Vietnam celebrates International Women’s Day

Vietnam celebrates International Women’s Day

3/7/2017 - 16:05

(VOVworld) – Celebrations of the 107th International Women’s Day on March 8 are in full swing in Vietnam.

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Increasing Vietnamese women’s position

Increasing Vietnamese women’s position

3/7/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- The 12th National Congress of Vietnamese women will be held from March 7th to 9th in Hanoi. Under the theme “Solidarity, renovation, equality, and integration”, the congress intends to reform women’s unions’ activities to encourage women to be creative and contribute more to national development.

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Creating momentum for Vietnam’s tourism development

Creating momentum for Vietnam’s tourism development

3/6/2017 - 17:34

(VOVworld)- Vietnam’s tourism has developed rapidly over the past few years but its potential has not been fully tapped to become a spearhead economic sector. The Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee has issued a resolution on strengthening sustainable tourism development.

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Alarming level of hunger in conflict zones

Alarming level of hunger in conflict zones

3/6/2017 - 9:05

(VOVworld) – Natural disasters, climate change, and conflicts are causing food insecurity in many countries.

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APEC 2017: foundation for achieving Bogor goals in2020

APEC 2017: foundation for achieving Bogor goals in2020

3/3/2017 - 16:55

(VOVworld) – The First APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) and related meetings in Nha Trang city have discussed ways to achieve the Bogor goals on trade and investment liberalization goals.

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Vietnam invests in high-tech agriculture

Vietnam invests in high-tech agriculture

3/3/2017 - 16:48

(VOVworld) – High-tech agriculture will be the focus of Vietnam’s future agricultural development. The government will allocate a 45-million-USD credit package to help enterprises invest in high-tech agriculture.

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Average life expectancy increases globally

Average life expectancy increases globally

3/3/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- By 2030, average life expectancy in South Korea will increase exceed 90 years for women and 84 years for men, according to a study published in The Lancet. The figures show improved health care, community health services and nutrition in several countries. But greater life expectancy poses a number of challenges.

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President Donald Trump’s view of the US future

President Donald Trump’s view of the US future

3/2/2017 - 18:06

(VOVworld) – US President Donald Trump delivered his first address to the US Congress on Tuesday, outlining what he will do in the next 4 years. In an uncharacteristically statesmanlike tone, Trump projected optimism about "a new chapter of American greatness."

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Vietnam shares climate change response lessons

Vietnam shares climate change response lessons

3/2/2017 - 18:04

(VOVworld) – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development chaired working group meetings of the Oceans and Fisheries and APEC Policy Partnership on Food Security as part of the APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM 1) in Nha Trang city. Vietnamese delegates shared their experience on climate change response for agriculture development.

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Russian economy gains momentum

Russian economy gains momentum

3/2/2017 - 9:00

(VOVworld) – Russia’s economy is predicted to pick up in 2017 with a 2% growth rate, said Minister of Economic Development Maksim Oreshkin on the sidelines of the just-concluded Russian Investment Forum in Sochi.

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60th anniversary of Treaty of Rome and EU future

60th anniversary of Treaty of Rome and EU future

3/1/2017 - 17:50

(VOVworld)-March 2017 will mark 60 years of the Treaty of Rome, the foundation of the modern-day European Union (EU). The commemoration could be an opportunity for Europe to review and confirm its core principles and values which are facing grave challenges including growing populism and the new US administration’s policies.

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Vietnam’s Youth Month 2017

Vietnam’s Youth Month 2017

3/1/2017 - 17:30

(VOVworld)-March is being observed as Youth Month in Vietnam. This year’s Youth Month will focus on encouraging young people to get involved in building new-style rural areas.

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Bird flu spreads around the world

Bird flu spreads around the world

3/1/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- The H7N9 Avian Influenza is breaking out in a number of countries. This is the fifth H7N9 epidemic since 2013 and í seeing the highest number of cases.

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Milestones in Vietnam-Japan bilateral ties

Milestones in Vietnam-Japan bilateral ties

2/28/2017 - 16:52

(VOVworld) – Japan’s Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko have begun their first state-level visit to Vietnam at the invitation of President Tran Dai Quang. The 5-day visit to Vietnam by the Japanese royal couple marks a milestone in the history of bilateral friendship and cooperation.

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Magnificent Academy Award ceremony

Magnificent Academy Award ceremony

2/28/2017 - 16:47

(VOVworld) – The 89th Academy Award ceremony took place in Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, early Monday. The 5-hour event was a feast of colors and sounds.

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Vietnam seeks APEC cooperation to boost sustainable agriculture

Vietnam seeks APEC cooperation to boost sustainable agriculture

2/28/2017 - 16:05

(VOVworld)-Vietnam is seeking advanced technologies and more international capital for agricultural and rural development to cope with challenges posed by international integration and climate change.

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Changes for better health services

Changes for better health services

2/28/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- On February 27, 1955, President Ho Chi Minh sent a letter to health workers urging them to stay united and devoted to develop Vietnam’s health sector. Since then, February 27 has been observed as Vietnam Physicians’ Day.

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Resources mobilized to make renewal a success

Resources mobilized to make renewal a success

2/27/2017 - 17:16

(VOVworld)- The Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics has organized a seminar on mobilizing resources to make national renewal a success. Presentations at the seminar emphasized the people’s important role in this process.

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New steps in finding life outside the Earth

New steps in finding life outside the Earth

2/27/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld) - NASA has discovered 7 Earth-like planets orbiting a star just 40 light-years away. The discovery has shocked scientists and astronomers and promised possibility of finding life outside the Solar system.

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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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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...