Nguyen Van Anh, one of 50 most influential women in Vietnam

Nguyen Van Anh, one of 50 most influential women in Vietnam

3/23/2017 - 11:50

(VOVworld) - Nguyen Van Anh, Founder and Director of the Center for Research and Application of Sciences in Gender-Family-Women and Adolescents (CSAGA), has been selected by Forbes Magazine as one of Vietnam’s 50 most influential women.

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PhungThi Tho in the multi-billion VND farming business

PhungThi Tho in the multi-billion VND farming business

3/17/2017 - 15:58

(VOVworld) –Phung Thi Tho of Ba Vi district, Hanoi, has become well-off from farming on her poor piece of land. With great determination, Ms. Tho developed 12 hectares of bare land following the garden-pond-livestock model. She has been honored as one of 100 outstanding Vietnamese women.

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Tran Thu Hang sells clean food to consumers

Tran Thu Hang sells clean food to consumers

3/9/2017 - 12:30

(VOVworld) – To provide clean, healthy food to consumers and help farmers find an outlet for their agricultural products, Tran Thu Hang set up the Vietnam Agricultural and Food Product Import/ Export Joint Stock Company in Hoang Mai district, Hanoi.

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Young, devoted doctor Ba Van Khuong

Young, devoted doctor Ba Van Khuong

3/3/2017 - 16:09

(VOVworld) – 32-year-old doctor Ba Van Khuong of the Cham ethnic group has constantly improved his knowledge and expertise. Khuong together with other medical staff members at GiaDinh People’s Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City have saved many lives.

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Party General Secretary Truong Chinh laid foundation for renewal

Party General Secretary Truong Chinh laid foundation for renewal

2/23/2017 - 10:38

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s renewal process has seen remarkable achievements over the past 30 years. The 6th National Party Congress in 1986 delivered a strong message of economic reform. Party General Secretary Truong Chinh was the one who laid the foundation for the renewal process in Vietnam.

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Nguyen Hoang Nam and inventions for farmers

Nguyen Hoang Nam and inventions for farmers

2/16/2017 - 14:40

(VOVworld) – With no formal mechanical training, only diligence and creativity, Nguyen Hoang Nam of Tra Vinh province, has invented several pieces of technical equipment for farmers. His electronic and mechanical innovations are really practical and useful for agricultural production.

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Pham Tuyen, a composer who writes history with music

Pham Tuyen, a composer who writes history with music

2/9/2017 - 14:15

(VOVworld) – Pham Tuyen is a composer whose music has been closely associated with different periods of Vietnam’s history. Tuyen wrote music when he was filled with emotion, often to encourage himself or to predict a national victory. It has been said Tuyen wrote history with his music.

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Ta Thu Phong’s collection of vintage books and magazines

Ta Thu Phong’s collection of vintage books and magazines

1/25/2017 - 17:51

(VOVworld) - Mr. Ta Thu Phong’s house in Long Bien district, Hanoi, is like a library full of old books and magazines. Phong says each book and magazine is a rich source of information with great historical and aesthetic value.

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Le Nguyen, a passionate for dragon fruit products

Le Nguyen, a passionate for dragon fruit products

1/19/2017 - 15:48

(VOVworld) – The Ham Duc dragon fruit cooperative in Binh Thuan province was set up in 2015 and is now headed by Ms. Le Nguyen. In a little more than a year, they have established their trademark in the domestic and foreign markets.

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Marigiah of Cham ethnic group, a role model in social work

Marigiah of Cham ethnic group, a role model in social work

1/6/2017 - 17:59

VOVworld) – Marigiah from the Cham ethnic group in Xuan Loc district, Dong Nai province, is a role model in social work. Working for the local Women’s Association, Marigiah has been passionate about elevating women’s roles in the family and society.

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War veteran Trinh Van Sy, a role model for doing business

War veteran Trinh Van Sy, a role model for doing business

12/30/2016 - 17:23

(VOVworld) – Despite physical difficulties, war veteran Trinh Van Sy in Cai Lay district, Tien Giang province, was still determined and became a role model in business, earning profits of billions of VND each year.

