Promoting Vietnam-EU cooperation

Promoting Vietnam-EU cooperation

8/9/2014 - 14:39

(VOVworld) - European Commission Vice President and Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton will pay an official visit to Vietnam next week, aiming to foster close relations between the EU and Vietnam. This is the first Vietnam visit by the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy since the Treaty of Lisbon came into effect in...

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US Senators: US-Vietnam relations developing well

US Senators: US-Vietnam relations developing well

8/9/2014 - 6:55

(VOVworld) - Relations between the US and Vietnam have developed well since the two countries normalized diplomatic ties 19 years ago, Senators John McCain and Sheldon Whitehouse told Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong in Hanoi on Friday.

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Vietnam joins the 70th Session of the UN ESCAP

Vietnam joins the 70th Session of the UN ESCAP

8/8/2014 - 19:19

(VOVworld) - Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc has participated at the 70th Session of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.

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The 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM-47) and related meetings open

The 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM-47) and related meetings open

8/8/2014 - 19:16

(VOVworld) - The 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM-47) and related meetings opened in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on Friday.

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Vietnam, Brunei to boost bilateral ties

Vietnam, Brunei to boost bilateral ties

8/8/2014 - 19:10

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh had a meeting with Myanmar’s Foreign Minister, Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, on Friday on the sidelines of the 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM) in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.

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US approves airstrikes targeting northern Iraq

US approves airstrikes targeting northern Iraq

8/8/2014 - 19:06

(VOVworld) - Kurdish spokesperson Holgard Hekmat told reporters on Friday that American F-16s first entered Iraqi airspace on a reconnaissance mission and are now targeting ISIS or the Islamic State, in Gwer and in the Sinjar region, northern Iraq.

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NA Chairman receives US senator John McCain

NA Chairman receives US senator John McCain

8/8/2014 - 19:03

(VOV) - In the face of global complications and security threats, Vietnam and the US should increase bilateral cooperation, especially in economics, trade, national defense and security, said US Senator John McCain, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, at a reception in Hanoi on Friday hosted by NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.

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Vietnam announces action plan to halt Ebola virus

Vietnam announces action plan to halt Ebola virus

8/8/2014 - 19:01

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has not yet reported any cases of Ebola virus infection, but authorities are taking precautions to prevent an Ebola epidemic from occurring here.

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Hanoi marks 50th anniversary of patriotic youth movement

Hanoi marks 50th anniversary of patriotic youth movement

8/8/2014 - 18:40

(VOVworld) – Hanoi on Thursday hosted the 50th celebration of a patriotic youth movement which encourages youngsters to stand ready to fight, to sacrifice, to go anywhere, and do anything requested by their motherland.

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Communications on human rights need to be done regularly

Communications on human rights need to be done regularly

8/8/2014 - 18:39

(VOVworld) – A conference was held in Kien Giang province on Thursday to discuss ways to improve communications on promoting human rights.

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Flag hoisting ceremony marks ASEAN’s 47th anniversary

Flag hoisting ceremony marks ASEAN’s 47th anniversary

8/8/2014 - 18:38

(VOVworld) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs organized a ceremony at its headquarters in Hanoi on Friday to fly the ASEAN flag and the national flag of Vietnam to mark ASEAN’s 47th anniversary (8/8/1967 – 8/8/2014) and the 19th anniversary of Vietnam’s ASEAN membership (July 28).

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25 more Vietnamese workers will soon leave Egypt for Vietnam

25 more Vietnamese workers will soon leave Egypt for Vietnam

8/8/2014 - 18:34

(VOVworld) – On Thursday a special mission from the Vietnam Embassy in Egypt received 25 workers fleeing Libya via Egypt’s Salloum border gate and will help them return to Vietnam.

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Death toll from earthquake in China rises to 615

Death toll from earthquake in China rises to 615

8/8/2014 - 18:34

(VOVworld) - The death toll from a powerful earthquake that hit the west of China’s Yunnan province five days ago has risen to 615, with 114 more people missing, China's authorities said.

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Tension continues in the Middle East

Tension continues in the Middle East

8/8/2014 - 18:32

(VOVworld) – At least 10 rockets were fired from Gaza towards Israel after Hamas and Israel failed to extend the 72-hour ceasefire that expired on Friday.

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Photo exhibition on Agent Orange – a message from heart

Photo exhibition on Agent Orange – a message from heart

8/8/2014 - 18:29

(VOVworld) – More than 50 photos featuring the lives of Vietnamese Agent Orange/ dioxin victims and their dreams are on display at an exhibition at the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh city.

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Wednesday August 27, 2014

Wednesday August 27, 2014

(VOVworld) - Walt Davison of the UK wrote: "I was surprised to discover what a beautiful country Vietnam is, and how many tourism opportunities there are for visitors from other...

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Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

The Citadel of Ho Dynasty in the central province of Thanh Hoa has been named a World Cultural Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or...