First on-the-spot report on historical victory on April 30, 1975

First on-the-spot report on historical victory on April 30, 1975

4/30/2017 - 16:21

(VOVworld) – At 11.30 on April 30, 1975, the liberation flag flew on the rooftop of the Independence Palace, Saigon, signaling the victory of the 1975 spring offensive of the Vietnamese army and people. Vietnam News Agency reporter Tran Mai Hanh, who joined the Ho Chi Minh campaign to liberate the south, was among the witnesses of the moment when...

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Business development index to debut

Business development index to debut

4/30/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld) - The General Statistics Office of Viet Nam (GSO) and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) will launch a new set of indices to evaluate business development by the end of this year.

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Celebrations of Reunification Day and May Day

Celebrations of Reunification Day and May Day

4/30/2017 - 16:17

(VOVworld) – Celebrations are underway throughout Vietnam to mark the Reunifcation Day on April 30 and May Day. The Sa Pa summer tourism festival until June 30 features a cloud festival, the Cat Cat hamlet festival of the Mong ethnic group, a program of experiencing farm work in Ta Phin commune, and other cultural and sports activities.

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Flag-hoisting ceremony in Quang Tri marks Reunification Day

Flag-hoisting ceremony in Quang Tri marks Reunification Day

4/30/2017 - 16:15

(VOVworld) - The central province of Quang Tri held the annual flag-hoisting ceremony on Sunday at Hien Luong Bridge across Ben Hai River, which divided north and south Vietnam during the war, to mark the 42nd Reunification Day (April 30) and the 45th anniversary of Quang Tri liberation (May 01).

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Prime Minister concludes his attendance of ASEAN Summit

Prime Minister concludes his attendance of ASEAN Summit

4/30/2017 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his wife, and the Vietnamese high-ranking delegation have arrived in Hanoi, concluding their attendance of the 30th ASEAN Summit and related meetings in Manila, the Philippines, at the invitation of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.

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President visits Nghe An armed forces, opens Cua Lo Tourism Festival 2017

President visits Nghe An armed forces, opens Cua Lo Tourism Festival 2017

4/30/2017 - 16:09

(VOVworld) – President Tran Dai Quang visited Naval Group 2, Nghe An Border Guard Command, and Company 33 on Sunday as part of his ongoing visit to Nghe An province.

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EU leaders adopt Brexit guidelines

EU leaders adopt Brexit guidelines

4/30/2017 - 15:59

(VOVworld) - The heads of 27 EU countries on Saturday agreed on tough guidelines for Brexit talks with the UK at Brussels Summit.

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Protests against Trump’s climate change policies

Protests against Trump’s climate change policies

4/30/2017 - 15:57

(VOVworld) - Thousands of people swarmed in front of the White House on Saturday to voice displeasure with President Donald Trump's stance on the environment and demand that he rethink plans to reverse the climate change policies backed by his predecessor

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets Thai counterpart

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets Thai counterpart

4/29/2017 - 18:45

(VOVworld)- Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met his Thai counterpart Prayuth Chan-ocha on Saturday on the occasion of the 30th ASEAN Summit in the Philippines.

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30th ASEAN Summit wraps up

30th ASEAN Summit wraps up

4/29/2017 - 18:40

(VOVworld) – The 30th ASEAN Summit closed in the Philippines on Saturday. Before that, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and leaders of ASEAN countries signed the “ASEAN Declaration on the Role of Civil Service as Catalyst for Achieving ASEAN Community Vision 2025”.

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UN condemns North Korea's violation of UNSC resolutions

UN condemns North Korea's violation of UNSC resolutions

4/29/2017 - 17:05

(VOVworld)- North Korea has test-fired a ballistic missile, South Korean and US military officials say. It apparently exploded seconds after lift-off, the South Korean military was quoted as saying by Yonhap news agency.

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UNESCO praises Vietnam's contributions

UNESCO praises Vietnam's contributions

4/29/2017 - 16:59

(VOVworld) - Vietnam is a role model in implementing UNESCO programs and activities, said UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova at a meeting with Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung on Friday as part of the 201st session of the UNESCO Executive Council in Paris.

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7th Hue Trade Village Festival 2017 kicks off

7th Hue Trade Village Festival 2017 kicks off

4/29/2017 - 16:35

(VOVworld) - The 7th Hue Trade Village Festival 2017 kicked off on Friday in Hue city of central Thua Thien-Hue province, drawing 327 artisans from 40 craft villages and establishments across the country.

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets Sultan of Brunei

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets Sultan of Brunei

4/29/2017 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held a bilateral meeting on Saturday with Brunei Darussalam Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah on the occasion of the 30th ASEAN Summit in the Philippines.

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc participates in 30th ASEAN Summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc participates in 30th ASEAN Summit

4/29/2017 - 16:28

(VOVworld) - The 30th ASEAN Summit opened in the Philippines on Saturday. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc led a Vietnamese delegation to attend the event. In his opening remarks, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called on ASEAN countries to respect national independence and affirmed that relationships will bring about benefits if mutual benefit is respected.

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Vietnam's inflation under control

Vietnam's inflation under control

4/29/2017 - 16:21

(VOVworld) – The Consumer Price Index (CPI) of April remained unchanged against last month and was 4.3% more than the same period last year.

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Vietnam opposes sovereignty violation activities

Vietnam opposes sovereignty violation activities

4/29/2017 - 16:20

(VOVworld) – Vietnam resolutely protests against China’s recent moves in Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago which violate Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa and complicate the situation in the East Sea.

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2nd Vietnam-Italy National Defense Policy Dialogue convened

2nd Vietnam-Italy National Defense Policy Dialogue convened

4/29/2017 - 16:15

(VOVworld) – The 2nd Vietnam-Italy National Defense Policy Dialogue was convened during Deputy Defense Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh’s visit to Italy from April 27th to April 30th.

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President Tran Dai Quang meets Nghe An leaders

President Tran Dai Quang meets Nghe An leaders

4/29/2017 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – President Tran Dai Quang has urged Nghe An province to boost the implementation of guidelines and policies of the Party Central Committee to boost the local economic development.

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Trump's first 100 days in office

Trump's first 100 days in office

4/29/2017 - 15:39

(VOVworld) - US President Donald Trump on Friday announced that he was satisfied with what he did during his 100 first days in office, adding that he thought the work would be easier.

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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...