President pays Tet visits to Vinh Long, Dong Thap

President pays Tet visits to Vinh Long, Dong Thap

2/7/2016 - 14:19

(VOVworld) – During a Tet visit to Vinh Long province on Saturday President Truong Tan Sang asked local authorities to implement the resolution of the 12th National Party Congress, focusing on Party building and economic restructuring. He wished the leaders and people of Vinh Long a happy new year with greater success.

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US, China, Republic of Korea discuss nuclear issue on Korean Peninsula

US, China, Republic of Korea discuss nuclear issue on Korean Peninsula

2/6/2016 - 16:16

(VOVworld) – US President Barack Obama and President of the Republic of Korea Park Geun-Hye discussed the situation on the Korean Peninsula in separate phone conversations with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday.

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Zimbabwean banks lifted from US sanctions list

Zimbabwean banks lifted from US sanctions list

2/6/2016 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – The US has crossed off two Zimbabwean banks from the list of entities barred from doing business with American companies.

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Long An province urged to make full use of its advantages

Long An province urged to make full use of its advantages

2/6/2016 - 16:07

(VOVworld) - President Truong Tan Sang has paid Tet visit to Long An province. He urged local authorities and people to make full use of its advantages in location, industrial manufacturing, trade and service to become a rich province.

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Canada to lift sanctions against Iran

Canada to lift sanctions against Iran

2/6/2016 - 16:05

(VOVworld) – Canada lifted its economic bans against Iran on Friday, paving the way for Canadian companies to approach Iran.

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Flower streets open in many places

Flower streets open in many places

2/6/2016 - 16:04

(VOVworld) - President Truong Tan Sang has joined the opening ceremony of a flower street in Ho Chi Minh City’s district 1. He joined local leaders to lay a wreath at the Ho Chi Minh’s monument. This is the 13th consecutive year Nguyen Hue street was decorated with flowers during Tet. This year’s floral show depicts Ho Chi Minh City’s...

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Hanoi offers free travel service for workers to visit home during Tet

Hanoi offers free travel service for workers to visit home during Tet

2/6/2016 - 16:01

(VOVworld) - Hanoi’s Labor Union has organized 100 trips taking 4,000 workers in local industrial zones to come home for Tet. Trinh Phuong Mai from Ha Tinh province and work in Yamaha company is one of the beneficiaries: “I am eager to return home for family reunion during Tet. It’s more difficult to catch buses during Tet and I am...

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Belgium to deploy more than 1,000 extra police to help fight radicalisation

Belgium to deploy more than 1,000 extra police to help fight radicalisation

2/6/2016 - 15:59

(VOVworld) – The Belgian government pledged on Friday that it will deploy 1,000 new police officers across Belgium by 2019, with 300 of them added this year and 500 others for next year.

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Performances to celebrate Spring festival

Performances to celebrate Spring festival

2/6/2016 - 15:56

(VOVworld) - Hanoi’s Temple of Literature has offered its annual calligraphy show as part of Tet celebration. Dinh Khac An is from Da Nang city: “I ask the calligraphy master to write the word Morality as a gift for my cousin. This will remind us of better behavior and harmony in family life.”

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Overseas Vietnamese return home to celebrate new lunar year

Overseas Vietnamese return home to celebrate new lunar year

2/6/2016 - 15:52

(VOVworld) – Tay Ninh province organized a get-together for 50 oversea Vietnamese people on Friday who return to Vietnam to celebrate the new lunar year. Chairman of the provincial People’s Council Nguyen Thanh Ngoc informed them of the local socio-economic and defense situation. He wished overseas Vietnamese people a happy and prosperous new year and they will contribute to national...

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Vietnam, Japan enhance labor export cooperation

Vietnam, Japan enhance labor export cooperation

2/6/2016 - 15:49

(VOVworld) – Vietnam exported 27 million workers to Japan in 2015, an increase of 136.6% against that in 2014. The Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs have implemented a number of measures to expand the labor export including strictly managing contracted workers and improving the quality of workers.

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Book streets open in HCM city

Book streets open in HCM city

2/6/2016 - 15:46

(VOVworld) - The book streets festival opens on February 5 on Mac Thi Buoi, Nguyen Hue, and Ngo Duc Ke streets in Ho Chi Minh City. The book streets have been decorated with the sea and island sovereignty markers, a historical documents exhibition and photos depicting the lives and work of late President Ho Chi Minh.

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Pentagon reveals weapon purchasing plan in 5 years

Pentagon reveals weapon purchasing plan in 5 years

2/6/2016 - 15:43

(VOVworld) - Secretary of Defense Ash Carter revealed the Pentagon’s plan to buy naval ships, aircraft, and weapons in the next 5 years. The US military budget in 2017 will include money to purchase nine Virginia-class attack submarines and 10 Aegis destroyers over the next five years. The Pentagon will also buy 10 F-35C models for the Navy and 3...

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VFF President receives Vietnam Episcopal Council Chief

VFF President receives Vietnam Episcopal Council Chief

2/5/2016 - 19:19

(VOVworld) - President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan hosted a reception for Chairman of the Episcopal Council of the Catholic Church of Vietnam Archbishop Paul Bui Van Doc in Hanoi on February 5.

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Tasks assigned to Politburo members

Tasks assigned to Politburo members

2/5/2016 - 19:16

(VOVworld) - Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong signed a decision assigning tasks to Politburo members on Thursday.

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Wednesday February 3, 2016

Wednesday February 3, 2016

(VOVworld) - To read listener letters is always the most interesting activity in our daily routine. Both compliments and criticisms tell us the results of our work. Grant Skinner of...

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