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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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Cambodia cancels Angkor Sentinel exercise with the US

Cambodia cancels Angkor Sentinel exercise with the US

1/17/2017 - 17:08

(VOVworld) - Cambodia has informed the United States that it is canceling their annual joint military exercise this year, even though planning for the event has already begun.

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125,000 people displaced in Mosul

125,000 people displaced in Mosul

1/5/2017 - 16:34

(VOVworld) –125,000 Iraqis have been displaced since October when the government troops launched an offensive to retake Mosul city from the ISIS.

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Europe remains divided over migrants

Europe remains divided over migrants

12/29/2016 - 7:00

(VOVworld) – The migrant issue continues to divide Europe. With some EU leaders calling on people to stay united and show tolerance towards the migrants, who are fleeing armed conflicts, others are threatening to expel all immigrants.

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UN extends aid activities in Syria for 1 year

UN extends aid activities in Syria for 1 year

12/22/2016 - 17:00

(VOVworld) - The UN Security Council has approved the delivery without government approval of humanitarian aid across borders and conflict lines in Syria for another year in a resolution aimed at reaching thousands in need in rebel-held areas.

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Religious people make great contributions to national development: PM

Religious people make great contributions to national development: PM

12/19/2016 - 18:09

(VOVworld)-Vietnam’s consistent and considered policies on religion and belief have created favorable conditions for religions to co-exist peacefully within the Vietnamese community, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a meeting in HCM city on Monday.

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Russia to veto UN resolution on oversight in Aleppo

Russia to veto UN resolution on oversight in Aleppo

12/19/2016 - 16:48

(VOVworld) – Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin has said that Russia will veto a French draft resolution to allow UN officials to monitor evacuations from the Syrian city of Aleppo.

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Philippines President Duterte demands US military to draw out

Philippines President Duterte demands US military to draw out

12/17/2016 - 16:07

(VOVworld) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told the United States on Friday to prepare for repeal of an important defense agreement.

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Japan pledges more support to Vietnam’s climate change response

Japan pledges more support to Vietnam’s climate change response

12/15/2016 - 19:31

(VOVworld)- The Japanese Minister of State Katsuro Nagai has pledged more support for Vietnam’s climate change response efforts. In a workshop on children’s rights to protection and skills training to cope with climate change, the Minister praised Vietnam’s climate change resilience following El Nino in 2014.

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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...