Diplomatic challenges await US President-elect Donald Trump

Diplomatic challenges await US President-elect Donald Trump

1/20/2017 - 17:25

(VOVworld) – Donald Trump sworn into office on Friday (local time) replacing Barack Obama as President of the US. VOV analyzes the diplomatic challenges awaiting Mr. Trump.

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Tuan Tu vegetable village in spring

Tuan Tu vegetable village in spring

1/20/2017 - 16:57

(VOVworld) – Tuan Tu is a famous vegetable village in Ninh Phuoc district, Ninh Thuan province. It’s especially crowded with traders before Tet.

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Countries to fight avian influenza

Countries to fight avian influenza

1/20/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- Avian influenza (AI) has spread throughout many parts of the world over the past few days posing great challenges for the poultry sector. A number of measures have been implemented to prevent an epidemic.

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Britain chooses hard Brexit

Britain chooses hard Brexit

1/19/2017 - 17:32

(VOVworld) – British Prime Minister Theresa May delivered a keynote speech on Tuesday confirming Britain’s exit from the EU and unveiling a 12-point plan. May’s commitment to a hard Brexit policy has squashed rumors that Britain is unclear about the Brexit process.

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Tourism trend during Tet

Tourism trend during Tet

1/19/2017 - 17:27

(VOVworld) – Travelling during Tet, the Lunar New Year holiday has become common in the past decade. This year’s Tet holiday, arriving next week, will provide people a brand-new opportunity to take a vacation trip.

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Facebook fights “fake news”

Facebook fights “fake news”

1/19/2017 - 0:00

(VOVworld) –Facebook has announced its new measures to fight fake news in Germany. Last Wednesday Facebook launched its “Journalism project” to make sure that “a healthy news ecosystem and journalism can thrive.”

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Verses that touch millions of hearts

Verses that touch millions of hearts

1/18/2017 - 16:14

(VOVworld)-70 years ago President Ho Chi Minh read a Lunar New Year poem he wrote to the Vietnamese people for the first time on Radio the Voice of Vietnam. From 1947 until his death in 1969, President Ho Chi Minh’s 21 New Year poems inspired the Vietnamese people’s struggle for national independence and freedom.

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Memory of President Ho Chi Minh’s New Year verses

Memory of President Ho Chi Minh’s New Year verses

1/18/2017 - 15:52

(VOVworld)-From 1947 to 1969, 21 verses by President Ho Chi Minh reached the entire Vietnamese people on New Year’s Eve via Radio the Voice of Vietnam. The poems encouraged the people to overcome difficulties and win the resistance war for national salvation.

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Davos Forum 2017: “The New Plastics Economy Initiative”

Davos Forum 2017: “The New Plastics Economy Initiative”

1/18/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- The annual World Economic Forum, or Davos Forum, being held in Switzerland from January 17th to January 20th is a major international discussion of sustainable solutions to global problems. Participants including the world’s leading companies have agreed to use safer methods of plastic production and consumption because plastic waste is threatening the global ecology, particularly the world’s oceans.

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Security tightened for Donald Trump’s inauguration

Security tightened for Donald Trump’s inauguration

1/17/2017 - 16:30

(VOVworld)-Security for Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday will be a major challenge. The US presidential inauguration is one of the most heavily guarded events in the world, but the openness of the event complicates those efforts.

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Prospects of Vietnam-World Economic Forum relations

Prospects of Vietnam-World Economic Forum relations

1/17/2017 - 15:50

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has headed to the 3-day annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. He will join leaders of 70 countries, international organizations, and leading groups to discuss global issues and national competitiveness.

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Ho Chi Minh City steps up administrative reform

Ho Chi Minh City steps up administrative reform

1/17/2017 - 15:42

(VOVworld) – Administrative reform is one of the 7 key tasks of Ho Chi Minh City. This year, the city will apply e-planning and provide better public utility services to its citizens and businesses.

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Completely decontaminating 3 airports in Vietnam

Completely decontaminating 3 airports in Vietnam

1/16/2017 - 22:00

(VOVworld)- The Vietnamese government has approved a National Action Plan to 2016 and Orientation to 2030 to deal with toxic chemicals used by the US during the war in Vietnam. The Ministry of National Defense, as the lead agency, will cooperate with Ministries, sectors, and localities to identify and treat heavily-contaminated areas.

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Boosting Vietnam-Japan relationship comprehensively and practically

Boosting Vietnam-Japan relationship comprehensively and practically

1/16/2017 - 15:26

(VOVworld)- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife began an official visit to Vietnam on Monday. Taking place amidst the robust development of the Vietnam-Japan strategic partnership and the 44th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties, the visit aims to strengthen bilateral cooperation, especially in economics, and trade.

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Narrow chance of success for Syrian peace talks

Narrow chance of success for Syrian peace talks

1/16/2017 - 9:52

(VOVworld) - Clashes continue in Syria despite renewed ceasefire put in place two weeks ago. Fire exchanges between government troops and gunmen have caused heavier casualties.

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Syrian peace talks: negative signs

Syrian peace talks: negative signs

1/13/2017 - 18:36

(VOVworld) – The UN Security Council has approved a resolution on a cease fire in Syria, mediated by Russia, Turkey, and Iran. It paves the way for a peace talks scheduled to take place in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, late this month. The cease fire suggests a consensus among the Syrian government, opposition forces, Russia, Turkey, and Iran, but...

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Economic topic at US President-elect Donald Trump press conference

Economic topic at US President-elect Donald Trump press conference

1/13/2017 - 18:31

(VOVworld) – Donald Trump held his first press conference as US President-elect at Trump Tower in New York on Wednesday. Journalists were looking for information about the management of the Trump Group, the construction of a border wall with Mexico, and higher taxes on American companies manufacturing abroad but selling their products inside the US.

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Securing market stability during Tet

Securing market stability during Tet

1/12/2017 - 19:38

(VOVworld)- The Ministry of Industry and Trade has issued a Decree introducing solutions to secure market stability during the traditional lunar New Year. Departments of Industry and Trade in cities and provinces are requested to help enterprises access preferential credits and consume their products.

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Strengthening the Vietnam-China friendship

Strengthening the Vietnam-China friendship

1/12/2017 - 16:43

(VOVworld) – Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on Thursday begins a 4-day official visit to China at the invitation of Party General Secretary and President of China Xi Jinping to promote healthy, stable development for the sake of their people and regional peace and prosperity.

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Enhancing Vietnam-China border trade

Enhancing Vietnam-China border trade

1/12/2017 - 16:39

(VOVworld) - Border trade between Vietnam and China has increased sharply in recent years now, accounting for about 30% of bilateral trade revenue. Vietnam exports minerals, light industrial, agro-forestry, and fishery products to China and imports industrial, electronic, and agricultural products.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

B: Ashik Eqbal Tokon of Bangladesh sent us an e-greeting card with pictures of Vietnamese Tet delicacies like watermelons, square sticky rice cakes, pork pie, and some other food. We...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam