“UK in my eyes” contest launched

“UK in my eyes” contest launched

8/26/2015 - 18:13

(VOVworld) - The British Council in Vietnam has launched the 3rd competition “UK in My Eyes” from September 3 to October 3, 2015. Participants will have the chance to share their memories, stories, and images about the United Kingdom. The organizing board encourages creative presentations including

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VFF introduces Advisory Council on Democracy and Law

VFF introduces Advisory Council on Democracy and Law

8/26/2015 - 18:10

(VOVworld) – The Advisory Council on Democracy and Law of the 8th Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee made its debut in Hanoi on Wednesday.

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UNSC threatens to act if South Sudan President doesn’t sign peace deal

UNSC threatens to act if South Sudan President doesn’t sign peace deal

8/26/2015 - 18:04

(VOVworld) – The UN Security Council has threatened to act immediately if South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir doesn’t sign a peace deal with the opposition to end the 20-month-old civil war in the country.

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September 2nd, 1945 through the eyes of a foreign friend of Vietnam

September 2nd, 1945 through the eyes of a foreign friend of Vietnam

8/26/2015 - 17:56

(VOVworld) - The birth of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam on September 2nd, 1945, opened a new era for resistance and patriotic movements by the Vietnamese, Laotian, and Cambodian people, says Professor Chaleune Yiapaoheu, chairman of the Lao National Institute of Social Sciences.

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Cultural and art exchange on Buddhist values

Cultural and art exchange on Buddhist values

8/26/2015 - 17:53

(VOVworld) – A Buddhist cultural and art exchange was held on Tuesday in Hanoi to mark the 70th anniversary of National Day and the Ullambana festival, which advocates and reinforces the concept of filial piety, and which falls in the 7th lunar month of the year.

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Music performance marks 70th anniversary of National Day

Music performance marks 70th anniversary of National Day

8/26/2015 - 17:47

(VOVworld) - A music program called ‘Glorious Vietnam’ opened Tuesday at Hanoi’s Au Co Arts Centre to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the August Revolution and Vietnam’s National Day.

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Media plays vital role in businesses’ technological innovations

Media plays vital role in businesses’ technological innovations

8/26/2015 - 17:43

(VOVworld) – Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan highlighted the media’s important role in promoting businesses’ technological innovations in international integration at a seminar held in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday.

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Seminar to collect opinions for a national project on Silicon Valley Start-up Ecosystem in Vietnam

Seminar to collect opinions for a national project on Silicon Valley Start-up Ecosystem in Vietnam

8/26/2015 - 17:35

(VOVworld) – A seminar was held in Hanoi on Tuesday to collect opinions for the establishment of a national project to support the development of an ecosystem for technology entrepreneurs and start-ups in Vietnam.

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Vietnam participates in 47th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings

Vietnam participates in 47th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings

8/26/2015 - 17:31

(VOVworld) – The 47th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings were completed in Malaysia on Tuesday.

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Feasibility project on national database on residents to be deployed

Feasibility project on national database on residents to be deployed

8/26/2015 - 17:29

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a meeting on Wednesday to discuss the implementation of a master plan on simplifying administrative procedures and data concerning residential management during the 2013-2020 period.

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Full-time National Asembly deputies discuss revised Criminal Procedure Code

Full-time National Asembly deputies discuss revised Criminal Procedure Code

8/26/2015 - 17:27

(VOVworld) – Full-time National Assembly deputies concluded their 3-day meeting on Wednesday.

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Vietnam wishes to bolster legislative ties with Japan

Vietnam wishes to bolster legislative ties with Japan

8/26/2015 - 16:46

(VOVworld) - National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan held talks with Speaker of the House of Representative of Japan’s parliament Tadamori Oshima in Tokyo on Tuesday, during which she proposed that the two sides increase delegation exchanges to foster legislative ties.

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Vietnam, Japan discuss inspector training

Vietnam, Japan discuss inspector training

8/26/2015 - 16:43

(VOVworld) – On Tuesday, Government Inspector General Huynh Phong Tranh met in Hanoi with Japan’s Parliamentary Vice Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Youji Mutou, to discuss cooperation in training inspectors.

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Saudi Arabia reports 7 more deaths from MERS

Saudi Arabia reports 7 more deaths from MERS

8/26/2015 - 16:39

(VOVworld) - Saudi Arabia confirmed seven more deaths from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus in Riyadh, on Tuesday, raising the death toll to 498.

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Marine tourism connects provinces in Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand

Marine tourism connects provinces in Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand

8/26/2015 - 16:39

(VOVworld) – Tourism officials in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand have agreed to develop a tourism program connecting marine tourism spots in the 3 countries.

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Wednesday August 26, 2015

Wednesday August 26, 2015

(VOVworld) - I’m reading an interesting letter from 61-year-old Lauri Niemi of Finland. He lives in a Helsinki surburb called Laajasalo, which actually is an island in the Gulf of...

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Thai Phien flower village

Thai Phien flower village

A visit to Thai Phien flower village in Da Lat