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Vietnam hosts ASEM Conference on Innovative Education & Human Resource Building

Vietnam hosts ASEM Conference on Innovative Education & Human Resource Building

3/29/2017 - 22:01

(VOVworld)-A 2-day ASEM (Asia-Europe Meeting) conference will begin in Hue city on Thursday to discuss innovative education and human resource building for sustainable development. The event is initiated by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc under the sponsorship of five ASEM members: Finland, India, Indonesia, Japan and the Republic of Korea.

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An Giang and Tay Ninh students win EF Challenge 2017

An Giang and Tay Ninh students win EF Challenge 2017

3/27/2017 - 22:54

(VOVworld)-Ly Khanh Quynh from Thoai Ngoc Hau high school in the Mekong River Delta province of An Giang has won the first prize of the 2017 EF Challenge, an international speech competition in English.

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Hope Choir lights up dreams for the visually-impaired

Hope Choir lights up dreams for the visually-impaired

3/25/2017 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – Impressive, amazing, and emotional are how people describe the Hope Choir. Consisting of visually-impaired singers, the Choir sings with the hope of bringing happiness to everyone.

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The UK: a new target of terrorism

The UK: a new target of terrorism

3/23/2017 - 17:12

(VOVworld) – One year after a terrorist attack in Belgium killed 32 people and injured hundreds more, the world was shocked by an attack at the British Parliament in London. It was the worst attack in Britain since a bomb attack on the metro network on July 7, 2005, killed 60 people.

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

3/23/2017 - 16:46

(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 “At last I’ve got around to sending you a reception report after my recent trip to Vietnam over the Christmas and Tet period, including my visit to VOV’s office in...

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James Joseph Kendall and the “Keep Hanoi Clean” mission

James Joseph Kendall and the “Keep Hanoi Clean” mission

3/18/2017 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – James Joseph Kendall, an American English teacher at an elementary school in Hanoi, became famous by chance after he retrieved trash from a polluted ditch in Hanoi, in May 2015. He and members of “Keep Hanoi Clean”, a volunteer environmental group he founded, have been devoting themselves to projects to clean Hanoi.

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

3/17/2017 - 17:55

B: We’d like to thank Gerry Newmann for his great gift, a book of English culture and traditions throughout the year. We like the book every much, Gerry. It’s a great help to us, especially Thu Ly and other reporters involved in producing our Culture Rendezvous segment. We thank you very much for the gift and we hope to meet...

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Wednesday March 8, 2017

Wednesday March 8, 2017

3/10/2017 - 17:59

(VOVworld) - First, we want to congratulate all our female listeners on International Women's Day, a day that celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Remember that all human life springs from women. Smile, all you women, because without you life would be impossible. Enjoy your day to the fullest.

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Dak Lak museum preserves central highland culture

Dak Lak museum preserves central highland culture

3/10/2017 - 16:39

(VOVworld) – Nestled in the center of Buon Ma Thuot city, Dak Lak museum attracts visitors because it preserves and displays cultural heritage, human life and nature of the central highland region.

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Audience survey for radio learning English series Obla Air

Audience survey for radio learning English series Obla Air

3/10/2017 - 16:31

(VOVworld) - Obla Air, a radio learning English series sponsored by the British Council, has been broadcast on VOV24/7 for one year and a half. We now conduct a small-scale survey to know how Obla Air has helped improve your English skills.

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Scottish kilts – most recognizable symbol of Scotland

Scottish kilts – most recognizable symbol of Scotland

3/8/2017 - 11:42

(VOVworld) – Have you ever seen a Scottish man wearing what appears to be a “skirt”? If yes, don’t say that word to him. You may get punched in the face. This article of clothing is called a “kilt”. The kilt is one of the most recognizable symbols of Scotland and something modern-day Scots are very proud of. Today on...

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Wednesday, February 28, 2017

Wednesday, February 28, 2017

3/2/2017 - 17:17

B: Pho, Vietnam’s noodle soup tops the list. This simple staple consisting of a salty broth, fresh rice noodles, and a sprinkling of herbs and either chicken or beef, features prominently in the local diet. It's cheap, tasty, and widely available at all hours.

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Wednesday February 22, 2017

Wednesday February 22, 2017

2/24/2017 - 16:35

(VOVworld) - We’re very glad to get a letter from David Ansell of Sussex, England, after quite a long time. He listened to our broadcast on January 19 on 7280 khz and rated SINPO at 45433 with moderate fading.

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The unique Mother Goddess Worship of Vietnam

The unique Mother Goddess Worship of Vietnam

2/20/2017 - 14:16

(VOVworld) – Mother Goddess worship, or Đạo Mẫu”, is very popular belief in an agriculture-based country like Vietnam, where farmers strongly depend on nature. When people are happy and joyful, they come to the Mother; and when they feel sad, they seek comfort from Her. Even long before the UNESCO recognition as the world’s intangible cultural heritage last year, “Đạo...

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Britain’s Tea Culture

Britain’s Tea Culture

2/20/2017 - 13:46

(VOVworld) - The British are known for their habits of drinking tea. According to the Tea and Infusions Organisation, the British consume 60 billion cups per year. That’s more than 900 cups a year for every citizen. Tea has become entrenched in the British way of life. Today we meet again with Stella Ciorra, a volunteer from Britain, to learn...

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Eating and cooking habits of the US

Eating and cooking habits of the US

2/20/2017 - 12:43

(VOVworld) - A research by Dosomething.org suggests that at least 1 in 4 people in the US eat some type of fast food every day and cooking at home is dying. Is it true? Do American really prefer packed than fresh food? Today VOV’s reporter Dieu Ha will talk to Charles Jensen, an English teacher from the US, to learn...

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Valentine’s Day in the US

Valentine’s Day in the US

2/19/2017 - 18:07

(VOVworld) – Valentine's Day, celebrated on February 14, is a festival of love and many people give cards, letters, flowers, or presents to their spouse or partner. They may also arrange a romantic meal in a restaurant or a night in a hotel. Today we will talk with Joseph Fitzsimmons, an English language teacher and a photographer of the US...

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

2/17/2017 - 16:47

A: The traditional Vietnamese wedding is one of the most important ceremonies in Vietnamese culture with influences from Confucian and Buddhist ideology. It is a significant day not only for the couple involved but also for their entire families and it usually includes quite a few formal ritual observances.

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Wednesday February 8, 2017

Wednesday February 8, 2017

2/9/2017 - 18:49

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 us your New Year’s Greetings and best wishes for the New Year.

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Homeschooling in Vietnam

Homeschooling in Vietnam

2/9/2017 - 17:36

(VOVworld) - Homeschooling, already popular in many Western countries, is becoming accepted in Vietnam. Let’s follow VOV reporter Thanh Ha to visit 4-and-a-half-year-old Tue Lam and her mother Phuong Dang to find out about their homeschooling experience.

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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...