Party resolution- a breakthrough in Party building

Party resolution- a breakthrough in Party building

3/14/2012 - 15:28

(VOVworld) The resolution of the 4th plenum of the 11th Party’s Central Committee on urgent issues in Party building and the Political Bureau’s instructions on the resolution’s implementation have been well received by the public. Le Phuoc Tho, former Politburo member and Head of the Central Committee’s Organization Commission says these documents reflect a breakthrough in the current Party-building work.

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US – Afghanistan relationship strained

US – Afghanistan relationship strained

3/13/2012 - 15:21

(VOVworld) The US - Afghanistan relationship has become severely strained lately. A US soldier shot and killed 16 Afghani civilians, mostly women and children, on Sunday, adding more fuel to the fire after the burning of Korans by NATO soldiers last month.

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Empowering women for their development and contributions

Empowering women for their development and contributions

3/12/2012 - 15:57

(VOVworld) Vietnamese women have played an important role in the history of national construction and defence. Empowering women and taking better care of them are major tasks of women unions in all revolutionary periods, particularly during the current renewal process. As the National Women’s Congress opens on Monday in Hanoi, VOV reporter Thu Hang looks at efforts to enable Vietnamese...

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Human rights differences should be candidly discussed

Human rights differences should be candidly discussed

3/9/2012 - 16:02

(VOVworld) On Wednesday the US House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs approved the so-called Vietnam Human Rights Bill, which provides inaccurate and biased information about human rights in Vietnam. The bill does not reflect Vietnam’s human rights reality and runs counter to the course of Vietnam-US dialogue on human rights. VOV editor Thu Hoa has more.

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Syria – a challenge to diplomacy

Syria – a challenge to diplomacy

3/8/2012 - 16:48

(VOVworld) Diplomatic efforts are being made to find a viable solution in Syria. Kofi Annan, Joint Special Envoy of the UN and the League of Arab States, and representatives of Russia and China were in the region this week. Analysts say the trips have had little effect in the face of sharp divisions between world powers on the Syrian issue.

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Easing difficulties for business and production

Easing difficulties for business and production

3/7/2012 - 15:48

(VOVworld) - Key measures to stabilize the macro-economy and ease difficulties for business and production were high on the agenda of the regular cabinet meeting for February. The synchronous measures are aimed at realizing this year’s socio-economic development targets.

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Putin faces difficult term

Putin faces difficult term

3/6/2012 - 16:10

(VOVworld) - Vladimir Putin’s landslide victory in Russia’s Presidential election has sent him back to the Kremlin to assume the country’s top job. After 4 years as Russia’s Prime Minister, Putin still has high voter confidence in his national development strategies. But analysts predict his future path will not be a smooth one.

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New resolution will strengthen CPV

New resolution will strengthen CPV

3/5/2012 - 17:45

(VOVworld) - Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has approved the release of a resolution on urgent issues in party building adopted at the 4th session of the Party Central Committee. Voice of Vietnam now brings you excerpts of the resolution.

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Iran’s parliamentary elections won’t change hard-line stance

Iran’s parliamentary elections won’t change hard-line stance

3/2/2012 - 16:19

(VOVworld) 48 million eligible voters cast ballots on Friday to elect new members to Iran’s parliament. This election will be a contest between President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s conservative camp and the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khameni’s religious faction. Analysts say that whoever wins, Tehran’s hard-line stance on its nuclear program will remain unchanged.

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Resolute determination to strengthen Party organization

Resolute determination to strengthen Party organization

3/1/2012 - 16:02

(VOVworld) A two-day National Conference on Party building concluded in Hanoi on Wednesday. In his closing speech, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong addressed urgent Party building issues which Party cells at all levels should try harder to resolve and the resolute determination of the Politburo and the Party Central Committee to strengthen the Party organization in this period.

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Legitimate religious needs remain a serious government concern

Legitimate religious needs remain a serious government concern

2/29/2012 - 16:16

(VOVworld) – The Legitimate housing needs of Protestant Christians have been a constant concern for the Party and State, according to Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Committee for Religious Affairs organized a conference to review the implementation of the Prime Minister’s instructions on Protestant Christian activities and housing and land related...

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Consequences of Korans burning

Consequences of Korans burning

2/28/2012 - 15:37

(VOVworld) Relations between the US and Afghanistan have become tense since US soldiers at the Bagram military base in Afghanistan burned a number of Korans. The case has created headaches for both the US and Afghan governments.

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Strengthening people’s diplomacy in the new context

Strengthening people’s diplomacy in the new context

2/27/2012 - 17:36

(VOVworld) - People’s diplomacy has contributed a great deal to Vietnam’s socio-economic development and international integration. Participants at a recent meeting to review people’s diplomacy last year discussed comprehensive planning this year.

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Public employee salaries to be reformed

Public employee salaries to be reformed

2/24/2012 - 16:27

(VOVworld) One of Vietnam’s key tasks is to finalize an 8-year plan on salary reforms until 2020, which will adjust base salaries to meet human resource development needs. Our editor now tells you more about this blue print.

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A push to restart North Korean nuclear talks

A push to restart North Korean nuclear talks

2/23/2012 - 16:02

(VOVworld) US and North Korea envoys reopened nuclear talks on Thursday in Beijing, seeking ways for Pyongyang to dismantle its nuclear programs in return for much-needed aid. The first diplomatic talks between the two sides since the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il last December are not expected to produce any breakthrough, but could to improve bilateral ties and...

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Vietnamese Youth Development Strategy

Vietnamese Youth Development Strategy

2/22/2012 - 15:46

(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan has asked the National Youth Committee to cooperate with relevant agencies to implement the Vietnamese Youth Development Strategy until 2020 with three major tasks of education of ideology, morality and lifestyle, job creation, and construction of healthy entertainment places for young people.

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Greece’s debt crisis still acute

Greece’s debt crisis still acute

2/21/2012 - 15:27

(VOVworld) Eurozone finance ministers met in Brussels on Monday to consider a deal on the second bailout for Greece worth 130 billion USD and a major write down of privately held Greek sovereign debt. There turns out to be no easy remedy for this public debt, which has become a dire threat.

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Breakthrough in IZ, EZ and EPZ development

Breakthrough in IZ, EZ and EPZ development

2/20/2012 - 16:18

(VOVworld)-Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has urged ministries and localities to raise the share industrial zones, export processing zones and economic zones contribute to industrial production revenues to 50% by 2015.

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“A good Catholic is a good citizen”

“A good Catholic is a good citizen”

2/17/2012 - 16:17

(VOV) The 3rd meeting of the Committee for the Solidarity of Vietnamese Catholics, which concluded in Ho Chi Minh city on Thursday, honored exemplary Catholic followers. Today’s Current Affairs will profile some who adhere to the Pope’s saying: “A good Catholic is a good citizen.”

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US – China relationship: Investment in the future

US – China relationship: Investment in the future

2/16/2012 - 15:43

(VOVworld) Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping is on a five-day visit to the US to boost economic cooperation, improve trust and understanding, and ease pending disagreements between the two world powers.

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Wednesday April 26, 2017

Wednesday April 26, 2017

(VOVworld) - Summer is coming around and it’s getting hotter in the northern part of Vietnam. The average temperature now ranges from 25 to 30DC. I enjoy this pleasant weather.

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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...