Vietnam, Mozambique foster defence cooperation

Vietnam, Mozambique foster defence cooperation

3/29/2017 - 15:12

(VOVworld) - Vietnam attaches importance to its relationship with Mozambique and wishes to promote multi-faceted cooperation between the two nations, particularly in national defence.

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President urges Hyundai Motor to expand investment in Vietnam

President urges Hyundai Motor to expand investment in Vietnam

3/28/2017 - 21:36

(VOVworld)-President Tran Dai Quang has called on Hyundai Motor to support its Vietnamese partner in personnel training and technology transfer, and increase the rate of domestically made content in its products.

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Switzerland’s Council of States President begins Vietnam visit

Switzerland’s Council of States President begins Vietnam visit

3/28/2017 - 21:18

(VOVworld)-President of the Council of States of Switzerland Ivo Bischofberger arrived in Hanoi on Tuesday for his official visit.

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Japan opens tourism office in Vietnam

Japan opens tourism office in Vietnam

3/28/2017 - 19:17

(VOVworld)-A representative office of the Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO) was inaugurated on Tuesday as part of the two countries’ effort to boost bilateral tourism cooperation.

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Vietnam expected to be magnet for intra-ASEAN investment

Vietnam expected to be magnet for intra-ASEAN investment

3/28/2017 - 19:09

(VOVworld)-Vietnam would be an attractive destination for intra-ASEAN investment thanks to the Government’s determination to equitise and withdraw capital from State-owned enterprises.

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Germany toughens position on Brexit

Germany toughens position on Brexit

3/28/2017 - 18:54

(VOVworld) – The Financial Times reported on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel has toughened her position on the UK’s exit bill. She insisted that Britain’s exit terms must be negotiated before talks begin on any new relationship with the EU.

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World powers boycott UN talks on nuclear weapons ban

World powers boycott UN talks on nuclear weapons ban

3/28/2017 - 18:51

(VOVworld) – 100 countries have begun negotiations on a nuclear weapons ban treaty at the United Nations while facing boycott by 40 countries, including 5 world nuclear powers: the US, the UK, France, Russia, and China.

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British police: London attacker has no links with ISIS

British police: London attacker has no links with ISIS

3/28/2017 - 18:47

(VOVworld) - The British police have found no evidence that Khalid Masood, who killed four people in an attack outside Britain's parliament in Westminster last week, had any association with the Islamic State.

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Vietnam, India enhance cooperation in press, broadcasting

Vietnam, India enhance cooperation in press, broadcasting

3/28/2017 - 18:44

(VOVworld) – Vietnam and India hold much potential for cooperation in the press-publishing-broadcasting sector as India is strong in this field, said visiting Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan at a meeting on Monday with Indian Minister of Information and Broadcasting Venkaiah Naidu.

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OVs invest in 900 businesses in Ho Chi Minh City

OVs invest in 900 businesses in Ho Chi Minh City

3/28/2017 - 18:25

(VOVworld) – Overseas Vietnamese have invested in more than 900 businesses in Ho Chi Minh City with total registered capital of 1.8 billion USD, focusing on infrastructure, trade centers, and waste treatment.

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Vietnam welcomes 3.2 million foreign tourists in first quarter of 2017

Vietnam welcomes 3.2 million foreign tourists in first quarter of 2017

3/28/2017 - 18:15

(VOVworld) – More than 3.2 million foreign tourists came to Vietnam in the first quarter of this year, up 29% against the same period last year, announced the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism on Tuesday.

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Vietnam, India boost ICT cooperation

Vietnam, India boost ICT cooperation

3/28/2017 - 17:15

(VOVworld) - Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan said Vietnam always welcomes and creates all favorable conditions for Indian firms to join IT projects in Vietnam.

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Russia criticizes illegal protests in Moscow

Russia criticizes illegal protests in Moscow

3/28/2017 - 17:12

(VOVworld) – A spokesman for the Russian President said Russia will not respond to the request of the European Council and the US State Department to release people arrested during illegal protests in Moscow on Sunday.

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Japan’s parliament enacts record-high budget for military

Japan’s parliament enacts record-high budget for military

3/28/2017 - 17:10

(VOVworld) - Japan's parliament has enacted a record-high budget of 97.5 trillion yen (880 billion USD) for fiscal 2017, which begins April 1, to handle soaring social security costs and military spending and stimulate an economy stagnant due to deflation.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vientiane enhance relations

Ho Chi Minh City, Vientiane enhance relations

3/28/2017 - 17:06

(VOVworld) – The relationship between Ho Chi Minh City and Vientiane, Laos, is a shining example for others, said Secretary of the HCM City Party Committee Dinh La Thang a reception for visiting Vientiane Governor Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune Monday.

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Vietnam, Thailand strengthen Buddhist relationship

Vietnam, Thailand strengthen Buddhist relationship

3/28/2017 - 16:56

(VOVworld) – President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Nguyen Thien Nhan received a delegation of Annam Kiya Buddhists and overseas Vietnamese from Thailand in Hanoi on Monday.

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Vietnam promotes cooperation between ASEAN and Argentina

Vietnam promotes cooperation between ASEAN and Argentina

3/28/2017 - 16:15

(VOVworld) – ASEAN Ambassadors to Argentina pledged to enhance bilateral cooperation at a meeting in Buenos Aires on Monday to review ASEAN activities in 2016.

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Vietnam’s best sportsmen in 2016 honored

Vietnam’s best sportsmen in 2016 honored

3/28/2017 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s best athletes and coaches in 2016 were honored in Hanoi on Monday as part of the 71st celebration of Vietnam Sports Day.

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Israel vows to work with US on peace efforts

Israel vows to work with US on peace efforts

3/28/2017 - 16:02

(VOVworld) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he was committed to working with US President Donald Trump to advance peace efforts with the Palestinians and with the broader Arab world.

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NATO moves foreign ministers’ meeting to accommodate Tillerson

NATO moves foreign ministers’ meeting to accommodate Tillerson

3/28/2017 - 15:58

(VOVworld) - NATO has confirmed that its foreign ministers' meeting in Brussels has been rescheduled for Friday.

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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...