Commando force awarded First-class Feat Order

Commando force awarded First-class Feat Order

3/19/2017 - 16:38

(VOVworld)-State President Tran Dai Quang has highlighted the important role of the commando force in the Vietnam People’s Army and urged for greater efforts to ensure the best performances of Vietnamese commandos.

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Best start-up student ideas honored

Best start-up student ideas honored

3/19/2017 - 16:33

(VOVworld) - The best start-up student ideas were awarded in Hanoi on Saturday after 5 months of competition.

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Scotland to hold 2nd independence referendum

Scotland to hold 2nd independence referendum

3/19/2017 - 16:11

(VOVworld) – Scotland’s second independence referendum will be held after agreements on Britain leaving the EU are reached, said Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at the Scottish National Party's conference on Saturday.

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China, US in talks on meeting between presidents

China, US in talks on meeting between presidents

3/19/2017 - 16:08

(VOVworld) - China and the US are now in close communication on arrangements for a meeting between the two presidents and exchanges at other levels, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said during talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Saturday.

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G20 meeting sees no progress in free trade and anti-protectionism

G20 meeting sees no progress in free trade and anti-protectionism

3/19/2017 - 16:05

(VOVworld) - Finance ministers from the 20 leading world powers (G20) concluded talks in the German city of Baden-Baden on Saturday without a clear commitment on free trade and anti-protectionism.

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Vietnam, US seek to enhance defense ties

Vietnam, US seek to enhance defense ties

3/18/2017 - 17:38

(VOVworld)-Deputy Defense Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh and US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osiushave have discussed measures to further promote defence cooperation between the two countries.

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Con Dao island named Asia’s paradise sea

Con Dao island named Asia’s paradise sea

3/18/2017 - 17:34

(VOVworld) –Con Dao island in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has been named by the US Cable News Network (CNN) as one of Asia’s paradise seas.

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2017 National Futsal Championship kicks off

  2017 National Futsal Championship kicks off

3/18/2017 - 16:27

(VOVworld)-The 2017 National Fusal Championship kicked off in the central city of Da Nang on Friday.

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Differences remain at G20 Finance Ministers' meeting

Differences remain at G20 Finance Ministers' meeting

3/18/2017 - 16:21

(VOVworld) – Monetary issues, free trade, protectionism, and climate chance topped the agenda of the meeting of finance ministers and central bankers from top economies in Baden-Baden, Germany, on Friday and Saturday.

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Workshop discusses ways to improve Party leadership

Workshop discusses ways to improve Party leadership

3/18/2017 - 16:19

(VOVworld)-Reforming the Party’s leadership and streamlining the political sytem was the topic of a workshop in Hanoi on Saturday.

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Le Quang Liem tops HDBank International Open Chess Cup

Le Quang Liem tops HDBank International Open Chess Cup

3/18/2017 - 16:19

(VOVworld)-Top Vietnamese chess player Le Quang Liem became the champion of the HDBank International Open Chess tournament 2017 which closed in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday.

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US President reiterates support for NATO

US President reiterates support for NATO

3/18/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld) - US President Donald Trump reiterated his strong support for NATO and the need for NATO allies to pay their fair share for the cost of defense during a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday.

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Exhibition hightlights Vietnam's sea and island sovereignty

Exhibition hightlights Vietnam's sea and island sovereignty

3/18/2017 - 16:13

(VOVworld) - An exhibition titled “Hoang Sa (Paracel), Truong Sa (Spratly) belong to Vietnam – Historical and legal evidence” opened in Phu Quoc, Kien Giang province on Friday

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Vietnam celebrates International Francophone Day

Vietnam celebrates International Francophone Day

3/18/2017 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc has highlighted the achievements the French speaking community has made in addressing global challenges on security and development.

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US Secretary of State visits China

US Secretary of State visits China

3/18/2017 - 16:10

(VOVworld) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Saturday arrived in China for the final leg of his first official trip to Asia, following a visit to Japan and South Korea.

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PM urges for expansion of technology to transfom waste into energy

PM urges for expansion of technology to transfom waste into energy

3/18/2017 - 16:06

(VOVworld)- Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has praised the technology to recycle and transform solid waste into power by the Hydraulic-Machine Company.

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2017 National Press Festival opens

2017 National Press Festival opens

3/17/2017 - 19:00

(VOVworld) - The 2nd annual national press festival began in Hanoi on Friday to honor the Vietnamese press.

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NA Standing Committee debate changes to Law on Planning

NA Standing Committee debate changes to Law on Planning

3/17/2017 - 18:58

(VOVworld) – At their 8th session in Hanoi on Friday, deputies to the 14th National Assembly Standing Committee discussed revisions to the Law on Planning and 32 other laws that have stipulations concerning planning.

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Target program on sustainable forestry development acknowledged

Target program on sustainable forestry development acknowledged

3/17/2017 - 18:55

(VOVworld) - The forestry sector will work to increase its average production value to between 5.5 and 6 percent a year, forest coverage rate to 42 percent, and export value to at least 8 billion USD annually from now to 2020.

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Vietnam, Israel optimize cooperation potential

Vietnam, Israel optimize cooperation potential

3/17/2017 - 18:53

(VOVworld) - Vietnam and Israel should work together in the spirit of creativity and innovation to strengthen bilateral economic cooperation. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin made the suggestion in a recent interview with Vietnam News Agency on the run up to his upcoming official visit to Vietnam from March 19-25.

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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...