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National ethnic radio channel launched

National ethnic radio channel launched

2/25/2017 - 16:08

(VOVworld)- A ceremony to launch the national ethnic radio channel took place in Quan Ba district, Ha Giang province on Friday.

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Music, the shortest road linking listeners and radio stations

Music, the shortest road linking listeners and radio stations

2/25/2017 - 13:41

(VOVworld)- Lonán Ó Briain, Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Nottingham, recently gave a presentation on the history of Voice of Vietnam’s music at the French Cultural Center L’Espace in Hanoi. Lonan spent a great deal of time talking with VOV musicians and staff to prepare for the presentation.

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Wednesday February 22, 2017

Wednesday February 22, 2017

2/24/2017 - 16:35

(VOVworld) - We’re very glad to get a letter from David Ansell of Sussex, England, after quite a long time. He listened to our broadcast on January 19 on 7280 khz and rated SINPO at 45433 with moderate fading.

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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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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

2/17/2017 - 16:47

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 the couple involved but also for their entire families and it usually includes quite a few formal ritual observances.

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North Korea releases video of missile test-launch

North Korea releases video of missile test-launch

2/14/2017 - 16:46

(VOVworld) – North Korea’s state news agency on Monday broadcast a video recording of surface-to-surface missile test-launch that was conducted a day earlier. Video footage showed that the missile had been transported on a new launch pad before it was launched at a near-vertical angle.

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World reacts to North Korea’s missile test

World reacts to North Korea’s missile test

2/13/2017 - 17:02

(VOVworld) – The Korean Central News Agency said on Monday that North Korea had successfully test-fired a Pukguksong-2 ballistic missile one day earlier. On Sunday, South Korea’s Ministry of Defense said it detected a missile being fired from Banghyon air base Pyongan province, North Korea. The missile then flew eastward before splashing down in the Japanese waters.

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Radio is you!

Radio is you!

2/10/2017 - 16:27

(VOVworld) – Radio, one of the oldest forms of mass media, is being challenged by the growing popularity of social networks. The theme of this year’s World Radio Day February 13, is “Radio is You!”, a call for greater participation by audiences and communities in the policy and planning of radio broadcasting.

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US radio station broadcasts Vietnam’s poetry

US radio station broadcasts Vietnam’s poetry

2/10/2017 - 16:20

(VOVworld)-Melodically Challenged, a radio show at Georgia State University, will broadcast a one-hour poetry show featuring Vietnamese poet Nguyen Phan Que Mai to commemorate the 15th Poetry Day of Vietnam on February 11.

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Wednesday February 8, 2017

Wednesday February 8, 2017

2/9/2017 - 18:49

A: VOV’s Letter Box is back after one week off for special features celebrating Vietnam’s Lunar New Year. We hope you are all well. Thank you very much for sending us your New Year’s Greetings and best wishes for the New Year.

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Pham Tuyen, a composer who writes history with music

Pham Tuyen, a composer who writes history with music

2/9/2017 - 14:15

(VOVworld) – Pham Tuyen is a composer whose music has been closely associated with different periods of Vietnam’s history. Tuyen wrote music when he was filled with emotion, often to encourage himself or to predict a national victory. It has been said Tuyen wrote history with his music.

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Hanoi promotes tourism on CNN

Hanoi promotes tourism on CNN

1/30/2017 - 15:55

(VOVworld) – The Hanoi City’s People Committee has concluded negotiations with CNN (Cable News Network), which provides news for over 200 TV and radio stations worldwide, to air ads promoting the city’s tourism.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

1/19/2017 - 17:23

B: Ashik Eqbal Tokon of Bangladesh sent us an e-greeting card with pictures of Vietnamese Tet delicacies like watermelons, square sticky rice cakes, pork pie, and some other food. We think that you have a very good understanding of Vietnam and its culture. They are typical food that we have during our traditional lunar New Year Festival.

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Pilgrimage to Tram pagoda, where President Ho Chi Minh read 1947 New Year poem on VOV

Pilgrimage to Tram pagoda, where President Ho Chi Minh read 1947 New Year poem on VOV

1/17/2017 - 12:19

(VOVworld) - On Thursday night, the Voice of Vietnam will host a ceremony to remember the first time President Ho Chi Minh read a poem on VOV to wish Happy New Yearto Vietnamese people and foreigners at home and abroad on New Year’s Eve in 1947. The ceremony, accompanied by an art program, will take place at the National Radio...

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2016 a year of instability in Northeast Asia

2016 a year of instability in Northeast Asia

1/10/2017 - 16:11

(VOVworld) – Northeast Asia, a driving force of the global economy, is unstable with arms escalation, territorial disputes, and political uncertainty in South Korea.

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

1/6/2017 - 14:08

A: Happy New Year. Welcome, dear listeners, to the very first Letter Box of 2017. Thank you very much for listening to VOV. We greatly appreciate your reception reports and comments on our programs. Many listeners have sent feedback on our broadcasts on a regular basis, by postal mail and email and phone.

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2017 National Press Award on the fight against corruption and waste

2017 National Press Award on the fight against corruption and waste

1/5/2017 - 16:34

(VOVworld)-The 2017 National Press Award on the fight against corruption and waste was launched in Hanoi on Wednesday by the Vietnam Fatherland Front and the Vietnam Journalists Association.

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HCM City to host Homeland Spring programme for OVs

HCM City to host Homeland Spring programme for OVs

1/3/2017 - 10:14

(VOVworld) - The annual “Xuan Que Huong” (Homeland Spring) program will take place in Ho Chi Minh City on January 20 with a variety of cultural activities to welcome overseas Vietnamese (OVs) back for the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

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Voice of Vietnam President’s New Year Greetings

Voice of Vietnam President’s New Year Greetings

1/1/2017 - 10:16

Voice of Vietnam President’s New Year Greetings

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Special year-end program: Vietnam's international integration achievements

Special year-end program: Vietnam's international integration achievements

12/31/2016 - 17:01

(VOVworld) - Integration connects Vietnamese people with the world community. This has been significant for Vietnam during its 30 years of renewal. Here's a look back at the harsh obstacles Vietnam has faced and the pros and cons of international integration.

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Wednesday February 22, 2017

Wednesday February 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We’re very glad to get a letter from David Ansell of Sussex, England, after quite a long time. He listened to our broadcast on January 19 on 7280...

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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...