US allocates additional 589 million USD to fight Zika

US allocates additional 589 million USD to fight Zika

4/7/2016 - 18:24

(VOVworld) – The White House announced on Wednesday that it will devote an additional 589 million USD to fighting the Zika virus, which has so far infected 672 Americans.

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IS kidnaps 344 Syrian workers

IS kidnaps 344 Syrian workers

4/7/2016 - 18:22

(VOVworld) - Islamic State militants are believed to have kidnapped 344 Syrian workers from a private cement factory near Damascus, the Syrian government announced on Wednesday.

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Activities to celebrate Cultural Day of Vietnam’s Ethnic Groups

Activities to celebrate Cultural Day of Vietnam’s Ethnic Groups

4/7/2016 - 18:21

(VOVworld) - A wide range of activities will be organised at the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Ha Noi from April 15-19 to celebrate the Cultural Day of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups. The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism said that the highlight event will be the opening ceremony on April 16, with the participation of...

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UN urges rapid Libya handover

UN urges rapid Libya handover

4/7/2016 - 18:19

(VOVworld) – On Wednesday the UN Envoy to Libya, Martin Kobler, urged a rapid, complete handover of power to a unity government that arrived in Tripoli a week ago, and warned that the fragile peace in the city may not hold if the new government is unable to deliver.

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NA vice-chairman receives East Timor’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation

NA vice-chairman receives East Timor’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation

4/7/2016 - 18:14

(VOVworld) – East Timor’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Hermani Coelho da Silva is on a working visit to Vietnam.

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Vietnam invited to G7 summit in Japan

Vietnam invited to G7 summit in Japan

4/7/2016 - 18:12

(VOVworld) - Japan's Yomiuri newspaper reports that Vietnam is one of the 7 Asia-Pacific countries to attend the G7 summit scheduled for May 26-27 in Mie prefecture, Japan.

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Enhancing Vietnam-Cuba economic, trade, investment cooperation

Enhancing Vietnam-Cuba economic, trade, investment cooperation

4/7/2016 - 18:09

(VOVworld) – Deputy Minister of Construction, Le Quang Hung, led a Vietnamese delegation to Cuba to discuss economic, trade, and investment opportunities and accelerate the implementation of agreements at the 33rd session of the Intergovernmental Committees.

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National Assembly relieves more state officials from duty

National Assembly relieves more state officials from duty

4/7/2016 - 18:08

(VOVworld) – On Thursday, the National Assembly approved a number of resolutions relieving Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan, Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court Truong Hoa Binh, and Prosecutor General of the Supreme People’s Procuracy Nguyen Hoa Binh.

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Vietnam’s first international student scientific forum opens

Vietnam’s first international student scientific forum opens

4/7/2016 - 18:07

(VOVworld) – More than 100 outstanding students from universities in Southeast Asian countries and China and Japan are attending an international student scientific forum in Ho Chi Minh city.

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Vietnam protests China’s deployment of drilling rig off the Tonkin Gulf

Vietnam protests China’s deployment of drilling rig off the Tonkin Gulf

4/7/2016 - 18:05

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s Foreign Ministry held its regular press briefing on Thursday. Concerning Vietnam’s reaction to China’s drilling rig HD 981 being moved to the area off the Tonkin Gulf on April 3, Spokesperson Le Hai Binh said: “According to Vietnamese functional agencies, on the night of April 3, China’s drilling rig HD 981 moved to the area, whose coordinates...

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Japanese media cover Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s election

Japanese media cover Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s election

4/7/2016 - 18:03

(VOVworld) – Japan’s media have reported on the Vietnam National Assembly’s election of Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc as Prime Minister. The Kyodo news agency said Prime Minister Phuc will continue to develop a market economy based on Vietnam’s reform policy, adding that he will focus on economic reforms and the East Sea issue.

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NA deputies hope PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc will fulfill his duty

NA deputies hope PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc will fulfill his duty

4/7/2016 - 18:02

(VOVworld) – Many National Assembly deputies have said they expect Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will fulfill the tasks assigned to him by the Party, state, and people. They said the government should focus on reducing public spending, mobilizing resources for economic growth, and improving the competence of state officials.

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Panama Papers leak: Panama to form independent commission to review financial practices

Panama Papers leak: Panama to form independent commission to review financial practices

4/7/2016 - 18:02

(VOVworld) - The Panamanian government, via its foreign ministry, will create an independent commission comprised of domestic and international experts to evaluate current tax management systems and propose measures to exchange information with other countries in order to strengthen the transparency of the financial and legal systems.

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France announces 800 new jobs to fight terrorism

4/7/2016 - 17:06

(VOVworld) – French President Francois Hollande announced Wednesday 800 additional posts in the Defense Ministry to beef up security against terror risks.

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US President welcomes political power transfer in Myanmar

US President welcomes political power transfer in Myanmar

4/7/2016 - 16:58

(VOVworld) – US President Barack Obama praised the "historic step forward" of a democratic transfer of power to a civilian-led government in Myanmar.

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Wednesday April 27, 2016

Wednesday April 27, 2016

(VOVworld) - Although it’s the beginning of summer, it’s pretty hot with the midday temperature in Hanoi at around 32 DC and HCM city at 36 DC. Luckily there are...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam