South Korea fires warning shots after North Korean incursion

South Korea fires warning shots after North Korean incursion

5/27/2016 - 16:34

(VOVworld) – South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported on Friday that a North Korean patrol boat and a fishing boat had crossed the western sea border.

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Deputy Foreign Minister Vu Hong Nam works with Myanmar’s Foreign Ministry

Deputy Foreign Minister Vu Hong Nam works with Myanmar’s Foreign Ministry

5/27/2016 - 16:33

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Vu Hong Nam paid a working visit to Myanmar on May 25-26 in an effort to strengthen cooperation between the countries and their foreign ministries. The National League for Democracy party took power and formed a new government in Myanmar on April 1.

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PM holds bilateral meetings on sidelines of expanded G7 Summit

PM holds bilateral meetings on sidelines of expanded G7 Summit

5/27/2016 - 16:31

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on the sidelines of the expanded G7 Summit in Japan on Thursday.

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Creating best possible conditions for businesses to access resources

Creating best possible conditions for businesses to access resources

5/27/2016 - 16:31

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung chaired a meeting to review the enforcement of the revised Investment and Enterprise laws. He said it is necessary to create favourable conditions for businesses and individuals to access resources to promote production and business.

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9th Pan-Tonkin Gulf Economic Cooperation Forum

9th Pan-Tonkin Gulf Economic Cooperation Forum

5/27/2016 - 16:27

(VOVworld) - The 9th Pan-Tonkin Gulf Economic Cooperation Forum, themed “Cooperation in the Pan-Tonkin Gulf to build one axis and two wings”, opened in China’s Nanning city, in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on May 26. The forum discussed the formation of a China-mainland Southeast Asia economic corridor and a cooperation network of Chinese and ASEAN port cities. About 500 delegates...

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World media gives positive view on President Obama’s Vietnam visit

World media gives positive view on President Obama’s Vietnam visit

5/26/2016 - 18:36

(VOVworld) – A recent visit to Vietnam by US President Barack Obama has drawn great attention domestically and internationally, reflecting the increasing importance of Vietnam-US ties.

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President receives outgoing Australian ambassador

President receives outgoing Australian ambassador

5/26/2016 - 18:33

(VOVworld) – President Tran Dai Quang received the outgoing Australian ambassador to Vietnam Hugh Borrowman on Thursday.

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Vietnam wants to deepen comprehensive strategic partnership with Japan

Vietnam wants to deepen comprehensive strategic partnership with Japan

5/26/2016 - 18:29

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has expressed his thanks to the Japanese government and people for providing emergency aid of 2.5 million USD to help Vietnam overcome the severe consequences of drought and salt intrusion in several central and Mekong Delta provinces.

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Vietnam PM encourages Japanese businesses to invest in cooperation projects with Vietnam

Vietnam PM encourages Japanese businesses to invest in cooperation projects with Vietnam

5/26/2016 - 18:29

(VOVworld) – On Thursday Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended a high-level Vietnam-Japan Economic Policy Dialogue on Vietnam’s integration and development.

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South Korea, Japan, US to hold envoy talks on nuclear issues

South Korea, Japan, US to hold envoy talks on nuclear issues

5/26/2016 - 17:54

(VOVworld) - Chief nuclear envoys from South Korea, Japan, and the US plan to meet in Tokyo next Wednesday to discuss North Korean issues.

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UN Chief calls for resumption of talks with North Korea

UN Chief calls for resumption of talks with North Korea

5/26/2016 - 17:53

(VOVworld) – On Thursday, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged a return to talks with North Korea, saying he stands ready to personally contribute in any way that might be helpful.

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Russia accuses Turkey of supplying IS fighters

Russia accuses Turkey of supplying IS fighters

5/26/2016 - 17:50

(VOVworld) – On Wednesday Russia’s Ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, accused Turkey of providing Islamic State with the components needed to make homemade explosive devices.

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Prime Minister visits Japan to attend expanded G7 summit

Prime Minister visits Japan to attend expanded G7 summit

5/26/2016 - 17:40

(VOVworld) – On Thursday, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrived in Ai Chi prefecture to begin a visit to Japan and attend the expanded G7 summit at the invitation of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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G7 summit opens

G7 summit opens

5/26/2016 - 17:39

(VOVworld) – The G7 summit opened in Japan on Thursday. This has been the first G7 summit held in Asia in 8 years. During the morning session, delegates discussed global economic issues and the G7’s aims and values.

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President Obama’s visit clarifies common perceptions of Vietnam-US strategic interests

President Obama’s visit clarifies common perceptions of Vietnam-US strategic interests

5/26/2016 - 17:38

(VOVworld) – Professor Marvin Ott, a leading East Asia researcher, has told VOV that President Obama’s visit to Vietnam had clarified common perceptions of Vietnam-US strategic interests.

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Vietnam's FDI surges to over 10 billion USD in Jan-May

Vietnam's FDI surges to over 10 billion USD in Jan-May

5/26/2016 - 17:37

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has attracted more than 10 billion USD of foreign direct investment in the first five months this year, up 136% from a year ago.

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Vietnam receives 4 million international visitors in 5 months of 2016

Vietnam receives 4 million international visitors in 5 months of 2016

5/26/2016 - 17:35

(VOVworld) – International visitors to Vietnam in May were estimated at more than 757,000 arrivals, up 30% against the same period last year, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.

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German cabinet passes integration bill

German cabinet passes integration bill

5/26/2016 - 16:58

(VOVworld) - The German government on Wednesday passed a bill on integration aimed at improving refugees' access to the German job market, while insisting they accept certain responsibilities.

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Egypt contracts French, Italian companies to search for flight MS804’s black box

Egypt contracts French, Italian companies to search for flight MS804’s black box

5/26/2016 - 16:55

(VOVworld) – On Wednesday, Egypt contracted with two foreign companies to help search for the black boxes of Egypt Air Flight MS804, which crashed on Thursday with 66 passengers and crew members into the Mediterranean Sea.

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France uses strategic oil reserves to counter strikes

France uses strategic oil reserves to counter strikes

5/26/2016 - 16:38

(VOVworld) - France has started using its strategic oil reserves to counter fuel shortages caused by union-led refinery blockades to protest the government’s labor law reforms.

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

A: Bun Cha- the traditional Vietnamese dish - consists of grilled pork served in a broth or with dipping sauce, along with rice noodles and fresh herbs. It is one...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam