Beijing fights air pollution

Beijing fights air pollution

12/21/2016 - 16:02

(VOVworld) – China’s capital city, Beijing, has taken steps to fight heavy smog since the first red alert for air pollution this year was issued last week. Other cities and provinces in northern China are facing their worst air pollution in a year.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story dominates box offices in North America

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story dominates box offices in North America

12/21/2016 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- Rogue One: A Star Wars Story landed an impressive 155 million USD opening in North America this weekend, topping the box office in this region.

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Boosting Vietnam-Cambodia comprehensive cooperation

Boosting Vietnam-Cambodia comprehensive cooperation

12/20/2016 - 16:48

(VOVworld) – Cambodian Prime Minister Hunsen has begun a 2-day visit to Vietnam to boost the good neighborliness, friendship, and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.

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Vietnam pledges to achieve 2030 Agenda’s goals

Vietnam pledges to achieve 2030 Agenda’s goals

12/20/2016 - 16:43

(VOVworld) – The Ministry of Planning and Investment has hosted a workshop this week to assess how far Vietnam has gone in achieving the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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New page in EU-Cuba ties

New page in EU-Cuba ties

12/20/2016 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- The European Union and Cuba have signed an agreement to normalize their bilateral ties. The agreement creates a legal framework and foundation for boosting political dialogue and cooperation in a number of areas.

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Appeal for national resistance

Appeal for national resistance

12/19/2016 - 16:47

(VOVworld)- On December 19, 1946, President Ho Chi Minh made an appeal for national resistance. To commemorate the great event, President Tran Dai Quang wrote an article titled “Promoting the spirit of national resistance to boost national industrialization and modernization and defend Socialist Vietnam”.

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Russian President named world’s most powerful person

Russian President named world’s most powerful person

12/19/2016 - 9:21

(VOVworld) - For the fourth consecutive year, American business magazine Forbes has ranked Russian President Vladimir Putin as the world's most powerful person. He was followed by US President-elect Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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Cooperation for a strong ASEAN

Cooperation for a strong ASEAN

12/16/2016 - 17:27

The highlight of ASEAN cooperation in 2016 was strengthening unity and consensus to maintain ASEAN’s central role in dealing with regional challenges, particularly the East Sea conflict.

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Ao Dai fashion house opens to tourists

Ao Dai fashion house opens to tourists

12/16/2016 - 17:21

(VOVworld) – Lanhuong Fashion House in Au Co road by Hanoi’s West Lake is an attractive new place on Hanoi’s tourism map.

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National treasures on special display for the first time

National treasures on special display for the first time

12/16/2016 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- A special exhibit on Vietnam’s national treasures will take place for five months from January to May, 2017, at the National Museum of Vietnamese History.

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5th Vietnam Studies conference

5th Vietnam Studies conference

12/15/2016 - 17:34

(VOVworld) – The 5th International Conference on Vietnam Studies themed “Sustainable Development in the Context of Global Change” takes place in Vietnam on Thursday and Friday.

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EU protects ocean ecologies

EU protects ocean ecologies

12/15/2016 - 17:25

(VOVworld) – The European Parliament (EP) has approved bans on trawling below 800m in EU waters. The ban, setting a worldwide precedent, will help to protect vulnerable deep-sea marine ecosystems by setting stricter limits on deep-sea fisheries.

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Milestones in Vietnam’s 2016 foreign affairs

Milestones in Vietnam’s 2016 foreign affairs

12/14/2016 - 19:30

(VOVworld) - 2016 has been a successful year for Vietnam’s diplomacy, helping to raise Vietnam’s status globally.

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Boosting labor productivity for greater competitiveness

Boosting labor productivity for greater competitiveness

12/14/2016 - 19:13

(VOVworld) - Labor productivity is a key factor in the competitiveness of every business and every economy. Vietnam’s labor productivity has been increasing, growing 6.5% in 2015.

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Difficult languages to learn

Difficult languages to learn

12/14/2016 - 17:26

(VOVworld) – A new study by the Oslo University reveals that Piraha, the language of a tribe in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest is the most difficult language to learn in the world. Linguists also list other difficult languages: Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Hungarian.

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New UN Chief vows to reform UN

New UN Chief vows to reform UN

12/14/2016 - 14:12

(VOVworld)- UN Secretary-General-designate Antonio Guterres has vowed to reform the UN system to better support global efforts to maintain world peace, promote development and combat climate change. Guterres, a former Portuguese Prime Minister, made the promise after he was sworn in as the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations whose five-year term will begin on Jan. 1, 2017.

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Terrorism: A major global challenge

Terrorism: A major global challenge

12/13/2016 - 17:12

(VOVworld) – In 2016, hundreds of terrorist attacks shook the world and stirred public indignation. More sophisticated terrorist plots are posing an unprecedented threat to global security.

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Vietnam HR Day 2016 raises start-up workforce issue

Vietnam HR Day 2016 raises start-up workforce issue

12/13/2016 - 17:05

(VOVworld) – More than 1,000 CEOs, managers, chief human resource officers, and consultants participated in the Vietnam HR Day event held recently in Hanoi.

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Nobel Peace Prize 2016 gives a boost to peace process in Colombia

Nobel Peace Prize 2016 gives a boost to peace process in Colombia

12/12/2016 - 16:05

(VOVworld)- Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has received the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize.

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Promoting women’s role globally

Promoting women’s role globally

12/12/2016 - 16:00

(VOVworld)-The 11th Global Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament opened on Monday in the United Arab Emirates, attended by representatives from some 50 countries. The Vietnamese delegation is led by National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

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