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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Global economy to grow slightly in 2017

Global economy to grow slightly in 2017

1/12/2017 - 8:00

(VOVworld) – The World Bank predicts a slight recovery of the global economy in the coming years amid rallying oil and commodity prices and the expansion of emerging markets and developing economies.

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FTAs: Opportunities and challenges for Vietnamese businesses

FTAs: Opportunities and challenges for Vietnamese businesses

1/11/2017 - 17:41

(VOVworld)-In 2016 Vietnam signed several new bilateral free trade agreements and began to implement some signed FTAs. Government agencies and the business community are gearing up to take full advantage of these deals.

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Mobilizing scientists to agricultural restructuring

Mobilizing scientists to agricultural restructuring

1/11/2017 - 17:31

(VOVworld)-Science and technology are the key to agricultural restructuring in tandem with building new-style rural areas, said experts and managers at a recent conference in Hanoi hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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Possible impacts on climate change response

Possible impacts on climate change response

1/10/2017 - 17:42

(VOVworld) – 2016 saw a number various international activities addressing climate change. The global fight against climate change is expected to continue to evolve in 2017.

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2016 a year of instability in Northeast Asia

2016 a year of instability in Northeast Asia

1/10/2017 - 16:11

(VOVworld) – Northeast Asia, a driving force of the global economy, is unstable with arms escalation, territorial disputes, and political uncertainty in South Korea.

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Supply of ornamental trees and flowers for Tet celebrations

Supply of ornamental trees and flowers for Tet celebrations

1/10/2017 - 16:00

(VOVworld) – The market of ornamental trees and flowers has grown busier two weeks before Tet (Lunar New year festival).

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2016’s achievements create impetus for future development

2016’s achievements create impetus for future development

1/9/2017 - 17:26

(VOVworld)- During an interview with Vietnam News Agency (VNA) on the threshold of the Lunar New Year, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong highlighted Vietnam’s achievements over the past year and the importance of renovating the growth model to boost national development.

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Ensuring a happy Tet for island soldiers and islanders

Ensuring a happy Tet for island soldiers and islanders

1/9/2017 - 17:14

(VOVworld)- Local administrations, social organizations, and the public have organized a number of activities to bring a warm and happy Tet to island soldiers and civilians.

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Search for missing MH370 airplane to end soon

Search for missing MH370 airplane to end soon

1/9/2017 - 9:46

(VOVworld) – Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai has told the media that the search for the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 will end in two weeks. Officials say they have not got any credible clue of the airplane’s whereabouts, while relatives of passengers demanded authorities to continue the search.

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Rituals performance – Muong group’s cultural heritage

Rituals performance – Muong group’s cultural heritage

1/7/2017 - 18:00

(VOVworld) – The book “Rituals performance – The unique cultural heritage of Muong group” was announced as one of the winners at the Viet Nam Book Awards 2016. The book, edited by Luu Xuan Ly based on the original version on the Muong’s customs, morality, and humanity by folklorist Bui Thien, is considered an encyclopedia of the Muong’s traditional culture.

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Diplomacy contributes to national development

Diplomacy contributes to national development

1/6/2017 - 18:53

(VOVworld) – 2016 saw significant achievements in Vietnam’s external relations and international integration. Besides strengthening relations with all countries, Vietnam has been acting as a responsible member of the world community, paving the way for new diplomatic landmarks in 2017.

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Tourism- a spotlight in Britain’s economy in 2017

Tourism- a spotlight in Britain’s economy in 2017

1/6/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- The British government has launched a tourism strategy for 2017 considering the hospitality industry to be a spearhead in the national economy because of the weak pound. The strategy corresponds with to the UN’s designation of 2017 as International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development.

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2016: Brexit changes the EU

2016: Brexit changes the EU

1/5/2017 - 18:16

(VOVworld) – Britain’s exit from the EU, or Brexit, shocked the world in 2016. It has led to major changes in Britain’s politics and long-lasting socio-economic consequences. Brexit also has a strong impact on the EU.

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Government, localities unify to achieve 2017 targets

Government, localities unify to achieve 2017 targets

1/4/2017 - 15:45

(VOVworld)-Vietnam has set targets of 6.7% GDP growth, stabilizing the macro-economy, and ensuring social security for 2017. To meet these goals, the Government has initiated a number of action plans.

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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...