Hanoiologist Vu Tuan San and 100 years with Hanoi

Hanoiologist Vu Tuan San and 100 years with Hanoi

10/27/2014 - 16:45

(VOVworld) – Vu Tuan San, a veteran researcher of Hanoi and Han-Nom studies, has won the Grand Prize in the 2014 Bui Xuan Phai – For Love of Hanoi Awards. At the age of 100 San, who was born and raised in Hanoi, is still absorbed in his research every day.

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Doctor Ha Thi Thuy’s passion for agricultural genetics

Doctor Ha Thi Thuy’s passion for agricultural genetics

10/20/2014 - 15:05

(VOVworld) - Doctor Ha Thi Thuy is Deputy Director of the Agricultural Genetics Institute. In nearly 30 years of doing this work, Thuy has directed many research projects on plant varieties to increase economic efficiency. She has been honored as one of Vietnam’s 10 most outstanding women of 2014. Le Phuong reports:

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Doctor Nguyen Tien Quyet, Hanoi’s outstanding citizen

Doctor Nguyen Tien Quyet, Hanoi’s outstanding citizen

10/13/2014 - 14:11

(VOVworld) – Labor Hero and Director of Vietnam-Germany Hospital Nguyen Tien Quyet has been honored as one of Hanoi’s 10 outstanding citizens in 2014. Nguyen Hien profiles the man on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Hanoi’s Liberation Day.

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Sung A Di, a pioneer in establishing a cultured lifestyle in residential areas

Sung A Di, a pioneer in establishing a cultured lifestyle in residential areas

10/8/2014 - 9:33

(VOVworld) – The material and emotional lives of people in Tien Phong hamlet, Lao Cai province have improved in recent years thanks to Sung A Di, former Vice President of Phong Hai town’s Fatherland Front who persuaded the locals to abide by the law, give up their backward practices, and develop their economy. Giang Seo Pua reports:

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Guitarist Van Vuong: Hanoi always in my heart

Guitarist Van Vuong: Hanoi always in my heart

9/29/2014 - 13:56

(VOVworld) – Despite his blindness guitarist Van Vuong has traveled to all parts of Vietnam to perform. In 2012 he was given the “For the love of Hanoi” award for his hundreds of compositions about the capital city. Vinh Phong reports:

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A physician dedicated to community work

A physician dedicated to community work

9/22/2014 - 9:02

(VOVworld) – A free clinic on Kim Dong street, Hoang Mai district, has become familiar to many people in Hanoi. The founder of this clinic of retired doctors was Truong Thi Hoi To, who has dedicated her years of retirement to serving the community. Bao Ngoc reports:

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Maker of replicas of Truong Sa sovereignty marker

Maker of replicas of Truong Sa sovereignty marker

9/17/2014 - 9:04

(VOVworld) – Nguyen Van Sinh of Dau Doi hamlet, Kien Giang province, has never set foot in the Truong Sa archipelago or touched the sovereignty marker there. But he has been pursuing the idea of making terracotta replicas of the sovereignty marker there to show his love for the homeland. Lam Hieu reports:

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Chamalea Phuoc follows Uncle Ho’s teachings

Chamalea Phuoc follows Uncle Ho’s teachings

9/12/2014 - 16:13

(VOVworld) – Chamalea Phuoc, head of Do hamlet in Ninh Thuan province, is a role model in the movement to follow President Ho Chi Minh’s moral example. He has helped local people develop the economy to improve their living conditions. Van Canh reports:

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Director Bui Dinh Hac: President Ho-an endless inspiration

Director Bui Dinh Hac: President Ho-an endless inspiration

9/1/2014 - 16:04

(VOVworld) – Bui Dinh Hac has directed 4 documentaries about President Ho Chi Minh: “The song for Uncle Ho”, “Nguyen Ai Quoc and Lenin”, “The path to the homeland”, and “Ho Chi Minh, a portrait”. He said President Ho is an endless source of inspiration. Vinh Phong reports:

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Forever remains the triumphant smile

Forever remains the triumphant smile

9/1/2014 - 15:50

(VOVworld) - The smile of student Vo Thi Thang at a court of the Republic of Vietnam 46 years ago has become a symbol of revolutionary optimism. A Japanese photographer snapped her moment and named the photo “Triumphant smile”. On August 22, 2014, staunch Communist Party member Vo Thi Thang passed away.

