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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

3/23/2017 - 16:46

(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 “At last I’ve got around to sending you a reception report after my recent trip to Vietnam over the Christmas and Tet period, including my visit to VOV’s office in...

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

3/17/2017 - 17:55

B: We’d like to thank Gerry Newmann for his great gift, a book of English culture and traditions throughout the year. We like the book every much, Gerry. It’s a great help to us, especially Thu Ly and other reporters involved in producing our Culture Rendezvous segment. We thank you very much for the gift and we hope to meet...

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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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Pagoda and village culture

Pagoda and village culture

2/23/2017 - 15:38

(VOVworld) – The Red River Delta is the cradle of the ancient Vietnamese wet rice civilization and culture. It is also the place where Buddhism was first introduced to Vietnam. Pagodas have been built in almost every village to worship Buddha.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

2/17/2017 - 16:47

A: The traditional Vietnamese wedding is one of the most important ceremonies in Vietnamese culture with influences from Confucian and Buddhist ideology. It is a significant day not only for the couple involved but also for their entire families and it usually includes quite a few formal ritual observances.

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Spring village festivals

Spring village festivals

2/12/2017 - 17:56

(VOVworld)-Village festivals offer a way to preserve the national identity and educate younger generations about their origins. Village festivals are usually held in the spring.

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Tet in memory

Tet in memory

2/10/2017 - 11:36

(VOVworld) – Tet, Vietnam’s Lunar New Year festival, is the biggest festival of the Vietnamese people and its core element is the family reunion. Tet, a time spent with loved ones, leaves vivid memories because people wait for it all year with growing excitement. In this week’s edition of That’s Life, we will compare some foreigners’ views of Tet with...

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Wednesday February 8, 2017

Wednesday February 8, 2017

2/9/2017 - 18:49

A: VOV’s Letter Box is back after one week off for special features celebrating Vietnam’s Lunar New Year. We hope you are all well. Thank you very much for sending us your New Year’s Greetings and best wishes for the New Year.

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Thai Nguyen province urged to develop key sports

Thai Nguyen province urged to develop key sports

2/9/2017 - 18:46

(VOVworld)- Minister of Sports, Culture and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien has asked Thai Nguyen province to develop key sports and improve competition outcomes at national and international contests.

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Visitors flock to Thua Thien-Hue in January

Visitors flock to Thua Thien-Hue in January

2/7/2017 - 17:20

(VOVworld) - The central province of Thua Thien-Hue welcomed nearly 230,000 visitors last month including 81,000 foreigners. According to provincial authorities, tourism revenue totaled 11.5 million USD.

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Van Am - Five colored meat balls

Van Am - Five colored meat balls

2/7/2017 - 16:48

(VOVworld) - In the past, five-colored meat balls was a dish for the upper class because it took time, patience, and many skills to make. The dish, a version of the familiar Jelly pork, was elevated to a higher level by mixing pork paste with different colors to create multi-colored meat balls floating beautifully in a bowl. The dish, which...

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Vietnamese five-colored cylindrical sticky rice cake

Vietnamese five-colored cylindrical sticky rice cake

2/7/2017 - 16:38

(VOVworld) - Instead of making the Vietnamese cylindrical sticky rice cake plain, we can make it in the form of a beautiful flower with different colored petals. The art here happens inside the roll. Different ingredients are intentionally layered before getting rolled up, and wow, flower is only revealed when the roll is cut into individual pieces. It might be...

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Overseas Vietnamese in France celebrate Year of the Rooster

Overseas Vietnamese in France celebrate Year of the Rooster

2/6/2017 - 16:44

(VOVworld) – The Vietnamese community in France celebrated the Lunar New Year at a ceremony on Saturday in Baltard Palace on the outskirts of Paris.

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Provinces report increased travel during Tet

Provinces report increased travel during Tet

2/6/2017 - 9:36

(VOVworld) - Many provinces throughout the country have reported a large number of visitors during the Lunar New Year Festival or Tet.

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Vietnam welcomes first e-visa recipient

Vietnam welcomes first e-visa recipient

2/5/2017 - 16:23

(VOVworld)-The first foreign visitor who was granted Vietnam’s e-visa arrived in HCM city on Saturday afternoon.

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Tree planting festivals launched nationwide

Tree planting festivals launched nationwide

2/5/2017 - 16:11

(VOVworld)-A ceremony took place in Hanoi on Saturday to kick off Hanoi’s greening-up campaign in honor of the late President Ho Chi Minh.

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President attends ceremony to tribute ancestors’ merits

President attends ceremony to tribute ancestors’ merits

2/5/2017 - 16:04

(VOVworld)-State President Tran Dai Quang on Sunday attended an incense burning ceremony in Hanoi to pay respect to ancestors who rendered great services to the nation.

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Vietnamese consumers spend 15 billion USD in January

Vietnamese consumers spend 15 billion USD in January

2/3/2017 - 16:29

(VOVworld)-Vietnamese consumers spent more than 15 billion USD on commodities and services in January, up 5.6% from the previous month and 9.9% more than last January.

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Vietcombank is urged to be in the list of top 300 banks

Vietcombank is urged to be in the list of top 300 banks

2/2/2017 - 18:31

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has urged Vietcombank to strive to be in the list of world’s top 300 banks in 2020. Visiting the bank on the New Year Festival, he asked Vietbankbank to take the lead in restructuring banks and credit institutions and handling bad debts.

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Head of the Mass Mobilization Commission pays Tet visit to Elderly Association

Head of the Mass Mobilization Commission pays Tet visit to Elderly Association

2/2/2017 - 18:28

(VOVworld) – Head of the Mass Mobilisation Commission of the Party Central Committee, Truong Thi Mai, paid a Tet visit to the Vietnam Association of the Elderly.

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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...