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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

8/19/2016 - 9:23

A: Shooting began as a sport in Vietnam in the early 1960s with the first shooters being members of the army and railway sector. At that time, the marksmen practiced with rifles like the Bruno - 2, Bruno - 4, Toz – 8, and Drulov…

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

8/4/2016 - 14:29

A: Volleyball appeared in Vietnam between 1920 and 1922 in large cities like Hanoi and Hai Phong. After the August Revolution in August, 1945, like other sports, volleyball became more popular.

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Wednesday July 12, 2016

Wednesday July 12, 2016

7/27/2016 - 16:19

(VOVworld) - I’m reading a letter from Ullmar Qvick, a shortwave enthusiast from Sweden. He was one of the founders of the Arctic Radio Club back in the 1960. It’s still very much alive, Qvick said.

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

7/25/2016 - 18:40

A: Thank you. We hope that you can come to Vietnam and visit Phu Quoc sometimes. Phu Quoc island is a popular tourist destination in summer. It has the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam. There you can also sample delicious seafood.

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Wednesday July 12, 2016

Wednesday July 12, 2016

7/14/2016 - 18:56

(VOVworld) - Northern Vietnam is in the middle of its summer, which is also the rainy season. Here in Hanoi, we are experiencing intervals of extremely hot days and torrential rains.

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

7/7/2016 - 16:42

A: Vietnam is home to 54 ethnic groups, each with its own customs and traditions. Those groups have created a variety of traditional musical instruments, which have played an important role in Vietnamese people’s lives. The musical instruments of Vietnam include the "monochord zither", the "moon-shaped two-string lute", and the “pear-shaped lute with four strings”. One of the best-known musical...

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

6/23/2016 - 11:37

A: Stamp collecting is one of the world’s most popular hobbies thanks to its affordability, educational benefits, and historical value. For many collectors, philately is an art, a passion, a way to communicate, and more. Now when people communicate with each other via the Internet, it’s interesting to know that these stamps remain attractive.

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Wednesday June 15, 2016

Wednesday June 15, 2016

6/16/2016 - 17:35

(VOVworld) - Vietnam has about 72,000 Muslim who are followers of the Bani and Islam branches. Most of them are Cham ethnic people, who live mainly in Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan province. Some of them live scattered in other cities and provinces. There is only one Muslim mosque in Hanoi with a handful of followers.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

6/10/2016 - 17:30

A: “We’ve had a period of very hot weather here in Sweden with temperatures reaching 28 DC. This certainly is too much for me and my wife but I guess this kind of hot or even higher temperatures is nothing unusual in Vietnam. How do Vietnamese people cope with very hot weather? What do they drink and what do they...

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

5/30/2016 - 14:14

A: Bun Cha- the traditional Vietnamese dish - consists of grilled pork served in a broth or with dipping sauce, along with rice noodles and fresh herbs. It is one of the oldest favorites of northern Vietnamese cuisine. The pork is grilled in two styles.

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Wednesday May 18, 2016

Wednesday May 18, 2016

5/19/2016 - 15:33

(VOVworld) - We’ve received a lovely postcard and letter from Marlene Sherburne of the US. She wrote: “I haven’t written to you in some time and wanted to send you this card. One reason is to let you know I’m thinking of you and listening to your broadcast on the internet. I bought a computer because so many short-wave stations...

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Wednesday May 11, 2016

Wednesday May 11, 2016

5/11/2016 - 18:44

(VOVworld) - From Japan, Fumito Hokamura told us about powerful earthquakes that shook the Kumamoto region last month and destroyed many houses. He said this area hadn’t recorded many earthquakes before. At least 49 people were killed and about 3,000 others were injured in a magnitude 7 main shock on April 16 and a foreshock earthquake with a magnitude 6.2...

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

5/6/2016 - 10:40

B: The success of the 1975 Spring General Offensive and Uprising, which culminated in the historic HCM campaign ended Vietnamese people’s anti-US war. It marked a milestone in Vietnam’s history of resisting foreign invaders.

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Wednesday April 27, 2016

Wednesday April 27, 2016

4/29/2016 - 11:48

(VOVworld) - Although it’s the beginning of summer, it’s pretty hot with the midday temperature in Hanoi at around 32 DC and HCM city at 36 DC. Luckily there are some showers in the evening to cool the temperature. And in the morning, the weather is as pleasant as in the autumn.

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

4/22/2016 - 16:46

A: We’d like to thank Robert Krolikowski of the US for sending us late Easter greetings with a beautiful Easter Card and a greeting card marking St Patrick’s Day. Thank you for all the nice wishes.

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

4/15/2016 - 13:59

A: In an email to VOV this week, SB Sharma of India asked about some special food made with green bananas, so we’ll tell you about snails cooked with green banana and tofu, a delicious dish popular in northern Vietnam. This dish requires a lot of steps in processing, so it’s often cooked at weekends when the whole family gathers.

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Wednesday April 6, 2016

Wednesday April 6, 2016

4/6/2016 - 16:23

A: I have a letter from Robert Gauvin who wrote to us on a snowy night in Ottawa, Canada. He said “winter this year came late to most of Canada. The last few weeks winter has made up for its late arrival. Snow is still falling in early March and the temperature falls below -10DC during the day.”

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Wednesday March 30, 2016

Wednesday March 30, 2016

3/31/2016 - 10:28

A: Vietnam has many colorful festivals and annual events which range from simply entertaining the community to honoring Vietnam’s founders and heroes.

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Wednesday March 23, 2016

Wednesday March 23, 2016

3/23/2016 - 16:42

(VOVworld) - Spring has arrived in northern Vietnam, bringing with it high humidity and drizzles. The average temperature in Hanoi ranges from 20 to 25 DC these days. This weather is great for the plants to grow and the flowers to blossom.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

3/17/2016 - 15:18

A: In a letter to us this week, Markku wrote: “I’m writing to you, because I listened to your transmission again after 48 years. The date of your last QSL card was August 5, 1968. DX listening was then my hobby and now that I’m at the retirement age, I once again have time to listen to the radio”.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

A: Shooting began as a sport in Vietnam in the early 1960s with the first shooters being members of the army and railway sector. At that time, the marksmen practiced...

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