Prime Minister: more active international integration needed

Prime Minister: more active international integration needed

3/3/2015 - 17:29

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung chaired the first meeting of the national steering committee for international integration in Hanoi on Tuesday. Discussions focused on tasks for this year and directions for Vietnam’s multilateral diplomacy towards 2020.

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President: building people’s police academy into a prestigious training center in the region

President: building people’s police academy into a prestigious training center in the region

3/3/2015 - 17:28

(VOVworld) – President Truong Tan Sang visited the People’s Police Academy in Hanoi on Tuesday. He asked the academy to uphold its heroic tradition, develop its training, and carry out more scientific research, contributing further to improving Vietnam’s police force

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DPRK ready to launch medium-range missiles

DPRK ready to launch medium-range missiles

3/3/2015 - 17:28

(VOVworld) – The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is believed to be ready to launch medium-range Rodong missiles, amid heightened inter-Korean tensions over the on-going joint US-Republic of Korea military exercises, a Republic of Korea defense official said on Tuesday.

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Vietnam, UK boost economic, trade links

Vietnam, UK boost economic, trade links

3/3/2015 - 16:44

(VOVworld) – The UK strongly supports Vietnam’s negotiations towards a free trade agreement with the European Union and hopes that the FTA will soon be signed.

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Obama: Iran must halt key nuclear work for at least a decade

Obama: Iran must halt key nuclear work for at least a decade

3/3/2015 - 16:39

(VOVworld) – US President Barack Obama said Monday that Iran should commit to a verifiable freeze of at least 10 years on its nuclear activity for a landmark deal to be concluded between Iran and the P5+1.

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First fresh water reservoir built on Bach Long Vy Island

 First fresh water reservoir built on Bach Long Vy Island

3/3/2015 - 16:38

(VOVworld) - Construction of the first fresh water reservoir in Bach Long Vy island district in the northern city of Hai Phong began on Monday.

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Visitors flock to love duet festival in Bac Ninh province

Visitors flock to love duet festival in Bac Ninh province

3/3/2015 - 16:34

(VOVworld) – Thousands of people have come to Tien Du district, Bac Ninh province, to attend the Lim festival, which is dedicated to Quan Ho (love duet singing), part of the world’s intangible cultural heritage.

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Lugansk militias fully withdraw heavy weapons from front line

Lugansk militias fully withdraw heavy weapons from front line

3/3/2015 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – The self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic announced Monday it has withdrawn all of its heavy weapons from the demarcation line under monitoring by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and media representatives.

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IAEA worried about DPRK’s nuclear program

IAEA worried about DPRK’s nuclear program

3/3/2015 - 16:31

(VOVworld) - International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Head Yukiya Amano said Monday that he is seriously concerned about the nuclear program of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).

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Asia-Pacific Poetry Festival opens in Hanoi

 Asia-Pacific Poetry Festival opens in Hanoi

3/3/2015 - 16:31

(VOVworld)- The second Asia-Pacific Poetry Festival opened Monday in Hanoi where Vietnamese and foreign poets from Poland, Egypt, China, India, the UK, and Slovakia presented their works in both their mother tongues and English.

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Vietnam attends meeting of UN Human Rights Council

Vietnam attends meeting of UN Human Rights Council

3/3/2015 - 16:28

(VOVworld) – Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Cuong heads a Vietnamese delegation attending the UN Human Rights Council’s 28th session, which opened in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday.

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Vietnam to work effectively with ODA donors

Vietnam to work effectively with ODA donors

3/3/2015 - 16:22

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has outlined tasks to improve the efficiency of cooperation between Vietnam and donors of official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans.

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IS executes tens of Iraqi security personnel

IS executes tens of Iraqi security personnel

3/3/2015 - 16:17

(VOVworld) – Islamic State militants executed more than 30 security personnel in Iraq’s western Anbar province on Monday.

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ASEAN hails Vietnam’s economic integration

ASEAN hails Vietnam’s economic integration

3/3/2015 - 16:15

(VOVworld) – Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang has revealed Vietnam’s preparations for the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community in an interview with the Vietnam News Agency at the conclusion of the 21st ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Retreat (AEM-Retreat 21) in Malaysia.

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US gives Vietnam 10 million USD to resolve unexploded ordnances

US gives Vietnam 10 million USD to resolve unexploded ordnances

3/2/2015 - 18:38

(VOVworld) - Rose Gottemoeller, US Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, had a working session with Quang Tri provincial authority on Monday regarding handling unexploded ordnances (UXO) left behind after the war in the province.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

A: Mitul Kansal sent us a multi-page entry showing his understanding of Vietnam through VOV broadcasts and his love for VOV. Mitul wrote: “VOV has inspired me to view things...

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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...