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Journalist-writer Tran Mai Hanh’s historical-documentary novel “A War Account 1-2-3-4.75”

Journalist-writer Tran Mai Hanh’s historical-documentary novel “A War Account 1-2-3-4.75”

4/30/2017 - 7:00

(VOVworld) - Historical-documentary novel “A War Account 1-2-3-4.75” by journalist and writer Tran Mai Hanh contains original facts about last days of the Republic of Vietnam administration until the national Reunification Day on April 30, 1975. After three consecutive re-printings, the book now has an English version to help readers worldwide access valuable historical references and a fresh view about...

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Lao press: Vietnamese Prime Minister’s visit deepens bilateral ties

Lao press: Vietnamese Prime Minister’s visit deepens bilateral ties

4/28/2017 - 17:59

(VOVworld) - Lao newspapers have recently carried a number of stories on their front pages highlighting the just-concluded official visit to Laos by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, and declaring it a significant contribution to deepening the bilateral relations between the two peoples.

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ASEAN Senior Officials’ meeting in Philippines

ASEAN Senior Officials’ meeting in Philippines

4/27/2017 - 18:20

(VOVworld) – ASEAN senior officials convened a meeting in Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, to review preparations for the 30th ASEAN Summit slated for April 29.

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Deputy PM chairs meeting on ODA use

Deputy PM chairs meeting on ODA use

4/27/2017 - 16:50

(VOVworld) –Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said that World Bank (WB) preferential loans during the 2017 fiscal year will be used for sustainable development, infrastructure, improvement of tertiary education, and disaster recovery in the central region.

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No sign of defused tension on the Korean peninsula

No sign of defused tension on the Korean peninsula

4/27/2017 - 16:47

(VOVworld) - The situation on the Korean peninsula grew even tenser after the US and South Korea on Wednesday moved parts of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system to its designated site in Seongju County in central South Korea and the US conducted live fire drills with South Korea and Japan.

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WHO calls on all nations to use vaccines

WHO calls on all nations to use vaccines

4/25/2017 - 18:10

(VOVworld) – Vaccinations can stave off 26 potentially deadly diseases but the full potential of vaccines is not being used, the UN Health Agency said on the first day of World Immunization Week.

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Afghanistan declares day of mourning after Taliban attack

Afghanistan declares day of mourning after Taliban attack

4/24/2017 - 16:34

(VOVworld) - The Afghan government declared Sunday a national day of mourning for 100 army personnel who were killed or injured in a massive Taliban attack at an army camp in Balkh province last Friday. Special prayers will be held in the Presidential Palace mosque and at mosques across the country and the national flag will fly at half mast...

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Lawmakers question cabinet members on labor, information issues

Lawmakers question cabinet members on labor, information issues

4/18/2017 - 19:21

(VOVworld)-Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, Dao Ngoc Dung has proposed several measures to improve productivity at a Q&A session with lawmakers in Hanoi on Tuesday.

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Viettel launches nationwide coverage for 4G services

Viettel launches nationwide coverage for 4G services

4/18/2017 - 18:14

(VOVworld) – The military-run Viettel Group on Tuesday launched its 4G telecommunication network nationwide.

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Enhancing Vietnam - Sri Lanka ties

Enhancing Vietnam - Sri Lanka ties

4/17/2017 - 17:38

(VOVworld) - Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his wife on Monday began an official visit to Vietnam to boost bilateral traditional friendship cooperation. The 3-day visit is made at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

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South Korean warns of Pyongyang’s provocations ahead of key anniversaries

South Korean warns of Pyongyang’s provocations ahead of key anniversaries

4/14/2017 - 16:07

(VOVworld) - South Korea's Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Thursday ordered the military to maintain a full readiness posture against "highly possible" provocations by the North ahead of its key anniversaries this month.

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UK, US, France circulate new draft resolution on Syria chemical attack

UK, US, France circulate new draft resolution on Syria chemical attack

4/12/2017 - 17:04

(VOVworld) - UK Ambassador to the United Nations Matthew Rycroft said that the UK, US, and France circulated a new draft of a Security Council resolution on the recent chemical attack in Syria.

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World divided over Syria

World divided over Syria

4/11/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld) – The world was shocked by the US’s firing of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase on Friday because the new US administration had said previously that it would not interfere in Syria and would be ready to work with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to fight the Islamic State. The world powers are at odds in a...

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Red silk cotton trees in full bloom in Northwest Vietnam

Red silk cotton trees in full bloom in Northwest Vietnam

4/7/2017 - 17:33

(VOVworld) - Red silk cotton trees, whose scientific name is Bombax ceiba, are blossoming all across the mountains and forests of the northwest Vietnam.

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The US, Japan cooperates to deal with threatens from North Korea

The US, Japan cooperates to deal with threatens from North Korea

4/6/2017 - 16:39

(VOVworld) – North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch was "a dangerous provocation and a serious threat, agreed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump in a recent phone call

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Vietnam’s economy sees encouraging progress

Vietnam’s economy sees encouraging progress

4/3/2017 - 19:26

(VOVworld)-Vietnam recorded positive economic developments in the first quarter of 2017, according to the Government’s monthly meeting for March.

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NA Chairwoman chairs meeting of full-time lawmakers

NA Chairwoman chairs meeting of full-time lawmakers

4/3/2017 - 19:21

(VOVworld)-Full-time National Assembly deputies on Monday discussed some draft laws to be submitted to the next National Assembly session.

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CJ E&M to launch cultural channels in Malaysia, Vietnam, Hong Kong

CJ E&M to launch cultural channels in Malaysia, Vietnam, Hong Kong

4/3/2017 - 18:39

(VOVworld) - CJ E&M, South Korea's leading entertainment and media content company, said Monday it would open new channels exclusively for airing cultural programs known as “hallyu” in Malaysia, Vietnam and Hong Kong (China).

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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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Ban Gioc Waterfall - the largest natural waterfall in Southeast Asia

Ban Gioc Waterfall - the largest natural waterfall in Southeast Asia

3/31/2017 - 16:29

(VOVworld) – The Ban Gioc Waterfall is one of the most majestic natural features in Cao Bang province. Below the falls is the Quay Son River, whose right bank is Vietnamese territory and whose left bank belongs to China.

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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...