Sherlock Holmes’s 130th birthday celebrated

Sherlock Holmes’s 130th birthday celebrated

2/8/2017 - 15:10

(VOVworld) – Sherlock Holmes, a fictional private detective created by British writer Arthur Conan Doyle, marks his 130th birthday in 2017. The BBC plans to air the long-awaited 4th episode of a series of movies about this renowned character.

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Donald Trump’s immigration ban draws public indignation

Donald Trump’s immigration ban draws public indignation

2/8/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- The immigration ban US President Donald Trump signed on January 27 reflects a divisions in American society. Protests against the ban are taking place around the US and in many other countries.

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Vietnam, Laos boosts traditional ties

Vietnam, Laos boosts traditional ties

2/7/2017 - 14:49

(VOVworld) - Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and a government delegation arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. The two leaders will co-chair the 39th meeting of the Vietnam-Laos Intergovernmental Committee on Wednesday. Thu Hoa reports.

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Solution to Vietnam’s agricultural development

Solution to Vietnam’s agricultural development

2/7/2017 - 14:42

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed the task of developing hi-tech agriculture when he launched an agricultural production project in Xuan Khe commune, Ha Nam province. He urged the State Bank of Vietnam to increase its credit package from 2.5 billion USD to 4.2 billion USD to invest in hi-tech agriculture.

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Tree planting festival 2017

Tree planting festival 2017

2/6/2017 - 20:00

(VOVworld)- The tree planting festival is very popular in northern Vietnam when spring comes. This year, the festival was launched with a call to protect and ensure sustainable forest growth.

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Vietnam ready for APEC Year 2017

Vietnam ready for APEC Year 2017

2/6/2017 - 16:50

(VOVworld)- Vietnam is ready to host the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Year 2017, all preparations having been being basically completed on schedule, said Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh in an interview.

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Global fight against cancer

Global fight against cancer

2/6/2017 - 9:47

(VOVworld) - February 4 is observed as World Cancer Day. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), early cancer diagnosis saves lives and cuts treatment costs, particularly in developing countries where the majority of cancer cases are diagnosed too late.

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Party building in connection with studying President Ho Chi Minh’s ideology

Party building in connection with studying President Ho Chi Minh’s ideology

2/3/2017 - 16:06

(VOVworld) – The establishment of the Communist Party of Vietnam in 1930 was a historic landmark in Vietnam’s revolution. Party building in connection with studying President Ho Chi Minh’s ideology, morality, and lifestyle continues to be a necessary task of cadres and Party members.

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Overseas Vietnamese contribute to national development

Overseas Vietnamese contribute to national development

2/2/2017 - 17:55

(VOVworld)- More than 4.5 million overseas Vietnamese are an inseparable part of the Vietnamese nation. The Vietnamese State has implemented a number of policies to encourage them to contribute to national development as much as they wish.

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Business community and the goal of a startup country

Business community and the goal of a startup country

2/2/2017 - 11:13

(VOVworld)-Vietnam is working hard to realize the goal of 1 million startups by 2020. This endeavor requires great efforts by both the Government and business community.

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Spring Press Review

Spring Press Review

1/31/2017 - 10:00

(VOVworld) –Vietnamese newspapers’ colorful New Year edition covers the jubilant celebrations throughout Vietnam and overseas, leaders’ New Year messages, national traditions, and Vietnam’s socio-economic performance.

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Building a righteous, enabling government in 2017

Building a righteous, enabling government in 2017

1/30/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- In 2017, the Vietnamese government continues to promote start-ups and building a righteous, enabling government towards the motto “Strengthening disciplines, upholding responsibility, promoting innovation, and ensuring rapid, sustainable growth”.

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APEC Year 2017: Vietnam promotes international integration

APEC Year 2017: Vietnam promotes international integration

1/29/2017 - 10:00

(VOVworld) - Vietnam hosts this year Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum following its first hosting of the event 11 years ago. APEC 2017 marks Vietnam’s new achievements in international integration.

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President Tran Dai Quang’s New Year Greetings

President Tran Dai Quang’s New Year Greetings

1/28/2017 - 8:21

Fellow countrymen, comrades, and soldiers, On behalf of Party and State leaders, I extend the best wishes to fellow countrymen, comrades, and soldiers as we celebrate the traditional Lunar New Year Festival. On behalf of the Vietnamese State and people, I wish people all over the world a new year of peace, happiness, and prosperity.

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Vietnam welcomes new opportunities

Vietnam welcomes new opportunities

1/28/2017 - 4:00

(VOVworld) – Vietnam welcomes the New Year 2017 with happiness and excitement about last year’s heartening achievements and a belief in a successful year ahead.

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Memory of the spring 70 years ago

Memory of the spring 70 years ago

1/27/2017 - 7:00

(VOVworld) - 70 years ago today, the soldiers and ordinary people of Hanoi were in high spirits to fight for national salvation. Hanoi welcomed the New Year of 1947 enduing 60 days and nights of fierce fighting. Despite hardship and dangers, the people were all united and optimistic about the success of the resistance and the defense of their national...

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Tet for the poor

Tet for the poor

1/26/2017 - 17:54

(VOVworld)- A number of activities have been held to ensure a happy Tet for everyone including the poor. Officials, social organizations, private and individuals have visited and delivered Tet gifts to poor people in disadvantaged areas.

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Boosting cooperation for ASEAN Economic Community development

Boosting cooperation for ASEAN Economic Community development

1/26/2017 - 10:00

(VOVworld) - Following the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) more than one year ago, Vietnam gained the advantage from the community in terms of peace, stability and the formation of a joint economic, trade and production facility. This will be a driving force for Vietnam’s renovation, adaptation and further integration with the economic community.

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Ensuring a happy Tet for poor people in the central region

Ensuring a happy Tet for poor people in the central region

1/25/2017 - 16:39

(VOVworld) - Special attention is being paid to secure a joyful Tet, Vietnam’s Lunar New Year Festival, for people in the central region, who suffered great losses in last year’s flooding.

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2017 offers more opportunities for business development

2017 offers more opportunities for business development

1/25/2017 - 14:43

(VOVworld) - 2017 is expected to see brighter economic prospects as a result of Government pro-business policies.

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Wednesday February 8, 2017

Wednesday February 8, 2017

A: VOV’s Letter Box is back after one week off for special features celebrating Vietnam’s Lunar New Year. We hope you are all well. Thank you very much for sending...

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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...