Japanese cabinet minister visits Yasukuni Shrine

Japanese cabinet minister visits Yasukuni Shrine

4/23/2015 - 18:11

(VOVworld)- On Thursday, a Japanese cabinet minister visited the Yasukuni shrine, sparking anger in China and South Korea.

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Arab army chiefs of staff begin work on building regional force

Arab army chiefs of staff begin work on building regional force

4/23/2015 - 18:08

(VOVworld)- Army chiefs of staff from Arab League (AL) nations began work Wednesday on building a region-wide military force to combat jihadists like the Islamic State.

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Hong Kong reveals universal suffrage package for 2017 election

Hong Kong reveals universal suffrage package for 2017 election

4/23/2015 - 18:04

(VOVworld)- Hong Kong’s government revealed a constitutional reform package Wednesday designed for election of the Special Administrative Region (SAR)'s next top leader by universal suffrage in 2017, according to China’s Xinhua news agency.

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RoK association helps Vietnam’s AO/dioxin victims

RoK association helps Vietnam’s AO/dioxin victims

4/23/2015 - 17:09

(VOVworld) - The Association of People Loving Vietnam in the Republic of Korea (VESAMO) donated 30,000 USD to Agent Orange/Dioxin victims in the northern provinces of Thai Binh, Nam Dinh and Hanoi at a Republic of Korea charity event on Wednesday in Hanoi.

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Forum on Vietnam catfish exports to EU opens in Brussels

 Forum on Vietnam catfish exports to EU opens in Brussels

4/23/2015 - 17:03

(VOVworld) – Vietnam will work to promote its catfish product image and transparency, said Pham Anh Tuan, Deputy Director General of the Vietnam Directorate of Fisheries, at a forum Wednesday in Brussels on the export of Vietnamese catfish to the EU

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Cam Pha city upgraded to 2nd class urban area

Cam Pha city upgraded to 2nd class urban area

4/23/2015 - 16:44

(VOVworld) – Cam Pha city in Vietnam’s northern Quang Ninh province held a ceremony on Wednesday to mark the 60th anniversary of its liberation and review Quang Ninh's development.

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Vietnam, India to tighten strategic partnership

Vietnam, India to tighten strategic partnership

4/23/2015 - 16:40

(VOVworld) - Vietnam values its time-honored friendship and strategic partnership with India. While meeting with Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj Wednesday outside the Asian-African Conference, President Truong Tan Sang expressed his hope for closer bilateral ties and more visits by senior leaders.

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Iran nuclear talks go into end phase in Vienna

Iran nuclear talks go into end phase in Vienna

4/23/2015 - 16:37

(VOVworld) – Iran and the P5+1 resumed talks in Vienna Wednesday toward a final comprehensive deal before the June deadline. Observers predict this new round of talks, set to last at least 2 days, will be tough.

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Venezuelan President calls for unity prior to parliamentary election

Venezuelan President calls for unity prior to parliamentary election

4/23/2015 - 16:26

(VOVworld) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called on members of the governing United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) to be united prior to the parliamentary elections to be held on June 28.

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EU, Cuba restart political dialogue

EU, Cuba restart political dialogue

4/23/2015 - 16:15

(VOVworld) – The European Union and Cuba have agreed to restart their political dialogue and they will hold their first meeting in June in Brussels.

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South Africa’s Freedom Day marked in Hanoi

South Africa’s Freedom Day marked in Hanoi

4/23/2015 - 16:09

(VOVworld) – The South African Embassy in Hanoi held a ceremony on Wednesday to celebrate the 21st anniversary of Freedom Day.

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Party official discusses TPP with US Trade Representative

Party official discusses TPP with US Trade Representative

4/23/2015 - 16:07

(VOVworld) - Vietnam and other TPP member nations welcome the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill that is being considered by the US Congress and hope for early approval of the bill, said Head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Vuong Dinh Hue.

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Vietnam, Hungary agree to boost judicial cooperation

Vietnam, Hungary agree to boost judicial cooperation

4/23/2015 - 16:02

(VOVworld) - A delegation led by Prosecutor General of the Supreme People’s Procuracy Nguyen Hoa Binh paid a working visit to Hungary from April 20-23 to promote cooperation between the two countries’ procuracy sectors.

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PM meets with war veterans, volunteers participating in the anti-US war

PM meets with war veterans, volunteers participating in the anti-US war

4/22/2015 - 18:40

(VOVworld)- Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has stressed that the Vietnamese Party, State and people always remember and express their gratitude to those who laid down their lives for national independence and freedom.

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Party leader visits Lang Son province

Party leader visits Lang Son province

4/22/2015 - 18:30

(VOVworld) – Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong visited Lang Son province on Wednesday. Praising the province’s achievements over the last 5 years, he said that the province should come up with measures to achieve sustainable growth. He said that priority should be given to new rural development and border trade. Mr. Trong also asked the province to ensure political stability,...

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4/26/2015

22°C

4/27/2015

22°C 27°C

Currency Buy Sell
USD 21,560 21,620
JPY 178 183
EUR 23,213 23,689
GBP 32,277 33,070
CNY 3,274 3,311

Wednesday April 22, 2015

Wednesday April 22, 2015

A: Hanoi is moving from spring into summer. A few days ago the daytime temperature rose to 37DC. An overnight shower cooled things off a bit and we are now...

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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...