Protecting national interests, joining forces for integration

Protecting national interests, joining forces for integration

12/15/2011 - 16:17

Vietnam is now actively engaged in international trade and finance, creating a variety of opportunities and challenges. Ensuring Vietnam's national interests within the bounds of international law is an important challenge for the diplomatic sector, especially Vietnam’s diplomatic representatives overseas. This issue is high on the agenda of the on-going conference of Trade counselors in Hanoi.

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Vietnam-US trade jumped over 1,200% in a decade

Vietnam-US trade jumped over 1,200% in a decade

12/14/2011 - 21:14

The Vietnam US Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) has boosted trade between the two countries since it was enacted 10 years ago. Today, reporter Anh Huyen looks at the agreement over the past decade.

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Iraq’s opportunities and challenges

Iraq’s opportunities and challenges

12/13/2011 - 16:28

Almost all US troops in Iraq will withdraw by the end of this year. However, it will be a major challenge to ensure security after their pullout.

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Closer cooperation with Belgium, the UK and the EU parliament

Closer cooperation with Belgium, the UK and the EU parliament

12/12/2011 - 22:06

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung wrapped up his visits to Belgium, the UK, and the European parliament on Sunday. The visits have demonstrated Vietnam’s eagerness to cooperate with EU countries to boost its development. Leaders of Belgium, the UK, and the European Parliament hailed their friendly relations with Vietnam before signing commitments to boost parliamentary, economic, trade, and investment...

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Healing landmine wounds

Healing landmine wounds

12/9/2011 - 16:35

Nearly 40 years after the war, Vietnam is still suffering from wartime aftermaths with the number of landmine victims mounting year after year.

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EU summit: Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

EU summit: Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

12/8/2011 - 17:34

Government leaders from all the EU nations will meet in Brussels on Friday for what maybe their final chance to find a way to save the Eurozone. France and Germany, the two biggest economies of Europe, have not yet reached a consensus on a number of issues, which leaves a positive outcome for the summit in grave doubt.

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Vietnam on the right track of economic reform

Vietnam on the right track of economic reform

12/7/2011 - 19:08

Representatives of Vietnam’s development partners have expressed confidence that Vietnam’s economy will develop strongly and sustainably once Vietnam accomplishes its economic reform. Delegates to the Consultative Group meeting of donors for Vietnam held that country’s success in weathering difficulties given the European debt crisis has proved the soundness of the government’s strategy.

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Vietnam and Cambodia consolidate traditional frienship

Vietnam and Cambodia consolidate traditional frienship

12/6/2011 - 19:08

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong begins an official visit to Cambodia on Tuesday at the invitation of Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni.

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Vietnam joins the world efforts to deal with climate change

Vietnam joins the world efforts to deal with climate change

12/5/2011 - 15:39

Vietnamese delegates are attending the on-going 17th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP-17) in Durban, South Africa. Vietnam has been active in discussions and initiatives to deal the climate change issue.

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Laying a foundation for sustainable growth

Laying a foundation for sustainable growth

12/2/2011 - 15:30

The Vietnam Business Forum, an annual event on the sidelines of the Consultative Group meeting of donors, opened in Hanoi on Friday. This year the meeting focuses on measures to restructure the Vietnamese economy, laying a foundation for its sustainable growth.

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Corruption shaking Kuwait

Corruption shaking Kuwait

12/1/2011 - 16:05

The biggest demonstration in Kuwait’s history took place Monday with more than 90,000 people taking to the street after the resignation of the government.

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Global Warming needs immediate action

Global Warming needs immediate action

11/30/2011 - 15:54

The world public is closely watching the on-going 17th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP-17), which hopes to create a replacement for the Kyoto Protocol. Hope will only become a reality if developed and developing countries narrow their differences and take responsibility for the earth.

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Vietnam and Belarus foster closer ties

Vietnam and Belarus foster closer ties

11/29/2011 - 17:20

Belarusian Prime Minister Mikhail Myasnikovich has begun his first official visit to Vietnam. The visit is expected to create opportunities for both countries to promote bilateral cooperation in various fields including economics, trade and investment.

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New changes in National Assembly’s Q&A session

New changes in National Assembly’s Q&A session

11/28/2011 - 16:50

The National Assembly has ended its year-end session after nearly a month of discussion. Deputies discussed the goals, orientations, and a roadmap for the country’s socio-economic development, security and defense, and diplomacy. Voters were particularly impressed with the Q&A session, where ministers and other government leaders addressed issues of public’s concern.

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Vietnam pursues tight monetary policy

Vietnam pursues tight monetary policy

11/25/2011 - 16:32

With the world economy mired in recession and debts crises in the US and Europe, Vietnam is determined to pursue a tight monetary policy and flexible solutions to achieve targets set for this year and the years to come.

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Behind the US tough stance

Behind the US tough stance

11/24/2011 - 16:12

The US has stopped providing data to Russia on non-nuclear military forces in Europe, citing as reason that Moscow has failed to follow the Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty.

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Vietnam is willing to promote cooperation with Israel

Vietnam is willing to promote cooperation with Israel

11/23/2011 - 18:59

Israeli President Shimon Peres on Wednesday, November 23, 2011, begins a 4 day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of President Truong Tan Sang. This is the highest level visit to Vietnam by an Israeli leader since the two countries established diplomatic ties in 1993. The visit opens up opportunities for bilateral cooperation in such areas as agriculture, science,...

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Spain parliamentary election: another government quits due to debts

Spain parliamentary election: another government quits due to debts

11/22/2011 - 17:01

A resounding election victory by Spain's center-right People's Party was previously forecast as the Spanish people were disappointed with the ruling Social Party’s governance which has resulted in low wages, economic difficulties and mistrust in the government.

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Vietnam aims to preserve rice land for food security

Vietnam aims to preserve rice land for food security

11/21/2011 - 19:44

More than 70% of the Vietnamese population is living in rural areas, where rice cultivation is a main source of income. But the total agricultural land acreage is only 10 million ha with 4 million of which being allocated for rice cultivation. Preserving agricultural land become an urgent matter to ensure long-term and sustainable food security for Vietnam.

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Italy: New government, old challenge

Italy: New government, old challenge

11/17/2011 - 16:22

Italian Premier Mario Monti has submitted to the Parliament a new austerity program focusing on reducing public debt. Monti’s new unity government is expected to breathe new life into Italy’s economy and steer the Eurozone's third-largest economy through its debt crisis.

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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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...