Nguyen Duc Toan- a talented Vietnamese composer

Nguyen Duc Toan- a talented Vietnamese composer

10/20/2016 - 19:27

(VOVWorld) – Vietnamese artists this year mourn the death of many talented musicians and composers. Earlier this month, on October 7, 2016, Colonel composer Nguyen Duc Toan passed away leaving behind great grief and sorrow for music lovers.

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Teacher Nguyen Trong Vinh, outstanding citizen of Hanoi

Teacher Nguyen Trong Vinh, outstanding citizen of Hanoi

10/10/2016 - 16:35

(VOVworld) – Over the past 25 years, teacher Nguyen Trong Vinh, head of Nguyen Sieu School’s board of directors, and his colleagues have continuously renovated and developed Nguyen Sieu school system, making it a high-quality school system in Hanoi. With the model of providing high-quality education, the school has trained generations of high-quality students to match the demand of international...

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Senior Lieutenant Tran Anh Tuan, wholehearted for visually impaired children

Senior Lieutenant Tran Anh Tuan, wholehearted for visually impaired children

10/3/2016 - 16:17

(VOVworld) – Understanding the disadvantages of visually-impaired children, Senior Lieutenant Tran Anh Tuan of the University of Fire Fighting and Prevention teaches music to the children at Nguyen Dinh Chieu School, a special school for visually impaired students, with the hope that music will give those students a happier life.

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Phan Trac Canh, collector of second-hand books

Phan Trac Canh, collector of second-hand books

9/26/2016 - 16:49

(VOVworld) – In the boom of mass media, there is a man who has passionately collected and kept old books and magazines, not only to indulge his passion, but to preserve human knowledge.

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Weightlifter Le Van Cong sets Paralympic record

Weightlifter Le Van Cong sets Paralympic record

9/19/2016 - 18:43

(VOVworld) – Weightlifter Le Van Cong has won a gold medal at Paralympics Rio 2016. This is the first-ever gold medal for Vietnam at the Paralympics.

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Vu Hoa Thao and Quang An lotus tea trademark

Vu Hoa Thao and Quang An lotus tea trademark

9/13/2016 - 18:59

(VOVworld) – Growing lotus and making lotus tea for more than 30 years, Vu Hoa Thao, Chairman of the Quang An Agricultural Business and Service Cooperative in Quang An district, Hanoi, has helped develop the Quang An lotus tea trademark both inside and outside Vietnam. Thao has worked to preserve the precious West Lake, Hanoi lotus.

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Musician Van Ky and timeless musical work

Musician Van Ky and timeless musical work

9/5/2016 - 16:47

(VOVworld) – Van Ky is a well-known musician of red and romantic music. The Song of Hope is associated with this musician’s name. Van Ky has written a number of songs, operas, and symphonies, which have had a great influence on the Vietnamese music scene.

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Dr. Tran Dinh Phong, an outstanding scientist

Dr. Tran Dinh Phong, an outstanding scientist

8/29/2016 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – Dr. Tran Dinh Phong of the Hanoi University of Science and Technology has published his research in the prestigious journal Natural Materials, with findings on the structure and mechanism of action of a catalyst that can replace platinum, an expensive material. This research is a breakthrough in materials science.

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Farmer Do Thanh Khoa prosper thanks to Sachi Inchi plant

Farmer Do Thanh Khoa prosper thanks to Sachi Inchi plant

8/23/2016 - 11:56

(VOVworld) – As one of the first Vietnamese to grow Sachi Inchi, a climbing shrub that originated in South America, farmer Do Thanh Khoa from Thai Thuy district, Thai Binh province, has become well-off. In 5 years of growing Sachi Inchi, Khoa has earned an annual revenue of 45,000 USD per year.

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Shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh, great pride of Vietnam’s sport

Shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh, great pride of Vietnam’s sport

8/18/2016 - 12:18

(VOVworld) – The history of Vietnam’s sport has turned to a new page as shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh won the first Olympic gold medal for Vietnam.

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Nguyen Thanh Hoai overcomes Agent Orange

Nguyen Thanh Hoai overcomes Agent Orange

8/11/2016 - 17:40

(VOVworld)- “It’s reality even though you’re very sad about it. I’m an AO/dioxin victim. I’m disabled for life. But, I have to do my best to overcome it in a meaningful way”, a man named Nguyen Thanh Hoai said.

