Vietnam improves State Budget Law with international experience contributions

Vietnam improves State Budget Law with international experience contributions

8/21/2014 - 15:51

(VOVworld) - Vietnam, development partners, and foreign organizations will strengthen cooperation in public finance and improve the Law on State Budget. The information was released at a meeting of groups of public finance partners held in Hanoi on Wednesday.

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Gaza long-term cease-fire talks suspended

Gaza long-term cease-fire talks suspended

8/20/2014 - 18:49

(VOVworld) – Tuesday’s resumed hostilities between Israel and Hamas have not only broken the 24-hour cease-fire but also sabotaged talks in Cairo on a long-term truce after a month of conflict.

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US investigates IS killing journalist

US investigates IS killing journalist

8/20/2014 - 18:47

(VOVworld) – The US Intelligence service is conducting an investigation into Islamic State (IS) gunmen’s claim to have killed a US journalist.

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Libya declares curfew as Ebola spreads

Libya declares curfew as Ebola spreads

8/20/2014 - 18:45

(VOVworld) – Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf imposed a night curfew in the capital city of Monrovia on Wednesday and quarantined infected areas.

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Photo contest on Swedish innovations in Vietnam daily life launched

Photo contest on Swedish innovations in Vietnam daily life launched

8/20/2014 - 18:03

(VOVworld) – A photo competition titled “Swedish innovations through Vietnamese lenses” was launched in Hanoi on Wednesday.

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Cambodia’s Parliamentary Speaker wraps up Vietnam visit

Cambodia’s Parliamentary Speaker wraps up Vietnam visit

8/20/2014 - 17:55

(VOVworld) – Cambodia’s Parliamentary Speaker Samdech Heng Samrin left Hanoi on Wednesday following a 3-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.

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Two Nigerian passengers with Ebola symptom of fever are in stable conditions

Two Nigerian passengers with Ebola symptom of fever are in stable conditions

8/20/2014 - 17:55

(VOVworld) – Two Nigerian passengers with symptoms of Ebola fever were quarantined at the Tropical Hospital and are in stable conditions.

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Vietnam attaches importance to boosting traditional friendship with UAE

Vietnam attaches importance to boosting traditional friendship with UAE

8/20/2014 - 17:46

(VOVworld) – Vietnam attaches importance to boosting its traditional friendship with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said while receiving UAE ambassador to Vietnam, Khalid Ibrahim Abdulaziz Shohail Al-Qahtani, in Hanoi on Wednesday.

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Ceremony marks 150th anniversary of national hero Truong Dinh’s death

Ceremony marks 150th anniversary of national hero Truong Dinh’s death

8/20/2014 - 17:07

(VOVworld) – President Truong Tan Sang attended a ceremony marking the 150th anniversary of the death of national hero Truong Dinh in Tien Giang province on Wednesday. In his address, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Tran The Ngoc appreciated his contributions to the southern region’s resistance against French colonialists.

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National conference on 45 years of implementing President Ho’s will

National conference on 45 years of implementing President Ho’s will

8/20/2014 - 17:05

(VOVworld) – A national teleconference was held on Wednesday to review 45 years of implementing President Ho Chi Minh’s will.

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German, Turkish intelligence officials discuss bugging case

German, Turkish intelligence officials discuss bugging case

8/20/2014 - 17:01

(VOVworld) – Top German and Turkish intelligence officials will meet to discuss reports that Berlin has been eavesdropping on Ankara.

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Ebola death toll surpasses 1200

Ebola death toll surpasses 1200

8/20/2014 - 16:56

(VOVworld) – The World Health Organization issued an update Tuesday regarding the deadly Ebola outbreak: 2,240 persons infected with the virus, and 1,229 deaths.

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US blacklists Gaza extremist group

US blacklists Gaza extremist group

8/20/2014 - 16:51

(VOVworld) – The US has frozen all property and interests of the Mujahidin Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem and prohibited US citizens from engaging in transactions with the organisation.

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Nigerian arrivals to Vietnam quarantined

Nigerian arrivals to Vietnam quarantined

8/20/2014 - 16:51

(VOVworld) – 2 Nigerian passengers showing the Ebola symptom of fever when they arrived in Vietnam from Qatar on Tuesday were quarantined. The

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1,328 Vietnamese workers return home

1,328 Vietnamese workers return home

8/20/2014 - 16:49

(VOVworld) – 1,328 Vietnamese workers from Libya have already arrived home, announced the Department for Overseas Labor Management of the Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs.

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Wednesday August 20, 2014

Wednesday August 20, 2014

A: This week we got a lot of compliments for the music we play on our program and post on our website. Jayanta Chakrabarty of India wrote: “Once again I...

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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...