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Rising tensions on Korean peninsula

Rising tensions on Korean peninsula

4/18/2017 - 15:52

(VOVworld) – North Korea’s missile exploded on Sunday, on the 105th birth anniversary of founder Kim Il-sung amid fierce exchanges of bitter words between Pyongyang and Washington. Many people fear the soaring tensions may turn into a destructive war.

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North Korea ready for US aggression

North Korea ready for US aggression

4/15/2017 - 16:23

(VOVworld) – Vice Marshal Choe Ryong-hae said Saturday that Pyongyang is ready to stand up if the US dares to attack North Korea with nuclear weapons.

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Dai Bai Bronze Casting Village

Dai Bai Bronze Casting Village

4/7/2017 - 11:32

(VOVworld) - Dai Bai village, also known as Van Lang, is located on high ground near the bank of the Bai Giang River in Bac Ninh province. It’s famous for bronze casting.

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Jubilant celebration of Hung Kings festival 2017

Jubilant celebration of Hung Kings festival 2017

4/6/2017 - 16:42

(VOVworld) - President Tran Dai Quang attended a ceremony in commemoration of Hung Kings in Phu Tho province on Thursday.

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“GoodBooks” project promotes reading habit

“GoodBooks” project promotes reading habit

4/3/2017 - 10:59

(VOVworld) - Launched in 2007, the “GoodBooks” project has introduced books to the public. Its goal is to promote a reading habit within the community and foster a collaborative learning environment that will enable Vietnamese to share and gain knowledge.

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Love and marriage in Vietnam’s history and customs

Love and marriage in Vietnam’s history and customs

3/30/2017 - 15:36

(VOVworld) - Over years, the Vietnamese concepts of love and marriage have evolved. Nowadays, single mothers, cohabitation, same-sex marriage, and sex before marriage are becoming more accepted. Males and females are now free to find their own partners and marriages are built on love and respect. Attitudes toward these things were very different in the past.

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Hanoians attracted to improvisation comedy

Hanoians attracted to improvisation comedy

3/23/2017 - 18:03

(VOVworld) – Clever, witty and humorous, the Hanoi Improvisation Club and the Rotten Grapes Comedy Club recently cooperated to hold the “March Improvisation Comedy Show”. This is the first time improvisational comedy has been introduced to Vietnam. VOV’s Viet Anh reports:

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Nguyen Van Anh, one of 50 most influential women in Vietnam

Nguyen Van Anh, one of 50 most influential women in Vietnam

3/23/2017 - 11:50

(VOVworld) - Nguyen Van Anh, Founder and Director of the Center for Research and Application of Sciences in Gender-Family-Women and Adolescents (CSAGA), has been selected by Forbes Magazine as one of Vietnam’s 50 most influential women.

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Bill Gates remains richest man on earth

Bill Gates remains richest man on earth

3/21/2017 - 17:04

(VOVworld) - Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again tops the list of the world's richest billionaires, Forbes magazine said on Monday. Gates, whose wealth is estimated at 86 billion USD, leads the list for the fourth straight year.

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Hai Phong celebrates death anniversary of Xam singing founder

Hai Phong celebrates death anniversary of Xam singing founder

3/20/2017 - 19:22

(VOVworld) – The Hai Phong Arts and Literature Union and the Folk Arts Association on Sunday commemorated the death anniversary of the founder of Xam singing, who is believed to be Tran Long Dinh of the Tran dynasty in the 13th century.

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James Joseph Kendall and the “Keep Hanoi Clean” mission

James Joseph Kendall and the “Keep Hanoi Clean” mission

3/18/2017 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – James Joseph Kendall, an American English teacher at an elementary school in Hanoi, became famous by chance after he retrieved trash from a polluted ditch in Hanoi, in May 2015. He and members of “Keep Hanoi Clean”, a volunteer environmental group he founded, have been devoting themselves to projects to clean Hanoi.

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US firm plans to invest in electric automobile production in Vietnam

US firm plans to invest in electric automobile production in Vietnam

3/16/2017 - 18:24

(VOVworld)-Vietnam welcomes foreign investment in electric automobile production in Vietnam, said Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung at a reception for Alfred J. Dimora, founder and CEO of Dimora Enterprises, LLC in Hanoi on Wednesday.

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US billionaire philanthropists and the Radiant Earth project

US billionaire philanthropists and the Radiant Earth project

3/8/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- Some of the world's most influential billionaire philanthropists plan to launch a powerful digital platform to harness the avalanche of data sent from satellites each day - and make it freely available for humanitarian and environmental causes. The 'Radiant Earth' project is a free of charge repository and archive of the world's satellite, aerial and drone imagery.

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Devotion music award 2017 nominees announced

Devotion music award 2017 nominees announced

3/4/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld) – Nominees for the Devotion Music Awards 2017 were announced by the Vietnam News Agency’s Sports and Culture newspaper in Hanoi on February 22. This year, the award has a new category “Best producer of the Year” to bring the total award categories to 19.

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Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival 2017 opens

Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival 2017 opens

2/13/2017 - 16:13

(VOVworld) - The annual Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival 2017, is underway in Hai Duong province to commemorate the 683th death anniversary of monk Huyen Quang, who was the third founder of Vietnam’s Truc Lam Zen sect.

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Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival 2017 opens

Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival 2017 opens

2/13/2017 - 10:40

(VOVworld) - The Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival 2017 opens in Hai Duong province on Sunday, the 16th day of the first lunar month.

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Dao Thuc village water puppetry lures visitors

Dao Thuc village water puppetry lures visitors

2/10/2017 - 14:22

(VOVworld) – When spring comes, people flock to Dao Thuc village on the outskirts of Hanoi to watch comical water puppet performances. VOV reporter Dieu Linh visited the village this week.

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Europe’s space program delayed due to Brexit

Europe’s space program delayed due to Brexit

2/10/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- Brexit negotiations with the UK are forcing the European Commission to postpone funding for its space program until after 2020, despite the importance of the program to European space policy.

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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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Vietnamese designs to be showcased at New York Fashion Week

Vietnamese designs to be showcased at New York Fashion Week

2/9/2017 - 8:48

VOVworld)- Designer Luong Minh Son, founder of fashion brand Son Collection, will introduce traditional Vietnamese silk to the world at the upcoming New York Fashion Week.

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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...