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Party leader receives Chairwoman of Russia’s Federal Council

Party leader receives Chairwoman of Russia’s Federal Council

2/22/2017 - 19:16

(VOVworld) – General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong praised the Vietnam visit by Chairwoman of Russia’s Federal Council Valentina Ivanovna Matvienko as significant to the traditional friendship and Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between Vietnam and Russia.

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Sharing experience in administrative reform, technological application in customs

Sharing experience in administrative reform, technological application in customs

2/22/2017 - 18:47

(VOVworld)- The Sub-Committee on Customs Procedures on Wednesday discussed administrative reform and the application of science and technology in customs activities as part of the first APEC Senior Officials Meetings.

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Vietnam-Russia talk on strengthening cooperation between localities

Vietnam-Russia talk on strengthening cooperation between localities

2/22/2017 - 18:42

(VOVworld)- A seminar on strengthening the partnership among localities of Vietnam and Russia took place in Hanoi on Wednesday.

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Awarding insignias to Czech officials

Awarding insignias to Czech officials

2/22/2017 - 17:23

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has awarded insignias to Jan Zahradil, Czech Member of the European Parliament, and Petr Hnízdo, Director of the International Relations Department of the Czech Ministry of Culture, for their contribution to strengthening cultural, sports, and tourism cooperation between Viet Nam and the Czech Republic.

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VOV launches Health and Food Safety Channel

VOV launches Health and Food Safety Channel

2/22/2017 - 17:21

(VOVworld) - Next Monday, the Voice of Vietnam will officially launch its Health and Food Safety Channel on 89 FM. The program will air daily from 06:00 to 23:00 hours in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, and Can Tho city.

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Brazil to import Robusta coffee from Vietnam

Brazil to import Robusta coffee from Vietnam

2/22/2017 - 17:19

(VOVworld) - The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture said on Monday it will reduce the import tariff on Vietnamese Robusta coffee from 20 to 10 percent.

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APEC 2107 and the battle against corruption

APEC 2107 and the battle against corruption

2/22/2017 - 16:49

(VOVword)-Transparency and anti-corruption are a hot topic at the ongoing first APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting in 2017 in Vietnam’s central city of Nha Trang. Vietnam’s initiatives to encourage public involvement in the fight against corruption have been applauded by other APEC members.

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Khmer’s art of writing on Buong leaves recognized as national intangible cultural heritage

Khmer’s art of writing on Buong leaves recognized as national intangible cultural heritage

2/22/2017 - 16:45

(VOVworld) - The art of writing on Buong leaves of the Khmer ethnic people has been recognized as national intangible cultural heritage by Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism.

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Logistics expected to boost Dong Nai’s growth

Logistics expected to boost Dong Nai’s growth

2/22/2017 - 16:36

(VOVworld)-Dong Nai province plans to establish an advanced logistics network to serve the entire southern key economic region.

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Working groups and APEC Sub-Committees continue meetings

Working groups and APEC Sub-Committees continue meetings

2/22/2017 - 16:13

(VOVworld) – On Wednesday, working groups and subcommittees entered the 5th working day of the first APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM-1) and related meetings in Nha Trang city.

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APEC member economies support Vietnam-proposed agenda

APEC member economies support Vietnam-proposed agenda

2/22/2017 - 16:08

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese delegations to the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, and other international organizations met on Monday in Geneva to discuss Vietnam’s priorities for APEC Year 2017 as well as action plans in Vietnam and Geneva.

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Dung Quat, Chu Lai EZs cooperate for further growth

Dung Quat, Chu Lai EZs cooperate for further growth

2/21/2017 - 21:00

(VOVworld)- The Dung Quat Economic Zone in Quang Ngai and the Chu Lai Open Economic Zone in Quang Nam have attracted a large number of Vietnamese and foreign investors. 10 years ago, the two provinces signed a cooperation agreement to support the growth of the two economic zones.

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London Symphony Orchestra to perform in Hanoi

London Symphony Orchestra to perform in Hanoi

2/21/2017 - 19:23

(VOVworld)-An open-air concert will take place in downtown Hanoi on March 4 to promote Vietnam’s land, people and culture to the outside world.

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Vietnam targets 10 billion USD in two-way trade with Russia by 2020

Vietnam targets 10 billion USD in two-way trade with Russia by 2020

2/21/2017 - 19:20

(VOVworld)-Vietnam consistently prioritizes strengthening its comprehensive strategic partnership with Russia, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a meeting with visiting Chairwoman of the Russian Federation Council of Russia, Valentina Ivanovna Matviyenko in Hanoi on Tuesday.

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APEC officials seek ways to ensure trade security

APEC officials seek ways to ensure trade security

2/21/2017 - 18:45

(VOVworld) – The first session of the APEC Sub-Committee on Customs Procedures (SCCP) took place in Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa province, on Tuesday.

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President calls for hi-tech cooperation between Vietnam and Israel

President calls for hi-tech cooperation between Vietnam and Israel

2/21/2017 - 18:43

(VOVworld) - Vietnam and Israel should promote cooperation in technology transfer, research and development, said President Tran Dai Quang at Tuesday’s reception in Hanoi for visiting Chairman of Israel’s IMI Systems Ltd, Yitzhak Aharonovitch.

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Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia call for peaceful settlement of East Sea issues

Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia call for peaceful settlement of East Sea issues

2/21/2017 - 18:16

(VOVworld) – Vietnam and the Philippines have agreed to speed up the implementation of existing agreements and forge stronger bilateral cooperation. The consensus was reached during a meeting between Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Perfecto Yasay on Monday on the sidelines of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat in Boracay, Philippines.

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APEC 2017: over 580 delegates attend SOM1 agenda

APEC 2017: over 580 delegates attend SOM1 agenda

2/21/2017 - 17:05

(VOVworld) - More than 580 delegates from APEC member economies attended activities and events within the first APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) in the central city of Nha Trang on Monday.

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The Gie Trieng live in the Vietnam-Laos border area

The Gie Trieng live in the Vietnam-Laos border area

2/21/2017 - 15:38

(VOVworld) – The Gie Trieng, one of 6 tribes in Kon Tum province, has about 33,000 people. They live in Dak Glei and Ngoc Hoi district along the Ho Chi Minh trail near the border with Laos. Like other ethnic groups in Vietnam, the Gie Trieng have a distinct culture and have contributed to national construction.

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Vietnam attends ASEAN SOM in Philippines

Vietnam attends ASEAN SOM in Philippines

2/21/2017 - 8:50

(VOVworld) - A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of Vietnam ASEAN SOM, attended the ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting (ASEAN SOM) in Boracay, the Philippines to prepare contents for the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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...

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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...