Russia hails special status for eastern Ukraine

Russia hails special status for eastern Ukraine

9/18/2014 - 16:56

(VOVworld) – Russia hailed the Ukrainian parliament’s decision to grant special status to Donetsk and Lugansk, calling it “a step in the right direction”.

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No US troops will be sent to Iraq to combat Islamic State

No US troops will be sent to Iraq to combat Islamic State

9/18/2014 - 16:49

(VOVworld) - American forces that have been deployed to Iraq do not and will not have a combat mission, US President Barack Obama said during a speech at MacDill Air Force Base in Florida on Wednesday, a day after General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, left the door slightly ajar to the possibility of some...

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Scottish independence referendum begins

Scottish independence referendum begins

9/18/2014 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – Scottish voters began Thursday to vote on whether to remain in the UK.

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ExxonMobil co-operates with Vietnam

ExxonMobil co-operates with Vietnam

9/18/2014 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – ExxonMobil, one of the world’s leading oil and gas groups, will continue to closely coordinate with Vietnamese agencies on joint projects.

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Half of Iraqi army incapable of fighting IS

Half of Iraqi army incapable of fighting IS

9/18/2014 - 16:28

(VOVworld) – Almost half of Iraq's army is incapable of working against Islamic State (IS) militants. General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said on Wednesday that 26 of Iraq’s 50 army brigades are capable of partnering with the US to fight the IS.

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Vietnam makes great progress in expanding social health insurance

Vietnam makes great progress in expanding social health insurance

9/18/2014 - 16:15

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has made progress in expanding social health insurance, now covering more than half of its population.

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Malaysian Prime Minister impressed by VOV’s communications products

Malaysian Prime Minister impressed by VOV’s communications products

9/18/2014 - 8:53

(VOVworld) – Six Vietnamese information technology and communications are attending the KL Converge 2014 in Kuala Lumper, Malaysia. The 3-day event from Sep 17-19 introduces information technology and multi-media products of ASEAN countries, China, Japan, and India. Vietnam’s pavilion showcases IT and communications products of VOV, Vietnamplus, VNPT, Mobifone,VTC, FPT, and HANEL.

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Ukraine’s bill to grant special status to eastern regions receives positive responses

Ukraine’s bill to grant special status to eastern regions receives positive responses

9/17/2014 - 18:08

(VOVworld) – Parties involved in Ukraine’s crisis have shown a positive response to the Ukrainian Parliament passing a bill to grant special self-rule status in the next 3 years to Donetsk and Lugansk.

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South Korean President leaves door open for talks with North Korea

South Korean President leaves door open for talks with North Korea

9/17/2014 - 18:01

(VOVworld) – South Korean President Park Geun-hye said that the door is open for talks with North Korea during the up-coming session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

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Palestine, Israel reach Gaza reconstruction deal

Palestine, Israel reach Gaza reconstruction deal

9/17/2014 - 16:21

(VOVworld) - The UN on Tuesday brokered a deal with Israel and Palestine to allow construction materials into the Gaza Strip to enable reconstruction efforts.

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Ukrainian President approves bill granting self-governing status for eastern regions

Ukrainian President approves bill granting self-governing status for eastern regions

9/17/2014 - 16:20

(VOVworld) – The Ukrainian Parliament on Tuesday approved a bill granting special self-governing status for the next 3 years to Donetsk and Lugansk, paving the way for Ukraine’s decentralization.

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US General opens possibility of involving ground troops in the fight against IS

US General opens possibility of involving ground troops in the fight against IS

9/17/2014 - 16:05

(VOVworld) - America's top military officer raised the possibility Tuesday that US troops could become involved in ground attacks against the Islamic State, despite repeated pledges to contrary from President Barack Obama.

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UN General Assembly opens

UN General Assembly opens

9/17/2014 - 15:58

(VOVworld) – The 69th session of the UN General Assembly opened in New York on Wednesday.

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Argentina threatens to expel US diplomat

Argentina threatens to expel US diplomat

9/17/2014 - 15:57

(VOVworld) – Argentina threatened on Tuesday to deport the top US diplomat at the American Embassy in Buenos Aires, after his comments about Argentina’s debt default.

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Obama pledges to support fight against Ebola

Obama pledges to support fight against Ebola

9/17/2014 - 15:50

(VOVworld) - US President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that Ebola is becoming a global threat and pledged to join the international efforts to contain the epidemic.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

A: Alex, in Vietnam, we have a great number of songs about our beloved President Ho Chi Minh. The songs praise Uncle Ho’s love for children, soldiers, the Vietnamese people...

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Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

The Citadel of Ho Dynasty in the central province of Thanh Hoa has been named a World Cultural Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or...