Vietnam’s garment and textile sector targets 30 billion USD from export

Vietnam’s garment and textile sector targets 30 billion USD from export

3/21/2017 - 17:39

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s garment and textile sector hopes to earn 30 billion USD from export and achieve a growth rate of 6.5% to 7% this year.

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Vietnam aims to raise bilateral trade with South Korea to 100 billion USD

Vietnam aims to raise bilateral trade with South Korea to 100 billion USD

3/21/2017 - 17:36

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said Vietnam treasures its strategic cooperative partnership with South Korea and wants to expand delegation exchanges to strengthen political trust and deepen bilateral relations.

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Singapore’s Prime Minister begins Vietnam visit

Singapore’s Prime Minister begins Vietnam visit

3/21/2017 - 17:30

(VOVworld)-Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong arrived in Ho Chi Minh city on Tuesday, beginning a 4-day official visit to Vietnam.

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President: Vietnam-Israel cooperation enters new chapter

President: Vietnam-Israel cooperation enters new chapter

3/21/2017 - 17:08

(VOVworld) – Vietnam always treasures its relations with Israel, one of Vietnam’s important partners in the Middle East, said President Tran Dai Quang at a banquet in Hanoi on Monday to welcome Israeli President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin.

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Bill Gates remains richest man on earth

Bill Gates remains richest man on earth

3/21/2017 - 17:04

(VOVworld) - Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again tops the list of the world's richest billionaires, Forbes magazine said on Monday. Gates, whose wealth is estimated at 86 billion USD, leads the list for the fourth straight year.

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US vows to eradicate ISIS in Iraq

US vows to eradicate ISIS in Iraq

3/21/2017 - 17:01

(VOVworld) – US President Donald Trump vowed to eradicate "radical Islamic terrorism" during talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Washington on Monday.

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UN urges North Korea to comply with international obligations

UN urges North Korea to comply with international obligations

3/21/2017 - 16:56

(VOVworld) - The UN urged North Korea on Monday to fully comply with its international obligations following its test of a new high-thrust rocket engine over the weekend.

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New A/H5N6 avian flu outbreak spotted in Quang Tri

New A/H5N6 avian flu outbreak spotted in Quang Tri

3/21/2017 - 10:12

(VOVworld) - An outbreak of A/H5N6 virus has been detected in the central province of Quang Tri. The Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development yesterday reported that the A/H5N6 avian flu was found at a household farm from March 9-17, leading to the culling of 200 sick and dead fowls in Trieu Phong district.

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Vietnam, ROK target 100 billion USD trade value

Vietnam, ROK target 100 billion USD trade value

3/21/2017 - 10:02

(VOVworld) - Vietnam is ready to work with the Republic of Korea (RoK) to effectively implement the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), boosting their trade to 70 billion USD, even 100 billion USD, by 2020.

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Vietnam ranks 94th in World Happiness Report

Vietnam ranks 94th in World Happiness Report

3/21/2017 - 9:57

(VOVworld) - Vietnam was ranked 94th out of 155 countries in the latest World Happiness Report that calls on nations to build social trust and equality to improve the well-being of their citizens.

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Vietnam, South Korea to bring strategic cooperative partnership to new height

Vietnam, South Korea to bring strategic cooperative partnership to new height

3/20/2017 - 23:21

(VOVworld)-Vietnam attaches importance to strengthening ties with South Korea and looks for consolidated political trust and closer cooperation between the two countries, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh during talks with South Korean Foreign Minister Yoon Byeong Se in Hanoi on Monday

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Economic, technological cooperation defined as key pillar in Vietnam-Israel ties

Economic, technological cooperation defined as key pillar in Vietnam-Israel ties

3/20/2017 - 19:34

(VOVworld)-Vietnam and Israel have agreed to boost bilateral cooperation, particularly in economics and science-technology to bring two-way trade value to 3 billion USD in the near future.

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Revised Law on Public Debt Management debated

Revised Law on Public Debt Management debated

3/20/2017 - 19:25

(VOVworld) – The National Assembly Standing Committee on Monday debated changes to the Law on Public Debt Management. Under the revised law, public debts include government debts, government-guaranteed debts, and local administration debts.

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Quang Ninh seeks to promote tourism through “Kong: Skull island”

Quang Ninh seeks to promote tourism through “Kong: Skull island”

3/20/2017 - 19:23

(VOVworld) – The Quang Ninh Provincial People’s Committee has suggested the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism survey the feasibility of promoting tourism in places that were shot in the Hollywood blockbuster “Kong: Skull island”.

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Hai Phong celebrates death anniversary of Xam singing founder

Hai Phong celebrates death anniversary of Xam singing founder

3/20/2017 - 19:22

(VOVworld) – The Hai Phong Arts and Literature Union and the Folk Arts Association on Sunday commemorated the death anniversary of the founder of Xam singing, who is believed to be Tran Long Dinh of the Tran dynasty in the 13th century.

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Japan and Russia hold talks on security and territorial dispute

Japan and Russia hold talks on security and territorial dispute

3/20/2017 - 18:52

(VOVworld) – Regional security and territorial disputes were high on the agenda of a meeting between foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia in Tokyo on Monday.

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Japan, Germany commit to defending free trade

Japan, Germany commit to defending free trade

3/20/2017 - 18:44

(VOVworld) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe issued a staunch joint defense of free trade on Sunday as the United States pushes towards greater protectionism.

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Hanoi pledges full support for budding entrepreneurs

Hanoi pledges full support for budding entrepreneurs

3/20/2017 - 17:57

(VOVworld) - Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai has promised to create the best conditions, particularly in education for youth start-ups. At a meeting with voters on Sunday on education and employment for Hanoi youths, Hai said entrepreneurship is a big challenge for every country and local authorities will improve its infrastructure including building

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Hanoi cyclists and pedestrians join Earth Hour campaign

Hanoi cyclists and pedestrians join Earth Hour campaign

3/20/2017 - 17:00

(VOVworld) – More than one thousand volunteer cyclists and pedestrians in Hanoi joined the “Green Journey – Biking and Walking” campaign on Sunday.

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Palestinian President visits Egypt

Palestinian President visits Egypt

3/20/2017 - 17:00

(VOVworld) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Cairo on Sunday for an official visit to Egypt at the invitation of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...