PM Nguyen Tan Dung: Vietnam respects and prioritizes drug control and prevention

PM Nguyen Tan Dung: Vietnam respects and prioritizes drug control and prevention

5/21/2015 - 19:29

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has received heads of delegations from Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) participating at the Ministerial Meeting of the Signatories to the Memorandum of Understanding on Drug Control of the Greater Mekong Subregional nations in Hanoi, led by UNODC Chief Regional Representative Jeremy Douglas.

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Hoang Sa (Paracel) waters is Vietnamese fishermen’s traditional fishing area

Hoang Sa (Paracel) waters is Vietnamese fishermen’s traditional fishing area

5/21/2015 - 19:20

(VOVworld) - Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh has responded to China’s unilateral fishing ban in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa waters. He told the press in Hanoi on Thursday: “Hoang Sa (Paracel) is Vietnam’s unalienable territory and Vietnamese fishermen’s traditional fishing area for generations. Vietnamese authorities will strengthen their management and monitoring of Vietnamese fishermen operation in Vietnamese waters to deal...

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Vietnam makes progress in MDGs implementation

Vietnam makes progress in MDGs implementation

5/21/2015 - 18:54

(VOVworld) - Vietnam has made remarkable progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals and has been successful in meeting many of them, including halving extreme poverty and hunger rates, improving people’s access to water and sanitation, achieving universal primary education as well as gender equality in education.

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South Korea warns China to stop illegal fishing on the Yellow Sea

South Korea warns China to stop illegal fishing on the Yellow Sea

5/21/2015 - 18:47

(VOVworld) – The Republic of Korea has expressed its concerns over Chinese fishing vessels illegally operating in the Yellow Sea near the inter-Korean sea border.

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Egypt suspends trial of former President Morsi

Egypt suspends trial of former President Morsi

5/21/2015 - 18:42

Cairo Criminal Court moved the trial of former president Mohamed Morsi and 10 others defendants who face charges of spying for Qatar on Thursday to May 24. They are accused of revealing defence secrets to Qatar’s Intelligence Agency and Al Jazeera TV.

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Burundian President urges coup investigation

Burundian President urges coup investigation

5/21/2015 - 18:39

(VOVworld) – Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza has urged security agencies to investigate attacks on radio stations during a failed coup plot staged last week against his government. He said on Wednesday that any people who are found responsible for such attacks must be punished with tough sanctions.

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GMS nations exchange experiences in anti-drug cooperation

GMS nations exchange experiences in anti-drug cooperation

5/21/2015 - 18:24

(VOVworld) - Illicit drug production and trafficking are posing a huge challenge to the Greater Mekong Subregional (GMS) nations, requiring their broader cooperation to tackle the problem.

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US Senate hearing on normalization with Cuba

 US Senate hearing on normalization with Cuba

5/21/2015 - 18:09

(VOVworld)- The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday conducted a hearing on the new approach that the Obama administration is pursuing in regard to its relations with Cuba.

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RoK approves 77 million USD loan for Vietnam

RoK approves 77 million USD loan for Vietnam

5/21/2015 - 16:49

(VOVworld) - The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Ministry of Strategy and Finance approved on Tuesday a 77 million USD loan for irrigation system upgrade projects in Vietnam’s Thanh Hoa and Nghe An province.

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NA discusses the revised Law on Vietnam Fatherland Front

NA discusses the revised Law on Vietnam Fatherland Front

5/21/2015 - 16:44

VOVworld) – National Assembly deputies discussed the revised Law on the Vietnam Fatherland Front on Thursday.

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President calls for increased efforts to mitigate natural calamity

President calls for increased efforts to mitigate natural calamity

5/21/2015 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – President Truong Tan Sang has sent a letter to the people and soldiers nationwide to mark of the Vietnamese Day for Flood and Storm Prevention and Natural Calamity Mitigation.

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Deputy PM Vu Van Ninh delivers speech at Asian Future Conference

Deputy PM Vu Van Ninh delivers speech at Asian Future Conference

5/21/2015 - 16:37

(VOVworld) – A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh is attending the 21st International Conference of The Future of Asia that opened Thursday in Tokyo.

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Ukraine terminates military-technological cooperation with Russia

Ukraine terminates military-technological cooperation with Russia

5/21/2015 - 16:35

(VOVworld) - Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk has announced Ukraine is severing military-technological cooperation with Russia.

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Vietnam, South Africa strengthen ties in wildlife conservation

Vietnam, South Africa strengthen ties in wildlife conservation

5/21/2015 - 16:33

(VOVworld) - The Vietnamese Government is willing to enhance cooperation with South Africa and other countries in biodiversity conservation both bilaterally and multilaterally.

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APEC senior officials discuss improving trade, growth

 APEC senior officials discuss improving trade, growth

5/21/2015 - 16:31

(VOVworld) – Senior officials of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) members convened a meeting on Wednesday in Boracay Island in central Philippine province of Aklan to discuss new policy actions to boost trade and growth in Asia-Pacific economies.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A: This week we received a postal entry to VOV’s contest “What do you know about Vietnam?” from SB Sharma of India. It is beautifully illustrated with photos that support...

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Hoi An Ancient Town Vietnam-Vietnam Tourism

Hoi An Ancient Town Vietnam-Vietnam Tourism

Hoi An Ancient Town Vietnam-Vietnam Tourism