UN Security Council meets to discuss North Korea’s test-firing of ballistic missiles

UN Security Council meets to discuss North Korea’s test-firing of ballistic missiles

4/29/2016 - 16:53

(VOVworld) - The UN Security Council met Thursday over North Korea's failed test-firing of ballistic missiles, the latest defiance by Pyongyang of UN resolutions.

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Joe Biden makes surprise visit to Iraq

Joe Biden makes surprise visit to Iraq

4/29/2016 - 16:51

(VOVworld) - US Vice President Joe Biden made a surprise visit to Iraq on Thursday for the first time in almost five years since the US withdrew its military forces from Iraq in 2011.

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Vietnam’s Defense Ministry to contribute more to Shangri-La Dialogue 2016

Vietnam’s Defense Ministry to contribute more to Shangri-La Dialogue 2016

4/29/2016 - 16:47

(VOVworld) - Tim Huxley, Executive Director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies-Asia, is on a visit to Vietnam.

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Syrian forces prepare a 'major offensive' to capture Aleppo

Syrian forces prepare a 'major offensive' to capture Aleppo

4/29/2016 - 16:44

(VOVworld) - The leading pro-regime newspaper in Syria Al Watan reported on Thursday that the national army is preparing a major offensive to recapture Allepo, the second biggest city in Syria, and its surrounding provinces.

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Boosting productivity key to reviving economic growth in Asia-Pacific region

Boosting productivity key to reviving economic growth in Asia-Pacific region

4/29/2016 - 16:42

(VOVworld) – The UN’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) released an Economic and Social Survey for Asia and the Pacific for 2016 in Jakarta on Thursday.

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CICA ministers call for North Korea’s denuclearization

CICA ministers call for North Korea’s denuclearization

4/28/2016 - 18:23

(VOVworld) - Foreign ministers attending the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) called on North Korea on Thursday to give up its nuclear weapons program "in a complete, verifiable, and irreversible manner."

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President meets liaison committee for former Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts in Laos

President meets liaison committee for former Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts in Laos

4/28/2016 - 18:20

(VOVworld) – On Thursday, President Tran Dai Quang met with members of the liaison committee for former Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and military experts in Laos. He said the Vietnamese Party and state and Laos will never forget their sacrifices and contributions to the traditional friendship between the two countries. He said he hopes they will continue contributing to bilateral ties...

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New features at 2016 Hue Festival

New features at 2016 Hue Festival

4/28/2016 - 18:18

(VOVworld) – Preparations for the 2016 Hue Festival have been put in place for the opening ceremony on April 29. 15 stages have been set up for large-scale performances. The grand opening and closing ceremonies will be held at Ngo Mon square and an extravagant Ao dai show will take place at Bia Quoc Hoc square instead of Trang Tien...

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American senators call for improved East Sea navigation security

American senators call for improved East Sea navigation security

4/28/2016 - 18:13

(VOVworld) - US senators have urged President Obama to deploy more patrols near the disputed islands in the East Sea to guarantee maritime security. Republicans suggested on Wednesday conducting periodic freedom of navigation patrols within 12 nautical miles of China’s illegally built islands in the East Sea. Chairman of the Senate Committee on External Relations, Bob Corker, said there should...

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Lessons from Vietnam war

Lessons from Vietnam war

4/28/2016 - 18:08

(VOVworld) – US Secretary of State John Kerry spoke at a seminar on the Vietnam war called the Vietnam War Summit in Texas on Thursday.

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South Korea warns of North Korea’s possible further nuclear test

South Korea warns of North Korea’s possible further nuclear test

4/28/2016 - 18:02

(VOVworld) – South Korean President Park Geun-hye warned on Thursday that North Korea could conduct a nuclear test anytime prior to the 7th Workers Party Congress early next month.

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ASEAN, US boost cooperation in priority areas

ASEAN, US boost cooperation in priority areas

4/28/2016 - 18:00

(VOVworld) – The ASEAN-US Joint Cooperation Committee convened its 7th meeting on Thursday in Jakarta, Indonesia, to review recent activity and to discuss stronger cooperation in the future to realize the statements made by both sides’ senior leaders.

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Vietnam attends 5th International Security Conference

Vietnam attends 5th International Security Conference

4/28/2016 - 17:33

(VOVworld) – Counter-terrorism was the main focus of the 5th International Security Conference that concluded in Moscow on Thursday, attended by 500 delegates from 80 countries, research institutions, and international organizations.

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Vietnam, Liechtenstein bolster bilateral ties

Vietnam, Liechtenstein bolster bilateral ties

4/28/2016 - 17:30

(VOVworld) – On Wednesday Hereditary Prince Alois of the Principality of Liechtenstein said Liechtenstein wishes to bolster bilateral relations with Vietnam, particularly in economics and trade.

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Vietnam hopes for continued assistance by Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

Vietnam hopes for continued assistance by Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

4/28/2016 - 17:28

(VOVworld) - Vietnam hopes to receive more support from the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), a member of the World Bank (WB) group for projects in Vietnam.

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Wednesday April 27, 2016

Wednesday April 27, 2016

(VOVworld) - Although it’s the beginning of summer, it’s pretty hot with the midday temperature in Hanoi at around 32 DC and HCM city at 36 DC. Luckily there are...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam