Vietnam, Brunei issue joint statement

Vietnam, Brunei issue joint statement

8/27/2016 - 19:00

(VOVworld) – Vietnam and Brunei issued a joint statement on the occasion of the State visit of Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang to Brunei from August 26-28.

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President Tran Dai Quang holds talks with Bruneian Sultan

President Tran Dai Quang holds talks with Bruneian Sultan

8/27/2016 - 18:20

(VOVworld) – President Tran Dai Quang and his entourage were solemnly welcomed in Bandar Seri Begawan on August 27 for an official visit to Brunei at the invitation of Bruneian Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah.

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Foreign Ministry's building recognized as national relic site

Foreign Ministry's building recognized as national relic site

8/27/2016 - 16:26

(VOVworld) - The building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ headquarters in Hanoi is presented a certificate of national relics on August 26.

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Vietnamese Cultural Week in Cambodia opens

Vietnamese Cultural Week in Cambodia opens

8/27/2016 - 16:21

(VOVworld) - The Vietnamese Cultural Week 2016 in Cambodia kicked off at the Chaktomuk Hall in Phnom Penh on August 26.

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Vietnam-India relations in the Asia-Pacific’s century workshop in Thai Nguyen

Vietnam-India relations in the Asia-Pacific’s century workshop in Thai Nguyen

8/27/2016 - 16:08

(VOVworld) - The Ho Chi Minh National Political Academy and Thai Nguyen University opened a workshop on Vietnam-India relations on Friday. Delegates discussed ways to promote bilateral strategic partnership through exchanges of high level visits and expansion in technology and trade cooperation.

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Minister of Public Security To Lam receives the US-ASEAN Business

Minister of Public Security To Lam receives the US-ASEAN Business

8/27/2016 - 16:02

(VOVworld) - Minister of Public Security To Lam received the US-ASEAN Business Council (US-ABC) delegation led by former US Ambassador to Vietnam Michael Michalak on Friday. Minister Lam pledged further cooperation with the US relevant agencies to foster US business operations and foreign investment competitiveness in Vietnam.

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Vietnam pursues its multilateral foreign policy for peace and national independence and sovereignty

Vietnam pursues its multilateral foreign policy for peace and national independence and sovereignty

8/27/2016 - 15:58

(VOVworld) - Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son has briefed the press on outcomes of the recent 29th Diplomatic Conference which took place in Hanoi from August 22-26.

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc gives the green light to Ninh Thuan’s investment incentives

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc gives the green light to Ninh Thuan’s investment incentives

8/27/2016 - 15:55

(VOVworld) - The central province of Ninh Thuan has hosted a conference to promote investment from both at home and abroad. Addressing the event in Ninh Hai district on Saturday, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the province boasts a great potential in clean energy and tourism.

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Italy observes day of mourning for earthquake victims

Italy observes day of mourning for earthquake victims

8/27/2016 - 15:41

(VOVworld) – Italy observed a national day of mourning on Saturday in remembrance of 281 people killed during Wednesday’s earthquake. A state funeral was held Saturday in the city of Ascoli Piceno, which was near the epicenters.

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Cuba, China to boost economic cooperation

Cuba, China to boost economic cooperation

8/27/2016 - 15:38

(VOVworld) - Cuba and China signed new agreements on Friday to deepen bilateral cooperation in telecommunications, industry, and water resources.

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PKK claims responsibility for police headquarters bombing in Turkey

PKK claims responsibility for police headquarters bombing in Turkey

8/27/2016 - 15:35

(VOVworld) - On Friday, the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) claimed responsibility for a suicide truck bombing at a police headquarters in Turkey's town of Cizre last week, killing 11 people and injuring 78 others.

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Japan defines priorities for cooperation with Africa

Japan defines priorities for cooperation with Africa

8/27/2016 - 15:31

(VOVworld) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta defined priorities for future Japan-Africa cooperation at their meeting on Friday.

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French President’s visit to Vietnam motivates bilateral ties

French President’s visit to Vietnam motivates bilateral ties

8/27/2016 - 15:05

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese Ambassador to France Nguyen Ngoc Son told VOV that since Vietnam and France established diplomatic relations 40 years ago, France has always been Vietnam’s most important partners in the EU.

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French court suspends burkini ban

French court suspends burkini ban

8/27/2016 - 15:00

(VOVworld) - A French court on Friday suspended a ban on women wearing full-body "burkini" swimsuits on a Mediterranean town's beach. The court said Villeneuve-Loubet's ban had "seriously infringed, in a manner that was clearly illegal, fundamental liberties such as the freedom to come and go, religious freedom and individual freedom".

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The 29th diplomatic sector conference wraps up

The 29th diplomatic sector conference wraps up

8/26/2016 - 19:30

(VOVworld) - The 29th diplomatic sector conference concluded on Friday after 5 days of work on the topic of improving foreign affairs and international integration to successfully implement the 12th National Party Congress external relations guideline. Delegates made clear on future orientation of the foreign affairs sector in maintaining peace, stability to secure national sovereignty and territorial integrity while promoting...

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People’s Council improves its performance productivity

People’s Council improves its performance productivity

8/26/2016 - 19:16

(VOVworld) - National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has urged People’s Council to renovate its working methods and focus more on legal education and communications. She was addressing a conference in Nam Dinh province to review People’s Council performance in the northern delta and coastal provinces: “In the implementation of the Law on National Assembly and People’s C

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US Presidential Election: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump exert efforts to convince minority voters

US Presidential Election: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump exert efforts to convince minority voters

8/26/2016 - 19:05

(VOVworld) - US Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump had fierce vocal fighting in their criticism of each other to win minority voters. Mrs Clinton told voters in Nevada that Mr Trump played jokes with racial discrimination. Mr Trump told voters in New Hampshire that Mrs Clinton and the Democrats disappointed minority voters by economic policy failures. Mrs Clinton’s...

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Agro-forestry-fishery exports earn nearly 21 billion USD in 8 months

Agro-forestry-fishery exports earn nearly 21 billion USD in 8 months

8/26/2016 - 18:29

(VOVworld) - Vietnam earned nearly 21 billion USD from selling abroad farm, forestry and fish products in the eight months of 2016, up 5.6% from a year ago.

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Hanoi listed among 20 most attractive cities in software outsourcing

Hanoi listed among 20 most attractive cities in software outsourcing

8/26/2016 - 18:25

(VOVworld) - Hanoi has been listed among 20 most attractive cities globally in software production, and is striving to stand in top 10, revealed Director of the municipal Department of Information and Communications Phan Lan Tu.

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Colombia and FARC reach historic peace agreement to end five decades of conflict

Colombia and FARC reach historic peace agreement to end five decades of conflict

8/26/2016 - 18:25

(VOVworld) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos ordered a definitive ceasefire with the FARC rebels on Thursday after the two sides reached a historic deal to end their half-century long conflict. Legislators have 30 days to go over the 297-page text, which will be made public for all Colombians to read before voting on it in an yes-or-no referendum on...

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Wednesday August 24, 2016

Wednesday August 24, 2016

(VOVworld) - This week, we got an email from Arvid Husdal, a 49-year-old radio enthusiast from Kristiansand in the far south of Norway. He said his hobby is Dx-listening and...

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