve Yemen conflict

2/15/2017 - 18:29

(VOVworld) - United Nations Secretary General António Guterres has expressed his support for Oman that is in the forefront of mediation efforts to resolve conflict in Yemen.

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Vietnam confirms its role in IFAD

Vietnam confirms its role in IFAD

2/15/2017 - 17:43

(VOVworld) – The 40th session of the Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has elected Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo, former Prime Minister of Togo, as President of the Fund. He will be sworn into the office on April 1.

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Vietnam’s role in UN praised

Vietnam’s role in UN praised

2/15/2017 - 17:42

(VOVworld) - Chef de Cabinet to the United Nations Secretary General Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti has spoke highly of the role of Vietnam in the UN and that of the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) in the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) while meeting NA Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong in New York, the US, on Tuesday.

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Russia denies intervention into French presidential election

Russia denies intervention into French presidential election

2/15/2017 - 16:52

(VOVworld) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Tuesday denied that Russia was behind media and internet attacks on the French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron, adding that those accusation are absurd. Peskov told reporters that Russia does not have any intention of interfering in the internal affairs of other countries or in their electoral processes.

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Venezuela condemns verbal attacks against its Vice President by US

Venezuela condemns verbal attacks against its Vice President by US

2/15/2017 - 16:50

(VOVworld) - The Venezuelan government on Tuesday condemned the verbal attacks by US officials against Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami.

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Caribbean countries discuss US immigration policy

Caribbean countries discuss US immigration policy

2/15/2017 - 16:48

(VOVworld) - The Caribbean Community (Caricom) convened an Inter-Sessional Meeting in Guyana on Thursday and Friday to discuss the US’s new immigration policy. According to Caricom’s Secretary General Irwin LaRocque, the heads of the 15 member nations will attend the event.

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Syria peace talks held in Kazakhstan

Syria peace talks held in Kazakhstan

2/15/2017 - 16:46

(VOVworld) - New Syria peace talks sponsored by Russia, Turkey, and Iran were held on Wednesday in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan.

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Israeli Prime Minister visits the US

Israeli Prime Minister visits the US

2/15/2017 - 16:42

(VOVworld) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday began his first official visit to the US since President Donald Trump took office.

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NATO wants to continue dialogues with Russia

NATO wants to continue dialogues with Russia

2/15/2017 - 16:39

(VOVworld) - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said at a press conference ahead of a meeting of NATO’s defense ministers on Tuesday that he will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference later this week.

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North Korea Ambassador summoned over ballistic missile test

North Korea Ambassador summoned over ballistic missile test

2/15/2017 - 16:37

(VOVworld) - North Korea's Ambassador to the UK Choe Il has been summoned to the Foreign Office and warned about North Korea’s ballistic missile test.

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Ho Chi Minh city helps Greek enterprises do business

Ho Chi Minh city helps Greek enterprises do business

2/15/2017 - 16:34

(VOVworld) – Ho Chi Minh city wishes to promote cooperation with Greece, especially in sea ports, tourism, and culture.

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France’s Jean-Pierre Lacroix named new UN peacekeeping chief

France’s Jean-Pierre Lacroix named new UN peacekeeping chief

2/15/2017 - 16:33

(VOVworld) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday announced the appointment of Jean-Pierre Lacroix of France to head UN peacekeeping for a year, pending a review of the world body’s functions and structure.

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Quang Nam province assures security for APEC 2017

Quang Nam province assures security for APEC 2017

2/15/2017 - 16:31

(VOVworld) – Deputy Minister of Public Security Bui Van Nam has worked with Quang Nam authorities to assure security for APEC 2017 activities in Hoi An city.

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...