World leaders attend UN meeting on Ebola

World leaders attend UN meeting on Ebola

9/26/2014 - 16:18

(VOVworld) – The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is killing more than 200 people a day, two-thirds of them women and children despite valiant efforts by local governments and health workers, said UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at a meeting on Ebola Thursday on the sidelines of the annual UN General Asembly session.

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Indian Prime Minister visits the US

Indian Prime Minister visits the US

9/26/2014 - 16:07

(VOVworld) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi began a 5-day visit to the US on Thursday to strengthen US - India ties, especially trade ties.

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Vietnam responds to World Tourism Day 2014

Vietnam responds to World Tourism Day 2014

9/26/2014 - 16:03

(VOVworld) – Community development should be a model for improving people’s lives and encouraging active, responsible local participation.

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Ukraine’s President: conflict is waning

Ukraine’s President: conflict is waning

9/26/2014 - 16:01

(VOVworld) - The peace deal reached between the Kiev administration and the opposition means that the “most dangerous" part of the 5-month-conflict in eastern Ukraine is over, says Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko.

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Culture and Tourism Week honors beauty of rice terraces

Culture and Tourism Week honors beauty of rice terraces

9/26/2014 - 15:59

(VOVworld) – The beauty of the local terraced rice fields and the cultural value of local ethnic people are in the spotlight at a Culture and Tourism Week that opened in Mu Cang Chai district in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai on Thursday.

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Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh continues with bilateral meetings

Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh continues with bilateral meetings

9/26/2014 - 15:15

(VOVworld) – Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held bilateral meetings with the Foreign Ministers of Turkey, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Venezuela, and Grenada on the sidelines of the ongoing UN General Assembly in New York on Thursday.

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Public opinions ahead of the Fatherland Front National Congress

Public opinions ahead of the Fatherland Front National Congress

9/25/2014 - 19:30

(VOVworld) - The 8th National Congress of the Vietnam Fatherland Front will open in Hanoi this Friday. Deputies expressed wishes for consolidated national unity and democracy for national development.

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Vietnam supports international efforts to fight terrorism

Vietnam supports international efforts to fight terrorism

9/25/2014 - 19:26

(VOVworld) - The Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokesman hailed Vietnam’s support for international efforts to combat terrorism while respecting the UN Charter and international law.

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Seminar discusses the role of state audit in public financial administration

Seminar discusses the role of state audit in public financial administration

9/25/2014 - 18:55

(VOVworld) – The State Audit of Vietnam and the USAID in Vietnam organized a seminar on the value and benefit of state audits in public financial administration.

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Social organizations involved in Vietnam’s law-making process

Social organizations involved in Vietnam’s law-making process

9/25/2014 - 18:51

(VOVworld) – A seminar took place in Da Nang city from September 25-26 to discuss the involvement of social organizations in Vietnam’s legislative process.

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NA Committee for Social Affairs convenes the 9th session

NA Committee for Social Affairs convenes the 9th session

9/25/2014 - 18:47

(VOVworld) – The 9th session of the National Assembly Committee for Social Affairs opens on Thursday to discuss labor, employment, and social security. The Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs reported that more than 1 million jobs have been created nationwide since the beginning of this year, equivalent to 64% of the set target.

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World leaders express grave concerns over terrorist activities

World leaders express grave concerns over terrorist activities

9/25/2014 - 18:47

(VOVworld) - The UN Security Council demanded on Wednesday that all states make it a serious criminal offense for their citizens to travel abroad to fight with militant groups, or to recruit and fund others to do so, in a move sparked by the rise of Islamic State.

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US-led alliance opens new airstrikes at IS targets in Syria

US-led alliance opens new airstrikes at IS targets in Syria

9/25/2014 - 18:43

(VOVworld) – The US military, in cooperation with its Saudi Arabian and United Arab Emirates allies begun on Wednesday new airstrikes targeting 12 sites of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, including an oil refinery.

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NA Standing Committee debates bill of Special Consumption Tax

NA Standing Committee debates bill of Special Consumption Tax

9/25/2014 - 18:43

(VOVworld) – The National Assembly’s Standing Committee continued its 31st session on Thursday to debate the revised law on the Special Consumption Tax.

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Vietnam joins the Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture

Vietnam joins the Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture

9/25/2014 - 18:38

(VOVworld) - Vietnam fully supports the establishment of the Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture (GACSA). Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan was speaking at the inaugural meeting of the alliance in New York on Wednesday.

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Wednesday September 25, 2014

Wednesday September 25, 2014

(VOVworld) - To begin this week’s Letter Box, we would like to express our sympathy for the people in the flood-stricken Muzaffargarh area of Punjab, India. Syed Khizar Hayat Shah,...

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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...