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Le Thi Thanh Thuy wholeheartedly supports Agent Orange victims

Le Thi Thanh Thuy wholeheartedly supports Agent Orange victims

12/23/2016 - 17:39

(VOVworld) – Moved by her great sympathy for Agent Orange victims, Le Thi Thanh Thuy, Director of the Petrolimex Bank in Ba Ria Vung Tau province, has worked actively to help them. Over the years, Thuy has taken part in many charity programs for AO victims.

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Ta Thi Chung, a Doctor of Agent Orange patients

Ta Thi Chung, a Doctor of Agent Orange patients

12/15/2016 - 15:50

(VOVworld) – For three decades, Doctor Ta Thi Chung has cared for and taught nearly 200 children affected by Agent Orange. Children at the Hoa Binh (Peace) Village call her “grandmother”.

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Nguyen Dang Vu and his initiative to generate jobs for students

Nguyen Dang Vu and his initiative to generate jobs for students

12/8/2016 - 10:48

(VOVworld) – Nguyen Dang Vu, a student at the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, founded a club for human resource development to connect people and generate employment. The club has helped nearly 1,500 students find jobs at 20 companies.

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Emeritus artist's passion helps preserve reformed theater and amateur singing

Emeritus artist's passion helps preserve reformed theater and amateur singing

11/29/2016 - 18:52

(VOVworld) – Truc Linh from Can Tho province has been a performing artist for more than 50 years. At the age of 65, she is tirelessly contributing to reformed theater and amateur singing and training young artists.

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Teacher Phan Thi Hoa Le’s teaching aids boost child development

Teacher Phan Thi Hoa Le’s teaching aids boost child development

11/24/2016 - 10:24

(VOVworld) – A toolkit to develop children’s physical movement created by teacher Phan Thi Hoa Le won first prize at a teaching aid competition sponsored by Hanoi’s Department of Education and Training. Hoa’s initiative helps boost a child skill and self-confidence. Thu Hang reports.

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Businessman Dinh Quang Bao, an outstanding citizen of Hanoi

Businessman Dinh Quang Bao, an outstanding citizen of Hanoi

11/18/2016 - 18:53

(VOVworld) – Businessman Dinh Quang Bao, founder of the well-known Ladoda brand, has been honored as one of nine outstanding citizens of Hanoi. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ladoda Production, Services and Trade limited company, and Chairman of Hanoi’s Leather and Footwear Association.

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High school student receives ASEAN scholarship

High school student receives ASEAN scholarship

11/8/2016 - 18:44

(VOVworld) – Doan Nu Ngoc Linh of Nguyen Tat Thanh High School in Kon Tum province, has been an excellent student for 10 consecutive years. She has been chosen as one of eight Vietnamese students to receive the ASEAN scholarship sponsored by the Singapore Ministry of Education.

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H’Yam Bkrong devoted to preserving the traditional brocade weaving of the Ede people

H’Yam Bkrong devoted to preserving the traditional brocade weaving of the Ede people

11/1/2016 - 19:09

(VOVworld) – Ms. H’Yam Bkrong from Ea Kao commune, Buon Ma Thuot city of Dac Lak province is devoted to the traditional brocade weaving of the Ede ethnic people. H’Yam Bkrong is not only a prestigious village head but also the founder of the brocading weaving cooperative which has generated jobs for more than 100 local women.

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Ta Thi Ngoc Thanh and her devotion to charity work

Ta Thi Ngoc Thanh and her devotion to charity work

10/25/2016 - 15:24

(VOVworld) – Ta Thi Ngoc Thanh, former Director of SOS Children’s Village is known for her devotion to social work and her great love for disadvantaged children. At the age of 74, Ms. Thanh is still devoted to charity work. She has been recognized as one of 9 outstanding citizens of Hanoi.

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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...