Belgian beer culture added to UNESCO heritage list

Belgian beer culture added to UNESCO heritage list

12/1/2016 - 16:32

(VOVworld)- Beer culture in Belgium was inscribed on November 30 on UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The recognition shows how beer culture lives in the daily life of the Belgian people and at their festivals.

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FTA commitments open opportunity for Vietnam

FTA commitments open opportunity for Vietnam

12/1/2016 - 12:42

(VOVworld)-Joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and signing a Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will create an opportunity for Vietnam to bring its intellectual property rules in line with international standards.

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China refurbishes Forbidden City walls

China refurbishes Forbidden City walls

12/1/2016 - 12:40

(VOVworld) – Walls used to protect the Chinese Emperors have weakened with many loose bricks and cracks. Last weekend, work began on repairing the walls of the Forbidden City, the former imperial palace.

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Government pledges all-out effort to reach 2016 socio-economic targets

Government pledges all-out effort to reach 2016 socio-economic targets

11/30/2016 - 17:26

(VOVworld)-Vietnam will have to achieve a GDP growth of at least 7.1% in December to meet the expected GDP growth of between 6.3% and 6.5% for the year.

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EU-Turkey relationship: continuing differences

EU-Turkey relationship: continuing differences

11/29/2016 - 16:57

(VOVworld) – The relationship between the European Union (EU) and Turkey has worsened recently with the sharp exchange of words. Distrust is preventing them from finding a common ground on regional issues.

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Belgium empowers security guards

Belgium empowers security guards

11/29/2016 - 16:52

(VOVworld) - The Belgian Ministry of Home Affairs has announced a detailed plan to extend security guards’ duties to empower them and reduce the workload of the police.

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State Bank stabilizes money market

State Bank stabilizes money market

11/29/2016 - 15:38

(VOVworld)- Vietnam’s forex market has been shaken over the past few days. The VND/USD exchange rate has increased, prompting the State Bank of Vietnam to take steps to stabilize the financial market and Vietnam’s economy.

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Pursuing broader international integration foreign policy

Pursuing broader international integration foreign policy

11/28/2016 - 17:24

(VOVworld)- President Tran Dai Quang has paid an official visit to Cuba, attended the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit, made a state visit to Italy, visited the Vatican, and attended the 16th Francophonie Summit in Madagascar. His trip is aimed at realizing Vietnam’s international integration policy.

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Cuban leader Fidel Castro in the hearts of Quang Tri people

Cuban leader Fidel Castro in the hearts of Quang Tri people

11/28/2016 - 17:20

(VOVworld)- Cuban President Fidel Castro visited Vietnam in September, 1973 during the brutal anti-US war in Vietnam. He was the first foreign head of state to visit southern Vietnam before the war ended. Despite the danger and hardship, Castro visited Quang Tri province, where he made a deep impression on local people.

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International community praises Fidel Castro

International community praises Fidel Castro

11/28/2016 - 10:13

(VOVworld)-International friends are mourning the death of Cuba’s revolutionary leader Fidel Castro. From their perspectives, Castro is one of the greatest revolutionaries of the 20th century and a staunch man, who spent his whole life struggling for national independence.

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Vietnam and Francophony deepen cooperation

Vietnam and Francophony deepen cooperation

11/25/2016 - 16:25

(VOVworld) – President Tran Dai Quang will attend the 16th summit of Francophone countries in Antananarivo, Madagascar, starting Saturday.

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Enhancing Vietnam-Laos education cooperation

Enhancing Vietnam-Laos education cooperation

11/25/2016 - 16:19

(VOVworld) – Education and training cooperation between Vietnam and Laos has achieved practical results, contributing to the Vietnam-Laos special relationship.

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Strengthened efforts to eliminate violence against women

Strengthened efforts to eliminate violence against women

11/24/2016 - 19:34

(VOVworld)- The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, the UN, and Hanoi’s People’s Committee have launched an Action Month for Gender Equality and Prevention of Gender-based Violence. The event is part of Vietnam’s efforts to eliminate violence against women and girls.

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Elevating Vietnam-Laos relations

Elevating Vietnam-Laos relations

11/24/2016 - 17:25

(VOVworld) – General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong begins an official visit to Laos on Thursday at the invitation of Lao Party General Secretary and President Bounnhang Volachith. This is an important event in strengthening bilateral relations.

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Countries carry on with TPP despite US President-elect’s opposition

Countries carry on with TPP despite US President-elect’s opposition

11/24/2016 - 16:44

(VOVworld) – The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement was signed by 12 countries in February 2016 after 5 years of negotiations. The TPP is now in a two-year ratification period. US President-elect Trump has said he will withdraw the US from the TPP.

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Reform in National Assembly performance

Reform in National Assembly performance

11/23/2016 - 17:36

(VOVworld)-The 2nd session of the 14th National Assembly concluded on Wednesday after making significant progress.

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Development Triangle yields across-the-board benefits

Development Triangle yields across-the-board benefits

11/23/2016 - 17:28

(VOVworld)- Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his counterparts from Laos and Cambodia met in the Cambodian province of Siem Riep on Wednesday to expand cooperation in the CLV Development Triangle Area.

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Teaching French in Vietnam

Teaching French in Vietnam

11/23/2016 - 16:30

(VOVworld) – French is the mother tongue or the second language of 181 million people in 56 countries and territories. Vietnam joined the French speaking community in 1970. With President Tran Dai Quang attending the Francophone Summit in Madagascar this weekend, VOV’s Bui Hang looks at the teaching of French in Vietnam.

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Cooperation in Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Development Triangle Area

Cooperation in Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Development Triangle Area

11/22/2016 - 16:07

(VOVworld)- The Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Development Triangle Area covers 13 provinces located in eastern Cambodia, southern Laos, and the central highlands of Vietnam. Localities in this area have strengthened cooperation in transportation, energy, trade, investment, and training.

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Ho Chi Minh City National University aims to rank as one of Asia’s best universities

Ho Chi Minh City National University aims to rank as one of Asia’s best universities

11/22/2016 - 15:39

(VOVworld) – Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City was listed among the top 150 universities in Asia by the QS university rankings in June. The university is also the first educational facility in Vietnam to apply the University City model.

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