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Lai Chau hydropower plant becomes an attraction in northwest

Lai Chau hydropower plant becomes an attraction in northwest

4/13/2017 - 18:06

(VOVworld)- Lai Chau province borders the provinces of Lao Cai, Dien Bien, Son La and Yen Bai and is home to more than 20 ethnic minority groups.

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Vietnam's top legislator meets Czech leaders

Vietnam's top legislator meets Czech leaders

4/13/2017 - 16:48

(VOVworld) – The legislative bodies of Vietnam and the Czech Republic have agreed to consolidate relations in multilateral parliamentary forums to which both countries are members like IPU and ASEP.

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Sa Huynh Salt Village in Quang Ngai

Sa Huynh Salt Village in Quang Ngai

4/13/2017 - 15:05

(VOVworld) - Sa Huynh salt village is located in Duc Pho district 60 kilometers south of Quang Ngai city. Sa Huynh has a beautiful beach and is well-known in the central region as a salt-making area. From the section of Highway 1A that runs through Sa Huynh village, the salt fields look like mirrors sparkling in the sunlight.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

4/7/2017 - 10:57

A: We think we sent you an embroidery painting of Ha Long Bay. Embroidery painting is a popular craft in many localities throughout Vietnam. XQ embroidery, for example, is a famous hand embroidery shop in Da Lat designed to look like a traditional and historical rural village.

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Legendary O Quy Ho pass in Vietnam’s northwest

Legendary O Quy Ho pass in Vietnam’s northwest

3/31/2017 - 16:45

(VOVworld) – O Quy Ho is one of the 4 most daunting passes in Vietnam’s northwestern region. The other three are Ma Pi Leng in Ha Giang province, Khau Pha in Yen Bai, and Pha Din between Son La and Dien Bien province. The beauty and magnificence of O Quy Ho pass inspires adventure lovers.

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Sin Ho Plateau- unspoiled beauty

Sin Ho Plateau- unspoiled beauty

3/23/2017 - 18:02

(VOVworld) – Sin Ho district in Lai Chau province has attracted more tourists in recent years thanks to its unspoiled nature and the diverse cultures of local ethnic minorities.

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Con Dao island named Asia’s paradise island

Con Dao island named Asia’s paradise island

3/22/2017 - 22:00

(VOVworld) - Con Dao island in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province has been named by the US Cable News Network (CNN) one of Asia’s paradise islands. CNN praises the island for its untouched coral reefs, beautiful granite cliffs, palm-shaded beaches, rainforest trails and chic beach resorts. Con Dao also embraces history of hard but heroic days of the Vietnamese people.

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Hollywood’s “Kong: Skull Island” hits Vietnam theaters

Hollywood’s “Kong: Skull Island” hits Vietnam theaters

3/10/2017 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – “Kong: Skull Island”, Hollywood’s thrilling summer blockbuster premiered in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city on Thursday.

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Film “Kong: Skull Island”: opportunity for Vietnam to promote tourism

Film “Kong: Skull Island”: opportunity for Vietnam to promote tourism

3/9/2017 - 19:18

(VOVworld) - “Kong: Skull Island”, a 2017 American monster thriller movie directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, will be released worldwide on Friday.

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US businesses promise long-term investment in Vietnam

US businesses promise long-term investment in Vietnam

3/7/2017 - 18:09

(VOVworld) – The US applauds Vietnamese government efforts to improve Vietnam’s business climate and promises long-term investment in Vietnam.

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It's time to take relationship with Vietnam to new level: Australian Trade Minister

It's time to take relationship with Vietnam to new level: Australian Trade Minister

3/7/2017 - 16:34

(VOVworld) – Australia’s Minister of Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo has written an article on Vietnamese reforms which have resulted in significant economic growth.

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Terraced rice fields in Mu Cang Chai

Terraced rice fields in Mu Cang Chai

3/2/2017 - 17:24

(VOVworld)- At 1,000 meters above sea level, Mu Cang Chai district in Yen Bai province is particularly beautiful with terraced rice fields winding around mountain sides. Covering more than 3,500 ha, the terraced rice fields are attractive tourist destinations.

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Wednesday, February 28, 2017

Wednesday, February 28, 2017

3/2/2017 - 17:17

B: Pho, Vietnam’s noodle soup tops the list. This simple staple consisting of a salty broth, fresh rice noodles, and a sprinkling of herbs and either chicken or beef, features prominently in the local diet. It's cheap, tasty, and widely available at all hours.

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Society: Khanh Hoa promotes Vietnam’s cultural beauty to APEC delegates

Society: Khanh Hoa promotes Vietnam’s cultural beauty to APEC delegates

2/27/2017 - 14:40

(VOVworld) – Nha Trang city in Khanh Hoa province has been selected to host the first APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM-1) as part of APEC Year 2017. This will be a major international event and an opportunity for Nha Trang to introduce to APEC participants and international visitors the beauty of its natural landscapes, culture, and people.

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Vietnam impresses delegates to APEC meetings

Vietnam impresses delegates to APEC meetings

2/25/2017 - 16:41

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has made positive impressions on international delegates to APEC first senior officials’ meeting (SOM1) and related meetings scheduled to run until March 3rd in Khanh Hoa province.

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Ho Chi Minh City hosts the 4th festival of Vietnamese traditional dress

Ho Chi Minh City hosts the 4th festival of Vietnamese traditional dress

2/23/2017 - 18:54

(VOVworld)- A fashion show to highlight Ao dai or Vietnamese traditional dress will open on Ho Chi Minh City’s Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street in District 1 on March 3.

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PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives Ambassadors of New Zealand and Slovenia

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives Ambassadors of New Zealand and Slovenia

2/23/2017 - 16:16

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received the new Ambassadors of New Zealand and Slovenia in Hanoi on Wednesday.

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Spiritual tourism attracts tourists

Spiritual tourism attracts tourists

2/18/2017 - 16:59

(VOVworld) – Spring is the season of festivals and spiritual tourism. After the Lunar New Year, historical and cultural relic sites, pagodas, and temples attract great numbers of visitors, who come to pray for a prosperous and lucky new year. In recent years, spiritual tourism has grown.

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NA Chairwoman meets Governor of Japanese prefecture

NA Chairwoman meets Governor of Japanese prefecture

2/17/2017 - 0:11

(VOVworld)- National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has vowed the Vietnamese legislature will do its best to promote ties with Japan in diverse areas.

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HCMC’s Oriental medicine streets attract tourists

HCMC’s Oriental medicine streets attract tourists

2/16/2017 - 19:00

(VOVworld) – Ho Chi Minh City has been developing Oriental medicine streets in District 5 into an attractive tourism destination while helping pharmaceutical and medicinal expand their business.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A: To He, or toy figurine, is a traditional toy that Vietnamese children are exceedingly fond of. Dating back to the 17th century, To He are made of glutinous rice...

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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...