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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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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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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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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

1/19/2017 - 17:23

B: Ashik Eqbal Tokon of Bangladesh sent us an e-greeting card with pictures of Vietnamese Tet delicacies like watermelons, square sticky rice cakes, pork pie, and some other food. We think that you have a very good understanding of Vietnam and its culture. They are typical food that we have during our traditional lunar New Year Festival.

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

1/6/2017 - 14:08

A: Happy New Year. Welcome, dear listeners, to the very first Letter Box of 2017. Thank you very much for listening to VOV. We greatly appreciate your reception reports and comments on our programs. Many listeners have sent feedback on our broadcasts on a regular basis, by postal mail and email and phone.

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Wednesday December 28, 2016

Wednesday December 28, 2016

12/30/2016 - 17:48

(VOVworld) - Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all our listeners. Thank you very much for sending us your greeting cards. These beautiful cards have brought the joyous Christmas atmosphere from so many countries to VOV.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

12/22/2016 - 16:07

A: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Christmas is just around the corner and we wish you a happy holiday season.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

12/8/2016 - 14:54

Bang Lang Stork Garden lies within the area of Binh Thoi hamlet, Thoi Thuan commune, Thot Not district, Can Tho city. It is surrounded by immense rice paddies as well as interlacing canals.

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Wednesday November 30, 2016

Wednesday November 30, 2016

12/5/2016 - 11:05

(VOVworld) - This week I’m especially impressed by a package from Roger Roussel of Canada. It’s a large envelope with 5 big stamps featuring famous Canadian hockey players. He sent us a calendar, a greeting card, and sticker notes. Thank you very much, Roger, for these lovely.

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

11/25/2016 - 8:50

A: Ok Om Bok is an example. It is also called the Festival of Worshipping the Moon and takes place at the Ao Ba Om (Ba Om Pond) relic site in the southern province of Tra Vinh.

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Wednesday November 16, 2016

Wednesday November 16, 2016

11/18/2016 - 16:01

(VOVworld) - We’re very happy to welcome 3 new listeners this week. First is Jose Socorro Soeiro Maranhao, a listener from Brazil. He has been a loyal listener to VOV’s Spanish program, but this is his first reception report for the English program.

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

11/10/2016 - 16:40

A: In today’s program, we will introduce you to singer Thuy Chi, who found fame through YouTube and social networks. Thuy Chi has been playing piano since the age of 6. She recently graduated from the Vietnam National Academy of Music.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

10/27/2016 - 9:54

A: Le Duc Tho was the first and only person ever to refuse a Nobel Peace Prize. In his declining statement, he wrote: "Peace has not yet really been established in South Vietnam. In these circumstances it is impossible for me to accept the 1973 Nobel Prize for Peace which the committee has bestowed on me."

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

10/14/2016 - 15:24

A: Spring is the best time to admire the stunning beauty of the Moc Chau Plateau when its mountain slopes are covered with peach flowers. Getting lost in vast fields of peach trees whose pink and white flowers dance in the wind will surely be an impressive new experience for you.

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

9/30/2016 - 16:16

A: Sipping a cup of coffee in the morning and observing the stream of people passing by has long been a favorite pastime of Vietnamese, especially in Hanoi.

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

9/15/2016 - 13:32

(VOVworld)- On the occasion of the Mid-autumn Festival, moon cakes are given as gifts, especially to parents and grandparents. Vietnamese also place moon cakes and a variety of fruits on their family altar as an offering to their ancestors.

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Wednesday September 7, 2016

Wednesday September 7, 2016

9/8/2016 - 17:14

(VOVworld) - The Voice of Vietnam is jubilantly celebrating its 71st founding anniversary on September 7. One of the happiest things for us today is receiving congratulations from listeners worldwide.

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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...