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South Korea: Democratic Party begins polling to elect presidential candidate

South Korea: Democratic Party begins polling to elect presidential candidate

3/22/2017 - 18:44

(VOVworld) – South Korean Democratic Party (DP) on Wednesday began a 10-day vote to elect its candidate for the upcoming presidential election, scheduled in May.

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Houthis urged to give up ballistic missiles under future Yemen peace deal

Houthis urged to give up ballistic missiles under future Yemen peace deal

3/17/2017 - 18:39

(VOVworld) - The UN special envoy to Yemen has said that Yemen’s Houthi group has to relinquish their arsenal of ballistic missiles under any future peace deal.

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Director of “Kong: Skull Island” named tourism ambassador for Vietnam

Director of “Kong: Skull Island” named tourism ambassador for Vietnam

3/15/2017 - 14:48

(VOVworld) - Director of "Kong: Skull Island", Jordan Vogt-Roberts, has been appointed tourism ambassador of Vietnam for the 2017-2020 period. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism approved his nomination on March 9th and on March, 10th, after a unanimous vote, the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien officially appointed him Vietnam’s tourism ambassador.

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Tech firms seek to improve information security

Tech firms seek to improve information security

3/10/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- After Wikileaks revealed that the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is hacking smart phones, PCs, and smart TV, several of the tech firms have taken measures to improve their products’ information security.

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Wikileaks reveals how CIA is targeting iPhone, Android, and smart TV

Wikileaks reveals how CIA is targeting iPhone, Android, and smart TV

3/8/2017 - 16:49

(VOVworld) – Wikileaks on Tuesday dropped a massive collection of information detailing how the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is attacking smart phones, PCs, and smart TV, which is basically all the things that are connected to the internet.

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Devotion music award 2017 nominees announced

Devotion music award 2017 nominees announced

3/4/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld) – Nominees for the Devotion Music Awards 2017 were announced by the Vietnam News Agency’s Sports and Culture newspaper in Hanoi on February 22. This year, the award has a new category “Best producer of the Year” to bring the total award categories to 19.

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National ethnic radio channel launched

National ethnic radio channel launched

2/25/2017 - 16:08

(VOVworld)- A ceremony to launch the national ethnic radio channel took place in Quan Ba district, Ha Giang province on Friday.

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Stratfor warns of North Korea’s nuclear capability

Stratfor warns of North Korea’s nuclear capability

2/21/2017 - 19:19

(VOVworld) - North Korea has long been developing a comprehensive nuclear deterrent and it's making progress, according to Stratfor, a US geopolitical intelligence and advisory firm.

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Iran warns of resuming nuclear program

Iran warns of resuming nuclear program

2/20/2017 - 16:14

(VOVworld) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said Iran will restore its nuclear program if the US cancels the 2015 nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), between Iran and the P5+1 group, which includes the US, Russia, the UK, France, China, and Germany.

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Eating and cooking habits of the US

Eating and cooking habits of the US

2/20/2017 - 12:43

(VOVworld) - A research by Dosomething.org suggests that at least 1 in 4 people in the US eat some type of fast food every day and cooking at home is dying. Is it true? Do American really prefer packed than fresh food? Today VOV’s reporter Dieu Ha will talk to Charles Jensen, an English teacher from the US, to learn...

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Chairwoman of Russian Federation Council visits Vietnam

Chairwoman of Russian Federation Council visits Vietnam

2/20/2017 - 9:47

(VOVworld) - A high-ranking delegation of the Federation Council of Russia led by Chairwoman Valentina Ivanovna Matviyenko begins a three-day official visit to Vietnam on Monday, according to the National Assembly Committee for External Affairs. The visit is at the invitation of Chairwoman of Vietnam’s National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

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Sherlock Holmes’s 130th birthday celebrated

Sherlock Holmes’s 130th birthday celebrated

2/8/2017 - 15:10

(VOVworld) – Sherlock Holmes, a fictional private detective created by British writer Arthur Conan Doyle, marks his 130th birthday in 2017. The BBC plans to air the long-awaited 4th episode of a series of movies about this renowned character.

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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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Hanoi promotes tourism on CNN

Hanoi promotes tourism on CNN

1/30/2017 - 15:55

(VOVworld) – The Hanoi City’s People Committee has concluded negotiations with CNN (Cable News Network), which provides news for over 200 TV and radio stations worldwide, to air ads promoting the city’s tourism.

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Syrian army captures important area near Damascus

Syrian army captures important area near Damascus

1/30/2017 - 15:32

(VOVworld) - Syrian government forces recaptured all towns and villages in the Wadi Barada valley near the capital, Damascus on Sunday.

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Lunar New Year celebrated nationwide

Lunar New Year celebrated nationwide

1/27/2017 - 16:07

(VOVworld) – The Lunar New Year ( Tet ) is joyfully celebrated nationwide. The atmosphere on the last day of the year is so special, marking the transition from the old year to the new year.

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Wednesday January 25, 2017

Wednesday January 25, 2017

1/26/2017 - 16:59

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese people are rushing to prepare for Tet, the Lunar New Year celebration, which will begin on Saturday. It is the most important holiday in Vietnam. Many people get a week off from work for the Lunar New Year holiday.

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Syria serious about peace talks in Astana

Syria serious about peace talks in Astana

1/23/2017 - 17:04

(VOVworld) - Syria's Prime Minister Imad Khamis said Sunday that his government is serious about the imminent Syrian talks in Astana, insisting that Damascus welcomes any initiative to restore peace and security in Syria.

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President Tran Dai Quang pays Tet visit to Hai Phong

President Tran Dai Quang pays Tet visit to Hai Phong

1/18/2017 - 19:21

(VOVworld)- On Wednesday, President Tran Dai Quang paid a Tet visit to the High Command of the Vietnam People’s Navy, the High Command of Military Zone 3, Hai Phong Police, and local social beneficiaries.

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Pilgrimage to Tram pagoda, where President Ho Chi Minh read 1947 New Year poem on VOV

Pilgrimage to Tram pagoda, where President Ho Chi Minh read 1947 New Year poem on VOV

1/17/2017 - 12:19

(VOVworld) - On Thursday night, the Voice of Vietnam will host a ceremony to remember the first time President Ho Chi Minh read a poem on VOV to wish Happy New Yearto Vietnamese people and foreigners at home and abroad on New Year’s Eve in 1947. The ceremony, accompanied by an art program, will take place at the National Radio...

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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...