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13 big businesses urge Donald Trump not to quit Paris Climate Agreement

13 big businesses urge Donald Trump not to quit Paris Climate Agreement

4/27/2017 - 18:48

(VOVworld) - Thirteen big businesses, including oil giant Shell and retailer Walmart signed a petition on Wednesday urging US President Donald Trump to keep the United States in the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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World effort to protect penguins in Antarctica

World effort to protect penguins in Antarctica

4/27/2017 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – Penguins, one of the world’s most special species, are under threat of both climate change and human impact. Scientists are warning of the extinction of penguins in the wild within decades if no action is taken.

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Facebook is asked to remove bad content

Facebook is asked to remove bad content

4/27/2017 - 9:09

(VOVworld) - Facebook has been asked to increase cooperation with Vietnam to block and remove bad content and fake news in this social network.

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Bamboo musical instruments in Vietnam

Bamboo musical instruments in Vietnam

4/21/2017 - 17:13

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has a rich treasure of traditional musical instruments, of which bamboo instruments are the oldest.

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May’s decision : UK early election

May’s decision : UK early election

4/20/2017 - 16:45

(VOVworld) –British Prime Minister Theresa May has called for a snap election on June 8, three years earlier than the British general elections held every 5 years. Her decision is being called a wise move, given division in Parliament which threatens a clean British exit (Brexit)from the EU. It demonstrates May’s confidence in winning the coming election and her resolve...

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OPEC optimistic about impact of oil output cuts

OPEC optimistic about impact of oil output cuts

4/20/2017 - 16:08

(VOVworld) - OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo said on Wednesday that OPEC is optimistic that production cuts will lead to a recovery in the market.

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Viettel launches nationwide coverage for 4G services

Viettel launches nationwide coverage for 4G services

4/18/2017 - 18:14

(VOVworld) – The military-run Viettel Group on Tuesday launched its 4G telecommunication network nationwide.

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Vietnam aims to earn global reputation for rice quality

Vietnam aims to earn global reputation for rice quality

4/17/2017 - 15:29

(VOVworld)-Rice has long been one of Vietnam’s most competitive agricultural products in the global market. But reform is urgently needed for sustainable rice production as the international integration process is posing numerous challenges to the sector. Le Phuong reports.

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Vietnam targets 33% of population practicing physical exercises regularly

Vietnam targets 33% of population practicing physical exercises regularly

4/16/2017 - 16:10

(VOVworld)-Vietnam has set the target of 33% of the population regularly engaging in sport and physical activities by 2020.

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Businesses advised to improve management to deal with new challenges

Businesses advised to improve management to deal with new challenges

4/16/2017 - 15:59

(VOVworld)-Economists have warned of challenges facing the Vietnamese business community amid uncertainty and new risks in the global business climate this year. Delegates at a worshop in HCM city on Sunday agreed that businesses must improve their management capacity to adapt to a fast changing world market.

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BIDV urged to be in ASEAN’s top 25 banks

BIDV urged to be in ASEAN’s top 25 banks

4/15/2017 - 16:15

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) has firmly progressed and contributed sizably to national construction and defense.

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Best IT products and services honored

Best IT products and services honored

4/15/2017 - 16:05

(VOVworld)-64 information technology products and services were honored with the Sao Khue Awards at a ceremony in Hanoi on Saturday.

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Deputy PM hosts New Zealand Ambassador

Deputy PM hosts New Zealand Ambassador

4/14/2017 - 16:13

(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh hailed efforts by Vietnam and New Zealand to develop their comprehensive partnership towards a future strategic partnership while hosting New Zealand Ambassador to Vietnam Wendy Matthews in Hanoi on Thursday.

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PM promises optimal conditions for investors in tourism

PM promises optimal conditions for investors in tourism

4/14/2017 - 9:25

(VOVworld)-The Government always creates the best conditions for domestic and foreign investors, especially in tourism, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told a meeting on Thursday with executives of Sun Group, one of the major investors with large tourism projects in Phu Quoc island.

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Lai Chau hydropower plant becomes an attraction in northwest

Lai Chau hydropower plant becomes an attraction in northwest

4/13/2017 - 18:06

(VOVworld)- Lai Chau province borders the provinces of Lao Cai, Dien Bien, Son La and Yen Bai and is home to more than 20 ethnic minority groups.

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For a healthy living environment

For a healthy living environment

4/12/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld)-Some bad elements have taken advantage of the marine environment disaster in the central region last year to instigate some local Catholics to cause social disorder. Their purpose is to cook up a story about what they call “religious and democratic suppression”, create an image of an “unstable Vietnam”, divide national unity, trigger riots, and call for foreign intervention.

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First int’l U19 football champs to be held in Nha Trang

First int’l U19 football champs to be held in Nha Trang

4/11/2017 - 10:17

(VOVworld) - The first international U19 football championship will take place in Nha Trang city, the south central coastal province of Khanh Hoa, starting today to April 22.

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Golden Kite Awards 2016

Golden Kite Awards 2016

4/10/2017 - 17:24

(VOVworld) –The 2016 Golden Kite Awards ceremony took place in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday. “Sai Gon, I Love You”, a film by Ly Minh Thang, was voted Best Feature Film by the Viet Nam Cinematography Association. Vu Ngoc Phuong, director of “12 Zodiac: Five Steps of Love” was named Best Director and Vu Phuong Anh received the Best...

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Vietnam International Tourism Mart 2017 welcomed more than 61,000 visitors

Vietnam International Tourism Mart 2017 welcomed more than 61,000 visitors

4/10/2017 - 17:06

(VOVworld) – Vietnam International Tourism Mart 2017, themed “Hanoi - Destination of Vietnam”, closed last weekend after four days attracting 61,000 visitors. More than 20,070 domestic and international tours were sold at the mart, worth 9 million USD. Mr

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Americans tend to leave major cities

Americans tend to leave major cities

4/10/2017 - 9:08

(VOVworld) – The population of US major cities has shrunk for 5 consecutive years as Americans are leaving big cities for suburban areas. In contrary during the 1990s and 2000s when the housing boom happened, Americans moved to the largest and most prosperous cities.

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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...