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Central Europe's leaders reject EU's relocation of migrants

Central Europe's leaders reject EU's relocation of migrants

3/29/2017 - 17:19

(VOVworld) - Leaders of the Visegrad Group (V4), which includes Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, and the Czech Republic, vowed Tuesday not to be blackmailed by threats of financial punishment from the EU if they don't join in the relocation of thousands of Middle Eastern and African refugees.

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Germany toughens position on Brexit

Germany toughens position on Brexit

3/28/2017 - 18:54

(VOVworld) – The Financial Times reported on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel has toughened her position on the UK’s exit bill. She insisted that Britain’s exit terms must be negotiated before talks begin on any new relationship with the EU.

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Slovenia urges EU enlargement to Balkans

Slovenia urges EU enlargement to Balkans

3/27/2017 - 18:38

(VOVworld) – Slovenian President Borut Pahor has urged for EU enlargement including the Western Balkans that will contribute to peace and stability in the region.

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Poland warns it may not adopt EU’s Rome Declaration

Poland warns it may not adopt EU’s Rome Declaration

3/24/2017 - 17:05

(VOVworld) – Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo said Poland may not accept the Rome Declaration, which will declare the EU’s actions after the UK’s departure, if the document does not deal with the issues that Warsaw considers important.

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Poland opposes a two-speed Europe

Poland opposes a two-speed Europe

3/23/2017 - 17:31

(VOVworld) - A two-speed Europe would be a recipe for disaster, division, and separation, Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski said on Wednesday.

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Polish architect Kazimiers Kawiatkowski honored

Polish architect Kazimiers Kawiatkowski honored

3/20/2017 - 16:38

(VOVworld) – Polish architect Kazimiers Kawiatkowski was commemorated in Thua Thien-Hue province on Sunday on his 20th death anniversary.

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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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Donald Tusk reelected European Council President

Donald Tusk reelected European Council President

3/10/2017 - 17:03

(VOVworld) - Donald Tusk was elected to a second term as President of the European Council on Thursday by an overwhelming vote at the EU Summit.

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Vietnam highlights its contributions to global human rights initiatives

Vietnam highlights its contributions to global human rights initiatives

3/1/2017 - 16:50

(VOVworld) - Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc said Vietnam has contributed to a wide range of international and regional initiatives on human rights and other issues, including efforts to respond to global challenges.

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The golden Oscar statuette

The golden Oscar statuette

2/23/2017 - 17:03

(VOVworld) – The 89th Academy Awards (Oscars) ceremony will take place Sunday night (local time) at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California. Six months earlier, workers at the Polich Tallix foundry began casting golden trophies in preparation for the ceremony.

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European Language Day in Hanoi

European Language Day in Hanoi

10/31/2016 - 9:17

(VOVworld) - The sixth European Language Day was held in Hanoi on Saturday under the theme “Multilingualism in Schools”.

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Kim Hoang folk paintings

Kim Hoang folk paintings

9/9/2016 - 17:38

(VOVworld) – Kim Hoang folk paintings which originates in Kim Hoang village, Hoai Duc district, Hanoi, flourished from the 18th to the 19th century. They mostly portray fixtures in the simple lives of people in the northern delta region, such as buffaloes, pigs, chicken, and village life on the Lunar New Year.

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Germany, France, Poland increase ties for EU’s effectiveness

Germany, France, Poland increase ties for EU’s effectiveness

8/29/2016 - 18:16

(VOVworld) - The German, French and Polish foreign ministers vowed on Sunday to increase ties between their countries after Britain leaves the EU to secure a safer and more effective union.

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’ bilateral meetings on ASEM sidelines

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’ bilateral meetings on ASEM sidelines

7/16/2016 - 16:11

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had bilateral meetings with leaders of Asian and European countries on the sidelines of the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, on July 15.

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NATO to deploy troops near Russia’s Kaliningrad

NATO to deploy troops near Russia’s Kaliningrad

7/7/2016 - 17:29

(VOVworld) – The command center for four NATO battalion groups stationed in Poland and the three Baltic countries is likely to be based in Elblag, within a hundred kilometers of Russia’s Kaliningrad.

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Vietnam, Poland asked to expand cooperation in strong fields

Vietnam, Poland asked to expand cooperation in strong fields

6/24/2016 - 18:26

(VOVworld) - Vietnam and Poland should continue expanding cooperation in their fields of strength and those they have demand for, such as tourism, education, food processing, and climate change response, as they have yet to fully tap their cooperative potential.

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Vietnam treasures relations with Poland

Vietnam treasures relations with Poland

6/10/2016 - 16:22

(VOVworld) - Vietnam values its time-honored friendship and cooperation with Poland, Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh told Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo in Warsaw on Thursday.

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Vietnamese water puppet’s design and manipulation

Vietnamese water puppet’s design and manipulation

6/10/2016 - 10:55

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese water puppetry is a unique folk art, believed to be more than 1000 years old. A guide book says “Not watching a performance of water puppetry means not visiting Vietnam yet.” A water puppetry performance provides great fun and excitement for their audiences. Puppeteers cleverly manipulate wooden puppets on a special stage covered in water. In today’s...

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Vietnam creates favorable conditions for Polish investors

Vietnam creates favorable conditions for Polish investors

6/9/2016 - 16:43

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh met with Polish President Andrzej Duda Wednesday while in Warsaw for the 26th Global Summit of Women.

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Largest NATO military exercise kicks off in Poland

Largest NATO military exercise kicks off in Poland

6/6/2016 - 18:32

(VOVworld) – About 31,000 troops from 24 countries took part in the largest ever NATO military exercise in Poland.

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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...