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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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Vietnam ranks 94th in World Happiness Report

Vietnam ranks 94th in World Happiness Report

3/21/2017 - 9:57

(VOVworld) - Vietnam was ranked 94th out of 155 countries in the latest World Happiness Report that calls on nations to build social trust and equality to improve the well-being of their citizens.

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Vietnamese people celebrate International Happiness Day

Vietnamese people celebrate International Happiness Day

3/20/2017 - 22:00

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese people are celebrating International Happiness Day, March 20th with various humanitarian activities.

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International Day of Happiness celebrated across Vietnam

International Day of Happiness celebrated across Vietnam

3/20/2017 - 16:57

(VOVworld) – Ho Chi Minh City authorities are holding a series of events starting Monday to raise public awareness on the history, meaning, and theme of International Day of Happiness, March 20th.

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Kidzplay center in Hanoi

Kidzplay center in Hanoi

3/15/2017 - 15:32

(VOVworld) – Do you have children under 6 years old? Are you looking for a place where your babies are given an opportunity to play with a variety of age-appropriate toys while you are learning new parenting skills? If so, “Kidzplay”, a new play center at Number 19, To Huu Street, Hanoi, should be on your list.

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Bringing hopes to cancer children

Bringing hopes to cancer children

3/15/2017 - 15:02

(VOVworld) - As Tet, or Vietnamese Lunar New Year is just around the corner, many volunteer groups in Hanoi have launched activities in the hope of bringing people a festival of joy. Those activities become even more meaningful for the children who never get a day off from fighting cancer. With the hope of bringing a little happiness to those...

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Muong Lo - cradle of Black Thai culture

Muong Lo - cradle of Black Thai culture

3/10/2017 - 17:31

(VOVworld)- Muong Lo valley in Nghia Lo township, Yen Bai province is famous for delicious rice thanks to its fertile soil. Nestled in mountains, the flat valley is the habitat of several ethnic minorities with diverse cultures and customs.

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Visiting the Clay Cracker Festival in Hai Duong

Visiting the Clay Cracker Festival in Hai Duong

2/24/2017 - 16:19

(VOVworld) – Clay cracker, a traditional game that involves hurling clay crackers to produce noise, originated in Vietnam’s northern delta region. Clay cracker festival is organized in the spring to entertain locals and pray for a bumper crop.

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The unique Mother Goddess Worship of Vietnam

The unique Mother Goddess Worship of Vietnam

2/20/2017 - 14:16

(VOVworld) – Mother Goddess worship, or Đạo Mẫu”, is very popular belief in an agriculture-based country like Vietnam, where farmers strongly depend on nature. When people are happy and joyful, they come to the Mother; and when they feel sad, they seek comfort from Her. Even long before the UNESCO recognition as the world’s intangible cultural heritage last year, “Đạo...

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Vietnamese in Czech Republic pray for peace on New Year

Vietnamese in Czech Republic pray for peace on New Year

2/13/2017 - 16:58

(VOVworld) – 200 overseas Vietnamese Buddhist followers gathered in the capital city of Prague, Czech Republic, to pray for a new year of peace, happiness, and prosperity. This is an annual activity of overseas Vietnamese living far from their homeland to remember

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Ho Chi Minh City Catholic followers promote patriotism and national unity

Ho Chi Minh City Catholic followers promote patriotism and national unity

2/12/2017 - 17:16

(VOVworld) - Ho Chi Minh City Catholics Unity Committee has launched a series of activities in response to the Fatherland Front movement to promote patriotism and unity.

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Homeschooling in Vietnam

Homeschooling in Vietnam

2/9/2017 - 17:36

(VOVworld) - Homeschooling, already popular in many Western countries, is becoming accepted in Vietnam. Let’s follow VOV reporter Thanh Ha to visit 4-and-a-half-year-old Tue Lam and her mother Phuong Dang to find out about their homeschooling experience.

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Pham Tuyen, a composer who writes history with music

Pham Tuyen, a composer who writes history with music

2/9/2017 - 14:15

(VOVworld) – Pham Tuyen is a composer whose music has been closely associated with different periods of Vietnam’s history. Tuyen wrote music when he was filled with emotion, often to encourage himself or to predict a national victory. It has been said Tuyen wrote history with his music.

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Van Am - Five colored meat balls

Van Am - Five colored meat balls

2/7/2017 - 16:48

(VOVworld) - In the past, five-colored meat balls was a dish for the upper class because it took time, patience, and many skills to make. The dish, a version of the familiar Jelly pork, was elevated to a higher level by mixing pork paste with different colors to create multi-colored meat balls floating beautifully in a bowl. The dish, which...

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Activities marks 87th anniversary of Communist Party of Vietnam

Activities marks 87th anniversary of Communist Party of Vietnam

2/3/2017 - 19:20

(VOVworld) - Outstanding press works have been awarded with Golden Hammer and Sickle Prizes in a contest to promote Party building. 3 A prizes, 7 B prizes and 12 C prizes were announced in a ceremony in Hanoi on Friday.

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Communist Party of Vietnam marks 87th founding anniversary

 Communist Party of Vietnam marks 87th founding anniversary

2/3/2017 - 16:38

(VOVworld)- The 87th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam made the headlines of major newspapers in Vietnam on Friday.

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Spring festivals open nationwide

Spring festivals open nationwide

2/2/2017 - 18:20

(VOVworld)- The Bai Dinh Pagoda Festival opened in Gia Vien district, Ninh Binh province on Thursday or the sixth day of the first lunar month.

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Provinces ready for new spring festive season

Provinces ready for new spring festive season

2/1/2017 - 15:59

(VOVworld) - The Bai Dinh Pagoda festival will start on Thursday, the 6th of the first lunar month. The festival, one of the largest in the north, will include a Buddha worship ritual, and a parade to pray for peace and happiness for the nation and people.

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Rooster in Vietnamese folklore

Rooster in Vietnamese folklore

2/1/2017 - 10:00

(VOVworld) – The rooster is associated with Vietnam’s historical myths. From a domestic animal, rooster became a sacrifice that Vietnamese offer to the genies during the Lunar New Year festival. The year of the rooster 2017 is believed to be promising and favorable.

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Vietnamese in France go to pagodas during Tet

Vietnamese in France go to pagodas during Tet

1/30/2017 - 16:15

(VOVworld) – Visiting pagodas during Tet (traditional Lunar New Year festival), an age-old custom of the Vietnamese people, is now being practiced by Vietnamese expats living in France.

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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...