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Vietnam continues to be an attractive investment destination

Vietnam continues to be an attractive investment destination

3/21/2017 - 12:38

(VOVworld) – Vietnam gained a record 15.8 billion USD in foreign investment in 2016 thanks to its improved investment and business environment. This year, Vietnam expects to continue to be an attractive destination for foreign investors due to new opportunities from international economic integration and government incentives.

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Narrowing differences about Europe’s future

Narrowing differences about Europe’s future

3/16/2017 - 17:48

(VOVworld) – The EU Summit last week pointed up differences among the 27 members concerning the EU future.

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Quat Dong embroidery craft village in Hanoi

Quat Dong embroidery craft village in Hanoi

3/16/2017 - 17:47

(VOVworld) - Located in Thuong Tin district, about 25 kilometers south of Hanoi, Quat Dong embroidery craft village is considered the cradle of embroidery in Vietnam with its brand name famous throughout the northern region and nationwide. Its reputation has remained strong since the 17th century.

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Kidzplay center in Hanoi

Kidzplay center in Hanoi

3/15/2017 - 15:32

(VOVworld) – Do you have children under 6 years old? Are you looking for a place where your babies are given an opportunity to play with a variety of age-appropriate toys while you are learning new parenting skills? If so, “Kidzplay”, a new play center at Number 19, To Huu Street, Hanoi, should be on your list.

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Bringing hopes to cancer children

Bringing hopes to cancer children

3/15/2017 - 15:02

(VOVworld) - As Tet, or Vietnamese Lunar New Year is just around the corner, many volunteer groups in Hanoi have launched activities in the hope of bringing people a festival of joy. Those activities become even more meaningful for the children who never get a day off from fighting cancer. With the hope of bringing a little happiness to those...

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Tourism Ambassador Jordan Vogt-Roberts: Vietnam is beautiful, its people are friendly

Tourism Ambassador Jordan Vogt-Roberts: Vietnam is beautiful, its people are friendly

3/14/2017 - 17:13

(VOVworld) - Jordan Vogt-Roberts, director of the Hollywood blockbuster Kong: Skull Island is the first foreign director to be named Vietnam’s Honorary Tourism Ambassador for a 3-year term.

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Asia-Pacific trade and integration in the new era

Asia-Pacific trade and integration in the new era

3/14/2017 - 13:56

(VOVworld) – The US-based Asia Society Policy Institute recently released a report entitled “Charting a course for trade and economic integration in the Asia-Pacific.” Amid challenges facing global trade, the report spotlighted a need for closer regional integration.

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Impact of FED’s possible interest rate hike

Impact of FED’s possible interest rate hike

3/12/2017 - 17:21

(VOVworld)- According to the US Labor Department, a wave of hiring in February pointed to a strong foundation for US economy, providing further evidence for the Federal Reserve that the moment to raise interest rates has come. FED’s interest rate increase shows the positive signs of the US economy but also creates impact.

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Kong: Skull Island smashes Vietnam’s box office of all time

Kong: Skull Island smashes Vietnam’s box office of all time

3/12/2017 - 17:00

(VOVworld) - American blockbuster “Kong: Skull Island” has set a new record in box office revenues in Vietnam after snagging 18.2 billion VND (798,200 USD) from the opening day on March 10 and early screenings on March 9 night.

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Vietnam concerned about DPRK’s missile launch

Vietnam concerned about DPRK’s missile launch

3/11/2017 - 7:33

(VOVworld) - Vietnam is very concerned about the launch of ballistic missiles by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Monday, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh said on Friday.

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Muong Lo - cradle of Black Thai culture

Muong Lo - cradle of Black Thai culture

3/10/2017 - 17:31

(VOVworld)- Muong Lo valley in Nghia Lo township, Yen Bai province is famous for delicious rice thanks to its fertile soil. Nestled in mountains, the flat valley is the habitat of several ethnic minorities with diverse cultures and customs.

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Hollywood’s “Kong: Skull Island” hits Vietnam theaters

Hollywood’s “Kong: Skull Island” hits Vietnam theaters

3/10/2017 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – “Kong: Skull Island”, Hollywood’s thrilling summer blockbuster premiered in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city on Thursday.

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Film “Kong: Skull Island”: opportunity for Vietnam to promote tourism

Film “Kong: Skull Island”: opportunity for Vietnam to promote tourism

3/9/2017 - 19:18

(VOVworld) - “Kong: Skull Island”, a 2017 American monster thriller movie directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, will be released worldwide on Friday.

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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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US billionaire philanthropists and the Radiant Earth project

US billionaire philanthropists and the Radiant Earth project

3/8/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- Some of the world's most influential billionaire philanthropists plan to launch a powerful digital platform to harness the avalanche of data sent from satellites each day - and make it freely available for humanitarian and environmental causes. The 'Radiant Earth' project is a free of charge repository and archive of the world's satellite, aerial and drone imagery.

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Vietnam, Laos exchange experiences in administrative management

Vietnam, Laos exchange experiences in administrative management

3/7/2017 - 18:29

(VOVworld) – A seminar took place in Hanoi on Tuesday featuring decentralization in Vietnam and Laos and experiences for both National Assemblies.

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UN says chemical weapon use in Mosul would be war crime

UN says chemical weapon use in Mosul would be war crime

3/5/2017 - 15:56

(VOVworld) - Twelve people, including women and children, are being treated for possible exposure to chemical weapons agents in Mosul, where Islamic State (ISIS) is fighting off an offensive by US-backed Iraqi forces, the United Nations said on Saturday.

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NA Chairwoman praises UN’s work in Vietnam

NA Chairwoman praises UN’s work in Vietnam

3/3/2017 - 21:56

(VOVworld)- The UN and the UNDP have contributed to boosting sustainable growth in Vietnam via assistance in poverty alleviation, HIV/AIDS control, child protection, disease prevention and climate change response, said National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan. She made the statement while receiving Kamal Malhotra, new UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative to Vietnam, in Hanoi on March 3.

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Yen Bai province, an alluring destination in the northwest

Yen Bai province, an alluring destination in the northwest

2/23/2017 - 0:00

(VOVworld)- Yen Bai province has become a tourist destination thanks to its beautiful unspoiled landscape and diverse culture. Over the past few years, the province has invested in upgrading roads and developed a variety of local tours.

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Pet care, a new job in China

Pet care, a new job in China

2/22/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- In recent years, raising pets has become more popular in major cities in China thanks to improved living standards. As a result, pet care grows strongly becoming a “fortune making” industry in China.

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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...