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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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Vietnam’s 15th Poetry Day opens

Vietnam’s 15th Poetry Day opens

2/11/2017 - 16:47

(VOVworld) - Vietnam’s 15th Poetry Day opened in Hanoi’s Temple of Literature on Saturday. Deputy Chief of the Party Commission for Communications and Education, Bui The Duc, beat the drum to launch the festival. The annual event included various activities such as exchanges between poets, the “Way of poets” presenting works of popular

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Traditional lunar New Year celebration in Russia

Traditional lunar New Year celebration in Russia

2/1/2017 - 16:02

(VOVworld) - Youth Union members in Puskin University in Moscow held an art performance to celebrate the traditional lunar New Year this week. The program was applauded by the university executives, Vietnamese and foreign students in a dozen of schools in Moscow. They now get a better understanding about Vietnam’s customs and Tet celebration from north to south. All art...

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High-level sessions, meetings fill Vietnamese PM’s schedule in Davos

High-level sessions, meetings fill Vietnamese PM’s schedule in Davos

1/20/2017 - 18:35

(VOVworld)- Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has engaged in a series of sessions and meetings with world and business leaders as part of his side activities at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

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Tourism trend during Tet

Tourism trend during Tet

1/19/2017 - 17:27

(VOVworld) – Travelling during Tet, the Lunar New Year holiday has become common in the past decade. This year’s Tet holiday, arriving next week, will provide people a brand-new opportunity to take a vacation trip.

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Israel will not attend peace talks in Paris

Israel will not attend peace talks in Paris

1/13/2017 - 16:30

(VOVworld) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday called this weekend’s Middle East peace conference in Paris “rigged”, with his government refusing to play any role in the meeting.

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The unique names of Vietnamese markets

The unique names of Vietnamese markets

1/12/2017 - 19:39

(VOVworld)- Vietnamese markets come in all sizes. In the city, markets are often bigger and more crowded than in a village or commune. Each of them also has a name and a story behind it. We now explore the meaning of some Vietnamese markets' names.

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Danish enterprises explore Vietnamese market

Danish enterprises explore Vietnamese market

1/11/2017 - 16:31

(VOVworld) - The Ho Chi Minh City Investment and Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) and the Andersen Consult Group of Denmark co-hosted a networking programme on Tuesday to boost partnerships between Vietnamese and Danish enterprises.

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Vietnam’s colorful markets

Vietnam’s colorful markets

1/6/2017 - 14:06

(VOVworld)- No one can count how many markets there are in Vietnam but many agree that they are the vivid reflection of the Vietnamese culture. Markets vary by regions. It is their uniqueness that inspires tourists.

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Sapa welcomes 35,000 tourists on New Year holiday

Sapa welcomes 35,000 tourists on New Year holiday

1/3/2017 - 10:04

(VOVworld) - Sa Pa town in the northern province of Lao Cai welcomed 35,000 visitors in the three-day calendar New Year holiday, a slight rise over the same time in 2016.

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Ho Chi Minh City develops water-way tourism

Ho Chi Minh City develops water-way tourism

12/10/2016 - 17:10

(VOVworld) – Ho Chi Minh City has a great potential for water-way tourism with about 1,000 km of rivers and canals connecting it with neighboring provinces, Thailand, and Cambodia. The city intends to market water-way services as a tourism product.

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Plain of Reeds during monsoon season

Plain of Reeds during monsoon season

12/8/2016 - 15:00

(VOVworld)- The monsoon season is the busiest time in the Plain of Reeds of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. This is also the best time to explore the region’s beauty and the generosity of nature.

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Exploring craft streets in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

Exploring craft streets in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

12/3/2016 - 15:04

(VOVworld) – Hanoi’s Department of Tourism has organized free-guided tours to explore craft streets and distinctive features of Hanoi’s Old Quarter.

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Russia, a potential market for Vietnamese aqua, agricultural products

Russia, a potential market for Vietnamese aqua, agricultural products

11/23/2016 - 18:54

(VOVworld) - Ho Chi Minh City has hosted a workshop to explore the Russian market for Vietnamese agricultural products following the coming in to force of the Euroasian Economic Union’s free trade agreement. During the event on Tuesday, delegates urged for better understanding of the Russian market to prepare for the relevant imports from Vietnam. Bilateral trade turnover has reached...

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Viet Village Heritage Club for history buffs

Viet Village Heritage Club for history buffs

11/18/2016 - 14:23

(VOVworld) – Amidst Hanoi’s urban buzz, members of the Viet Village Heritage Club have found peace of mind, contemplating Vietnam’s traditional aspects.

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Giao Hai fish market, another attraction of Nam Dinh province

Giao Hai fish market, another attraction of Nam Dinh province

11/10/2016 - 16:34

(VOVworld)- Giao Hai is a commune in the buffer zone of the southern Red River Delta Biosphere Reserves, the gateway to Xuan Thuy National Park in Nam Dinh province

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High school student receives ASEAN scholarship

High school student receives ASEAN scholarship

11/8/2016 - 18:44

(VOVworld) – Doan Nu Ngoc Linh of Nguyen Tat Thanh High School in Kon Tum province, has been an excellent student for 10 consecutive years. She has been chosen as one of eight Vietnamese students to receive the ASEAN scholarship sponsored by the Singapore Ministry of Education.

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The youth and people’s diplomacy and life skill orientation

The youth and people’s diplomacy and life skill orientation

11/4/2016 - 19:32

(VOVworld ) - The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations’ youth union and its international counterpart held a workshop to promote people’s diplomacy and life skill orientations for young people in Hanoi on Friday. This is part of activities to celebrate the Union’s 66th anniversary. Delegates had an opportunity to exchange views with speakers to explore the role by young people...

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Wednesday February 8, 2017

Wednesday February 8, 2017

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...

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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...