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Migrant workers leave the UK

Migrant workers leave the UK

2/15/2017 - 9:00

(VOVworld)- More than a quarter of British employers believe that the EU nationals they employ are considering leaving their jobs and possibly the UK in 2017 in the wake of last year’s Brexit vote. This is creating significant problems in sectors heavily reliant on migrant workers.

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Vatican, Spain object to US-Mexico border wall

Vatican, Spain object to US-Mexico border wall

2/2/2017 - 16:46

(VOVworld) – Spain strongly opposes the building of a border wall between the US and Mexico, Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis told Spanish Parliament on Wednesday.

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Overseas Vietnamese around the world celebrate Tet

Overseas Vietnamese around the world celebrate Tet

1/23/2017 - 16:59

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese people around the world are celebrating Tet, the traditional Lunar New Year festival.

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Wednesday January 11, 2017

Wednesday January 11, 2017

1/13/2017 - 19:16

(VOVworld) - We’re continuing to receive many New Year’s greeting cards from our listeners around the world. Thank you very much for your sentiments and nice wishes for VOV.

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Vietnam, Spain urged to step up multi-dimensional ties

Vietnam, Spain urged to step up multi-dimensional ties

1/11/2017 - 16:23

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has urged Vietnam and Spain step up their relations across the board, especially in politics, the economy, trade, and investment.

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Spanish firm to develop mega park in Thua Thien-Hue

Spanish firm to develop mega park in Thua Thien-Hue

1/6/2017 - 9:59

(VOVworld)-PSH Group from Spain has received approval in principle from the People’s Committee of Thua Thien-Hue province to develop the Hue Amusement and Beach Park.

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives Spain’s Ambassador

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives Spain’s Ambassador

12/8/2016 - 18:55

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc appreciated the results of cooperation between Vietnam and Spain recently, particularly a trade revenue of 3 billion USD last year and 2 billion USD in the first half of this year.

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Rumba dance recognized as intangible heritage of mankind

Rumba dance recognized as intangible heritage of mankind

12/8/2016 - 16:00

(VOVworld) - Cuba's rumba dance has been added to UNESCO's list of "intangible" heritages of humankind. Rumba dance, which began in Africa and Spain, has flourished in Cuba. It’s considered a signature dance of Cuba which protects cultural diversity based on mutual respect.

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China, Russia reject Aleppo ceasefire

China, Russia reject Aleppo ceasefire

12/6/2016 - 16:35

(VOVworld) - Russia and China on Monday vetoed a UN Security Council resolution on an immediate seven-day ceasefire in the Syrian city of Aleppo.

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Spain rescues 92 migrants off its southern coast

Spain rescues 92 migrants off its southern coast

12/4/2016 - 16:26

(VOVworld) - Spanish authorities said 92 migrants traveling in five makeshift boats were rescued off Spain's coast on Saturday, as an increasing number of migrants seek to reach Europe via the country.

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4th Africa-Arab world summit held in Malabo

4th Africa-Arab world summit held in Malabo

11/24/2016 - 18:23

(VOVworld)- The 4th Africa-Arab World Summit meeting opened on Wednesday in the Equatorial Guinean capital Malabo with around 60 leaders from the two regions participating

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Foreign visitors to Vietnam reach over 8 million

Foreign visitors to Vietnam reach over 8 million

10/28/2016 - 18:13

(VOVworld) - Foreign arrivals in Vietnam have reached over 8 million over the last ten months of 2016, a year-on-year increase of more than 25%, according to statistics released by the General Statistics Office (GSO).

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Ta Thi Ngoc Thanh and her devotion to charity work

Ta Thi Ngoc Thanh and her devotion to charity work

10/25/2016 - 15:24

(VOVworld) – Ta Thi Ngoc Thanh, former Director of SOS Children’s Village is known for her devotion to social work and her great love for disadvantaged children. At the age of 74, Ms. Thanh is still devoted to charity work. She has been recognized as one of 9 outstanding citizens of Hanoi.

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EU-Canada free trade agreement in trouble

EU-Canada free trade agreement in trouble

10/17/2016 - 9:20

(VOVworld) – 3 days after the parliament of the French Community of Belgium rejected the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada, thousands of Europeans took to the street to protest the deal. The deal, which is a result of 7 years negotiations, is in jeopardy.

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Second Asia-Europe Music Festival opens in Hanoi

Second Asia-Europe Music Festival opens in Hanoi

10/13/2016 - 16:37

(VOVworld) - The second Asia-Europe Music Festival and the 34th Asian Composers League Festival and Conference opened at the Hanoi Opera House on Wednesday night.

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Migrant crisis: Spain rescues over 1,200 migrants at sea

Migrant crisis: Spain rescues over 1,200 migrants at sea

10/7/2016 - 17:05

(VOVworld) – Authorities said Thursday that Spanish police have rescued 1,258 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea in the largest rescue operation ever in this region.

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Vietnam to host International Conference on Tourism and Sports

Vietnam to host International Conference on Tourism and Sports

9/19/2016 - 15:55

(VOVworld) - The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will organize the International Conference on Tourism and Sports jointly with the Ministry of Culture, Tourism, and Sports in Da Nang City of Vietnam this Saturday.

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Meetings on the sideline of G20 Summit

Meetings on the sideline of G20 Summit

9/5/2016 - 18:48

(VOVworld) – On Monday, the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, said that Australia is likely to sign a Free Trade Agreement with Britain in the post-Brexit era.

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Spain fails to form a government

Spain fails to form a government

9/1/2016 - 18:16

(VOVworld) - A majority of Spanish lawmakers on Wednesday rejected conservative party leader Mariano Rajoy's bid to form a government, signaling that Spain's eight-month political deadlock is unlikely to end any time soon.

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Merkel admits mistakes made in Germany, EU concerning refugees

Merkel admits mistakes made in Germany, EU concerning refugees

8/31/2016 - 16:34

(VOVworld) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time admitted that Germany and the EU made major mistakes in handling the refugee crisis and announced efforts to pursue the a more judicious policy.

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Wednesday February 22, 2017

Wednesday February 22, 2017

(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...

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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...