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Journalist-writer Tran Mai Hanh’s historical-documentary novel “A War Account 1-2-3-4.75”

Journalist-writer Tran Mai Hanh’s historical-documentary novel “A War Account 1-2-3-4.75”

4/30/2017 - 7:00

(VOVworld) - Historical-documentary novel “A War Account 1-2-3-4.75” by journalist and writer Tran Mai Hanh contains original facts about last days of the Republic of Vietnam administration until the national Reunification Day on April 30, 1975. After three consecutive re-printings, the book now has an English version to help readers worldwide access valuable historical references and a fresh view about...

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Exploring Lai Chau cuisine

Exploring Lai Chau cuisine

4/29/2017 - 17:25

(VOVworld) – Lai Chau province in Vietnam’s northwest is famous not only for its scenic spots but also for its cuisine.

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Historic tank 390

Historic tank 390

4/29/2017 - 13:45

(VOVworld) - Tank number 390 crashed through the gates of Independence Palace, the last stronghold of the Sai Gon regime at noon on April 30, 1975, heralding the end of the war. Tank 390 was manned by four soldiers: commander Vu Dang Toan, first gunner Ngo Sy Nguyen, second gunner Le Van Phuong, and driver Nguyen Van Tap. 42 years...

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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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Prime Minister leaves for ASEAN Summit in Manila

Prime Minister leaves for ASEAN Summit in Manila

4/28/2017 - 16:06

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc left Hanoi on Friday for the Philippines to attend the 30th ASEAN Summit and related meetings in Manila through Saturday.

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English version of “A War Account” debuts

English version of “A War Account” debuts

4/27/2017 - 18:52

(VOVworld) – The English version of historical-document novel “A War Account 1-2-3-4.75” by journalist-writer Tran Mai Hanh was officially introduced to readers at an event in Hanoi on Thursday.

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Vietnam and Laos leaders foster special bilateral ties

Vietnam and Laos leaders foster special bilateral ties

4/27/2017 - 18:17

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc paid visits to Laos’ former Party and State leader on Thursday as part of his official two-day visit to Laos. He met with former Party chief and President of Laos Khamtay Siphandone, General Sisavath Keobounphanh, former Prime Minister and President of the Lao Front for National Construction, and Lao former Prime Minister Thongsing...

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Ceremony marks birth centennial of army’s talented commander

Ceremony marks birth centennial of army’s talented commander

4/27/2017 - 18:14

(VOVworld) - A ceremony was held in Hanoi on Thursday to mark the 100th birth anniversary of General Van Tien Dung, former Defense Minister and talented commander of the Vietnam People’s Army.

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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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Vietnam, Japan promote sports for disabled people

Vietnam, Japan promote sports for disabled people

4/27/2017 - 16:56

(VOVworld) - The Vietnam Paralympic Association discussed with authorities from the Japanese prefecture of Nagasaki in Hanoi on Wednesday the development of sports for people with disabilities.

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Deputy PM chairs meeting on ODA use

Deputy PM chairs meeting on ODA use

4/27/2017 - 16:50

(VOVworld) –Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said that World Bank (WB) preferential loans during the 2017 fiscal year will be used for sustainable development, infrastructure, improvement of tertiary education, and disaster recovery in the central region.

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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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Facilitating private sector development, trade and investment

Facilitating private sector development, trade and investment

4/26/2017 - 19:51

(VOVworld) - Head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission, Nguyen Van Binh, has praised the importance of the private sector’s contribution to economic growth and restructuring.

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Ethnic group development-No one left behind

Ethnic group development-No one left behind

4/26/2017 - 19:42

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Committee for Ethnic Affairs defined its tasks of fine-tuning policies and laws to ensure equality, respect, and solidarity between ethnic groups and boost the development of ethnic-inhabited areas and human resources in ethnic communities.

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More incentives for workers

More incentives for workers

4/26/2017 - 18:23

(VOVworld)-Vietnam is celebrating Workers’ Month to mark Labor Day, May 1. Last Saturday, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a dialogue with workers in the central economic region.

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More new air routes linking Vietnam and the world

More new air routes linking Vietnam and the world

4/26/2017 - 18:11

(VOVworld)-Scores of carriers are opening new air routes to and from Vietnam to meet increasing travel demand.

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Promoting intellectual property to improve business

Promoting intellectual property to improve business

4/26/2017 - 17:01

(VOVworld) – A workshop on promoting intellectual property to raise business prestige and value took place in Hanoi on Tuesday as part of activities to mark World Intellectual Property Day, April 26.

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Top legislators seek ways to expand Vietnam-RoK relations

Top legislators seek ways to expand Vietnam-RoK relations

4/25/2017 - 19:33

VOVworld)- Vietnam always considers the Republic of Korea (RoK) its strategic partner in socio-economic development, said National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan during talks in Hanoi on Tuesday with her counterpart Chung Sye-kyun.

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Vietnam, New Zealand to raise ties to new height

Vietnam, New Zealand to raise ties to new height

4/25/2017 - 18:36

(VOVworld) – President Tran Dai Quang has reiterated that Vietnam treasures relations with New Zealand, adding that Vietnam has efficiently used the country’s official development assistance (ODA) for socio-economic development and human resource improvement.

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Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2017 to draw hundreds of artisans

Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2017 to draw hundreds of artisans

4/25/2017 - 18:32

(VOVworld) – More than 300 artisans representing craft villages nationwide will participate in the 2017 Hue Traditional Craft Festival, to take place in Hue from this Friday.

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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...