Colombia plane crash: flight runs out of fuel

Colombia plane crash: flight runs out of fuel

12/2/2016 - 16:54

(VOVworld) - Colombian authorities said the charter plane that crashed outside Medellín carrying a Brazilian soccer team ran out of fuel as it tried to complete the long flight from Bolivia to Colombia.

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IT summit discusses human role in security and information safety

IT summit discusses human role in security and information safety

12/2/2016 - 16:53

(VOVworld) – IT leaders gathered in HCMC on Thursday to discuss ways to improve management in today’s digital revolution.

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Online Friday shopping day opens

Online Friday shopping day opens

12/2/2016 - 16:52

(VOVworld) – 280,000 products are on sale at the Online Friday shopping day which started at midnight Thursday and runs for 24 hours.

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Festival highlights Ho Chi Minh City’s integration and development

Festival highlights Ho Chi Minh City’s integration and development

12/2/2016 - 16:48

(VOVworld) - Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong says that HCM City has been fostering friendly relations and cooperation with 44 foreign cities around the world, which have contributed to the building of a modern, civilized, and sentimental city.

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Thailand has new king

Thailand has new king

12/2/2016 - 16:46

(VOVworld) - Thai Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn proclaimed himself the new king of Thailand in a televised ceremony on Thursday after accepting an invitation from the parliament to ascend the throne.

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Asian Parliamentary Assembly’s ninth plenary closes

Asian Parliamentary Assembly’s ninth plenary closes

12/2/2016 - 16:45

(VOVworld) - The ninth plenary of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA-9) adopted the Siem Reap Declaration and 19 resolutions on political, socio-economic, and cultural issues, and sustainable development at the closing session in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on Thursday.

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Ba Ria-Vung Tau to host 2016 international kite festival

Ba Ria-Vung Tau to host 2016 international kite festival

12/2/2016 - 11:58

(VOVworld)-Artisans from 23 countries and territories will display their distinctive products at the 2016 International Kite Festival, starting next Tuesday in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.

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New Zealand pledges support for Vietnam’s development

New Zealand pledges support for Vietnam’s development

12/2/2016 - 9:45

(VOVworld)-Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has called for expanded economic ties between Vietnam and New Zealand to bring bilateral trade to 1.7 billion USD by 2020, a goal set by the two countries’ senior leaders.

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Practices of beliefs in Mother Goddesses become intangible cultural heritage of humanity

Practices of beliefs in Mother Goddesses become intangible cultural heritage of humanity

12/2/2016 - 8:59

(VOVworld)-The Practices related to the Vietnamese people’s beliefs in the Mother Goddesses of Three Realms have been added to UNESCO’s list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

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Cubans to bid farewell to leader Fidel Castro

Cubans to bid farewell to leader Fidel Castro

12/1/2016 - 19:17

(VOVworld)-Cubans gathered at Havana's Revolution Square to commemorate Fidel Castro at the end of a two day memorial service. Mourners bid farewell at the Revolution Square as an urn holding the late leader's ashes is on display. A procession carrying the ashes began a 4-day journey traveling in 13 Cuban provinces to recreate the uprising for liberation in 1959.

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Community communications to eradicate HIV/AIDS

Community communications to eradicate HIV/AIDS

12/1/2016 - 19:15

(VOVworld)- Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam reiterated the government priority to control HIV/AIDS in a meeting aimed at improving cooperation between social organizations and partners.

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Training course opens for journalists reporting the APEC Year 2017

Training course opens for journalists reporting the APEC Year 2017

12/1/2016 - 19:11

(VOVworld)- The Ministry of Information and Communications opened a training workshop in Da Nang on Thursday to update journalists on skills in reporting major news stories during the APEC Year next year.

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Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung receives ExxonMobil leader

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung receives ExxonMobil leader

12/1/2016 - 18:51

(VOVworld)- Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung received on Thursday Paul Greenwood, Deputy Chairman of the US’s ExxonMobil Corporation who is visiting Vietnam to study the feasibility of the Blue Whale Gas Field project.

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Abbas warns Israel of withdrawing recognition

Abbas warns Israel of withdrawing recognition

12/1/2016 - 18:49

(VOVworld)- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Wednesday that if Israel does not recognize Palestinian statehood, he would withdraw Palestinian recognition of Israel.

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Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Tharman appointed Chairman of G30

Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Tharman appointed Chairman of G30

12/1/2016 - 18:48

(VOVworld)- The Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam was on Wednesday (Nov 30) named chairman of the Group of Thirty (G30) consultative group, succeeding outgoing chairman and former European Central Bank (ECB) president Jean-Claude Trichet.

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NA Vice Chairman receives leaders of oil and gas sector

NA Vice Chairman receives leaders of oil and gas sector

12/1/2016 - 18:33

(VOVworld)- National Assembly Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu has praised the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group for its achievements since its foundation 55 years ago.

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Vietnam Mennonite Church convenes third general conference

Vietnam Mennonite Church convenes third general conference

12/1/2016 - 18:29

(VOVworld)- The Vietnam Mennonite Church held its third general conference in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday with the participation of nearly 300 delegates from 24 provinces and cities.

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NA Chairwoman meets Venezuelan President

NA Chairwoman meets Venezuelan President

12/1/2016 - 18:27

(VOVworld)- National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan left Cuba on Wednesday concluding her trip to Cuba to pay tribute to deceased former Cuban leader Fidel Castro.

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Thai Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn accepts throne

Thai Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn accepts throne

12/1/2016 - 18:18

(VOVworld) - Thailand's Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn will officially ascend to the Thai throne as King Rama X of the 234-year-old Chakri Dynasty.

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ASEAN athletes at Rio Olympics, Paralympics honored

ASEAN athletes at Rio Olympics, Paralympics honored

12/1/2016 - 18:16

(VOVworld) - The ASEAN Secretariat on Wednesday hosted a recognition ceremony for ASEAN athletes who competed at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Wednesday November 30, 2016

Wednesday November 30, 2016

(VOVworld) - This week I’m especially impressed by a package from Roger Roussel of Canada. It’s a large envelope with 5 big stamps featuring famous Canadian hockey players. He sent...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam