Vietnam’s economic freedom index rises

Vietnam’s economic freedom index rises

2/4/2016 - 10:27

(VOVworld)- Vietnam’s economic freedom index went up 2.3 points compared to last year and reached the overall score of 54, reported the Heritage Foundation in its recently published 2016 Index of Economic Freedom.

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Futsal team targets Asia top five berth

Futsal team targets Asia top five berth

2/4/2016 - 10:26

(VOVworld)- Vietnam wants to own one of the five tickets for Asia to compete at the FIFA World Futsal Championship later this year in Colombia.

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Ancient banyan in Binh Dinh named Heritage Tree

Ancient banyan in Binh Dinh named Heritage Tree

2/4/2016 - 10:23

(VOVworld)- A more than 100- year old banyan tree in the central province of Binh Dinh has been certificated as a Vietnamese Heritage Tree by the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment.

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Ninh Thuan to hold international kiteboard event

Ninh Thuan to hold international kiteboard event

2/4/2016 - 10:21

(VOVworld)- The International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) has chosen Ninh Chu Bay in the southern central province of Ninh Thuan to hold the KTA-Kiteboard Tour Asia-Championship 2016.

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Party leader meets with artists, intellectuals, and scientists

Party leader meets with artists, intellectuals, and scientists

2/3/2016 - 18:21

(VOVworld)- On Wednesday, Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong met with 150 outstanding artists, intellectuals and scientists to celebrate the lunar New Year and the 86th anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam.

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Activities to mark 86th anniversary of Communist Party of Vietnam

Activities to mark 86th anniversary of Communist Party of Vietnam

2/3/2016 - 17:59

(VOVworld) – On Wednesday, a delegation of the Party, State, National Assembly, Government, and Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) paid tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum in Hanoi as part of activities to mark the 86th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of Vietnam.

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Myanmar Upper House elects new Speaker

Myanmar Upper House elects new Speaker

2/3/2016 - 17:58

(VOVworld) – Myanmar’s new Upper House on Wednesday elected Mahn Win Khaing Than of the Kayin ethic group as Speaker and Aye Tha Aung of the Arakans as deputy speaker of the chamber. On February 1, the Upper House, dominated by representatives of the National League for Democracy, convened its first meeting in nay Pyi Taw.

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Zika epidemic spreads across South America

Zika epidemic spreads across South America

2/3/2016 - 17:55

(VOVworld) - Peru’s health ministry has raised its medical alert following the first case of the Zika virus carried by a Venezuelan citizen who entered the country by bus from Colombia. Health Minister Anibal Velasquez said quarantine measures have been stepped up, particularly in high-risk areas. Chile has also reported the first case of the Zika, which arrived from Colombia....

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Hanoi authorities make pre-Tet visit to VBS Supreme Patriarch

Hanoi authorities make pre-Tet visit to VBS Supreme Patriarch

2/3/2016 - 17:55

(VOVworld) – On Tuesday Standing Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Vu Hong Khanh visited Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue, Supreme Patriarch of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.

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Chairman of Saudi Arabia’s Consultative Assembly concludes Vietnam visit

Chairman of Saudi Arabia’s Consultative Assembly concludes Vietnam visit

2/3/2016 - 17:55

(VOVworld) – Chairman of Saudi Arabia’s Consultative Assembly Abdullah Al Sheikh left Hanoi on Tuesday after an official visit to Vietnam. During his stay, he held talks with National Assembly chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung, during which they agreed to increasing parliamentary ties and mutual support at regional and global forums. They also agreed to create investment forums to promote economic...

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Activities mark Communist Party of Vietnam’s founding anniversary

Activities mark Communist Party of Vietnam’s founding anniversary

2/3/2016 - 17:53

(VOVworld) – Activities have been held across Vietnam to mark the 86th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam.

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2016 Lunar New Year celebrated in Israel, Algeria, and Australia

2016 Lunar New Year celebrated in Israel, Algeria, and Australia

2/3/2016 - 17:53

(VOVworld) – 250 Overseas Vietnamese attended a New Year get-together held by the Vietnamese embassy in Israel on Sunday.

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Preparations for the upcoming NA and People’s Councils elections

Preparations for the upcoming NA and People’s Councils elections

2/3/2016 - 17:51

(VOVworld) - The Standing Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee held a national conference in Hanoi on Tuesday on preparations for the election of deputies to the 14th National Assembly and People’s Councils in the 2016-2021 period.

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Media’s important contributions to external relations

Media’s important contributions to external relations

2/3/2016 - 17:50

(VOVworld) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a meeting with the media on Wednesday. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh thanked media organizations for contributing to Vietnam’s external relations last year.

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Tet gifts given to policy beneficiaries and the poor

Tet gifts given to policy beneficiaries and the poor

2/3/2016 - 17:48

(VOVworld) – On Wednesday, National Assembly vice-chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and leaders from the National Assembly Office, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs, and the Vietnam Red Cross Society presented Tet gifts to 500 policy beneficiaries in Tri Yen commune, Bac Giang province.

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Wednesday February 3, 2016

Wednesday February 3, 2016

(VOVworld) - To read listener letters is always the most interesting activity in our daily routine. Both compliments and criticisms tell us the results of our work. Grant Skinner of...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam