Anti-corruption: The government and people work together

Anti-corruption: The government and people work together

8/17/2012 - 17:40

(VOVworld) - Vietnam has exerted effort to comprehend law and mechanism on anti-corruption and waste. A method that has received appreciation from society is to promote the role and responsibility of the people, public employees, and organizations. Le Phuong examines the effectiveness of anti-corruption work.

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Improving efficiency of international economic integration

Improving efficiency of international economic integration

8/16/2012 - 16:55

(VOVworld)- A national conference to review policies and guidelines to ensure Vietnam’s rapid and sustainable economic growth within the World Trade Organisation opened in Hanoi Tuesday. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung told the conference that Vietnam’s international economic integration is the key to Vietnam’s international integration in the near future.

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French President’s first 100 days in office: No honeymoon

French President’s first 100 days in office: No honeymoon

8/15/2012 - 16:17

(VOVworld) - French President Francois Hollande, the first Socialist President in 17 years, has been in power for 100 days today - August 15. Since his historic victory, he has had little sleep between the country’s crisis and the people’s high expectations.

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Undercurrent in the Egyptian political arena

Undercurrent in the Egyptian political arena

8/14/2012 - 16:46

(VOVworld) – Egypt’s political arena is growing more turbulent as the power struggle between President Mohamed Morsi and Egypt’s powerful military clique becomes fiercer. In a surprise move last Sunday, Morsi appointed Abdel Fatah al-Sissi Defense Minister and Head of the Supreme Council of Armed Forces, replacing Hussein Tantawi. Earlier, Morsi ordered Army Chief of Staff Sami Enan to retire....

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Criticism and self-criticism – key to Party building

Criticism and self-criticism – key to Party building

8/13/2012 - 15:36

(VOVworld)- The Politburo of the Party Central Committee held its 2nd national conference on criticism and self-criticism in party building in Hanoi today/Monday. Under the resolution of the 4th plenum of the Party’s Central Committee, criticism and self-criticism is of paramount importance to the development of exemplary virtuous models among leaders and managers.

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Helping AO/ Dioxin victims

Helping AO/ Dioxin victims

8/10/2012 - 15:41

(VOVworld) - Toxic chemicals dropped on Vietnam by the US army between 1961 and 1971 had a devastating, long-term effect on people’s health and the environment. More than 4.8 million Vietnamese were exposed to Agent Orange/ Dioxin and many of them are still suffering physical and mental agonies. To acknowledge the Day for Vietnamese Agent Orange/ Dioxin Victims on August...

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American freedom or American curse?

American freedom or American curse?

8/9/2012 - 16:29

(VOVworld)- In the wake of recent gun attacks which killed or injured dozens of people in the US, the New York Police Department on Wednesday asked Twitter to identify one of its members who threatened to attack the audience in a Broadway theater, mirroring the staging at a Batman 3 screening in Colorado a few weeks ago. The world public...

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ASEAN toward a united and prosperous community

ASEAN toward a united and prosperous community

8/8/2012 - 16:34

(VOVworld) - The ASEAN flag and the flags of its member countries have been hoisted in their capital cities and by ASEAN representatives around the world to celebrate the bloc’s 45th anniversary on August 8. The flag symbolizes a cooperative and powerful ASEAN with an ever-stronger position in the international arena. Reporter Anh Huyen discusses the bloc’s efforts to build...

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“Unity in Diversity”: key to ASEAN’s image and position

“Unity in Diversity”: key to ASEAN’s image and position

8/7/2012 - 16:29

(VOV) - To mark the 45th founding anniversary of the Southeast of Asian nations or ASEAN on August 8th and 17 years since Vietnam joined the bloc in 1995, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung delivered a speech reviewing the association’s important milestones. The Vietnamese leader said that the decisive element in the association’s success has been its capacity to develop...

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Enhancing Vietnam-DPRK ties

Enhancing Vietnam-DPRK ties

8/6/2012 - 15:37

(VOVworld) - Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Yong Nam has begun a three-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of President Truong Tan Sang. The visit shows the two countries’ wish to strengthen their traditional friendship and multifaceted cooperation.

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Religious freedom in Vietnam can’t be distorted

Religious freedom in Vietnam can’t be distorted

8/3/2012 - 16:51

(VOVworld) - The US Department of State 2011 report on International Religious Freedom released on July 30 said “the Vietnamese government did not demonstrate a trend toward either improvement or deterioration in respect for and protection of the right to religious freedom.” In addition to acknowledgements of Vietnam’s achievement in ensuring people’s right to religious freedom and beliefs, the report...

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US tries to secure a strategic position in Africa

US tries to secure a strategic position in Africa

8/2/2012 - 17:38

(VOVworld) – US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton began an 11-day tour of 6 African countries this week. Taking place soon after the Obama administration announced a new strategy for the southern Sahara region, Clinton’s trip underlines the US commitment to give priority to Africa in its foreign policy.

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Boosting growth and curbing inflation

Boosting growth and curbing inflation

8/1/2012 - 16:14

(VOVworld) The government monthly meeting for July spent much of the session discussing ways to achieve a sustainable and appropriate economic growth. The government hopes to maintain the growth rate without causing macro-economic instability and re-triggering high inflation.

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Vietnam – Russia: firm, reliable partnership

Vietnam – Russia: firm, reliable partnership

7/31/2012 - 14:19

(VOVworld) - President Truong Tan Sang returned to Hanoi today concluding a successful 5-day trip to Russia to bolster the Vietnam – Russia strategic partnership. VOV reviews the trip.

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Administrative reforms – breakthrough for development

Administrative reforms – breakthrough for development

7/30/2012 - 15:50

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s administrative reforms since 2001 have made certain achievements contributing to the country’s socio-economic development. This program, whose goal is to simplify administrative procedures for individuals and enterprises, has significantly reduced expenses. Today VOV takes a look at these reforms.

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Preferential policies for those who have rendered great service to the nation

Preferential policies for those who have rendered great service to the nation

7/27/2012 - 16:16

(VOVworld) - Activities nationwide will mark the 65th annual War Invalids and Martyrs Day on July 27. An amended ordinance on people who have rendered service to the revolution was announced this week. Thu Hoa reports.

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Vietnam, Russia boost strategic partnership

Vietnam, Russia boost strategic partnership

7/26/2012 - 18:52

(VOVworld) – President Truong Tan Sang and his entourage today began a 5-day official visit to Russia at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin. This is Truong Tan Sang’s first European trip as a State leader. He is the first state leader to visit Russia since President Putin began his new presidential term. VOV’s Anh Huyen looks at efforts...

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Project to restructure state-owned enterprises-an effective step forward

Project to restructure state-owned enterprises-an effective step forward

7/25/2012 - 16:54

(VOVworld) - The Prime Minister has approved a project to restructure state-owned enterprises until 2015 to turn the state economic sector into the key engine of the national economy. VOV reporter Thu Hoa surveyed some economists on this crucial project.

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Iraq’s security remains a big question

Iraq’s security remains a big question

7/24/2012 - 15:35

(VOVworld) – Although half a year has gone since American forces lowered its flag in Baghdad last December marking 9 years of its operations in Iraq, the country’s security remains a big question. The international community is worried about an upsurge in the struggle for power there when the US withdraws its troops or the reoccurrence of terrorism attacks due...

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ASEAN: Unity is the strength

ASEAN: Unity is the strength

7/23/2012 - 15:14

(VOVworld) - ASEAN Foreign Ministers last Friday approved the bloc’s six-point principles on the East Sea following direct consultation with the Foreign Ministers of Vietnam, the Philippines, and Cambodia. The document reiterated solidarity and consensus as decisive factors in ASEAN’s strength. VOV editor Anh Huyen has more:

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A: To He, or toy figurine, is a traditional toy that Vietnamese children are exceedingly fond of. Dating back to the 17th century, To He are made of glutinous rice...

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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...