Vietnam responds to the Join Global Lights Off – Earth Hour 2017

Vietnam responds to the Join Global Lights Off – Earth Hour 2017

3/26/2017 - 16:50

(VOVworld) - Cities around the world switch off lights in response to the Earth Hour Campaign 2017 on March 25. Some 7,000 cities in 172 countries joined the movement to cope with climate change. Hanoi joined the movement by switching off lights from 20:30 to 21:30 on March 25 with the theme “Switching Off Lights, Switch On the Future.” Minister...

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Israeli President and his spouse wrap up their state visit to Vietnam

Israeli President and his spouse wrap up their state visit to Vietnam

3/26/2017 - 16:37

(VOVworld) - The President of Israel Reuven Ruvi Rivlin and his spouse yesterday/ on Saturday wrapped up his State visit to Vietnam at the invitation of President Tran Dai Quang. During talks with Vietnamese leaders, Israeli President agreed to boost bilateral cooperation, particularly in economics and science-technology to bring two-way trade value to 3 billion USD in the near future....

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South Korea: Rallies supporting and anti Park Geun-hye continue

South Korea: Rallies supporting and anti Park Geun-hye continue

3/26/2017 - 16:31

(VOVworld) - Hundreds of thousands rallied in central Seoul on Saturday just a week after former President Park Geun-hye underwent 14 hours of intensive questioning by Prosecutors. The anti-former president started their rally from the Gwanghwamun Square, in the center of Seoul, demanding to detain Park Geun-hye and clearly define her responsibility in the sinking of Sewol ferry. Others were...

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EU Leaders sign Rome Declaration

EU Leaders sign Rome Declaration

3/26/2017 - 16:28

(VOVworld) - 27 leaders of the European Union signed a statement on Saturday in Rome declared their commitment to integrating the Continent even as a series of crises has badly weakened the efforts and Britain prepares to leave the bloc. The statement, known as the Rome Declaration and signed on the anniversary of the day the bloc’s foundations were laid...

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The Olympic Run Day for Public Health 2017 opens

The Olympic Run Day for Public Health 2017 opens

3/26/2017 - 16:25

(VOVworld) – Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports and the New Hanoi Newspaper today/ on Sunday kicked off the Olympic Run Day for Public Health 2017 and launched the 44th New Ha Noi Newspaper Run for Peace at Ly Thai To Flower Garden in Hanoi. The Olympic Run Day for Public Health 2017 took place across the country at 7am...

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Chairman of Boao Forum for Asia calls on Asian countries to support globalization

Chairman of Boao Forum for Asia calls on Asian countries to support globalization

3/26/2017 - 16:17

(VOVworld) - Asian countries should be united to support the process of globalization and achieve a common development.

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Khmer Theravada Buddhist Institute built in Can Tho

Khmer Theravada Buddhist Institute built in Can Tho

3/26/2017 - 16:14

(VOVworld) – The construction of the Khmer Theravada Buddhist Institute in O Mon district, Can Tho City, began on Saturday.

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Vietnam supports the world’s leftist movement for peace and prosperity

Vietnam supports the world’s leftist movement for peace and prosperity

3/26/2017 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Nguyen Huy Tang attended a three-day workshop on parties and new societies concluded on Saturday in Mexico City.

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Vietnam takes part in 2017 Ottawa Tourism Fair

Vietnam takes part in 2017 Ottawa Tourism Fair

3/26/2017 - 16:07

(VOVworld) – The image of Vietnamese landscape and people were introduced at the 23rd Ottawa Tourism Fair which has been concluded in Ottawa, Canada.

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Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue attends Amcham Gala 2017

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue attends Amcham Gala 2017

3/26/2017 - 16:05

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue spoke highly of the role of the American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham) to promote trade and investment between the two countries.

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Thai Nguyen Tourism Season 2017 opens

Thai Nguyen Tourism Season 2017 opens

3/25/2017 - 17:24

(VOVworld) - Thai Nguyen Tourism Season 2017 opened in Thai Nguyen province with the theme “Destination of Vietnamese ethnic groups’ culture experiment” . The event was an

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Honoring 100 exemplary brands in Ho Chi Minh City

Honoring 100 exemplary brands in Ho Chi Minh City

3/25/2017 - 17:19

(VOVworld) - Ho Chi Minh City had held an event to honor its 100 outstanding tourism brands and their contribution to the municipal development. They are classified into 10 groups, including travel agencies, hotels, restaurants and shopping malls. Ho Chi Minh Museum, Bitexco Tower and Ben Thanh market were recognized as most attractive destinations.

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A national vaccination information management system is launched

A national vaccination information management system is launched

3/25/2017 - 17:15

(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long and Viettel Group have launched a national vaccination information management system. Addressing the launching ceremony, Deputy PM Dam said the system

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Vietnam contributes actively at the G20 officials meeting

Vietnam contributes actively at the G20 officials meeting

3/25/2017 - 17:07

(VOVworld) - A Vietnamese delegation led by Advisor to Foreign Minister Vu Quang Minh attended the Sherpa Meeting of the G20 Developing and Emerging Economies in Frankfurt, Germany this week. Speaking at the event, Minh suggested more cooperation between APEC and the G20 as well as outcomes of the first meeting of APEC officials. He praised the importance of globalization...

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The Council of ASEAN Chief Justices opens its 5th conference

The Council of ASEAN Chief Justices opens its 5th conference

3/25/2017 - 17:02

(VOVworld) -The Council of ASEAN Chief Justices is holding its fifth meeting in Brunei from March 22-25 with the participation of judges from 10 ASEAN member countries. Chief Judge of the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam Nguyen Hoa Binh, who is currently chair of the council, announced that the council has been recognized as an official

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Quang Nam province to boost development with human and natural driving forces

Quang Nam province to boost development with human and natural driving forces

3/25/2017 - 16:52

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged Quang Nam province to promote local connectivity for better growth. Speaking in a meeting on Friday to mark the 20th anniversary of its re-formation and 42nd anniversary of the provincial liberation, the Prime Minister praised the province’s 2 world heritage sites of Hoi An and My Son as well as diverse

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IFAD helps Vietnam to improve farmers’ income

IFAD helps Vietnam to improve farmers’ income

3/25/2017 - 16:16

(VOVworld) – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will support Vietnam to improve the income and living standards of 30,000 farming households in the Northeast of Vietnam.

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Boao Forum for Asia 2017 opens

Boao Forum for Asia 2017 opens

3/25/2017 - 16:13

(VOVworld) – The Boao Forum for Asia 2017 opened on Saturday in South China’s Hainan province. Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli delivered a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the conference.

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Rome tightens security ahead of EU summit

Rome tightens security ahead of EU summit

3/25/2017 - 16:10

(VOVworld) - Security measures were tight in Rome on Friday, a day before a summit to mark the 60th anniversary of the European Union (EU).

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Vietnam, RoK share experience in national reform, development

Vietnam, RoK share experience in national reform, development

3/25/2017 - 16:08

(VOVworld) - National reform and sustainable development in East Asia was the main topic of a forum jointly held in Hanoi on Friday by the Development Strategy Institute under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the Forum Oh-rae of the Republic of Korea.

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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...