APEC 2107 and the battle against corruption

APEC 2107 and the battle against corruption

(VOVword)-Transparency and anti-corruption are a hot topic at the ongoing first APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting in 2017 in Vietnam’s central city of Nha Trang. Vietnam’s initiatives to encourage public involvement... More

Dao San country fair in spring

Dao San country fair in spring

(VOVworld) – The Dao San country fair in Phong Tho district, Lai Chau province is busy and colorful on spring days. At this time of the year, groups of H’mong,... More

Nurturing kids’ love of poetry

Nurturing kids’ love of poetry

(VOVworld) – The just-concluded 15th Vietnam Poetry Day has highlighted the dreams of poets and nurtured kids’ love for poetry. Ngoc Nga reports. More

A 1968 English broadcast featuring Trinh Thi Ngo on VOV

A 1968 English broadcast featuring Trinh Thi Ngo on VOV

(VOVworld) - This recording is a rare, valuable English broadcast featuring the late legendary announcer Hanoi Hannah whose real name was Trinh Thi Ngo, on Radio the Voice of Vietnam.... More

Nguyen Hoang Nam and inventions for farmers

Nguyen Hoang Nam and inventions for farmers

(VOVworld) – With no formal mechanical training, only diligence and creativity, Nguyen Hoang Nam of Tra Vinh province, has invented several pieces of technical equipment for farmers. His electronic and... More

Technology transfer helps improve Quang Ninh’s medical service

Technology transfer helps improve Quang Ninh’s medical service

(VOVworld)-Vietnam’s medical sector has recently increased the transfer of technology and professional qualification amongst doctors from central-level public hospitals to lower-level hospitals, helping to improve the quality of health check-ups... More

Stock market, a good channel for capital mobilization

Stock market, a good channel for capital mobilization

(VOVworld) – Ho Chi Minh City contributes 90% of Vietnam’s stock market value. Last year the city recorded capitalization growth of 30% and market liquidation of 24%. The authorities and... More

The Gie Trieng live in the Vietnam-Laos border area

The Gie Trieng live in the Vietnam-Laos border area

(VOVworld) – The Gie Trieng, one of 6 tribes in Kon Tum province, has about 33,000 people. They live in Dak Glei and Ngoc Hoi district along the Ho Chi... More

Typical characteristics of villages in northern Vietnam

Typical characteristics of villages in northern Vietnam

(VOVworld)-Villages in the northern region of Vietnam are populated by people of the same bloodline sharing the same means of livelihood. The close link between villagers is evident in land... More

Tet in memory

Tet in memory

(VOVworld) – Tet, Vietnam’s Lunar New Year festival, is the biggest festival of the Vietnamese people and its core element is the family reunion. Tet, a time spent with loved... More

Canada’s Demolition Derby – the fighting cars

Canada’s Demolition Derby – the fighting cars

(VOVworld) – For some people, having a car is a dream. But in Canada, people use cars in a game called The Demolition Derby, where cars are crushed until they... More

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A: The traditional Vietnamese wedding is one of the most important ceremonies in Vietnamese culture with influences from Confucian and Buddhist ideology. It is a significant day not only for...

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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...