EU extends economic sanctions against Russia

 EU extends economic sanctions against Russia

12/20/2016 - 16:59

(VOVworld) – The European Union on Monday extended economic sanctions against Russia to put pressure on Russia over Ukraine issues.

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Vietnam wins prizes at International Astronomy Olympiad

Vietnam wins prizes at International Astronomy Olympiad

12/20/2016 - 16:57

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese students have brought home one silver and four consolation prizes from the 10th International Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad in India.

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Russia, NATO talk to improve relations

Russia, NATO talk to improve relations

12/20/2016 - 16:55

(VOVworld) – NATO and Russia held talks in Brussels, Belgium, on Monday to discuss ways to improve their relationship and resolve solutions to the Ukraine crisis.

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Conflict breaks out in eastern Ukraine

Conflict breaks out in eastern Ukraine

12/20/2016 - 16:52

(VOVworld) – Ukrainian officials said 5 soldiers have been killed in the latest clash with separatists in the Luhansk area of eastern Ukraine.

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Donald Trump secures Electoral College selection as next US President

Donald Trump secures Electoral College selection as next US President

12/20/2016 - 16:50

(VOVworld) - Donald Trump won enough electoral votes to become the next President of the US and Mike Pence was elected Vice President.

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Norway, China normalize ties

Norway, China normalize ties

12/20/2016 - 16:48

(VOVworld) - Norway and China on Monday normalized diplomatic and political ties, frozen since 2010 when Liu Xiaobo, a Chinese citizen, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Russian Ambassador to Turkey assassinated

Russian Ambassador to Turkey assassinated

12/20/2016 - 16:26

(VOVworld) – Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov was assassinated at the opening of an art exhibition on Monday evening in Ankara.

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Cambodian Prime Minister visits Vietnam

Cambodian Prime Minister visits Vietnam

12/20/2016 - 16:20

(VOVworld) – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen on Tuesday began a two-day official visit to Vietnam.

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Bac Kan promotes agricultural products with geographical origin indicated

Bac Kan promotes agricultural products with geographical origin indicated

12/19/2016 - 19:25

(VOVworld) – Bac Kan province has produced a range of agricultural products indicating their geographical origins. These include vermicelli, fragrant glutinous rice, seedless persimmons, and mandarin oranges.

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South Korea rescues North Korean fishermen

South Korea rescues North Korean fishermen

12/19/2016 - 19:05

(VOVworld) – South Korea on Monday repatriated eight North Korean fishermen who were rescued last week while drifting in waters off the country's east coast.

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Malaysia calls for unity among ASEAN to deal with East Sea dispute

Malaysia calls for unity among ASEAN to deal with East Sea dispute

12/19/2016 - 18:12

(VOVworld) – Malaysia’s Defense Minister, Hishammuddin Hussein, on Monday called on ASEAN countries to be united in the East Sea issue and to prevent any interference from world powers in regional issues.

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Religious people make great contributions to national development: PM

Religious people make great contributions to national development: PM

12/19/2016 - 18:09

(VOVworld)-Vietnam’s consistent and considered policies on religion and belief have created favorable conditions for religions to co-exist peacefully within the Vietnamese community, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a meeting in HCM city on Monday.

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Party chief visits General Department of Military Intelligence

Party chief visits General Department of Military Intelligence

12/19/2016 - 18:05

(VOVworld)-Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has hailed the military intelligence service’s efforts to diversify its operations, contributing to national construction and defense.

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VOV celebrates 70th National Resistance Day

VOV celebrates 70th National Resistance Day

12/19/2016 - 17:50

(VOVworld)- The Voice of Vietnam on Monday held a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of National Resistance Day. In his address, VOV President Nguyen The Ky recalled the day 70 years ago when President Ho Chi Minh made his appeal for national resistance on Radio the Voice of Vietnam.

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Activities mark 70th National Resistance Day

Activities mark 70th National Resistance Day

12/19/2016 - 17:28

(VOVworld) - The 70th anniversary of National Resistance Day on December 19 made the headlines of major Vietnamese newspapers on Monday. An editorial in the People newspaper said lessons drawn from the National Resistance are still valid even during peace time. They inspire Vietnam to strengthen its economy, national defense, and diplomacy.

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IAEA affirms Iran’s commitment to nuke deal

IAEA affirms Iran’s commitment to nuke deal

12/19/2016 - 16:50

(VOVworld) – Director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)Yukiya Amano on Sunday said Iran has shown commitment on its nuclear program agreed with the P5+1 group (including the US, the UK, France, Russia, China, and Germany) following accusations by Tehran that the US has violated the accord.

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Russia to veto UN resolution on oversight in Aleppo

Russia to veto UN resolution on oversight in Aleppo

12/19/2016 - 16:48

(VOVworld) – Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin has said that Russia will veto a French draft resolution to allow UN officials to monitor evacuations from the Syrian city of Aleppo.

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National Assembly Standing Committee opens 5th session

National Assembly Standing Committee opens 5th session

12/19/2016 - 16:47

(VOVworld) - The National Assembly Standing Committee opens its 5th session in Hanoi on Monday to review the 2nd session of the 14th National Assembly and to prepare for the next session.

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NATO rules out interference into Syrian war

NATO rules out interference into Syrian war

12/19/2016 - 16:45

(VOVworld) – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has defended the alliance’s decision to refrain from involvement in the war in Syria, saying that doing so would only make matters worse.

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Ivory Coast votes for parliament

Ivory Coast votes for parliament

12/19/2016 - 16:43

(VOVworld) – Ivory Coast voters went to the polls on Sunday for a parliamentary election that incumbent President Alassane Ouattara hopes will maintain his strong majority.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

B: Ashik Eqbal Tokon of Bangladesh sent us an e-greeting card with pictures of Vietnamese Tet delicacies like watermelons, square sticky rice cakes, pork pie, and some other food. We...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam