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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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Leaders pay tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh

Leaders pay tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh

1/25/2017 - 19:14

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese leaders paid tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum in Hanoi on Wednesday in celebration of the 87th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam on February 3.

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Hanoi promotes Ca tru performances

Hanoi promotes Ca tru performances

12/2/2016 - 15:13

(VOVworld) – Hanoi is the cradle of ca tru, an ancient genre of chamber music featuring female vocalists. Many talented singers have emerged from Hanoi’s Ca tru clubs. In 2009, Ca tru was inscribed in the UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage in need of Urgent Safeguarding.

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Vietnam contributes to success of APA Executive Council Meeting

Vietnam contributes to success of APA Executive Council Meeting

11/30/2016 - 16:56

(VOVworld) – A Vietnamese National Assembly delegation led by Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong is attending the second Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) Executive Council Meeting and the ninth APA Plenary (APA-9) that opened in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on Monday.

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Businessman Dinh Quang Bao, an outstanding citizen of Hanoi

Businessman Dinh Quang Bao, an outstanding citizen of Hanoi

11/18/2016 - 18:53

(VOVworld) – Businessman Dinh Quang Bao, founder of the well-known Ladoda brand, has been honored as one of nine outstanding citizens of Hanoi. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ladoda Production, Services and Trade limited company, and Chairman of Hanoi’s Leather and Footwear Association.

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Obama urges Trump to send “signals of unity”

Obama urges Trump to send “signals of unity”

11/15/2016 - 18:26

(VOVworld) – US President Barack Obama has called on President-elect Donald Trump to send signals of unity after a bitterly fought campaign. At a press conference on Monday, Obama suggested that Trump reach out to those who were discontented or fearful after his victory last week.

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Sweden yet to publicize interrogation of Wikileaks founder

Sweden yet to publicize interrogation of Wikileaks founder

11/15/2016 - 18:05

(VOVworld) – Swedish prosecutors questioned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, in a move that could end a diplomatic deadlock since Assange took up London residence in 2012.

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WikiLeaks founder to be interviewed

WikiLeaks founder to be interviewed

11/8/2016 - 16:54

(VOVworld) – Swedish prosecutors said on Monday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be interviewed next week at Ecuador's Embassy in London.

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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...