North Korea rejects UN condemnation of its missile test

North Korea rejects UN condemnation of its missile test

2/16/2017 - 16:49

(VOVworld) – North Korea's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday it rejects a UN Security Council statement denouncing its latest missile launch test.

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US Secretary of State makes his first foreign trip

US Secretary of State makes his first foreign trip

2/16/2017 - 16:47

(VOVworld) – Rex Tillerson arrived in Bonn on Wednesday on his maiden foreign trip as US Secretary of State to attend a summit of the G20 top economies at a time when many are wondering how much President Donald Trump's "America First" message will reshape US foreign policy.

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UN chief: No alternative to Palestine-Israel 2-state solution

UN chief: No alternative to Palestine-Israel 2-state solution

2/16/2017 - 16:45

(VOVworld) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned against abandoning the idea of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying there is no alternative.

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PM receives leaders of Japanese bank and Chinese group

PM receives leaders of Japanese bank and Chinese group

2/16/2017 - 16:39

(VOVworld)- Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held separate meetings in Hanoi on Wednesday for leaders of a Japanese bank and a Chinese group.

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Vietnam, Mexico strengthen financial cooperation

Vietnam, Mexico strengthen financial cooperation

2/16/2017 - 16:37

(VOVworld)-At a recent meeting, Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Finance Do Hoang Anh Tuan and Mexican Minister of Finance and Public Credit José António Meabe agreed to speed up negotiations for agreements on customs cooperation and double taxation avoidance.

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Chairwoman of Federation Council of Russia to visit Vietnam

Chairwoman of Federation Council of Russia to visit Vietnam

2/16/2017 - 16:31

(VOVworld)-The National Assembly Committee for External Affairs said on Wednesday that a high-ranking delegation of the Federation Council of Russia led by Chairwoman Valentina Ivanovna Matviyenko will pay a three-day official visit to Vietnam.

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Hoang Nam scores first win at China F1 Futures

Hoang Nam scores first win at China F1 Futures

2/16/2017 - 9:29

(VOVworld) - Ly Hoang Nam has notched his first win at the China F1 Futures tennis tournament ongoing in Anning City by downing Chinese Peng Changwei 2-0 in the first round of the men’s singles.

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HCM City hopes for stronger ties with Japan’s Gunma Prefecture

HCM City hopes for stronger ties with Japan’s Gunma Prefecture

2/16/2017 - 9:23

(VOVworld) - Ho Chi Minh City hopes to forge stronger cooperation with Japan’s Gunma Prefecture, especially in areas of the prefecture’s strength such as small and medium-sized enterprises and human resources training, stated a city leader.

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Mekong Delta International Agriculture Festival kicks-off with presser

Mekong Delta International Agriculture Festival kicks-off with presser

2/16/2017 - 9:14

(VOVworld) - The Ministry of Science and Technology held a press conference yesterday to launch the first-ever International Agriculture Festival of the Mekong Delta, which will run March 9-13 in the city of Can Tho.

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Prime Minister pledges support for Japan to become Vietnam's biggest investor

Prime Minister pledges support for Japan to become Vietnam's biggest investor

2/16/2017 - 8:57

(VOVworld) - Vietnam is working hard to improve its business climate to attract more foreign investors, including those from Japan.

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Vietnam congratulates Germany’s newly-elected President

Vietnam congratulates Germany’s newly-elected President

2/15/2017 - 21:05

(VOVworld) - Vietnam congratulates Frank-Walter Steinmeier on his election as President of Germany for the 2017 – 2022 term, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh said on Wednesday.

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70th anniversary of “Capital City Regiment Withdrawal” crossing Red River

70th anniversary of “Capital City Regiment Withdrawal” crossing Red River

2/15/2017 - 19:15

(VOVworld) - Hanoi has hosted a ceremony to mark 70 years of the “Capital City Regiment Withdrawal” crossing the Red River.

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UN peace keeping activities implemented in 2017

UN peace keeping activities implemented in 2017

2/15/2017 - 19:09

(VOVworld) - The Ministry of Defense and an inter-sectoral taskforce on Vietnam’s participation in the UN peace keeping force met in Hanoi on Wednesday to discuss their work plan for this year.

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Internal affairs, judicial work reviewed

Internal affairs, judicial work reviewed

2/15/2017 - 19:05

(VOVworld) - President Tran Dai Quang chaired a meeting in Hanoi on Wednesday to discuss cooperation between internal affairs and judicial sectors this year.

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Vietnam’s Catholics active in patriotic movements

Vietnam’s Catholics active in patriotic movements

2/15/2017 - 18:43

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Catholics Unity Committee of the 2013-2018 tenure convened its 4th conference in Hanoi on Wednesday. Delegates agreed that Catholics have actively engaged in patriotic emulation movements launched by the Vietnam Fatherland Front.

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Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam works with People’s Army newspaper

Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam works with People’s Army newspaper

2/15/2017 - 18:32

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said the People’s Army newspaper should continue to be a standard and prestigious newspaper in Vietnam’s society and media.

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UN supports Oman’s effort to resolve Yemen conflict

UN supports Oman’s effort to resolve Yemen conflict

2/15/2017 - 18:29

(VOVworld) - United Nations Secretary General António Guterres has expressed his support for Oman that is in the forefront of mediation efforts to resolve conflict in Yemen.

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Vietnam confirms its role in IFAD

Vietnam confirms its role in IFAD

2/15/2017 - 17:43

(VOVworld) – The 40th session of the Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has elected Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo, former Prime Minister of Togo, as President of the Fund. He will be sworn into the office on April 1.

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Vietnam’s role in UN praised

Vietnam’s role in UN praised

2/15/2017 - 17:42

(VOVworld) - Chef de Cabinet to the United Nations Secretary General Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti has spoke highly of the role of Vietnam in the UN and that of the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) in the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) while meeting NA Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong in New York, the US, on Tuesday.

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Russia denies intervention into French presidential election

Russia denies intervention into French presidential election

2/15/2017 - 16:52

(VOVworld) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Tuesday denied that Russia was behind media and internet attacks on the French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron, adding that those accusation are absurd. Peskov told reporters that Russia does not have any intention of interfering in the internal affairs of other countries or in their electoral processes.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A: The traditional Vietnamese wedding is one of the most important ceremonies in Vietnamese culture with influences from Confucian and Buddhist ideology. It is a significant day not only for...

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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...