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Wednesday, August 13 2014

Wednesday, August 13 2014

8/15/2014 - 10:41

The village of Thanh Tien has been famous for its paper flowers for over 300 years. Like the people of Hue, Thanh Tien paper flowers have a simple, delicate beauty.

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Wednesday August 6, 2014

Wednesday August 6, 2014

8/11/2014 - 9:56

(VOVworld) - I got an email from Abdelilah Boubchir of Algeria expressing his love for Vietnamese music, culture, heritage, and the way Vietnamese people maintain their authentic values. Abdelilah said he always gets a feeling of wonder when he hears the slogan at the beginning of our show. He visits our website almost every day to read the news and...

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Wednesday, July 30 2014

Wednesday, July 30 2014

8/1/2014 - 12:19

The oldest university in Vietnam is also known as the Temple of Literature, which is about 2km west of Hoan Kiem Lake in downtown Hanoi. The Temple of Literature is a rare example of well-preserved traditional Vietnamese architecture. Founded in 1070 by King Ly Thanh Tong, the temple is dedicated to Confucius (Khong Tu) and honours Vietnam’s finest scholars and...

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Wednesday July 23, 2014

Wednesday July 23, 2014

7/23/2014 - 16:38

(VOVworld) - As a coastal country, Vietnam has frequently been affected by storms and floods. But in recent years, storms have increased in intensity and frequency due to global climate change. We just wish that no more life would be taken in the coming typhoon.

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Wednesday, July 16 2014

Wednesday, July 16 2014

7/16/2014 - 15:40

A: So far, there aren’t any apple cider factories in Vietnam, but there are about 45 microbreweries in Vietnam, whereof 35 are making Czech inspired beer and the other 10 are influenced by German beer culture, according to Jonathan Gharbi, a Swedish beer blogger who lives in Hanoi and travels Vietnam in his search for microbreweries.

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Wednesday, July 2 2014

Wednesday, July 2 2014

7/4/2014 - 11:33

First on our show today, we’d like to welcome Gianluca Romani, our new listener from Italy. Gianluca wrote: “This is my first reception report to Radio Voice of Vietnam. The signal of your transmission is strong enough to be receivable even with a simple portable receiver with a whip antenna like mine. I listened to 9726 khz with no interference,...

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Wednesday June 25, 2014

Wednesday June 25, 2014

6/26/2014 - 11:37

A: We have gotten a lot of good feedback on the quality of our broadcast to many countries. Conor Farrell of Ireland said “I’m delighted to report that I listened to VOV on 9730 khz on July 20th using a Tecsun PL-600 receiver with a random wire antenna. The signal quality was very good, with a SINPO rating of 45544....

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

6/19/2014 - 15:08

Over the past week, we have received a lot of letters and emails from listeners around the world. Many said they have closely followed news reports on recent developments in the East Sea.

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Wednesday June 11, 2014

Wednesday June 11, 2014

6/12/2014 - 13:13

(VOVworld) - VOV has regularly updated information regarding China’s illegal placement of the Haiyang 981 oil rig in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf. Daily information is available on our shortwave channels and website in 12 languages, Vietnamese, English, French, Russian, German, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, Lao, Thai, Cambodian, and Indonesian.

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Wednesday May 28, 2014

Wednesday May 28, 2014

5/30/2014 - 16:35

(VOVworld) - Foreigners preparing to visit Vietnam frequently ask about transportation. We have some suggestions for getting around. This is in response to a question from Indian listener Jayanta Chakrabarty about public transportation in Vietnam and the new metro system currently under construction. He says he heard that public buses are cheap and efficient.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2014

Wednesday, May 22, 2014

5/22/2014 - 11:32

Well, not only in Hue, anywhere in Vietnam, you will have a chance to experience “diều sáo”- kite flying with flute singing. Kite flying is popular throughout the year, but especially in summer. Vietnamese people of all ages make kites of many shapes, sizes, and materials with bamboo flutes attached. “Diều sáo” are interesting for their shapes and colors and...

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Wednesday May 14, 2014

Wednesday May 14, 2014

5/15/2014 - 11:30

(VOVworld) - Let’s begin with two listeners’ requests to be recruited as VOV shortwave observers. Professor Ashraful Islam of Bangladesh wrote: “I’m a Dx’er and regular listener to most of the shortwave radio stations and online radio programs in English. I started listening to shortwave in 1976 when I was a 14-year-old high school student. Now I’m almost 52. I...

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

4/25/2014 - 14:41

First on our show today, we’d like to welcome Reginalou Annuciadao, our new listener from Brazil. Reginalou sent us a beautiful postcard of theater Jose De Alencar in Brazil and as a new listener to VOV, he is interested to know about VOV English section and its staff.

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Wednesday April 16, 2014

Wednesday April 16, 2014

4/16/2014 - 16:01

(VOVworld) - “As a regular visitor to Hue for many years now, I am always keen to hear news about that city, and so I’ve been pleased that the 2014 Hue Festival has been mentioned regularly in the domestic news since Friday, 11th April, the day before the festival started, as well as in the Culture segment on the 11th,...

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Wednesday, April 9 2014

Wednesday, April 9 2014

4/11/2014 - 10:59

Today, according to the lunar calendar, is the 10th day of March, when Vietnamese people celebrate the death anniversary of the Hung Kings, the founders of the nation. Festive activities to mark the occasion are underway in the northern province of Phu Tho.

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Wednesday, August 13 2014

Wednesday, August 13 2014

The village of Thanh Tien has been famous for its paper flowers for over 300 years. Like the people of Hue, Thanh Tien paper flowers have a simple, delicate beauty.

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Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

The Citadel of Ho Dynasty in the central province of Thanh Hoa has been named a World Cultural Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or...