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Nicaragua Canal, unrealistic mega-project

Nicaragua Canal, unrealistic mega-project

4/25/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – The Nicaraguan Canal, which was expected to become Nicaragua’s largest infrastructure project, is one of the Nicaraguan government’s efforts to lift Nicaragua out of poverty. But since the groundbreaking ceremony in December 2014, nothing else has happened.

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The hardships of hydro-meteorologists

The hardships of hydro-meteorologists

4/24/2017 - 16:14

(VOVworld) – The prerequisite for a reliable weather forecast is collecting accurate data on wind, clouds, and rainfall. These are the daily work of hydro-meteorological observers at Vietnam’s hydro-meteorological stations. Collection of the data can be very difficult, especially in remote areas.

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Keo pagoda in Thai Binh province boasts unique architecture

Keo pagoda in Thai Binh province boasts unique architecture

4/21/2017 - 16:44

(VOVworld) –Covering more than 2,000 square meters, Keo pagoda in Thai Binh province is comprised of a number of architectural structures including a three-door temple, a Buddha pagoda, a Genie temple, a bell tower, corridors, and a tower garden…

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Vietnam seeks UNESCO recognition for Ba Be-Na Hang natural heritage

Vietnam seeks UNESCO recognition for Ba Be-Na Hang natural heritage

4/11/2017 - 17:37

(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked relevant authorities to compile a dossier for submission to UNESCO for recognizing Ba Be-Na Hang natural heritage site in the northern provinces of Bac Kan and Tuyen Quang as a world heritage site.

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Vietnam hosts relay run ahead of Sea Games 29 and Para Games 9

Vietnam hosts relay run ahead of Sea Games 29 and Para Games 9

4/9/2017 - 16:22

(VOVworld) – Around 9,000 people took part in relay run around Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem Lake on Sunday, the first of kind in Southeast Asia. Vietnam is the 6th leg of the run after Brunei, the Philippines, Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand to anticipate the Sea Games 29 and Para Games 9 to be held in Malaysia in August.

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Hung Kings temple festival begins

 Hung Kings temple festival begins

4/1/2017 - 15:45

(VOVworld)- An incense offering ceremony was held in Hung King temple, Phu Tho province on Friday as part of the Hung King Temple festival from the 5th to the 10th of the third lunar month which falls on April 1st to the 6th this year.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

3/31/2017 - 16:50

A: In Hanoi thousands of students and other volunteers attended the launch ceremony. This was the 9th Earth Hour event held in Vietnam. Last year’s campaign saved 450,000kwh, 3 times higher than in 2009, when Vietnam hosted the first event. The amount of electricity saved during the one hour the lights are off is the measures of society’s response to...

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Polio vaccine for African children

Polio vaccine for African children

3/27/2017 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – The World Health Organisation launched a program last week to vaccinate 116 million children across west and central Africa in a drive to eradicate polio in Africa.

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The Olympic Run Day for Public Health 2017 opens

The Olympic Run Day for Public Health 2017 opens

3/26/2017 - 16:25

(VOVworld) – Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports and the New Hanoi Newspaper today/ on Sunday kicked off the Olympic Run Day for Public Health 2017 and launched the 44th New Ha Noi Newspaper Run for Peace at Ly Thai To Flower Garden in Hanoi. The Olympic Run Day for Public Health 2017 took place across the country at 7am...

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Wednesday, February 28, 2017

Wednesday, February 28, 2017

3/2/2017 - 17:17

B: Pho, Vietnam’s noodle soup tops the list. This simple staple consisting of a salty broth, fresh rice noodles, and a sprinkling of herbs and either chicken or beef, features prominently in the local diet. It's cheap, tasty, and widely available at all hours.

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Valentine’s Day in the US

Valentine’s Day in the US

2/19/2017 - 18:07

(VOVworld) – Valentine's Day, celebrated on February 14, is a festival of love and many people give cards, letters, flowers, or presents to their spouse or partner. They may also arrange a romantic meal in a restaurant or a night in a hotel. Today we will talk with Joseph Fitzsimmons, an English language teacher and a photographer of the US...

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Flowers tell stories of love

Flowers tell stories of love

2/14/2017 - 10:00

(VOVworld) - Twenty Vietnamese flower artisans are displaying original floral installation works at a new exhibition in Hanoi to celebrate Valentine’s Day today.

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Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival 2017 opens

Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival 2017 opens

2/13/2017 - 10:40

(VOVworld) - The Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival 2017 opens in Hai Duong province on Sunday, the 16th day of the first lunar month.

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Tet in memory

Tet in memory

2/10/2017 - 11:36

(VOVworld) – Tet, Vietnam’s Lunar New Year festival, is the biggest festival of the Vietnamese people and its core element is the family reunion. Tet, a time spent with loved ones, leaves vivid memories because people wait for it all year with growing excitement. In this week’s edition of That’s Life, we will compare some foreigners’ views of Tet with...

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Provinces report increased travel during Tet

Provinces report increased travel during Tet

2/6/2017 - 9:36

(VOVworld) - Many provinces throughout the country have reported a large number of visitors during the Lunar New Year Festival or Tet.

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Vietnam welcomes new opportunities

Vietnam welcomes new opportunities

1/28/2017 - 4:00

(VOVworld) – Vietnam welcomes the New Year 2017 with happiness and excitement about last year’s heartening achievements and a belief in a successful year ahead.

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Memory of the spring 70 years ago

Memory of the spring 70 years ago

1/27/2017 - 7:00

(VOVworld) - 70 years ago today, the soldiers and ordinary people of Hanoi were in high spirits to fight for national salvation. Hanoi welcomed the New Year of 1947 enduing 60 days and nights of fierce fighting. Despite hardship and dangers, the people were all united and optimistic about the success of the resistance and the defense of their national...

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Dong Xuan market embraces Hanoi’s culture

Dong Xuan market embraces Hanoi’s culture

1/19/2017 - 17:10

(VOVworld)- Dong Xuan market in Hanoi’s Old Quarter was the first market in Hanoi. Its history is closely associated with the trade development of Hanoi. It is not just a market but also a cultural venue that reflects the lifestyle of Hanoians. VOV Bui Hang has the story.

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Hanoi expects to welcome 23 million visitors in 2017

Hanoi expects to welcome 23 million visitors in 2017

1/12/2017 - 16:24

(VOVworld) – Hanoi has set a target of attracting 23 million tourists this year, 11% more than last year.

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Wednesday December 28, 2016

Wednesday December 28, 2016

12/30/2016 - 17:48

(VOVworld) - Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all our listeners. Thank you very much for sending us your greeting cards. These beautiful cards have brought the joyous Christmas atmosphere from so many countries to VOV.

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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...