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First on-the-spot report on historical victory on April 30, 1975

First on-the-spot report on historical victory on April 30, 1975

4/30/2017 - 16:21

(VOVworld) – At 11.30 on April 30, 1975, the liberation flag flew on the rooftop of the Independence Palace, Saigon, signaling the victory of the 1975 spring offensive of the Vietnamese army and people. Vietnam News Agency reporter Tran Mai Hanh, who joined the Ho Chi Minh campaign to liberate the south, was among the witnesses of the moment when...

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Doan Nho’s ballads and marching songs

Doan Nho’s ballads and marching songs

4/28/2017 - 16:54

(VOVworld) –Doan Nho has received the Ho Chi Minh award for his contribution to Vietnamese music. Doan Nho wrote a lot of great songs like “Marching under the national flag”, “The woman on La River”, and “5 brothers on the same tank”.

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Top legislator talks to voters in Can Tho

Top legislator talks to voters in Can Tho

4/27/2017 - 18:12

(VOVworld) - Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met with voters in Cai Rang district of Can Tho on Thursday to collect public opinions ahead of the third plenary session of the 14th legislature.

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Wednesday April 26, 2017

Wednesday April 26, 2017

4/27/2017 - 17:34

(VOVworld) - Summer is coming around and it’s getting hotter in the northern part of Vietnam. The average temperature now ranges from 25 to 30DC. I enjoy this pleasant weather.

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First Vietnamese young entrepreneur club in Australia debuts

First Vietnamese young entrepreneur club in Australia debuts

4/26/2017 - 16:52

(VOVworld) - The Vietnamese Business Association of Australia (VBAA) recently held a ceremony to launch a young entrepreneur and start-up club in Melbourne city. This is the first club established by the VBAA to connect Vietnamese youths who are interested in business in Australia. The 25-member club will act as a bridge linking young entrepreneurs in Vietnam and Australia.

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The hardships of hydro-meteorologists

The hardships of hydro-meteorologists

4/24/2017 - 16:14

(VOVworld) – The prerequisite for a reliable weather forecast is collecting accurate data on wind, clouds, and rainfall. These are the daily work of hydro-meteorological observers at Vietnam’s hydro-meteorological stations. Collection of the data can be very difficult, especially in remote areas.

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Vietnam calls for solution to Israel-Palestine conflict, Syria war

Vietnam calls for solution to Israel-Palestine conflict, Syria war

4/21/2017 - 16:13

(VOVworld) - Vietnam calls for a resumption of negotiations to end the Israel-Palestine conflict in line with United Nations resolutions, said Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, head of Vietnam’s UN mission.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

4/20/2017 - 18:15

A: To He, or toy figurine, is a traditional toy that Vietnamese children are exceedingly fond of. Dating back to the 17th century, To He are made of glutinous rice powder in the form of edible figurines of animals, flowers and characters from folk tales.

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Vietnamese, Korean film-makers work on Three Wishes project

Vietnamese, Korean film-makers work on Three Wishes project

4/18/2017 - 10:00

(VOVworld) - Director-producer-actress Viet Trinh of HCM City is working with Republic of Korean partners to produce the film Three Wishes, expected to be released later for this Christmas season.

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Wednesday April 12, 2017

Wednesday April 12, 2017

4/14/2017 - 16:51

(VOVworld) - I’m reading an interesting letter from Radhakrishna Pillai of India. He told us about his participation at the National Council Meeting of Indian Society for Cultural Co-operation and Friendship (ISCUF) held at Guwahati in Assam, a mega event to promote India-Vietnam cultural co-operation and friendship.

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Vietnam seeks UNESCO recognition for Ba Be-Na Hang natural heritage

Vietnam seeks UNESCO recognition for Ba Be-Na Hang natural heritage

4/11/2017 - 17:37

(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked relevant authorities to compile a dossier for submission to UNESCO for recognizing Ba Be-Na Hang natural heritage site in the northern provinces of Bac Kan and Tuyen Quang as a world heritage site.

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First Vietnamese ginseng seedling centre introduced

First Vietnamese ginseng seedling centre introduced

4/11/2017 - 10:26

(VOVworld) - Tra My district in Quang Nam province has introduced the first ever Ngoc Linh ginseng (Panax vietnamensis or Vietnamese ginseng) and medical herbs centre in Tra Mai commune as a major source of seed and sapling in Vietnam.

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Da Nang, Hue, and Quang Nam announce Joint Tourism Brand

Da Nang, Hue, and Quang Nam announce Joint Tourism Brand

4/8/2017 - 16:15

(VOVworld) – A ceremony to officially launch “The Essence of Vietnam”, a joint tourism brand for Da Nang, Thua Thien Hue and Quang Nam provinces, was organized in Hanoi on Friday.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

4/7/2017 - 10:57

A: We think we sent you an embroidery painting of Ha Long Bay. Embroidery painting is a popular craft in many localities throughout Vietnam. XQ embroidery, for example, is a famous hand embroidery shop in Da Lat designed to look like a traditional and historical rural village.

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Boosting Hanoi’s tourism development

Boosting Hanoi’s tourism development

4/4/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – Hanoi hopes to welcome 23 million tourists including 4.3 million foreigners this year. The city has implemented a number of measures to achieve this target.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

3/31/2017 - 16:50

A: In Hanoi thousands of students and other volunteers attended the launch ceremony. This was the 9th Earth Hour event held in Vietnam. Last year’s campaign saved 450,000kwh, 3 times higher than in 2009, when Vietnam hosted the first event. The amount of electricity saved during the one hour the lights are off is the measures of society’s response to...

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Vietnam protests Taiwan (China)’s live-fire drill in Vietnam’s waters

Vietnam protests Taiwan (China)’s live-fire drill in Vietnam’s waters

3/30/2017 - 18:30

(VOVworld) - Vietnam resolutely protests against Taiwan (China)’s live-fire drill in waters around Ba Binh in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and demands that Taiwan not to repeat such activity, stated Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Le Hai Binh on March 30.

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Vietnam develops logistics services for exports

Vietnam develops logistics services for exports

3/28/2017 - 15:39

(VOVworld) - Logistics services play an important role in connecting transportation and socio-economic development. Logistics in Vietnam is gradually improving, helping domestic exporters and importers cut costs and increase their competitiveness against foreign rivals.

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Vietnamese AO victim introduces autobiography in France

Vietnamese AO victim introduces autobiography in France

3/27/2017 - 18:19

(VOVworld)- Tran To Nga, a Vietnamese Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victim living in France has introduced her autobiography on the occasion of the Vietnam Day event held in Valenton city of France.

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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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Wednesday April 26, 2017

Wednesday April 26, 2017

(VOVworld) - Summer is coming around and it’s getting hotter in the northern part of Vietnam. The average temperature now ranges from 25 to 30DC. I enjoy this pleasant weather.

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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...