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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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Beach tourism season kicks off

Beach tourism season kicks off

4/29/2017 - 16:24

(VOVworld) – The beach tourism season opened at the Bien Dong Park in Da Nang city on Friday, featuring a kayak race, flashmob dance, beach games competitions, and an exhibition of local tours among a myriad of activities.

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Vietnam opposes sovereignty violation activities

Vietnam opposes sovereignty violation activities

4/29/2017 - 16:20

(VOVworld) – Vietnam resolutely protests against China’s recent moves in Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago which violate Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa and complicate the situation in the East Sea.

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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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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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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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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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International Silk-Brocade festival to be held in Hoi An

International Silk-Brocade festival to be held in Hoi An

4/27/2017 - 17:09

(VOVworld) – The 2017 International Silk-Brocade festival, part of the 6th Quang Nam Heritage Festival, will be held in Hoi An on June 12th.

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World effort to protect penguins in Antarctica

World effort to protect penguins in Antarctica

4/27/2017 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – Penguins, one of the world’s most special species, are under threat of both climate change and human impact. Scientists are warning of the extinction of penguins in the wild within decades if no action is taken.

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Promoting intellectual property to improve business

Promoting intellectual property to improve business

4/26/2017 - 17:01

(VOVworld) – A workshop on promoting intellectual property to raise business prestige and value took place in Hanoi on Tuesday as part of activities to mark World Intellectual Property Day, April 26.

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Vietnamese aquatic products strive to regain confidence in Europe

Vietnamese aquatic products strive to regain confidence in Europe

4/26/2017 - 16:49

(VOVworld) - Vietnam is promoting its aquatic products and seafood to customers in Europe and across the world at the ongoing 25th Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium.

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PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc begins official visit to Laos

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc begins official visit to Laos

4/26/2017 - 16:47

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc began an official visit to Laos on Wednesday at the invitation of Prime Minister Thoonglun Sisoulith.

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Historical documentaries on VN to be aired

Historical documentaries on VN to be aired

4/25/2017 - 10:27

(VOVworld) - People can watch two valuable documentaries on television late this week– one on the last days of the America War in Vietnam in 1975, and the other on late President Ho Chi Minh.

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Photo exhibition on ASEAN to be held in August

Photo exhibition on ASEAN to be held in August

4/24/2017 - 18:31

(VOVworld) – A photo exhibition featuring the land and people of ASEAN countries will be held in Hanoi in August.

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Prime Minister begins official visit to Cambodia

Prime Minister begins official visit to Cambodia

4/24/2017 - 8:59

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Monday pays official visits to Cambodia and Laos.

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Vietnam Journalists Association launches its e-portal

Vietnam Journalists Association launches its e-portal

4/23/2017 - 16:03

(VOVworld) - Vietnam Journalists Association launched its e-portal in Da Lat city on Saturday. The e-portal aims to promote press development nationwide and encourage journalist compliance with law and regulations. This is a forum for journalists towards democratic and professional journalism and supervision of press activities. The website is available at www://nhabaovn.vn or www://chandungnhabao.vn with electronic administrative information and multimedia...

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Vietnam Book Day April 21: Reading culture promotion for a learning society

Vietnam Book Day April 21: Reading culture promotion for a learning society

4/21/2017 - 19:12

(VOVworld) - Ha Nam provincial Art and Literature Association held an exhibition and talks between readers and authors on the occasion of Vietnam Book Day on April 21.

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Deputy Foreign Minister meets Indian Minister of State for External Affairs

Deputy Foreign Minister meets Indian Minister of State for External Affairs

4/21/2017 - 18:39

(VOVworld) – Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son on Friday/ today met with Indian Minister of State for External Affairs Vijay Kumar Singh, who is on a four-day visit to Vietnam.

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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...