Vietnam, Israel businesses sign health care cooperation deal

Vietnam, Israel businesses sign health care cooperation deal

3/22/2017 - 17:24

(VOVworld) - TH Group of Vietnam and Israel’s MedicDan Ltd. and Staromedic International on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation to develop a high tech medical and health care complex in Hanoi. Visiting Israeli President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin and Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien witnessed the signing of the deal. Under the project, an electronic hospital...

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Ambassadors in Czech learn about Vietnamese culture

Ambassadors in Czech learn about Vietnamese culture

3/22/2017 - 17:17

(VOVworld) - Ambassadors of Asian and European nations in Prague Tuesday had a study tour to learn about Vietnamese culture, food, and trading potential at the Sapa Culture and Trade Center. The ambassadors were introduced to the history of Buddhism

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President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin’s Vietnam visit covered in Egyptian, Israeli media

President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin’s Vietnam visit covered in Egyptian, Israeli media

3/22/2017 - 17:09

(VOVworld) – Israeli President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin’s visit to Vietnam was widely covered by Egyptian and Israeli media. Egyptian online newspaper Youm Sabaa said President

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Vietnam boosts external relations with Russia

Vietnam boosts external relations with Russia

3/22/2017 - 17:06

(VOVworld) - Vice Chairman of the Vietnam National Assembly’s External Relations Committee Nguyen Manh Tien led a delegation to visit Russia from over the past 4 days to enhance bilateral cooperation. During a working session with Deputy Chairman of Russia’s State Duma Committee on Foreign Affairs Anatoly Karpov in Moscow on Tuesday, the two sides praised the growing friendship and...

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All Syria sides confirm attendance at Geneva talks

 All Syria sides confirm attendance at Geneva talks

3/22/2017 - 17:05

(VOVworld) – The United Nations said on Tuesday that the Syrian government and opposition parties in Syria confirmed their attendance at peace talks set to resume in Geneva this week despite renewed fighting around Damascus.

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Mother Au Co worship named national intangible cultural heritage

Mother Au Co worship named national intangible cultural heritage

3/22/2017 - 17:03

(VOVworld) - Phu Tho Province on Tuesday was recognized for its Mother Au Co worship as a national intangible cultural heritage. Worship at the Mother Au Co Temple in Hien Luong commune, Ha Hoa district, Phu Tho province, is practiced in several forms, including worshipping Mother Au Co and her children.

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French Election 2017: Emmanuel Macron has the advantage

French Election 2017: Emmanuel Macron has the advantage

3/22/2017 - 17:01

(VOVworld) - Presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron now seems to have the lead among other leading candidates. Macron's campaign has been boosted by backing from members of President Francois Hollande's government.

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South Korean prosecutors end interrogation of ousted President Park

South Korean prosecutors end interrogation of ousted President Park

3/22/2017 - 16:59

(VOVworld) – South Korean prosecutors ended an interrogation of ousted President Park Geun-hye late on Tuesday night over a corruption scandal that led to her impeachment.

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EU leaders to decide Brexit negotiations strategy at April summit

EU leaders to decide Brexit negotiations strategy at April summit

3/22/2017 - 16:43

(VOVworld) - A summit of 27 EU member states to discuss Brexit will be held on 29 April, a month after the UK triggers Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, said President of the European Council Donald Tusk on Tuesday.

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Thailand, Philippines work to maintain regional peace, stability

Thailand, Philippines work to maintain regional peace, stability

3/22/2017 - 16:39

(VOVworld) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte committed to work with Thailand to boost maritime cooperation and maintain peace and stability at sea during a meeting with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha on Tuesday in Bangkok.

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Vietnam, US enhance IT cooperation

Vietnam, US enhance IT cooperation

3/22/2017 - 16:27

(VOVworld) - Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan has called for US businesses’ engagement in IT cooperation with Vietnam.

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Vietnam marks World Water Day

Vietnam marks World Water Day

3/22/2017 - 16:24

(VOVworld) – A national rally to mark World Water Day was held on Wednesday in Bac Ninh province by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

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Vietnam pledges to protect intellectual property

Vietnam pledges to protect intellectual property

3/21/2017 - 23:23

(VOVworld)- President Tran Dai Quang has stressed the importance of protecting industrial property, ensuring fair competition, and encouraging creativity via the Civil Code.

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Vietnam strives to introduce financial inclusion to vulnerable groups

Vietnam strives to introduce financial inclusion to vulnerable groups

3/21/2017 - 19:37

(VOVworld)-How to make banking and financial services more accessible to the general public was the topic of a conference organized by the State Bank of Vietnam, Citi Foundation and Cooperative Development Foundation in Hanoi on Tuesday.

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Political trust provides foundation for Vietnam-India ties: Vice President

Political trust provides foundation for Vietnam-India ties: Vice President

3/21/2017 - 19:21

(VOVworld)-An international conference on Vietnam-India relations was held in Hanoi on Tuesday as part of a series of events to mark 45 years of diplomatic ties and 10 years of strategic partnership between the two countries.

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Former South Korean President promises cooperation with investigators

Former South Korean President promises cooperation with investigators

3/21/2017 - 18:56

(VOVworld) - Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye apologized to the public for her political scandal as she arrived at prosecutors' office in Seoul on Tuesday. She said in front of reporters that she is sorry to the South Korean people and will faithfully cooperate with investigators. Her interrogation may last beyond midnight.

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Car bomb in Baghdad kills at least 23

Car bomb in Baghdad kills at least 23

3/21/2017 - 18:52

(VOVworld) - At least 23 people were killed and more than 45 others wounded in a suicide car bomb on Monday in a mainly Shi'ite southwestern district of Baghdad.

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France, Japan back freedom of navigation in Asia-Pacific

France, Japan back freedom of navigation in Asia-Pacific

3/21/2017 - 18:50

(VOVworld) - France and Japan support a "free and open maritime order" in the Asia-Pacific region, said Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after talks with French President Francois Hollande in Paris on Monday. Abe added that the two leaders agreed to support the stability and prosperity of this region.

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Startup, high-tech agriculture form new direction in Vietnam-Israel cooperation

Startup, high-tech agriculture form new direction in Vietnam-Israel cooperation

3/21/2017 - 18:47

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam-Israel Business Forum involving 300 enterprises of both countries took place in Hanoi on Tuesday as part of the ongoing visit to Vietnam by Israeli President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin.

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Brexit negotiation date revealed

Brexit negotiation date revealed

3/21/2017 - 17:43

(VOVworld) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty next Wednesday to begin negotiations for Britain to leave the EU.

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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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...