Humans: the main cause of Arctic sea ice melting

Humans: the main cause of Arctic sea ice melting

3/24/2017 - 10:00

(VOVworld) – A group of American scientists recently released a study indicating that humans are 60% responsible for ice melting in the Arctic. Natural changes have caused 40% of the loss of sea ice.

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The UK: a new target of terrorism

The UK: a new target of terrorism

3/23/2017 - 17:12

(VOVworld) – One year after a terrorist attack in Belgium killed 32 people and injured hundreds more, the world was shocked by an attack at the British Parliament in London. It was the worst attack in Britain since a bomb attack on the metro network on July 7, 2005, killed 60 people.

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International cooperation to improve workers’ skills

International cooperation to improve workers’ skills

3/23/2017 - 16:00

(VOVworld) - Vietnam needs skilled workers in many sectors to maintain economic growth. International cooperation in training is the best way to ensure a qualified labor force.

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Con Dao island named Asia’s paradise island

Con Dao island named Asia’s paradise island

3/22/2017 - 22:00

(VOVworld) - Con Dao island in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province has been named by the US Cable News Network (CNN) one of Asia’s paradise islands. CNN praises the island for its untouched coral reefs, beautiful granite cliffs, palm-shaded beaches, rainforest trails and chic beach resorts. Con Dao also embraces history of hard but heroic days of the Vietnamese people.

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Vietnam-India relations: cooperation for joint development

Vietnam-India relations: cooperation for joint development

3/22/2017 - 17:00

(VOVworld)-2017 marks 45 years of diplomatic ties and 10 years of strategic partnership between Vietnam and India. Diplomats and scholars at Tuesday’s international conference in Hanoi agreed that the Vietnam-India relationship benefits both countries’ sustainable growth and world peace.

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Deploying waste-to-energy technology in Vietnam

Deploying waste-to-energy technology in Vietnam

3/21/2017 - 21:00

(VOVworld) – The waste-to-energy WTE technology of the Hydraulic Machine Ltd Company (HMC), a made-in-Việt Nam invention, has been piloted at the Đồng Văn 2 industrial park in Hà Nam province.

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Deepening Vietnam-Singapore strategic partnership

Deepening Vietnam-Singapore strategic partnership

3/21/2017 - 16:14

(VOVworld) – Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong began a four-day official visit to Vietnam on Tuesday to deepen the Strategic Partnership between the two countries.

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Impact of proposed cuts in US budget for UN

Impact of proposed cuts in US budget for UN

3/21/2017 - 9:46

(VOVworld) - US President Donald Trump’s proposed cuts in US spending on UN programs have prompted concern at the world’s largest organization.The Wall Street Journal reports that UN diplomats and officials have warned that Trump’s decision risked hampering institutional reforms and leaving a financial void that will be difficult to fill.

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Vietnamese people celebrate International Happiness Day

Vietnamese people celebrate International Happiness Day

3/20/2017 - 22:00

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese people are celebrating International Happiness Day, March 20th with various humanitarian activities.

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Opportunities to enhance Vietnam-Israel cooperation

Opportunities to enhance Vietnam-Israel cooperation

3/20/2017 - 19:18

(VOVworld) – Israeli President Reuven Rivlin began a six-day visit to Vietnam on Sunday to boost bilateral cooperation.

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Protecting child rights against climate change

Protecting child rights against climate change

3/17/2017 - 16:47

(VOVworld) – Climate change is having global effects. To protect human rights against climate change, Vietnam has focused on the rights of children, who are vulnerable to extreme weather and natural disasters.

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Vietnam boosts tea exports to the US

Vietnam boosts tea exports to the US

3/17/2017 - 16:43

(VOVworld) – The US is the world’s 4th biggest tea consumer. Vietnam exports about 2% of its tea production to the US, earning 11 million USD. VOV reports on the tea sector’s determination to increase exports to the US market.

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US considers new healthcare bill

US considers new healthcare bill

3/17/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- The White House and House of Representatives are considering changes to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) proposed by the Republicans to replace the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare.

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Vietnam improves investment climate to benefit businesses

Vietnam improves investment climate to benefit businesses

3/16/2017 - 21:00

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in cooperation with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has released its annual Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI). The index shows that improvement in provincial economic management and simplified administrative procedures have benefited businesses.

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Narrowing differences about Europe’s future

Narrowing differences about Europe’s future

3/16/2017 - 17:48

(VOVworld) – The EU Summit last week pointed up differences among the 27 members concerning the EU future.

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Kong: Skull Island tops box office

Kong: Skull Island tops box office

3/16/2017 - 8:00

(VOVworld) - Kong: Skull Island, a 2017 American monster film which delivers a message about environmental protection and harmony between humans and animals is a worldwide hit. The film follows a team of scientists and soldiers who travel to an uncharted island in the Pacific and encounter terrifying creatures and the mighty Kong.

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Dialogue-the best way to improve understanding on human rights

Dialogue-the best way to improve understanding on human rights

3/15/2017 - 17:49

(VOVworld)-The US State Department has released its annual Human Rights Report 2016, which acknowledges Vietnam’s progress in human rights protection. But the report contains some biased statements on the current situation in Vietnam.

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Cherry blossom festival boosts Vietnam-Japan cultural exchange

Cherry blossom festival boosts Vietnam-Japan cultural exchange

3/15/2017 - 17:42

(VOVworld)-Japanese cherry blossoms have been displayed in many localities across Vietnam as part of efforts to increase mutual understanding and deepen the strategic partnership between Vietnam and Japan.

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Paris cleans the environment

Paris cleans the environment

3/15/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo on Sunday unveiled a plan to clean the city. The 10-point plan introduces a series of measures to make the city cleaner and more beautiful.

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Tourism Ambassador Jordan Vogt-Roberts: Vietnam is beautiful, its people are friendly

Tourism Ambassador Jordan Vogt-Roberts: Vietnam is beautiful, its people are friendly

3/14/2017 - 17:13

(VOVworld) - Jordan Vogt-Roberts, director of the Hollywood blockbuster Kong: Skull Island is the first foreign director to be named Vietnam’s Honorary Tourism Ambassador for a 3-year term.

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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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...