Vietnam, South Africa boost trade, investment, tourism cooperation

Vietnam, South Africa boost trade, investment, tourism cooperation

6/24/2016 - 17:23

(VOVworld) – A forum to promote Vietnam-South Africa trade, investment, and tourism was organized in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Wednesday. Ambassador Le Huy Hoang reiterated the Vietnamese government’s commitments to help businesses promote their potentials and raise bilateral trade revenue from 1.2 billion USD at present to 3 billion USD in the next 5 years.

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HCMC values enhanced Vietnam-Cuba relations

HCMC values enhanced Vietnam-Cuba relations

6/24/2016 - 17:19

(VOVworld) – Ho Chi Minh City always considers nurturing Vietnam-Cuba relations an important task, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Dinh La Thang told visiting Vice President of Cuba’s Council of State Salvador Valdes Mesa during a reception Thursday.

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Yemen government sets conditions for negotiation with warring parties

Yemen government sets conditions for negotiation with warring parties

6/24/2016 - 16:46

(VOVworld) - The Yemeni government said Thursday that Shiite rebels must withdraw from all territories under their control since 2014 and hand back control of state institutions ahead of any political settlement.

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Police shot dead gunman in German cinema complex

Police shot dead gunman in German cinema complex

6/24/2016 - 16:43

(VOVworld) – Germany’s Bild newspaper reported Thursday that a gunman was shot dead by police after he barricaded himself for 1 hour in Kinopolis cinema, Rhein-Neckar center in the southern state of Hessen. He was then confirmed dead by the Interior Minister of Hessen state.

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UN Security Council condemns Pyongyang’s ballistic missile tests

UN Security Council condemns Pyongyang’s ballistic missile tests

6/24/2016 - 14:51

(VOVworld) - The UN Security Council on Thursday convened a meeting and issued a statement strongly condemning the ballistic missile launches conducted by Pyongyang this week, calling them a serious violation of international bans.

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IS forms Southeast Asian branch

IS forms Southeast Asian branch

6/24/2016 - 14:49

(VOVworld) – A military intelligence official in the Philippines said on Thursday that Islamic militants in Southeast Asian who claimed to be fighting for IS in the Middle East said they had chosen one of the most wanted men in the Philippines to an IS branch in this region.

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Kurdish and Arab fighters enter IS-held Manbij city in Syria

Kurdish and Arab fighters enter IS-held Manbij city in Syria

6/24/2016 - 14:42

(VOVworld) – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on Thursday that Kurdish and Arab fighters of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have entered Manbij city, an IS stronghold in northern Syria.

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Colombian government and FARC signed official ceasefire deal

Colombian government and FARC signed official ceasefire deal

6/24/2016 - 14:35

(VOVworld) - The Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have signed a historic bilateral and permanent ceasefire deal in Havana on Thursday, ending more than five decades of arms confrontation and paving the way for a final peace agreement between the two sides.

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US Democrats push for vote on gun-control bill

US Democrats push for vote on gun-control bill

6/24/2016 - 14:32

(VOVworld) – More than 100 Democrat congressmen, led by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, gathered outside the Lower House on Thursday, after 25 hours occupying the US Congress House to call for stricter gun control measures.

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Vietnam, South Africa promote trade, investment cooperation

Vietnam, South Africa promote trade, investment cooperation

6/23/2016 - 18:32

(VOVworld) – Vietnam is one of the potential trade partners of South Africa, which is boosting economic, trade, and investment relations with other nations, according to South Africa’s Ambassador to Vietnam, Kgomotso Ruth Magau.

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Thailand rejects UN’s observation at draft charter referendum

Thailand rejects UN’s observation at draft charter referendum

6/23/2016 - 18:27

(VOVworld) - Thailand has no intention of inviting UN observers to its August referendum on the draft constitution, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Wednesday.

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Movie “Quyen” screened at EU Parliament

Movie “Quyen” screened at EU Parliament

6/23/2016 - 18:26

(VOVworld) – A film about Vietnamese expatriates in Eastern Europe in the 1980s was screened at the EU Parliament’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, on June 22. The screening, co-organised by the Vietnam Embassy in Belgium and the EU-Vietnam Parliamentary Friendship Group, gathered a crowd of European parliamentarians, Vietnamese expatriates and students.

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2016 UN Global Compact Leaders Summit promotes sustainable development

2016 UN Global Compact Leaders Summit promotes sustainable development

6/23/2016 - 18:24

(VOVworld) – 1,000 entrepreneurs, leaders of civilian organizations, and scholars gathered at the just-concluded 2016 UN Global Compact Leaders Summit to design business strategies to jump-start activities towards sustainable development goals as set out in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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Friendship Order conferred on AmCham Governor in Vietnam

Friendship Order conferred on AmCham Governor in Vietnam

6/23/2016 - 18:22

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s Ambassador to the US Pham Quang Vinh presented the President’s Friendship Order to Virginia Foote, Governor of the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam, in Washington DC on June 23. The award was in recognition of Foote's active contribution to the normalization and development of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and the US.

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Photos about Truong Sa archipelago on display

Photos about Truong Sa archipelago on display

6/23/2016 - 18:22

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam News Agency in the southern region is displaying 70 photos taken by its reporters during their visit in May to Truong Sa archipelago and the economics-science-service complex DK1 Platform.

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Brexit referendum begins

Brexit referendum begins

6/23/2016 - 18:18

(VOVworld) – Britons go to the polls on Thursday in an historic referendum on whether the UK should remain a member of the European Union or leave. An estimated 46.5 million people are entitled to take part in the vote, a record number for a UK election.

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International integration and FTAs open new development space for Vietnam’s economy

International integration and FTAs open new development space for Vietnam’s economy

6/23/2016 - 18:11

(VOVworld) – President Tran Dai Quang received delegates to a forum on Vietnamese business connectivity and integration in the time of new-generation FTAs in Hanoi on Thursday.

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Venezuela, US seek to improve ties

Venezuela, US seek to improve ties

6/23/2016 - 17:45

(VOVworld) – Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro and US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon held talks on Wednesday in Caracas, Venezuela, to re-start negotiations which could help improve bilateral ties.

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Vietnam, Germany seek economic cooperation opportunities

Vietnam, Germany seek economic cooperation opportunities

6/23/2016 - 17:42

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s Embassy in Germany held a seminar on the prospects of Vietnam-Germany economic ties in Berlin on Wednesday.

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Vietnam promotes tourism in Chile

Vietnam promotes tourism in Chile

6/23/2016 - 17:38

(VOVworld) - Vietnam’s Embassy in Chile participated the ASEAN Tourism Information Fair on Wednesday in Santiago city, which attracted hundreds of travel companies.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

A: Stamp collecting is one of the world’s most popular hobbies thanks to its affordability, educational benefits, and historical value. For many collectors, philately is an art, a passion, a...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam