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UN calls for a new round of Yemen peace talks

UN calls for a new round of Yemen peace talks

4/27/2017 - 16:25

(VOVworld) - A new round of peace talks between Yemen’s warring sides should begin by the end of May, the UN mediator said Wednesday, as concern grows over the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

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UN chief calls for political settlement to end Yemen crisis

UN chief calls for political settlement to end Yemen crisis

4/26/2017 - 16:51

(VOVworld) – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called on international community to donate 2.1 billion USD to support conflicted Yemen until the end of this year.

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Efforts to integrate people with disabilities into community

Efforts to integrate people with disabilities into community

4/17/2017 - 14:03

(VOVworld) – The Vietnamese government and political and social organizations have promulgated policies for people with disabilities to share their difficulties, protect them, take care of them, and help them integrate into the community. Much attention has been paid to handling subsidy mechansisms and creating jobs for disabled people.

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Ensuring the rights of the disabled

Ensuring the rights of the disabled

4/14/2017 - 18:46

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam praised the Viet Nam Association for Protection of People with Disabilities and Orphans for its protection and care of the disabled and disadvantaged children over the past 25 years.

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First Vietnamese baby born from frozen egg

First Vietnamese baby born from frozen egg

4/13/2017 - 16:09

(VOVworld) – Do Thi Hoai Thu and her husband in Thanh Nhi commune, Ha Nam province, happily welcomed their first daughter at Buu Dien hospital on March 27, 2017 after 5 years of pursuing medical solutions to conceiving a baby. This is the first successful test-tube baby born using frozen eggs at the Center for Reproductive Medicine at Buu Dien...

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Donors pledge $6 billion for Syria

Donors pledge $6 billion for Syria

4/6/2017 - 16:38

(VOVworld) - International donors on Wednesday pledged USD 6 billion in aid to Syria for 2017, EU Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Christos Stylianides said at a conference titled "Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region” in Brussels

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Uneven path to Syria’s reconstruction

Uneven path to Syria’s reconstruction

4/4/2017 - 16:28

(VOVworld) – The European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) will co-host a conference on the future of Syria on Wednesday in Brussels. The 2-day conference will discuss humanitarian aid, political transition, and reconstruction of Syria. After 6 years of civil war, Syria is now about to form a transitional government involving factions’ representatives.

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Middle-East, North Africa face worst humanitarian crisis

Middle-East, North Africa face worst humanitarian crisis

3/31/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – Millions of children are on the brink of starvation in the worst humanitarian crisis in decades, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned on Tuesday,

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Vietnam, US boost bilateral cooperation

Vietnam, US boost bilateral cooperation

3/23/2017 - 17:09

(VOVworld) – Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc has stressed that Vietnam is ready to work with the new US administration to consolidate the bilateral comprehensive partnership.

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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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Palestinian President visits Egypt

Palestinian President visits Egypt

3/20/2017 - 17:00

(VOVworld) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Cairo on Sunday for an official visit to Egypt at the invitation of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.

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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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New US-constructed school inaugurated in Ha Giang province

New US-constructed school inaugurated in Ha Giang province

3/7/2017 - 18:15

(VOVworld) – US Ambassador Ted Osius and leaders of Ha Giang province inaugurated the new Pho Bang Primary School last week, which was funded by the US Pacific Command’s Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster and Civic Aid (OHDACA) program.

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Alarming level of hunger in conflict zones

Alarming level of hunger in conflict zones

3/6/2017 - 9:05

(VOVworld) – Natural disasters, climate change, and conflicts are causing food insecurity in many countries.

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US provides more assistance to Vietnamese localities

US provides more assistance to Vietnamese localities

3/3/2017 - 16:15

(VOVworld) – The US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Vietnam and the Red Cross Society in Nam Dinh on Thursday launched a tree planting campaign to protect the environment in Nam Dien commune.

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United Nations condemns attacks in Congo

United Nations condemns attacks in Congo

2/26/2017 - 16:03

(VOVworld) - The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the recent spate of violence in the south-central Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, calling on the government to immediately dispatch a credible and impartial investigation.

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UN calls for 5.6 billion USD donation for famine fighting in four countries

UN calls for 5.6 billion USD donation for famine fighting in four countries

2/23/2017 - 18:46

(VOVworld)- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday appealed for 5.6 billion U.S. dollars -- 4.4 billion of it by the end of next month -- to prevent famine in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen where 20 million people face famine.

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Attack on west Mosul: important stage to dislodge IS from Iraq

Attack on west Mosul: important stage to dislodge IS from Iraq

2/23/2017 - 17:04

(VOVworld) – The Iraqi army has entered a critical stage in its campaign to retake the western part of Mosul from the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS). To dislodge IS from its last stronghold in Iraq will not be easy because of the density of the civilian population.

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The UK and Japan sign the Defense Logistics Treaty

The UK and Japan sign the Defense Logistics Treaty

1/27/2017 - 15:24

(VOVworld) - The UK and Japan on Thursday signed the Defense Logistics Treaty allowing the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JSDF) and the British military to share equipment, facilities and services in a simpler and more efficient way.

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Syria’s Assad says Astana talks to focus on a new truce

Syria’s Assad says Astana talks to focus on a new truce

1/20/2017 - 16:36

(VOVworld)- Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said peace talks in the Kazakh capital of Astana next week will focus on enforcing a cessation of hostilities to allow aid access across Syria.

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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...