Post-PCA East Sea ruling

Post-PCA East Sea ruling

12/27/2016 - 16:17

(VOVworld) – The East Sea has been a hotly debated issue since the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) issued its ruling on the Philippine lawsuit against China’s territorial claim. The ruling reflects a new regional order in which the rule of law is respected.

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Foreign arrivals reach record high

Foreign arrivals reach record high

12/27/2016 - 16:09

(VOVworld) – Vietnam welcomed the 10 millionth foreign tourist on Sunday. This is the first time the number of foreign arrivals in Vietnam has hit the 10 millionth mark.

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Strengthening Vietnamese foothold in overseas fruit markets

Strengthening Vietnamese foothold in overseas fruit markets

12/26/2016 - 16:48

(VOVworld)- Fruits were one of Vietnam’s main revenue earners in 2016 with an export value of 2.6 billion USD. Over the past few years, Vietnamese fruits have penetrated a number of demanding foreign markets. VOV looks at efforts to strengthen the foothold of Vietnamese fruits in overseas markets.

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“Hanoi-Dien Bien Phu in the air” victory

“Hanoi-Dien Bien Phu in the air” victory

12/26/2016 - 16:44

(VOVworld)- 44 years ago, following the “Hanoi-Dien Bien Phu in the air” victory, the US signed the Paris Agreement and withdrew its troops from Vietnam, leading to Vietnam’s eventual total liberation in 1975.

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2016: Natural disasters in retrospect

2016: Natural disasters in retrospect

12/26/2016 - 9:33

(VOVworld) - Thousands of people lost their lives due to natural calamities this year. Consequent property losses have pressurized many countries’ budget in reconstruction, which slowed down global economic growth.

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Homegrown hydropower plant begins operation

Homegrown hydropower plant begins operation

12/25/2016 - 21:17

(VOVworld) – The Lai Chau hydropower plant was inaugurated on Tuesday in Nam Nhun district, Lai Chau province. The power plant bears the stamp of Vietnamese engineers from design to construction, installation, and operation.

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Communist Party of Vietnam: new viewpoints in personnel building

Communist Party of Vietnam: new viewpoints in personnel building

12/23/2016 - 17:28

(VOVworld) – The Communist Party of Vietnam has deployed the resolution and decree adopted at of the 4th plenum of the 12th Party Central Committee on Party building and rectification. The move aims to curb degradation in political ideology, morality, and lifestyle, discouraging “self-evolution” and “self-transformation” within the Party, and emulating President Ho Chi Minh’s thoughts, morality, and lifestyle.

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Christmas presents favor Vietnamese products

Christmas presents favor Vietnamese products

12/23/2016 - 17:25

(VOVworld) – Streets that sell souvenirs for festivals like Hang Luoc, Hang Ma, and Luong Van Can are flooding with various kinds of Christmas and New Year gifts and decorations. The Vietnamese products are particularly diverse and inexpensive.

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Charity fund-raising Santa race

Charity fund-raising Santa race

12/23/2016 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- A race called “Santa run” is held in several countries at Christmas time. Thousands of people dressed as Santa Claus participate in the race to raise money for the disabled and poor children.

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Iran committed to nuclear deal

Iran committed to nuclear deal

12/22/2016 - 17:52

(VOVworld) – The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Sunday said Iran has abided by the nuclear deal signed with P5+1. The IAEA acknowledged Iran’s goodwill in implementing the deal and restoring stability in the region.

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International community supports Vietnam’s climate change response

International community supports Vietnam’s climate change response

12/21/2016 - 16:14

(VOVworld)-Vietnam is one of the countries worst hit by climate change. In 2016, the national climate change strategy has received strong support from the international community.

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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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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...