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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 After three consecutive re-printings, the book now has an English version to help readers worldwide access valuable historical references and a fresh view about...

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30th ASEAN Summit wraps up

30th ASEAN Summit wraps up

4/29/2017 - 18:40

(VOVworld) – The 30th ASEAN Summit closed in the Philippines on Saturday. Before that, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and leaders of ASEAN countries signed the “ASEAN Declaration on the Role of Civil Service as Catalyst for Achieving ASEAN Community Vision 2025”.

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Pope's visit to Egypt highlights Christian-Muslim unity against violence

Pope's visit to Egypt highlights Christian-Muslim unity against violence

4/29/2017 - 15:37

(VOVworld) - Pope Francis on Friday highlighted the importance of Christian-Muslim unity against violence and affirmed the incompatibility of violence and faith at the International Peace Conference taking place at the Al-Azhar University in Cairo.

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ASEAN foreign ministers’ joint statement on Korean Peninsula

ASEAN foreign ministers’ joint statement on Korean Peninsula

4/28/2017 - 18:31

(VOVworld) - Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) expressed grave concerns over the escalation of tension in the Korean Peninsula after two nuclear tests and missile launches by North Korea.

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Vietnam to expand activities in UN peacekeeping mission

Vietnam to expand activities in UN peacekeeping mission

4/28/2017 - 17:20

(VOVworld) - Lieutenant General Pham Hong Huong, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, led a high-ranking Vietnamese military delegation to the sixth Moscow Conference on International Security on Wednesday and Thursday.

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Phan Thanh Liem modifies traditional puppetry

Phan Thanh Liem modifies traditional puppetry

4/28/2017 - 16:46

(VOVworld) – In recent years, a model of mini water puppet stages has become popular with domestic and foreign audiences. The mini mobile stage was created in order to reach closer to the audience. Puppeteer Phan Thanh Liem is the one who initiated the mini water puppetry.

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Russia: The world is becoming more dangerous

Russia: The world is becoming more dangerous

4/28/2017 - 16:33

(VOVworld) –Russia’s Director of Foreign Intelligence Sergei Naryshkin said that the world is more dangerous now, not only because of terrorist threats but also because the West intends to use or threaten to use violence in defiance of international law.

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US Navy chief seeks partners in ensuring freedom of navigation in East Sea

US Navy chief seeks partners in ensuring freedom of navigation in East Sea

4/28/2017 - 16:28

(VOVworld) - The US Navy's top officer says he would like to see more international participation in freedom of navigation operations in the East Sea.

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Prime Minister leaves for ASEAN Summit in Manila

Prime Minister leaves for ASEAN Summit in Manila

4/28/2017 - 16:06

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc left Hanoi on Friday for the Philippines to attend the 30th ASEAN Summit and related meetings in Manila through Saturday.

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Strengthening national trademark

Strengthening national trademark

4/28/2017 - 15:38

(VOVworld) – The National Trademark Program, which focuses on quality, renovation, creativity, and leading capability, intends to promote national images through product brand names. In global integration, developing a national trademark in the domestic and foreign markets is decisive in competing with foreign products.

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World tourism grows

World tourism grows

4/28/2017 - 0:00

(VOVworld) – Despite global challenges, international travel grows 4% with 1.2 billion tourist arrivals in 2016. This is an encouraging figure for the economic growth of countries.

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Wednesday April 26, 2017

Wednesday April 26, 2017

4/27/2017 - 17:34

(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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International Silk-Brocade festival to be held in Hoi An

International Silk-Brocade festival to be held in Hoi An

4/27/2017 - 17:09

(VOVworld) – The 2017 International Silk-Brocade festival, part of the 6th Quang Nam Heritage Festival, will be held in Hoi An on June 12th.

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World effort to protect penguins in Antarctica

World effort to protect penguins in Antarctica

4/27/2017 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – Penguins, one of the world’s most special species, are under threat of both climate change and human impact. Scientists are warning of the extinction of penguins in the wild within decades if no action is taken.

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Promoting Con Co tourism

Promoting Con Co tourism

4/27/2017 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – Con Co island has a diverse ecosystem of forests and beaches that are attractive to tourists. Quang Tri province has developed a tourism plan to turn Con Co island into a national marine ecotourism site.

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Washington wants to convince Pyongyang to return to dialogue

Washington wants to convince Pyongyang to return to dialogue

4/27/2017 - 16:26

(VOVworld) – The US aims to pressure North Korea into dismantling its nuclear and missile programs through additional sanctions and diplomatic measures, while remaining open to negotiation, top US officials said in a joint statement Wednesday.

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Russia calls for the West’s cooperation to consolidate security in Europe

Russia calls for the West’s cooperation to consolidate security in Europe

4/27/2017 - 16:22

(VOVworld) –Valery Gerasimov, Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, said this week that open and pragmatic relations between Russia and NATO will help to consolidate security in Europe.

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Philippines seminar on East Sea

Philippines seminar on East Sea

4/27/2017 - 16:20

(VOVworld) – Recent developments in the East Sea, including international cooperation on East Sea issues and opportunities and challenges in enforcing the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)’s ruling, topped the agenda of the East Sea seminar in Manila on Tuesday.

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Vietnam, Laos to boost traditional ties, special solidarity

Vietnam, Laos to boost traditional ties, special solidarity

4/27/2017 - 9:03

(VOVworld) – Vietnam and Laos have issued a joint statement during Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s official visit to Laos. The two sides agreed to increase bilateral cooperation between ministries, sectors and localities.

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Ethnic group development-No one left behind

Ethnic group development-No one left behind

4/26/2017 - 19:42

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Committee for Ethnic Affairs defined its tasks of fine-tuning policies and laws to ensure equality, respect, and solidarity between ethnic groups and boost the development of ethnic-inhabited areas and human resources in ethnic communities.

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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...