Vietnam takes advantages of global economic integration

Vietnam takes advantages of global economic integration

2/24/2017 - 16:08

(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said Vietnam has striven to improve its economic competitiveness and build a new growth model based on creativity, productivity, quality, and efficiency. He made the remark at a function to welcome the 2017 Spring Forum held by the Asia Business Council in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday.

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Vietnam’s e-commerce: opportunities for online trade

Vietnam’s e-commerce: opportunities for online trade

2/24/2017 - 15:59

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Online Business Forum opens in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday. Vietnamese and foreign businesses attend the forum to discuss trendy online trade, technology, and business innovations.

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Attack on west Mosul: important stage to dislodge IS from Iraq

Attack on west Mosul: important stage to dislodge IS from Iraq

2/23/2017 - 17:04

(VOVworld) – The Iraqi army has entered a critical stage in its campaign to retake the western part of Mosul from the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS). To dislodge IS from its last stronghold in Iraq will not be easy because of the density of the civilian population.

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The golden Oscar statuette

The golden Oscar statuette

2/23/2017 - 17:03

(VOVworld) – The 89th Academy Awards (Oscars) ceremony will take place Sunday night (local time) at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California. Six months earlier, workers at the Polich Tallix foundry began casting golden trophies in preparation for the ceremony.

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Culture and tourism development in Vietnam

Culture and tourism development in Vietnam

2/23/2017 - 16:59

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has seven world cultural heritages recognized by UNESCO, 44,000 scenic spots and historical sites, and 8,000 festivals. In recent years Vietnam have concentrated on promoting these advantages for tourism development.

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Street Carnival in Brazil

Street Carnival in Brazil

2/23/2017 - 9:00

(VOVworld) – Rio Carnival, one the most spectacular street festivals in the world, will begin on Friday, turning Brazil into a hot tourist destination with its exciting ambience, upbeat music, and flashy dancing.

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APEC 2107 and the battle against corruption

APEC 2107 and the battle against corruption

2/22/2017 - 16:49

(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 in the fight against corruption have been applauded by other APEC members.

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Logistics expected to boost Dong Nai’s growth

Logistics expected to boost Dong Nai’s growth

2/22/2017 - 16:36

(VOVworld)-Dong Nai province plans to establish an advanced logistics network to serve the entire southern key economic region.

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Pet care, a new job in China

Pet care, a new job in China

2/22/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- In recent years, raising pets has become more popular in major cities in China thanks to improved living standards. As a result, pet care grows strongly becoming a “fortune making” industry in China.

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Dung Quat, Chu Lai EZs cooperate for further growth

Dung Quat, Chu Lai EZs cooperate for further growth

2/21/2017 - 21:00

(VOVworld)- The Dung Quat Economic Zone in Quang Ngai and the Chu Lai Open Economic Zone in Quang Nam have attracted a large number of Vietnamese and foreign investors. 10 years ago, the two provinces signed a cooperation agreement to support the growth of the two economic zones.

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US Vice President’s assurance tour to Europe

US Vice President’s assurance tour to Europe

2/21/2017 - 17:13

(VOVworld) – US Vice President Mike Pence has just toured Europe to assuage concerns over President Donald Trump’s recent comments. During the tour, Pence made it clear that Europe remains an “indispensable partner” of the US.

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Vietnam takes action against bird flu

Vietnam takes action against bird flu

2/20/2017 - 21:00

(VOVworld)- H5N1 and H5N6 bird flu outbreaks are spreading in Quang Ngai and Bac Lieu province. Tens of thousands of fowls have been culled over the past two weeks. Relevant agencies are taking steps to contain the outbreak.

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APEC creates a turning point for global trade, investment

APEC creates a turning point for global trade, investment

2/20/2017 - 18:43

(VOVworld)- Meetings within the framework of the first Senior Official Meeting of APEC (SOM-1) are taking place in Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province. The meetings will determine APEC activities throughout 2017 which will change global growth, trade and investment.

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Dim hope for new ceasefire in Ukraine

Dim hope for new ceasefire in Ukraine

2/20/2017 - 9:57

(VOVworld) – A fresh ceasefire between Ukrainian army and seceded faction takes effect from Monday. The deal, a joint effort of Russia, Ukraine, France, and Germany, is expected reduce the month-long violence in eastern Ukraine.

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Tightening discipline to enhance Party strength

Tightening discipline to enhance Party strength

2/17/2017 - 15:59

(VOVworld) – Discipline has been an important factor in ensuring the survival and development of the Communist Party of Vietnam over the past 80 years. The Party has been reforming itself and tighten internal discipline to improve its strength and transparency.

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Nha Trang city ready for APEC 2017

Nha Trang city ready for APEC 2017

2/17/2017 - 15:54

(VOVworld) – Nha Trang city in Khanh Hoa province will host the 1st Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) and related meetings of Vietnam’s APEC Year 2017. SOM1 will consist of 80 meetings from February 18 to March 3 involving some 2,500 delegates.

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No peace in eastern Ukraine 2 years after Minsk agreement

No peace in eastern Ukraine 2 years after Minsk agreement

2/16/2017 - 20:00

(VOVworld) – The 2nd ceasefire agreement in eastern Ukraine, which was signed 2 years ago in Minsk, Belarus, has failed to end the violence.

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Antarctic ice thaws

Antarctic ice thaws

2/16/2017 - 19:50

(VOVworld)- Preliminary US satellite data has shown that sea ice around Antarctica has shrunk to the smallest as a result of global warming.

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HCMC’s Oriental medicine streets attract tourists

HCMC’s Oriental medicine streets attract tourists

2/16/2017 - 19:00

(VOVworld) – Ho Chi Minh City has been developing Oriental medicine streets in District 5 into an attractive tourism destination while helping pharmaceutical and medicinal expand their business.

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California braces for dam collapse

California braces for dam collapse

2/16/2017 - 10:41

(VOVworld) –Oroville Dam, the US’s tallest dam and one of the world’s 20 largest dams, is in danger of collapse because of heavy rainfall. California is working to minimize potential losses.

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Wednesday February 22, 2017

Wednesday February 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We’re very glad to get a letter from David Ansell of Sussex, England, after quite a long time. He listened to our broadcast on January 19 on 7280...

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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...