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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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World powers boycott UN talks on nuclear weapons ban

World powers boycott UN talks on nuclear weapons ban

3/28/2017 - 18:51

(VOVworld) – 100 countries have begun negotiations on a nuclear weapons ban treaty at the United Nations while facing boycott by 40 countries, including 5 world nuclear powers: the US, the UK, France, Russia, and China.

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OVs invest in 900 businesses in Ho Chi Minh City

OVs invest in 900 businesses in Ho Chi Minh City

3/28/2017 - 18:25

(VOVworld) – Overseas Vietnamese have invested in more than 900 businesses in Ho Chi Minh City with total registered capital of 1.8 billion USD, focusing on infrastructure, trade centers, and waste treatment.

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Asia-Pacific economy’s firm growth

Asia-Pacific economy’s firm growth

3/28/2017 - 17:24

(VOVworld) – The 2017 Asian Economy Forward-Looking Indicator shows positive signals for the Asia-Pacific economy. The survey was conducted by the BFA, SAIC-GM, Cadillac and Caijing magazine.

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Russia criticizes illegal protests in Moscow

Russia criticizes illegal protests in Moscow

3/28/2017 - 17:12

(VOVworld) – A spokesman for the Russian President said Russia will not respond to the request of the European Council and the US State Department to release people arrested during illegal protests in Moscow on Sunday.

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Israel vows to work with US on peace efforts

Israel vows to work with US on peace efforts

3/28/2017 - 16:02

(VOVworld) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he was committed to working with US President Donald Trump to advance peace efforts with the Palestinians and with the broader Arab world.

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NATO moves foreign ministers’ meeting to accommodate Tillerson

NATO moves foreign ministers’ meeting to accommodate Tillerson

3/28/2017 - 15:58

(VOVworld) - NATO has confirmed that its foreign ministers' meeting in Brussels has been rescheduled for Friday.

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South Korean prosecutors seek to arrest ex-president Park

South Korean prosecutors seek to arrest ex-president Park

3/27/2017 - 18:36

(VOVworld) - Prosecutors said Monday that they were seeking to arrest former President Park Geun-hye of South Korea on criminal charges.

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Vietnamese AO victim introduces autobiography in France

Vietnamese AO victim introduces autobiography in France

3/27/2017 - 18:19

(VOVworld)- Tran To Nga, a Vietnamese Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victim living in France has introduced her autobiography on the occasion of the Vietnam Day event held in Valenton city of France.

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17 countries and territories participate in Analytica Vietnam 2017 Exhibition

17 countries and territories participate in Analytica Vietnam 2017 Exhibition

3/27/2017 - 16:56

(VOVworld) – The international exhibition on experimental technology, analysis, diagnosis, and biotechnology, known as Analytica Vietnam 2017, will be held in Hanoi from Wednesday to Friday.

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Vietnam responds to the Join Global Lights Off – Earth Hour 2017

Vietnam responds to the Join Global Lights Off – Earth Hour 2017

3/26/2017 - 16:50

(VOVworld) - Cities around the world switch off lights in response to the Earth Hour Campaign 2017 on March 25. Some 7,000 cities in 172 countries joined the movement to cope with climate change. Hanoi joined the movement by switching off lights from 20:30 to 21:30 on March 25 with the theme “Switching Off Lights, Switch On the Future.” Minister...

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The 10th Phan Chau Trinh Cultural Awards

The 10th Phan Chau Trinh Cultural Awards

3/25/2017 - 17:21

(VOVworld) - The annual Phan Chau Trinh Cultural Awards ceremony opened on March 24 in Ho Chi Minh City to honour outstanding individuals in the fields of culture and education, translation and research. Deputy Chief of Trustee, Professor Chu Hao, said as a non-governmental organization, the awards will continue to revive, conserve and promote

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Hope Choir lights up dreams for the visually-impaired

Hope Choir lights up dreams for the visually-impaired

3/25/2017 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – Impressive, amazing, and emotional are how people describe the Hope Choir. Consisting of visually-impaired singers, the Choir sings with the hope of bringing happiness to everyone.

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US, Russia continue Syrian airspace security talks

US, Russia continue Syrian airspace security talks

3/25/2017 - 15:23

(VOVworld) - The Defense Department yesterday held a video conference with Russian defense ministry counterparts. Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis announced in a statement saying that this was the latest session of their dialogue with the Russian ministry of defense under the memorandum of understanding for the safety of flight in Syria to

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Francophone Parliamentary Assembly’s conference opens

Francophone Parliamentary Assembly’s conference opens

3/24/2017 - 19:15

(VOVworld) – A meeting of the Committee on Parliamentary Affairs of the Francophone Parliamentary Assembly opened in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday, bringing together over 50 delegates from 20 the assembly’s sub-committees. Speaking

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Vietnam International Travel Mart 2017 set to attract the American visitors

Vietnam International Travel Mart 2017 set to attract the American visitors

3/24/2017 - 18:32

(VOVworld) - The Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM) 2017 themed ““Hanoi - Destination of Vietnam”, will take place from April 6-9 at the International Exhibition Center in Hanoi. 652 enterprises and tourism management and promotion agencies from 43 of Vietnam’s cities and provinces and 25 countries and territories have registered to exhibit

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Vietnam wants to boost education cooperation with US

Vietnam wants to boost education cooperation with US

3/24/2017 - 18:28

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Friday made the remark at a reception for President of the Harvard University Drew Gilpin Faust at the Government Office in Hanoi.

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House vote on Obamacare delayed

House vote on Obamacare delayed

3/24/2017 - 17:24

(VOVworld) - President Donald Trump demanded a House of Representatives vote on a Republican plan to repeal and replace parts of the Affordable Care Act on Friday, putting intense pressure on lawmakers to back a bill that lacked sufficient support to pass the chamber on Thursday.

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UN condemns North Korea ballistic missile launch and engine test

UN condemns North Korea ballistic missile launch and engine test

3/24/2017 - 17:14

(VOVworld) –The UN Security Council on Thursday strongly condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch and engine test as "grave" violations of UN sanctions.

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Humans: the main cause of Arctic sea ice melting

Humans: the main cause of Arctic sea ice melting

3/24/2017 - 10:00

(VOVworld) – A group of American scientists recently released a study indicating that humans are 60% responsible for ice melting in the Arctic. Natural changes have caused 40% of the loss of sea ice.

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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...