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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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Hanoi becomes first SEA city to go green on St. Patrick’s Day

Hanoi becomes first SEA city to go green on St. Patrick’s Day

3/19/2017 - 16:51

(VOVworld)-Hnaoi’s Ly Thai To Park on Saturday became the 100th landmark in the world to go green for St. Patrick’s Day, Ireland’s National Day.

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Kong: Skull Island tops box office

Kong: Skull Island tops box office

3/16/2017 - 8:00

(VOVworld) - Kong: Skull Island, a 2017 American monster film which delivers a message about environmental protection and harmony between humans and animals is a worldwide hit. The film follows a team of scientists and soldiers who travel to an uncharted island in the Pacific and encounter terrifying creatures and the mighty Kong.

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Vietnam pledges favorable conditions for foreign investors

Vietnam pledges favorable conditions for foreign investors

3/9/2017 - 19:34

(VOVworld) – Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Phung Quoc Hien told Michael Michalack, former US Ambassador to Vietnam and Vice President of the US-ASEAN Business Council, that Vietnam is ready to create favorable conditions for foreign investors.

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The danger of plastic bags

The danger of plastic bags

3/9/2017 - 11:03

(VOVworld) – Plastic products are helpful to human life but also pose serious health hazards to population. A wide range of countries have taken measure to limit the use of plastic bags.

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Promotion of women’s role in new rural area development

Promotion of women’s role in new rural area development

3/8/2017 - 19:24

(VOVworld) - The 12th Congress of Vietnamese Women continued its 2nd day in Hanoi on Wednesday. Delegates discussed the role played by women in the building of new rural areas through movements of the Vietnam Women’s Union.

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President receives newly-accredited ambassadors

President receives newly-accredited ambassadors

3/8/2017 - 19:14

(VOVworld) - President Tran Dai Quang hosted separate receptions for newly-accredited ambassadors to Vietnam in Hanoi on Wednesday. The ambassadors are from the Czech Republic, Argentina, Mongolia and Myanmar. The President reiterated Vietnam’s wish to promote relations with the countries and facilitate business cooperation in energy, infrastructure, environmental protection and vocational training.

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Vietnam launches Earth Hour campaign 2017

Vietnam launches Earth Hour campaign 2017

3/5/2017 - 15:51

(VOVworld) – The Ministry of Industry and Trade has launched the Earth Hour campaign 2017 themed “Light off to turn on the future”. Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang and 60 other cities and provinces will turn off the light from 8.30 PM to 9.30 PM on March 25, in sync with foreign countries.

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National Assembly Chairwoman receives Japanese guests

National Assembly Chairwoman receives Japanese guests

3/1/2017 - 19:22

(VOVworld) - National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan expressed her pleasure at the fine development in relations between Vietnam and Japan during her reception of Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko in Hanoi on Wednesday.

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Vietnamese youths urged to do more for community in Youth Month

Vietnamese youths urged to do more for community in Youth Month

2/26/2017 - 16:19

(VOVworld) – The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union held a ceremony in Dong Thap province on Sunday to launch the 2017 Youth Month under theme “Youths join hands to build new-style rural areas and civilized urban areas”.

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The 120th Green Sunday launched in Ho Chi Minh City

The 120th Green Sunday launched in Ho Chi Minh City

2/26/2017 - 15:56

(VOVworld) – Approximately 1,000 members of the Ho Chi Minh Municipal Youth Union and local people joined the 120th Green Sunday held at Vinh Loc B commune, Binh Chanh Disrtict, Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday.

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2017 Youth Month launched across Vietnam

2017 Youth Month launched across Vietnam

2/25/2017 - 16:46

(VOVworld) – Activities have been held nationwide in preparations for the 86th anniversary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and 2017 Youth Month.

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Vietnam, an active member in environmental protection

Vietnam, an active member in environmental protection

2/25/2017 - 16:28

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue on Friday received Naoko Ishii, Chairwoman of the Global Environment Facility (GEF), on her working visit to Vietnam.

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Ly Son marine reserve area established

Ly Son marine reserve area established

2/17/2017 - 16:35

(VOVworld)- Quang Ngai province announced on Thursday that it will establish the Ly Son marine protected area (MPA), covering approximately 8,000 ha.

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Tree planting festival launched in Vinh Phuc

Tree planting festival launched in Vinh Phuc

2/6/2017 - 18:17

(VOVworld)- A tree planting festival was launched in Vinh Phuc province on Monday. Speaking at the event, President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Nguyen Thien Nhan highlighted the significance of the festival, saying it contributes to environmental protection and socio-economic development.

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PM: New government wins people’s trust

PM: New government wins people’s trust

2/3/2017 - 16:45

(VOVworld)-Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc says that in 9 months of operation, the new government has won the initial trust of the people and the political system.

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President Tran Dai Quang launches tree planting festival in Quang Ninh

President Tran Dai Quang launches tree planting festival in Quang Ninh

2/2/2017 - 18:41

(VOVworld)- President Tran Dai Quang has called on people to plant trees based on their conditions, noting that it is vital for each country to simultaneously ensure economic growth and environmental protection.

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Protecting environment means investing in sustainable development

Protecting environment means investing in sustainable development

1/30/2017 - 15:44

(VOVworld) – Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Tran Hong Ha has stressed the need to devise a long term and inter-regional vision for environmental protection, which he said should be included in national and local development programs.

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Vietnam Buddhist Sangha responses to VFF social movements

Vietnam Buddhist Sangha responses to VFF social movements

1/19/2017 - 20:30

(VOVworld) – Most Venerable Thich Thanh Nhieu, Vice Standing Chairman of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha’s Executive Council, paid a Lunar New Year visit to the Vietnam Fatherland Front.

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PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets WEF Managing Director Philipp Roesler

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets WEF Managing Director Philipp Roesler

1/19/2017 - 16:34

(VOVworld) – On Wednesday, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with the World Economic Forum (WEF) Managing Director Philipp Roesler and representatives of WEF member groups on the sidelines of the 47th annual meeting of the WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

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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...