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Le Van Trung, overcoming the pain of Agent Orange/ dioxin

Le Van Trung, overcoming the pain of Agent Orange/ dioxin

8/4/2016 - 16:59

(VOVworld) – Despite being born in peace time, Le Van Trung is paralysed as a consequence of war. Trung is the 2nd generation in his family to be affected by Agent Orange/ dioxin. He has willed himself to overcome the pain of Agent Orange/ dioxin and lead a meaningful life.

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Wounded soldier U Nia active in social work

Wounded soldier U Nia active in social work

7/28/2016 - 16:25

(VOVworld) – At the age of 71, despite physical injuries, U Nia, a war veteran of the Se Dang ethnic group in Dac Ha district, Kon Tum province, is still active in social work. U Nia is respected by villagers for his kindness and helpfulness to those in need.

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Painter Phan Hai Bang: creating Truc Chi, a new art material

Painter Phan Hai Bang: creating Truc Chi, a new art material

7/21/2016 - 11:46

(VOVworld) – Inspired by the traditional technique of making dzo paper, Phan Hai Bang, a painter and lecturer at the Hue University of Art created Truc Chi, a kind of paper made from bamboo. After years of experiments, Truc Chi is now recognized as a new material for art. VOV’s Phuong Thuy reports.

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Trinh Xuan Thuan, an astrophysicist who transmits passion to young Vietnamese

Trinh Xuan Thuan, an astrophysicist who transmits passion to young Vietnamese

7/15/2016 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – Graduating from Jean-Jacques Rousseau School in Sai Gon (former name of Ho Chi Minh city), the then 18-year-old Trinh Xuan Thuan decided to pursue the study of natural science despite his aptitude for literature. In 1966, Thuan went to study at Princeton University in the US and completed his Ph.D in astrophysics. After 40 years of universe research...

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Ngoc Gam, youth talent of amateur singing

Ngoc Gam, youth talent of amateur singing

7/4/2016 - 15:52

(VOVworld) – At the age of 14, Do Thi Ngoc Gam of My Tu district, Soc Trang province, won second prize at the youth amateur singing contest sponsored by the Bac Lieu radio and TV station. Gam is greatly admired for her voice.

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Painter Nguyen Tu Nghiem, a pioneer in combining folklore with contemporary fine art

Painter Nguyen Tu Nghiem, a pioneer in combining folklore with contemporary fine art

7/4/2016 - 15:31

(VOVworld) – Painter Nguyen Tu Nghiem was of the first generation painters in Vietnam’s revolutionary fine arts. He was famous for painting lacquer, oil-on-canvas and pigments. Lan Anh reports.

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Tran Trong Tuyen promotes e-commerce in Vietnam

Tran Trong Tuyen promotes e-commerce in Vietnam

6/23/2016 - 11:24

(VOVworld)- E-commerce in Vietnam has developed rapidly in recent years and is predicted to be robust in the coming years. One of the most important promoters of e-commerce in Vietnam is young businessman Tran Trong Tuyen, who has developed fundamental solutions for online trading and marketing.

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Nguyen Thi Xuan, a devoted nurse at a leprosy hospital

Nguyen Thi Xuan, a devoted nurse at a leprosy hospital

6/16/2016 - 19:29

(VOVworld) – Nurse Nguyen Thi Xuan has devoted nearly 30 years to providing care and treatment to leprosy patients at the Bac Ninh Leprosy and Dermatology Hospital, formerly Qua Cam Leprosy Clinic. Xuan has been honored as a shining example in following the moral example of President Ho Chi Minh.

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People’s Teacher Lam Es, a role model following the moral example of Ho Chi Minh

People’s Teacher Lam Es, a role model following the moral example of Ho Chi Minh

6/2/2016 - 15:16

(VOVworld) – People’s Teacher Lam Es in Soc Trang province is known as a dedicated teacher. His great contribution to education has made him the first teacher in the Mekong Delta to be recognized as People’s Teacher. VOV’s Le Hoa reports.

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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...