Vietnam contributes to success of ASEAN summit

Vietnam contributes to success of ASEAN summit

4/28/2017 - 16:45

(VOVworld) – The 30th ASEAN Summit, an important event to mark ASEAN’s 50th anniversary, convenes in the Philippines today. Attending the event, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed Vietnam’s consistent policy of considering ASEAN a strategic priority of its external policy and its commitment to contribute to ASEAN’s future.

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Strengthening national trademark

Strengthening national trademark

4/28/2017 - 15:38

(VOVworld) – The National Trademark Program, which focuses on quality, renovation, creativity, and leading capability, intends to promote national images through product brand names. In global integration, developing a national trademark in the domestic and foreign markets is decisive in competing with foreign products.

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World tourism grows

World tourism grows

4/28/2017 - 0:00

(VOVworld) – Despite global challenges, international travel grows 4% with 1.2 billion tourist arrivals in 2016. This is an encouraging figure for the economic growth of countries.

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No sign of defused tension on the Korean peninsula

No sign of defused tension on the Korean peninsula

4/27/2017 - 16:47

(VOVworld) - The situation on the Korean peninsula grew even tenser after the US and South Korea on Wednesday moved parts of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system to its designated site in Seongju County in central South Korea and the US conducted live fire drills with South Korea and Japan.

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World effort to protect penguins in Antarctica

World effort to protect penguins in Antarctica

4/27/2017 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – Penguins, one of the world’s most special species, are under threat of both climate change and human impact. Scientists are warning of the extinction of penguins in the wild within decades if no action is taken.

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Promoting Con Co tourism

Promoting Con Co tourism

4/27/2017 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – Con Co island has a diverse ecosystem of forests and beaches that are attractive to tourists. Quang Tri province has developed a tourism plan to turn Con Co island into a national marine ecotourism site.

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More incentives for workers

More incentives for workers

4/26/2017 - 18:23

(VOVworld)-Vietnam is celebrating Workers’ Month to mark Labor Day, May 1. Last Saturday, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a dialogue with workers in the central economic region.

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More new air routes linking Vietnam and the world

More new air routes linking Vietnam and the world

4/26/2017 - 18:11

(VOVworld)-Scores of carriers are opening new air routes to and from Vietnam to meet increasing travel demand.

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Facebook is working on a way to let you type with your brain

Facebook is working on a way to let you type with your brain

4/26/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld) - Facebook has unveiled a project to create a brain-computer interface that lets you type with your thoughts and hear with your skin. If it succeeds, the project will create a tool that will enable disabled persons to make contact without a phone.

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Elections will shape Europe’s future

Elections will shape Europe’s future

4/25/2017 - 15:58

(VOVworld) – The French presidential election and other elections in the Netherlands, Germany, and Italy could revive Europe or break it apart.

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Vietnam has the biggest JICA-funded projects

Vietnam has the biggest JICA-funded projects

4/25/2017 - 15:54

(VOVworld) – The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has pledged to support Vietnam as much in fiscal year 2017 as it did in the previous fiscal year. This means Vietnam remains one of the countries with the biggest JICA-funded projects.

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Nicaragua Canal, unrealistic mega-project

Nicaragua Canal, unrealistic mega-project

4/25/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – The Nicaraguan Canal, which was expected to become Nicaragua’s largest infrastructure project, is one of the Nicaraguan government’s efforts to lift Nicaragua out of poverty. But since the groundbreaking ceremony in December 2014, nothing else has happened.

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Vietnam boost ties with neighboring countries

Vietnam boost ties with neighboring countries

4/24/2017 - 17:09

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is visiting Cambodia and Laos this week to demonstrate Vietnam’s desire to boost friendship and cooperation with these two neighbors.

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Vietnam’s exports see positive signs

Vietnam’s exports see positive signs

4/24/2017 - 15:37

(VOVworld)-The Ministry of Industry and Trade forecasts that Vietnam’s exports will grow stronger in the second quarter, thanks to business reforms and the implementation of free trade agreements.

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Monsanto responsible for resolving environmental consequences in Vietnam

Monsanto responsible for resolving environmental consequences in Vietnam

4/21/2017 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – After 6 months of investigation and a 2-day trial, the International Monsanto Tribunal in The Hague concluded that Monsanto has damaged the ecosystem and inflicted losses on the environment and people in many countries, including Vietnam during the American war.

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Promoting Vietnam’s green brand names

Promoting Vietnam’s green brand names

4/21/2017 - 16:01

(VOVworld) –To catch up with the trend of sustainable development, managers and businesses have to develop national brand names of green products.

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Security strengthened across France ahead of election

Security strengthened across France ahead of election

4/21/2017 - 6:00

VOVworld) – Security has been strengthened throughout France ahead of the President election scheduled to take place on Sunday. Following the arrest of two terrorist suspects, the French Interior Ministry asked for strengthened security for candidates and emergency measures to protect their campaign staffs.

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May’s decision : UK early election

May’s decision : UK early election

4/20/2017 - 16:45

(VOVworld) –British Prime Minister Theresa May has called for a snap election on June 8, three years earlier than the British general elections held every 5 years. Her decision is being called a wise move, given division in Parliament which threatens a clean British exit (Brexit)from the EU. It demonstrates May’s confidence in winning the coming election and her resolve...

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Viettel 4G network contributes to wider IT application

Viettel 4G network contributes to wider IT application

4/20/2017 - 16:37

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Military Telecommunications Group – Viettel –has set up across Vietnam a 4G network, which is 7 to 10 times faster than the previous 3G network. The new technology will make IT applications, particularly e-government and public administration services, more efficient.

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Managing information in line with Vietnamese law and international practice

Managing information in line with Vietnamese law and international practice

4/19/2017 - 18:12

(VOVworld)-The explosion of social media has enabled people to access and share information much faster. But the rapid development of information technology also poses grave challenges to information managers.

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Wednesday April 26, 2017

Wednesday April 26, 2017

(VOVworld) - Summer is coming around and it’s getting hotter in the northern part of Vietnam. The average temperature now ranges from 25 to 30DC. I enjoy this pleasant weather.

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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...