Effectiveness of rural electrification program over 15 years

Effectiveness of rural electrification program over 15 years

5/27/2014 - 14:34

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s rural electrification has expanded in the last 15 years. Last year nine million Vietnamese gained access to electricity. Now 98% of rural households are connected to the national grid. The electrification program has improved rural life and helped reduce the number of poor households.

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Northwestern region steps up links for tourism development

Northwestern region steps up links for tourism development

5/20/2014 - 16:31

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s northwestern region has significant potential for tourism with historical sites, distinctive ethnic minority cultures, and unspoiled nature. The best way to tap the potential of each province and locality, turning nature, and culture into lures for tourists, is by increasing tourism links.

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TPP offers driving force to restructure Vietnam’s agriculture

TPP offers driving force to restructure Vietnam’s agriculture

5/13/2014 - 15:29

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s negotiations to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership are entering the final stages. Participating in this deal will create many opportunities for Vietnamese agriculture.

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Vietnam’s footwear grasps opportunity to increase exports

Vietnam’s footwear grasps opportunity to increase exports

5/6/2014 - 18:23

(VOVworld) –Vietnam is finalizing the last negotiations with the US to join the Trans-Pacific partnership agreement and is close to signing a Free Trade Agreement with the EU. Meeting requirements for these deals will offer both challenges and opportunities for Vietnam, especially in the footwear sector, to increase exports.

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Trade unions support fishermen at sea

Trade unions support fishermen at sea

5/1/2014 - 13:14

(VOVworld) – Trade unions, which represent more than 50 million workers in Vietnam, have been implementing a range of social activities to support fishermen at sea. Their support has helped to boost the development of the fisheries sector and Vietnam’s marine economy.

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Changes in Ho Chi Minh city since liberation day

Changes in Ho Chi Minh city since liberation day

4/30/2014 - 10:21

(VOVworld) – The national flag was raised on the roof of the Independence Palace 39 years ago, marking the collapse of the puppet regime and opening a new era of development in Saigon, now Ho Chi Minh city. VOV reports on changes in the city since its liberation day April 30th 1975.

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Special Administrative and Economic Zones to spur Vietnam’s development

Special Administrative and Economic Zones to spur Vietnam’s development

4/29/2014 - 17:53

(VOVworld) – The establishment of special administrative and economic zones known as free economic zones is no longer a new idea. But it’s quite a new model for Vietnam. It is hoped that the creation of these zones of preferential treatment will have an effect on other economic zones in Vietnam.

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Development strategy for Vietnam’s mechanical engineering industry

Development strategy for Vietnam’s mechanical engineering industry

4/24/2014 - 15:40

(VOVworld) – Mechanical engineering plays a key role in Vietnam’s industrialization and modernization process. Under the development strategy for Vietnam mechanical engineering industry approved by the Prime Minister in 2002, the sector has gained encouraging achievements towards international integration.

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Corporation 36 equitization: new model in management of military companies

Corporation 36 equitization: new model in management of military companies

4/20/2014 - 14:51

(VOVworld) – Corporation 36, a state-owned firm under the Ministry of Defense, is speeding up the equitization roadmap pursuant to the Prime Minister’s instruction of rearrangement and renovation of SOEs under the Ministry until 2015. VOV talked to Colonel Nguyen Dang Giap, Chairman and Director General of the Corporation, about advantages and challenges faced by the equitization process.

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Hanoi boosts links for tourism economy development

Hanoi boosts links for tourism economy development

4/15/2014 - 14:21

(VOVworld) – With more than 5,000 historical relics, close to 1,300 traditional craft villages, and a great number of intangible cultural heritages, Hanoi is an attractive destination for tourists. The municipal tourism sector is looking to regional links to improve efficiency.

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Vietnam’s garments and textiles seize TPP opportunities

Vietnam’s garments and textiles seize TPP opportunities

4/8/2014 - 16:23

(VOVworld) - The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement is entering the final stretch of negotiations. Economists say once Vietnam joins the agreement, its exports can enjoy the agreement’s great benefits, especially the garments and textiles sector. But it will also impose many challenges requiring domestic garment manufacturers to actively prepare themselves to meet its conditions.

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Vietnam’s long-term strategy for rice production for export

Vietnam’s long-term strategy for rice production for export

4/3/2014 - 13:03

(VOVworld) –Agriculture is considered an important corner-stone of Vietnam’s economy, especially set against the difficulties caused by the global economic crisis. Because of this Vietnam is paying special attention to crop restructuring and the application of science and technology to agricultural production to increase the values of export items including rice.

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Hanoi’s enterprises respond to ‘Vietnamese prioritize made-in-Vietnam goods’ campaign

Hanoi’s enterprises respond to ‘Vietnamese prioritize made-in-Vietnam goods’ campaign

3/25/2014 - 14:59

(VOVworld) - Launched 5 years ago, the campaign to persuade Vietnamese people to buy Vietnamese products has changed the way local consumers think about made-in-Vietnam goods. Moreover, it has improved the awareness of the domestic business community about the importance of the local market.

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Ho Chi Minh city’s enterprises self-improve for sustainable growth

Ho Chi Minh city’s enterprises self-improve for sustainable growth

3/18/2014 - 15:02

(VOVworld) - Vietnam’s economy is forecast to continue facing difficulties this year, with a gloomy market, low purchasing power, and difficult access to capital. Against this background, many enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City are trying to consolidate their operations, discover market needs, and figure out a way to grow.

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FDI projects improve in quality at the beginning of 2014

FDI projects improve in quality at the beginning of 2014

3/12/2014 - 18:02

(VOVworld) – In the first two months of this year, Vietnam attracted 1.54 billion USD in 122 new foreign direct investment (FDI) projects. Although the figure is only about 37% of FDI in January and February of last year, the quality of the FDI projects has improved.

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Wednesday September 10, 2014

Wednesday September 10, 2014

(VOVworld) - First of all, we sincerely thank all listeners for your warm wishes on our 69th founding anniversary last week. Your wishes and sentiment for VOV are a special...

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Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

The Citadel of Ho Dynasty in the central province of Thanh Hoa has been named a World Cultural Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or...