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Le Trong Khanh, daring head of a cooperative

Le Trong Khanh, daring head of a cooperative

8/29/2014 - 16:02

(VOVworld) – Le Trong Khanh is head of Huong Son cooperative in Song Ma border district in Son La province. He has pioneered and succeeded in raising trionychid turtles, which has generated many jobs for local farmers. Vang Thi Lan reports:

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Ngo Kim Lai, the first person to grow caterpillar fungus in Vietnam

Ngo Kim Lai, the first person to grow caterpillar fungus in Vietnam

8/22/2014 - 15:03

(VOVworld) – Caterpillar fungus, considered to be a rare and precious medicine, grows mainly in Tibet, China. This expensive medicine is used to treat a number of serious diseases such as cancer and diabetes. Only a few countries with advanced biotechnology have successfully grown this type of fungus. Yet young Ngo Kim Lai of Vietnam has been growing caterpillar fungus...

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Venerable Thich Le Tan builds bridges for farmers

Venerable Thich Le Tan builds bridges for farmers

8/15/2014 - 14:10

(VOVworld) – Venerable Thich Le Tan of Giac Hoa pagoda in Hau Thanh Dong commune, Long An province, has been involved in charity and social programs for 10 years. He has raised hundreds of thousands of USD to build rural transport facilities and support poor people. He has been recognized by the Vietnam Guinness Book Center for helping to build...

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Pastor Pham Cong Phuong and his community work

Pastor Pham Cong Phuong and his community work

8/8/2014 - 6:45

(VOVworld) – People in Lac Vien and Diom parish in Lam Dong province used to have a difficult time crossing the Da Nhim river during the flood season. Pastor Pham Cong Phuong called on parishioners to build a bridge to make the crossing easier. Ky Lan reports:

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Van Tuan Anh, a musician who loves K’Ho culture

Van Tuan Anh, a musician who loves K’Ho culture

8/1/2014 - 10:48

(VOVworld) – Musician Van Tuan Anh said he loves nature, modesty and especially the culture of the K’Ho ethnic minority people. He is the owner of a village called Cu Lan, which is typical of K’Ho culture.

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Courageous in struggle – daring in production

Courageous in struggle – daring in production

7/24/2014 - 15:37

(VOVworld) – 15 years ago, war veteran Nguyen Hung Cuong in Tuy Loc commune, Yen Bai province borrowed loans to build a recycling workshop, generating jobs for the many children of war veterans in the area. Thua Xuan profiles the war veteran who is courageous in struggle and daring in production:

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To Hoai, a great Vietnamese writer

To Hoai, a great Vietnamese writer

7/18/2014 - 13:38

(VOVworld) – To Hoai was one of Vietnam’s greatest writers in the 20th century, particularly during the 1930-1945 period. One of his most famous works is “The Adventures of a Cricket”, which has been loved by generations of Vietnamese readers. Ha Thuy Anh reports:

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Doctor Nguyen Nha and his life-long research of Vietnam’s seas and islands

Doctor Nguyen Nha and his life-long research of Vietnam’s seas and islands

7/14/2014 - 7:03

(VOVworld) – Historian Nguyen Nha began to research the history of the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes 40 years ago. His work has contributed significantly to Vietnam’s legal case for its maritime sovereignty. Huong Ly reports:

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Ly Sin Sinh, a dedicated village chief

Ly Sin Sinh, a dedicated village chief

7/7/2014 - 15:54

(VOVworld) – People in northern Ha Giang province consider arable land as valuable as gold because most of the local terrain is rocky. Ly Sin Sinh, who is of Mong ethnicity, has donated 300 square meters of his land to build a school for local children. He has also been a pioneer in poverty reduction in Sin Cai commune, Meo...

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Le Minh Hung - a man of charity work

Le Minh Hung - a man of charity work

6/28/2014 - 14:19

(VOVworld) – Le Minh Hung, head of a charity group in District 5, Ho Chi Minh city, has been involved in charity activities for 20 years. His social contributions have been honored by the Municipal Fatherland Front.

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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...