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Journalist-writer Tran Mai Hanh’s historical-documentary novel “A War Account 1-2-3-4.75”

Journalist-writer Tran Mai Hanh’s historical-documentary novel “A War Account 1-2-3-4.75”

4/30/2017 - 7:00

(VOVworld) - Historical-documentary novel “A War Account 1-2-3-4.75” by journalist and writer Tran Mai Hanh contains original facts about last days of the Republic of Vietnam administration until the national Reunification Day on April 30, 1975. After three consecutive re-printings, the book now has an English version to help readers worldwide access valuable historical references and a fresh view about...

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UNESCO praises Vietnam's contributions

UNESCO praises Vietnam's contributions

4/29/2017 - 16:59

(VOVworld) - Vietnam is a role model in implementing UNESCO programs and activities, said UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova at a meeting with Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung on Friday as part of the 201st session of the UNESCO Executive Council in Paris.

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets Sultan of Brunei

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets Sultan of Brunei

4/29/2017 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held a bilateral meeting on Saturday with Brunei Darussalam Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah on the occasion of the 30th ASEAN Summit in the Philippines.

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc participates in 30th ASEAN Summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc participates in 30th ASEAN Summit

4/29/2017 - 16:28

(VOVworld) - The 30th ASEAN Summit opened in the Philippines on Saturday. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc led a Vietnamese delegation to attend the event. In his opening remarks, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called on ASEAN countries to respect national independence and affirmed that relationships will bring about benefits if mutual benefit is respected.

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2nd Vietnam-Italy National Defense Policy Dialogue convened

2nd Vietnam-Italy National Defense Policy Dialogue convened

4/29/2017 - 16:15

(VOVworld) – The 2nd Vietnam-Italy National Defense Policy Dialogue was convened during Deputy Defense Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh’s visit to Italy from April 27th to April 30th.

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Lao press: Vietnamese Prime Minister’s visit deepens bilateral ties

Lao press: Vietnamese Prime Minister’s visit deepens bilateral ties

4/28/2017 - 17:59

(VOVworld) - Lao newspapers have recently carried a number of stories on their front pages highlighting the just-concluded official visit to Laos by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, and declaring it a significant contribution to deepening the bilateral relations between the two peoples.

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Prime Minister arrives in Manila for ASEAN Summit

Prime Minister arrives in Manila for ASEAN Summit

4/28/2017 - 17:45

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his spouse, and a Vietnamese high-ranking delegation arrived in Manila, the Philippines on Friday, for the 30th ASEAN Summit and related meetings.

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Vietnam to expand activities in UN peacekeeping mission

Vietnam to expand activities in UN peacekeeping mission

4/28/2017 - 17:20

(VOVworld) - Lieutenant General Pham Hong Huong, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, led a high-ranking Vietnamese military delegation to the sixth Moscow Conference on International Security on Wednesday and Thursday.

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Doan Nho’s ballads and marching songs

Doan Nho’s ballads and marching songs

4/28/2017 - 16:54

(VOVworld) –Doan Nho has received the Ho Chi Minh award for his contribution to Vietnamese music. Doan Nho wrote a lot of great songs like “Marching under the national flag”, “The woman on La River”, and “5 brothers on the same tank”.

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Phan Thanh Liem modifies traditional puppetry

Phan Thanh Liem modifies traditional puppetry

4/28/2017 - 16:46

(VOVworld) – In recent years, a model of mini water puppet stages has become popular with domestic and foreign audiences. The mini mobile stage was created in order to reach closer to the audience. Puppeteer Phan Thanh Liem is the one who initiated the mini water puppetry.

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Vietnam contributes to success of ASEAN summit

Vietnam contributes to success of ASEAN summit

4/28/2017 - 16:45

(VOVworld) – The 30th ASEAN Summit, an important event to mark ASEAN’s 50th anniversary, convenes in the Philippines today. Attending the event, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed Vietnam’s consistent policy of considering ASEAN a strategic priority of its external policy and its commitment to contribute to ASEAN’s future.

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Vietnam runs for UNESCO Director-General position

Vietnam runs for UNESCO Director-General position

4/28/2017 - 16:09

(VOVworld) - Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau on Thursday presented his action plan as a candidate for the post of UNESCO General-Director to the Executive Board of UNESCO and to the ambassadors of UNESCO’s member countries.

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Strengthening national trademark

Strengthening national trademark

4/28/2017 - 15:38

(VOVworld) – The National Trademark Program, which focuses on quality, renovation, creativity, and leading capability, intends to promote national images through product brand names. In global integration, developing a national trademark in the domestic and foreign markets is decisive in competing with foreign products.

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Phu Luu village in Bac Ninh province

Phu Luu village in Bac Ninh province

4/27/2017 - 23:02

(VOVworld) - Phu Luu, a village in Bac Ninh province, is famous for trading betel and areca, which used to be a specialty of the Vietnamese. Also known as Giau village or Giau market, Phu Luu is also home to intellectuals and famous artists. The area has been urbanized, yet still retains cultural traditions.

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English version of “A War Account” debuts

English version of “A War Account” debuts

4/27/2017 - 18:52

(VOVworld) – The English version of historical-document novel “A War Account 1-2-3-4.75” by journalist-writer Tran Mai Hanh was officially introduced to readers at an event in Hanoi on Thursday.

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All-out public campaign to care for social beneficiaries launched

All-out public campaign to care for social beneficiaries launched

4/27/2017 - 18:51

(VOVworld) - The Vietnam Fatherland Front and the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs have launched a 3-month movement to care for veterans and martyrs relatives leading up to Vietnam Day for Invalids and War Martyrs on July 27.

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ASEAN Senior Officials’ meeting in Philippines

ASEAN Senior Officials’ meeting in Philippines

4/27/2017 - 18:20

(VOVworld) – ASEAN senior officials convened a meeting in Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, to review preparations for the 30th ASEAN Summit slated for April 29.

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Vietnam and Laos leaders foster special bilateral ties

Vietnam and Laos leaders foster special bilateral ties

4/27/2017 - 18:17

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc paid visits to Laos’ former Party and State leader on Thursday as part of his official two-day visit to Laos. He met with former Party chief and President of Laos Khamtay Siphandone, General Sisavath Keobounphanh, former Prime Minister and President of the Lao Front for National Construction, and Lao former Prime Minister Thongsing...

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Ceremony marks birth centennial of army’s talented commander

Ceremony marks birth centennial of army’s talented commander

4/27/2017 - 18:14

(VOVworld) - A ceremony was held in Hanoi on Thursday to mark the 100th birth anniversary of General Van Tien Dung, former Defense Minister and talented commander of the Vietnam People’s Army.

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Wednesday April 26, 2017

Wednesday April 26, 2017

4/27/2017 - 17:34

(VOVworld) - Summer is coming around and it’s getting hotter in the northern part of Vietnam. The average temperature now ranges from 25 to 30DC. I enjoy this pleasant weather.

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Wednesday April 26, 2017

Wednesday April 26, 2017

(VOVworld) - Summer is coming around and it’s getting hotter in the northern part of Vietnam. The average temperature now ranges from 25 to 30DC. I enjoy this pleasant weather.

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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...