EC President concludes Vietnam visit

EC President concludes Vietnam visit

8/27/2014 - 16:18

(VOVworld) - European Commission President Jose Manuel Durao Barroso left Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday, concluding a 2-day visit to Vietnam.

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US, UN welcome ceasefire in Gaza

US, UN welcome ceasefire in Gaza

8/27/2014 - 16:05

(VOVworld) – The US and the UN have welcomed a ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas, hoping it will lead to long-lasting peace in the region.

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US rules out coordination with Syria to combat IS

 US rules out coordination with Syria to combat IS

8/27/2014 - 16:02

(VOVworld) – Washington has confirmed that it has no plans to coordinate with Damascus to fight Islamic State militants in Syria despite Syria’s warning that any military action on its soil must be coordinated in advance.

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PM chairs working session of the National Committee on Educational and Training Reform

PM chairs working session of the National Committee on Educational and Training Reform

8/26/2014 - 18:42

(VOVworld) - The National Committee on Educational and Training Reform on Tuesday reviewed alternative changes to the secondary school qualification exam, the university entrance exam and curriculum upgrade plans. Speaking at the session, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said the plans should enable a comprehensive reform of the educational sector in line with the 8th Party resolution.

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OSCE warns of "aggressive nationalism" in Europe

OSCE warns of

8/26/2014 - 18:29

(VOVworld) – Lamberto Zannier, Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), on Monday warned of "aggressive nationalism" in Europe brought about by confrontations and conflicts.

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Vietnam and China foster cooperation for stable, long-term relations

Vietnam and China foster cooperation for stable, long-term relations

8/26/2014 - 18:27

(VOVworld) – Party Politburo member Le Hong Anh is on a 2-day visit to China as the special envoy of Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong. On Tuesday he received Wang Jiarui, vice-chairperson of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People´s Political Consultative Conference.

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Foreign visitors to Vietnam rise in August

Foreign visitors to Vietnam rise in August

8/26/2014 - 18:14

(VOVworld) – The General Statistics Office reports that about 620,000 foreign visitors came to Vietnam in August, an increase of 10% on the previous month.

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Libyan interim Prime Minister: GNC meeting was illegitimate

Libyan interim Prime Minister: GNC meeting was illegitimate

8/26/2014 - 18:05

(VOVworld) – Libyan Interim Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani has condemned a meeting of the Libyan out-going Parliament, the General National Congress, in which they elected a new Prime Minister, calling the meeting illegitimate.

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Science-technology drive national development

Science-technology drive national development

8/26/2014 - 18:02

(VOVworld) – President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Nguyen Thien Nhan held a working session on Tuesday with the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology on Vietnam’s policy on science and technology.

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Cambodian Parliament elects new leadership

Cambodian Parliament elects new leadership

8/26/2014 - 18:01

(VOVworld) – The 5th Cambodian Parliament voted Tuesday for new leaders under a deal between the ruling Cambodia People’s Party (CPP) and the opposition party a month ago.

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EC President visits HCM city

EC President visits HCM city

8/26/2014 - 18:01

(VOVworld) – EC President Jose Manuel Barroso visited HCM city and met with representatives from European businesses, the European Chamber of Commerce and the Consulate General. He told European businesses that the EU appreciated its comprehensive partnership with Vietnam.

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India and Vietnam: Old Friends, New Vistas

India and Vietnam: Old Friends, New Vistas

8/26/2014 - 17:59

(VOVworld) – The multifaceted relationships between Vietnam and India are deepening by the day and branching out in new directions.

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Photo exhibition on Vietnam’s maritime sovereignty opens in Can Tho

Photo exhibition on Vietnam’s maritime sovereignty opens in Can Tho

8/26/2014 - 17:59

(VOVworld) – Nearly 200 exhibits claiming Vietnam’s sovereignty over the East Sea and Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes are on display at an exhibition which opened in Can Tho on Tuesday.

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PM: Universities should be given greater autonomy

PM: Universities should be given greater autonomy

8/26/2014 - 17:58

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung stressed the need for more freedom for universities at a conference in Hanoi on Tuesday. He said that this policy will increase the quality of training to meet Vietnam’s industrialization and modernization.

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Party leader: sacrifices by former young volunteers acknowledged

Party leader: sacrifices by former young volunteers acknowledged

8/26/2014 - 17:54

(VOVworld) – Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong received in Hanoi on Tuesday a delegation of former young volunteers and the relatives of those who have recently been posthumously presented the title Hero of the armed forces.

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Wednesday August 27, 2014

Wednesday August 27, 2014

(VOVworld) - Walt Davison of the UK wrote: "I was surprised to discover what a beautiful country Vietnam is, and how many tourism opportunities there are for visitors from other...

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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...