2nd awards ceremony honoring Vietnamese innovators

2nd awards ceremony honoring Vietnamese innovators

1/14/2017 - 15:48

(VOVworld) - The Youth Union and Intel Vietnam have held a ceremony to awards outstanding Vietnamese innovators in the 2nd Intel Galileo contest. 1st prize was awarded to a group of students from Dong Nai University of Technology for their invention of a robot assistant for the elderly and people with disabilities. 2nd prizes were announced for iGloves project of...

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US: Completed tasks for the handing over power event

US: Completed tasks for the handing over power event

1/14/2017 - 15:36

(VOVworld) - US Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson stated that there is no specific credible threat directed for inauguration ceremony of President-elect Donald Trump on January 20. Johnson said that about 700,000 and 900,000 people will attend the event

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Japanese Prime Minister visits Australia

Japanese Prime Minister visits Australia

1/14/2017 - 15:31

(VOVworld) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today on Saturday in Sydney, Australia. Prime Minister Abe said that regional security is the top priority of his trip and adding that he wanted to notice his friends of join the regional peacekeeping forces. Military ties between Australia and Japan

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US House votes to begin repealing Obamacare

US House votes to begin repealing Obamacare

1/14/2017 - 15:27

(VOVworld) - U.S. House Republicans on Friday won passage of a measure starting the process of dismantling Obamacare, despite concerns about not having a ready replacement and the potential financial cost of repealing Democratic President Barack Obama's landmark health insurance law.

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Iraqi forces enter Mosul University, the most important Islamic State base in Eastern Mosul

Iraqi forces enter Mosul University, the most important Islamic State base in Eastern Mosul

1/14/2017 - 15:17

(VOVworld) - Iraqi special forces entered Mosul University yesterday/ on Friday in their latest advance along the eastern front as they battle Islamic State militants for control of the city. The university is located in the eastern section of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city

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President Hollande: Sahel, France battling same threat

President Hollande: Sahel, France battling same threat

1/14/2017 - 15:12

(VOVworld) - French President Francois Hollande said on Friday that those battling jihad in Sahel, Iraq and Syria were like France part of "the same fight" against extremism.

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Vietnam, China boost legislative cooperation

Vietnam, China boost legislative cooperation

1/13/2017 - 19:47

(VOVworld) - Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong met Chinese National People’s Congress Chairman Zhang Dejiang during his ongoing official visit to China on Friday.

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Security cooperation remains important pillar in Vietnam-China ties

Security cooperation remains important pillar in Vietnam-China ties

1/13/2017 - 19:40

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese Public Security Minister To Lam met Secretary of the Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission of the Communist Party of China, Meng Jianzhu, Minister of Public Security, Guo Shengkun, and Deputy Minister Meng Hongwei, during the official visit to China by Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong on Friday.

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Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong receives leaders of Chinese groups

Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong receives leaders of Chinese groups

1/13/2017 - 19:34

(VOVworld) – At a meeting with President Jin Liqun of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in Beijing on Friday, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said Vietnam expects AIIB’s help in resources and sharing of management experience, as Vietnam is on its path of renewal, industrialization-modernization, and international integration, of which infrastructure development is one of the 3 strategic...

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Party leader meets Chinese Premier

Party leader meets Chinese Premier

1/13/2017 - 19:29

(VOVworld) – Vietnam and China have agreed to increase the connectivity of their development strategies within the initiatives “two corridors, one belt” and “one belt, one road”.

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President: policy beneficiaries, the poor should be cared for during Tet

President: policy beneficiaries, the poor should be cared for during Tet

1/13/2017 - 19:27

(VOVworld) – President Tran Dai Quang has delivered gifts to 80 policy beneficiaries and poor households and Vietnamese Heroic Mother Ngo Thi Den in Lao Cai district.

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US Secretary of State John Kerry visits Vietnam

US Secretary of State John Kerry visits Vietnam

1/13/2017 - 19:25

(VOVworld) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has begun his 3-day official visit to Vietnam. During his reception at the Government Office on Friday, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, expected bilateral relations would continue to develop for stability and practical cooperation on the basis of mutual respect of each other’s pathway and development roadmap. Both sides should promote cooperation...

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Association of Kieu Studies holds 2nd Congress

Association of Kieu Studies holds 2nd Congress

1/13/2017 - 18:45

(VOVworld) – The Association of Kieu Studies convened its 2nd Congress on Friday attended by 250 members. Established in 2011, the Association of Kieu Studies has promoted the value of the Tale of Kieu by 18th century poet Nguyen Du, a UNESCO-recognized world cultural figure.

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Promoting Vietnam-Hungary multi-faceted relations

Promoting Vietnam-Hungary multi-faceted relations

1/13/2017 - 18:40

(VOVworld) – National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan recieved Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary Gergely Gulyas in Hanoi on Friday.

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EU countries united on Brexit tough stance

EU countries united on Brexit tough stance

1/13/2017 - 16:38

(VOVworld) – The new holder of the EU Council’s rotating presidency, Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, said EU negotiators have showed their unity and uncompromising stance on Brexit and the future of Britain-EU relations.

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Russian, Turkish Presidents discuss extension of ceasefire in Syria

Russian, Turkish Presidents discuss extension of ceasefire in Syria

1/13/2017 - 16:35

(VOVworld) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed by phone on Thursday a plan to expand the ceasefire in Syria.

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Turkish army kills 22 IS militants in northern Syria

Turkish army kills 22 IS militants in northern Syria

1/13/2017 - 16:33

(VOVworld) - The Turkish General Staff said on Thursday that Turkish warplanes killed 22 Islamic State (IS) terrorists in airstrikes on IS targets in Al-Bab, in northern Syria, in the last 24 hours.

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Israel will not attend peace talks in Paris

Israel will not attend peace talks in Paris

1/13/2017 - 16:30

(VOVworld) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday called this weekend’s Middle East peace conference in Paris “rigged”, with his government refusing to play any role in the meeting.

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South Korea defense chief stresses alliance with US

South Korea defense chief stresses alliance with US

1/13/2017 - 16:23

(VOVworld)- South Korea's defense chief Han Min-koo pledged Friday to strengthen Korea’s alliance with the US to ensure peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.

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PM says patient satisfaction top priority

PM says patient satisfaction top priority

1/13/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld)- Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Thursday attended a video conference in Hanoi with the Health Ministry to set out tasks for 2017.

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