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Intersectoral working group visits Truong Sa archipelago

Intersectoral working group visits Truong Sa archipelago

4/22/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld) – The Commander of Zone 4 Naval Force organized a trip consisting of leaders and representatives from many sectors to visit people and soldiers in Truong Sa district, Khanh Hoa province, and DK1 Platform in the southern continental shelf.

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Travel during 2017 Reunification Day

Travel during 2017 Reunification Day

4/22/2017 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – This year Reunification Day (April 30) and International Labor Day (May 1) fall on a weekend. The domestic tourism market is expected to be busier than ever.

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Onion and garlic farming on Ly Son Island

Onion and garlic farming on Ly Son Island

4/19/2017 - 14:37

(VOVworld) – Surrounded by sea and plagued with severe weather, Lý Sơn Island in Quang Ngai province does enjoy certain advantages – like delicious onions and garlic. Though small, they have an incomparable flavor. Ly Son has long been considered “the kingdom of onions and garlic”.

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Vietnam to host Miss Grand International 2017 in October

Vietnam to host Miss Grand International 2017 in October

4/18/2017 - 16:54

(VOVworld) – The Miss Grand International beauty contest will run from October 5 to 26 in Ho Chi Minh City, Quang Binh and Phu Quoc Island in Kien Giang province, according to a press conference on Monday in Hanoi.

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Abu Sayyaf executes Filipino hostage

Abu Sayyaf executes Filipino hostage

4/17/2017 - 17:23

(VOVworld) - The Philippine army says Abu Sayyaf fighters have beheaded one of four Filipino fishermen they took captive in December.

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Phu Quoc should be exemplary special economic zone: PM

Phu Quoc should be exemplary special economic zone: PM

4/14/2017 - 19:11

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked Kien Giang provincial authorities to develop Phu Quoc Island into a leading special economic zone in Vietnam.

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Wednesday April 12, 2017

Wednesday April 12, 2017

4/14/2017 - 16:51

(VOVworld) - I’m reading an interesting letter from Radhakrishna Pillai of India. He told us about his participation at the National Council Meeting of Indian Society for Cultural Co-operation and Friendship (ISCUF) held at Guwahati in Assam, a mega event to promote India-Vietnam cultural co-operation and friendship.

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PM promises optimal conditions for investors in tourism

PM promises optimal conditions for investors in tourism

4/14/2017 - 9:25

(VOVworld)-The Government always creates the best conditions for domestic and foreign investors, especially in tourism, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told a meeting on Thursday with executives of Sun Group, one of the major investors with large tourism projects in Phu Quoc island.

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Ly Son Island to host street art contest

Ly Son Island to host street art contest

4/11/2017 - 10:19

(VOVworld) - The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has called for a street art contest with the theme "I love the ocean, and I’m born to be wild" in An Binh islet commune during "Ocean week" from June 1-8.

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"Vietnam solves East Sea dispute with peaceful measures"

4/9/2017 - 15:44

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said on Sunday that Vietnam has historical and legal evidence to confirm sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes, and is determined to solve the East Sea Dispute with peaceful measures, in accordance with international law.

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Jellyfish exploitation in Co To Island

Jellyfish exploitation in Co To Island

4/3/2017 - 15:00

(VOVworld) – These days, Co To Island in Quang Ninh province is in the middle of jellyfish season. Some people call jellyfish “white gold” because it is a major source of income for thousands of fishermen and people who work in seafood processing plants.

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First “Head for the open sea” festival held in Hai Phong

First “Head for the open sea” festival held in Hai Phong

3/31/2017 - 18:36

(VOVworld) - The first “head for the open sea” festival was held in the island district of Cat Hai, Hai Phong City on Friday to call on people to join efforts in protecting the marine environment and securing the national sovereignty over sea and its islands.

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Ninh Binh urged to become key national tourist hub

Ninh Binh urged to become key national tourist hub

3/27/2017 - 17:53

(VOVworld)-State President Tran Dai Quang has urged Ninh Binh province to fully tap its tourism advantages and reform its growth model to ensure productivity, quality and sustainability. Mr. Quang made the remark at a ceremony on Sunday to celebrate 25 years of Ninh Binh’s re-establishment.

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Vietnam’s tourism to become a spearhead economic sector

Vietnam’s tourism to become a spearhead economic sector

3/27/2017 - 17:09

(VOVworld) – Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and other localities in Vietnam have carried out several activities to realize the Politburo resolution on developing tourism into a spearhead economic sector.

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Son Tra Peninsula

Son Tra Peninsula

3/25/2017 - 17:16

(VOVworld) – Son Tra Peninsula is considered a pearl island and a famous ecological and spiritual tourism site of Da Nang City. Lan Anh reports.

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2017 Boao Forum promotes globalization support

2017 Boao Forum promotes globalization support

3/24/2017 - 19:25

(VOVworld) - The Boao Forum for Asia, held in China's southern island Hainan Province, with the theme, "Globalization and Free Trade: The Asian Perspective". The Xinhua News Agency quoted the forum’s secretary general, Zhou Wenzhong, as saying that

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Exhibition on Hoang Sa and Truong Sa opens in Hai Phong

Exhibition on Hoang Sa and Truong Sa opens in Hai Phong

3/24/2017 - 16:46

(VOVworld) – An exhibit called “Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelagoes – Historical and legal evidence” opened on Friday on Bach Long Vy island, Hai Phong City.

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Museums - non-school education centers for cultural and historical values

Museums - non-school education centers for cultural and historical values

3/24/2017 - 7:37

(VOVworld) – A museum is a place to preserve and uphold a country’s cultural and historical heritage. In recent years, the Vietnamese government has paid closer attention to using museums to improve people’s spiritual and cultural life and attract more visitors.

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Con Dao island named Asia’s paradise island

Con Dao island named Asia’s paradise island

3/22/2017 - 22:00

(VOVworld) - Con Dao island in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province has been named by the US Cable News Network (CNN) one of Asia’s paradise islands. CNN praises the island for its untouched coral reefs, beautiful granite cliffs, palm-shaded beaches, rainforest trails and chic beach resorts. Con Dao also embraces history of hard but heroic days of the Vietnamese people.

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Quang Ninh seeks to promote tourism through “Kong: Skull island”

Quang Ninh seeks to promote tourism through “Kong: Skull island”

3/20/2017 - 19:23

(VOVworld) – The Quang Ninh Provincial People’s Committee has suggested the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism survey the feasibility of promoting tourism in places that were shot in the Hollywood blockbuster “Kong: Skull island”.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A: To He, or toy figurine, is a traditional toy that Vietnamese children are exceedingly fond of. Dating back to the 17th century, To He are made of glutinous rice...

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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...