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US President Donald Trump is to skip the White House press dinner

US President Donald Trump is to skip the White House press dinner

2/26/2017 - 17:36

(VOVworld)- US President Donald Trump has announced that he will not attend the annual White House Correspondents Association dinner, a high-profile event that draws celebrities, politicians and journalists. Trump made the statement on Twitter wishing everyone well and have a great evening. The annual dinner will be held on April 29 in Washington.

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2017 National Press festival to be held

2017 National Press festival to be held

2/26/2017 - 17:34

(VOVworld)- The 2017 National Press Festival will open in Hanoi on March 17.

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Vietnam visit by Japanese Emperor and Empress marks a historic event

Vietnam visit by Japanese Emperor and Empress marks a historic event

2/26/2017 - 17:26

(VOVworld)- The visit of Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko to Vietnam beginning February 28 will be an important landmark in Vietnam-Japan relations.

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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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National conference to review Party’s inspection, examination work

National conference to review Party’s inspection, examination work

2/24/2017 - 19:10

(VOVworld) - Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has emphasized the importance of the Party resolutions on Party building and rectification in inspection and examination.

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Trump wants to expand US nuclear arsenal

Trump wants to expand US nuclear arsenal

2/24/2017 - 16:12

(VOVworld) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he wants to ensure that the US nuclear arsenal is at the "top of the pack".

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Canada willing to renegotiate NAFTA trade deal with US

Canada willing to renegotiate NAFTA trade deal with US

2/24/2017 - 15:56

(VOVworld) – Canada's Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said on Thursday that Canada is open to meeting with the US to discuss revisions to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which US President Donald Trump calls a bad deal.

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Ukraine to modernize military

Ukraine to modernize military

2/23/2017 - 16:33

(VOVworld) – Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko said Wednesday that Ukraine will work on modernizing its military under threat of a full-out war with Russia because of Russia’s increasing military presence in Crimea.

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US President to delay revamped immigration order until next week

US President to delay revamped immigration order until next week

2/23/2017 - 16:30

(VOVworld) –US President Donald Trump will delay until next week issuing a new version of his executive order restricting immigration and banning travel to the US from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

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VOV launches Health and Food Safety Channel

VOV launches Health and Food Safety Channel

2/22/2017 - 17:21

(VOVworld) - Next Monday, the Voice of Vietnam will officially launch its Health and Food Safety Channel on 89 FM. The program will air daily from 06:00 to 23:00 hours in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, and Can Tho city.

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UN: Geneva talks to encompass Syrian political transition

UN: Geneva talks to encompass Syrian political transition

2/22/2017 - 17:05

(VOVworld) – Syria peace talks due to start this week in Geneva will focus on a transition for this war-torn country, said UN special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura on Tuesday.

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French President warns of fewer jobs if populists take power

French President warns of fewer jobs if populists take power

2/21/2017 - 18:49

(AFP) - French President Francois Hollande warned Monday that European countries that vote populists into power will experience a fall in jobs, investment and exports as they advocate exit from the EU.

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US Vice President’s assurance tour to Europe

US Vice President’s assurance tour to Europe

2/21/2017 - 17:13

(VOVworld) – US Vice President Mike Pence has just toured Europe to assuage concerns over President Donald Trump’s recent comments. During the tour, Pence made it clear that Europe remains an “indispensable partner” of the US.

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Chairwoman of Russian Federation Council visits Vietnam

Chairwoman of Russian Federation Council visits Vietnam

2/20/2017 - 9:47

(VOVworld) - A high-ranking delegation of the Federation Council of Russia led by Chairwoman Valentina Ivanovna Matviyenko begins a three-day official visit to Vietnam on Monday, according to the National Assembly Committee for External Affairs. The visit is at the invitation of Chairwoman of Vietnam’s National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

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Iran: A deputy of former Iranian president to run for presidential election

Iran: A deputy of former Iranian president to run for presidential election

2/19/2017 - 15:48

(VOVworld) - Hamid Baghaie, deputy of former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, announced Saturday his decision to run in this year's presidential election, becoming the first candidate to contest the top job.

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German leaders stress the importance of NATO, EU

German leaders stress the importance of NATO, EU

2/18/2017 - 16:34

(VOVworld) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is not just of value for Europe but also for the United States.

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170 reporters register to work at 1st APEC Senior Officials Meeting

170 reporters register to work at 1st APEC Senior Officials Meeting

2/17/2017 - 19:39

(VOVworld) - More than 1,700 delegates and 170 reporters have registered to participate in the 1st APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM 1) to take place from February 18 to March 3 in Nha Trang City.

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US President to issue new immigration order

US President to issue new immigration order

2/17/2017 - 16:48

(VOVworld) – US President Donald Trump said he would issue a brand new immigration order next week. At a press conference on Thursday, Mr. Trump said this will be a comprehensive immigration order to protect Americans.

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NATO to enhance presence in Black Sea region

NATO to enhance presence in Black Sea region

2/17/2017 - 16:36

(VOVworld) – NATO defense ministers agreed on Thursday to strengthen the organization's air and maritime presence in the Black Sea region, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said at a press conference following the ministers meeting.

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Nha Trang city ready for APEC 2017

Nha Trang city ready for APEC 2017

2/17/2017 - 15:54

(VOVworld) – Nha Trang city in Khanh Hoa province will host the 1st Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) and related meetings of Vietnam’s APEC Year 2017. SOM1 will consist of 80 meetings from February 18 to March 3 involving some 2,500 delegates.

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Wednesday February 22, 2017

Wednesday February 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We’re very glad to get a letter from David Ansell of Sussex, England, after quite a long time. He listened to our broadcast on January 19 on 7280...

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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...