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Vietnam’s initiative to APEC working group meetings

Vietnam’s initiative to APEC working group meetings

2/19/2017 - 16:13

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has proposed initiatives at the ongoing APEC working group meetings in Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa province, as part of the first APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM1) from February 18 to March 3.

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Vietnam-Singapore naval forces exchange in Cam Ranh

Vietnam-Singapore naval forces exchange in Cam Ranh

2/19/2017 - 15:57

(VOVworld) - RSS Endurance of the Singaporean Navy with 180 crewmembers aboard led by Major Lee Kwok So anchored in Cam Ranh port in the south central province of Khanh Hoa last Friday for a five-day visit to Vietnam.

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Hong Kong ranks as freest economy in the world

Hong Kong ranks as freest economy in the world

2/19/2017 - 15:55

(VOVworld) - Hong Kong has maintained its position as the world's freest economy in the 2017 Index of Economic Freedom from the Heritage Foundation with overall score of 89.8 points up by 1.2 points over the year before.

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Binh Duong attracts FDI in tourism development

Binh Duong attracts FDI in tourism development

2/19/2017 - 15:54

(VOVworld) – The Binh Duong province’s tourism needs about 280 million USD worth of investment until 2020.

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APEC 2017: Vietnam’s culture introduced to foreigners

APEC 2017: Vietnam’s culture introduced to foreigners

2/19/2017 - 15:52

(VOVworld) – Khanh Hoa provincial Department of Cutlure and Sports has organized an exhibition about scenic spots in Khanh Hoa and neighboring provinces to delegates attending the 1st APEC Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM1) in Nha Trang City.

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Russia announces ceasefire in Ukraine

Russia announces ceasefire in Ukraine

2/19/2017 - 15:51

(VOVworld) - Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday after meeting with his Ukrainian, German and French counterparts in Munich, that the ceasefire between Ukrainian army and seceded faction will take effect on Monday.

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Iran: A deputy of former Iranian president to run for presidential election

Iran: A deputy of former Iranian president to run for presidential election

2/19/2017 - 15:48

(VOVworld) - Hamid Baghaie, deputy of former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, announced Saturday his decision to run in this year's presidential election, becoming the first candidate to contest the top job.

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US aircraft carrier patrols East Sea

US aircraft carrier patrols East Sea

2/19/2017 - 15:44

(VOVworld) – The US Navy said that its aircraft carrier strike group including Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson began routine patrols in the East Sea on Saturday.

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7.2 million people mobilized to Olympic Run Day 2017

7.2 million people mobilized to Olympic Run Day 2017

2/19/2017 - 15:41

(VOVworld) – The General Department of Sports and Physical Training says the Olympic Run Day 2017 for people’s health will be observed all over Vietnam and involve about 7.2 million participants.

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Prime Minister pays tribute to President Ho Chi Minh

Prime Minister pays tribute to President Ho Chi Minh

2/19/2017 - 15:38

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc laid a wreath and offered incense to President Ho Chi Minh at the Kim Lien special national relic site in Nghe An province on Saturday afternoon.

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Prime Minister attends meeting of investors in Nghe An

Prime Minister attends meeting of investors in Nghe An

2/19/2017 - 15:31

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue and other senior officials attended of a New Year meeting with investors in Nghe An province on Sunday.

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2/18/2017 - 20:58

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Vietnam, Cuba boost relations between National Assemblies, peoples

Vietnam, Cuba boost relations between National Assemblies, peoples

2/18/2017 - 17:23

(VOVworld) – National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong met with Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, the Second Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, and Kenia Serrano, President of The Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) on Thursday and Friday as part of her visit to Cuba.

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Spiritual tourism attracts tourists

Spiritual tourism attracts tourists

2/18/2017 - 16:59

(VOVworld) – Spring is the season of festivals and spiritual tourism. After the Lunar New Year, historical and cultural relic sites, pagodas, and temples attract great numbers of visitors, who come to pray for a prosperous and lucky new year. In recent years, spiritual tourism has grown.

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Related meetings within 1st APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting

Related meetings within 1st APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting

2/18/2017 - 16:50

(VOVworld) – A number of meetings have been organized in the framework of the first Senior Officials’ Meeting of APEC in Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa provinve.

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Vietnam’s attendance of G20 Foreign Ministers' Meeting

Vietnam’s attendance of G20 Foreign Ministers' Meeting

2/18/2017 - 16:43

(VOVworld) – A joint statement stressing multilateral cooperation mechanism to deal with global challenges has been adopted at the end of the 2-day G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Bonn, Germany.

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Blood donation festival opens in Hanoi

Blood donation festival opens in Hanoi

2/18/2017 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – Around 8,000 blood units were expected to be collected at the 10th “Xuan Hong” (Red Spring) blood donation festival which opened in Hanoi on Saturday.

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Groundbreaking ceremony of a South Korean-invested container factory

Groundbreaking ceremony of a South Korean-invested container factory

2/18/2017 - 16:38

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue attended a groundbreaking ceremony of a factory manufacturing container boxes in the 50ha Dong Nam economic zone of Nghe An province on Saturday.

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German leaders stress the importance of NATO, EU

German leaders stress the importance of NATO, EU

2/18/2017 - 16:34

(VOVworld) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is not just of value for Europe but also for the United States.

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IS attack kills 18 Afghan soldiers

IS attack kills 18 Afghan soldiers

2/18/2017 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – Afghan official said on Friday day that Local Islamic State affiliates have attacked and killed at least 18 government soldiers in eastern Afghanistan.

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Wednesday February 8, 2017

Wednesday February 8, 2017

A: VOV’s Letter Box is back after one week off for special features celebrating Vietnam’s Lunar New Year. We hope you are all well. Thank you very much for sending...

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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...