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The global coalition against IS commits long-term cooperation

The global coalition against IS commits long-term cooperation

3/23/2017 - 18:48

(VOVworld) – Foreign Ministers and high-ranking representatives of more than 60 countries gathered in Washington for a summit of the coalition fighting the Islamic State.

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Vietnam’s activities at LIMA 2017, Malaysia

Vietnam’s activities at LIMA 2017, Malaysia

3/23/2017 - 17:56

(VOVworld) – Malaysian Deputy Defence Minister Mohd Johari bin Baharom told Vietnamese Deputy Defence Minister Phan Van Giang at a meeting on Thursday that the two countries have great potential to cooperate in the defence industry as both want to modernize their army.

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Village well tells local spiritual life

Village well tells local spiritual life

3/23/2017 - 17:40

(VOVworld) – The village banyan tree, water well, and communal house yard have long been icons of the Vietnamese village. A banyan tree gives shade and a village well provides water for the villagers’ daily use. A communal house yard offers a place to conduct cultural activities and religious rituals. According to Vietnamese elders, water represents the source of vitality,...

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Nguyen Van Anh, one of 50 most influential women in Vietnam

Nguyen Van Anh, one of 50 most influential women in Vietnam

3/23/2017 - 11:50

(VOVworld) - Nguyen Van Anh, Founder and Director of the Center for Research and Application of Sciences in Gender-Family-Women and Adolescents (CSAGA), has been selected by Forbes Magazine as one of Vietnam’s 50 most influential women.

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The World Water Day: waste water becomes solution to world safe water crisis

The World Water Day: waste water becomes solution to world safe water crisis

3/22/2017 - 19:24

(VOVworld) - A national meeting and a range of activities in response to World Water Day opened in the northern province of Bac Ninh on Wednesday.

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Ambassadors in Czech learn about Vietnamese culture

Ambassadors in Czech learn about Vietnamese culture

3/22/2017 - 17:17

(VOVworld) - Ambassadors of Asian and European nations in Prague Tuesday had a study tour to learn about Vietnamese culture, food, and trading potential at the Sapa Culture and Trade Center. The ambassadors were introduced to the history of Buddhism

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Vietnam, US enhance IT cooperation

Vietnam, US enhance IT cooperation

3/22/2017 - 16:27

(VOVworld) - Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan has called for US businesses’ engagement in IT cooperation with Vietnam.

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Vietnam, ROK target 100 billion USD trade value

Vietnam, ROK target 100 billion USD trade value

3/21/2017 - 10:02

(VOVworld) - Vietnam is ready to work with the Republic of Korea (RoK) to effectively implement the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), boosting their trade to 70 billion USD, even 100 billion USD, by 2020.

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Vietnamese people celebrate International Happiness Day

Vietnamese people celebrate International Happiness Day

3/20/2017 - 22:00

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese people are celebrating International Happiness Day, March 20th with various humanitarian activities.

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Hanoi cyclists and pedestrians join Earth Hour campaign

Hanoi cyclists and pedestrians join Earth Hour campaign

3/20/2017 - 17:00

(VOVworld) – More than one thousand volunteer cyclists and pedestrians in Hanoi joined the “Green Journey – Biking and Walking” campaign on Sunday.

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International Day of Happiness celebrated across Vietnam

International Day of Happiness celebrated across Vietnam

3/20/2017 - 16:57

(VOVworld) – Ho Chi Minh City authorities are holding a series of events starting Monday to raise public awareness on the history, meaning, and theme of International Day of Happiness, March 20th.

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Vietnamese cuisine introduced in India

Vietnamese cuisine introduced in India

3/20/2017 - 16:55

(VOVworld)-The Vietnamese Embassy in India and Hyatt Regency Hotel have co-organised an event in New Delhi to promote Vietnamese cuisine.

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Vietnam’s northwestern culture converges at Dien Bien Ban Flower Festival

Vietnam’s northwestern culture converges at Dien Bien Ban Flower Festival

3/17/2017 - 17:54

(VOVworld) – March is the month when Ban (Bhauhinia) flowers bloom in Vietnam’s northwest and Dien Bien province organizes its Ban Flower Festival to honor, preserve, and promote local culture and boost its tourism.

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India Buddhism Cultural Day opens in Vinh Phuc

India Buddhism Cultural Day opens in Vinh Phuc

3/17/2017 - 15:59

(VOVworld) - The second India Buddhism Cultural Day opened at Thien An Pagoda in Vinh Phuc province, on Thursday.

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Promoting innovation and emulation movement among Youth Union members

Promoting innovation and emulation movement among Youth Union members

3/16/2017 - 19:19

(VOVworld)- The Youth Union is to celebrate its 86th anniversary on March 26 by granting awards to 87 outstanding young people nationwide.

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Mine Action Program helps address post-war aftermaths

Mine Action Program helps address post-war aftermaths

3/16/2017 - 18:37

(VOVworld)-The National Mine Action Program for the 2010-2025 period has helped survivors of wartime bombs and mines return to normal life and raised public awareness of this issue, said Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen The Phuong at the first meeting of the Mine Action Partnership Group in Hanoi on Wednesday.

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9th conference on Vietnam-Cambodia border provinces’ cooperation

9th conference on Vietnam-Cambodia border provinces’ cooperation

3/15/2017 - 18:51

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Home Affairs Samdech Sar Kheng co-chaired the 9th conference on Vietnam-Cambodia border provinces’ cooperation in Phnom Penh on Wednesday.

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Vietnam, Netherlands enhance peacekeeping cooperation

Vietnam, Netherlands enhance peacekeeping cooperation

3/15/2017 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – The defense ministries of Vietnam and the Netherlands agreed to boost cooperation in United Nations peacekeeping missions and personnel exchanges.

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Kidzplay center in Hanoi

Kidzplay center in Hanoi

3/15/2017 - 15:32

(VOVworld) – Do you have children under 6 years old? Are you looking for a place where your babies are given an opportunity to play with a variety of age-appropriate toys while you are learning new parenting skills? If so, “Kidzplay”, a new play center at Number 19, To Huu Street, Hanoi, should be on your list.

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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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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...