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James Joseph Kendall and the “Keep Hanoi Clean” mission

James Joseph Kendall and the “Keep Hanoi Clean” mission

3/18/2017 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – James Joseph Kendall, an American English teacher at an elementary school in Hanoi, became famous by chance after he retrieved trash from a polluted ditch in Hanoi, in May 2015. He and members of “Keep Hanoi Clean”, a volunteer environmental group he founded, have been devoting themselves to projects to clean Hanoi.

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Event linked to French candidate Macron under investigation

Event linked to French candidate Macron under investigation

3/15/2017 - 16:54

(VOVworld) - The Paris prosecutor's office on Tuesday opened a preliminary investigation into suspected favoritism surrounding the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last year, which was promoted by presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, who was the French Economy Minister at the time.

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Devotion music award 2017 nominees announced

Devotion music award 2017 nominees announced

3/4/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld) – Nominees for the Devotion Music Awards 2017 were announced by the Vietnam News Agency’s Sports and Culture newspaper in Hanoi on February 22. This year, the award has a new category “Best producer of the Year” to bring the total award categories to 19.

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Preserving Vietnam’s traditional festival

Preserving Vietnam’s traditional festival

3/3/2017 - 17:01

(VOVworld) – Vietnam is home to a variety of festivals that promote Vietnamese cultural identity and tradition.

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Resources mobilized to make renewal a success

Resources mobilized to make renewal a success

2/27/2017 - 17:16

(VOVworld)- The Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics has organized a seminar on mobilizing resources to make national renewal a success. Presentations at the seminar emphasized the people’s important role in this process.

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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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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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2/16/2017 - 13:06

(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 makes them feel warm in their hearts.

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Building a righteous, enabling government in 2017

Building a righteous, enabling government in 2017

1/30/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- In 2017, the Vietnamese government continues to promote start-ups and building a righteous, enabling government towards the motto “Strengthening disciplines, upholding responsibility, promoting innovation, and ensuring rapid, sustainable growth”.

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Boosting cooperation for ASEAN Economic Community development

Boosting cooperation for ASEAN Economic Community development

1/26/2017 - 10:00

(VOVworld) - Following the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) more than one year ago, Vietnam gained the advantage from the community in terms of peace, stability and the formation of a joint economic, trade and production facility. This will be a driving force for Vietnam’s renovation, adaptation and further integration with the economic community.

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Deputy FM: Vietnam’s attendance of 2017 WEF achieves practical results

Deputy FM: Vietnam’s attendance of 2017 WEF achieves practical results

1/22/2017 - 16:04

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son says Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has delivered to the international business community a message of Vietnam’s determination to reform the country, restructure its economy, and shift growth model until 2020.

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Overseas Vietnamese celebrate Lunar New Year festival

Overseas Vietnamese celebrate Lunar New Year festival

1/22/2017 - 15:35

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese expatriates have enjoyed get-togethers to celebrate the Lunar New Year festival (Tet) at their residencies.

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Vietnam-Algeria economic cooperation to be promoted

Vietnam-Algeria economic cooperation to be promoted

1/19/2017 - 16:08

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s Ambassador to Algeria Pham Quoc Tru said on Wednesday that Vietnam and Algeria should consider building a partnership framework for the long-term cooperation.

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Facebook fights “fake news”

Facebook fights “fake news”

1/19/2017 - 0:00

(VOVworld) –Facebook has announced its new measures to fight fake news in Germany. Last Wednesday Facebook launched its “Journalism project” to make sure that “a healthy news ecosystem and journalism can thrive.”

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Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong met Chinese business representatives

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong met Chinese business representatives

1/15/2017 - 16:39

(VOVworld) - Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong met Chinese business executives in Hangzhou City, Zhejiang province during his official visit to China on Sunday.

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Association of Kieu Studies holds 2nd Congress

Association of Kieu Studies holds 2nd Congress

1/13/2017 - 18:45

(VOVworld) – The Association of Kieu Studies convened its 2nd Congress on Friday attended by 250 members. Established in 2011, the Association of Kieu Studies has promoted the value of the Tale of Kieu by 18th century poet Nguyen Du, a UNESCO-recognized world cultural figure.

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Initiatives to preserve Ha Long Bay promoted

Initiatives to preserve Ha Long Bay promoted

1/10/2017 - 18:24

(VOVworld)-A program to encourage incentives to preserve and protect the environment of Ha Long Bay and raise public awareness about the area was launched in the northen province of Quang Ninh on Tuesday.

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Tourism- a spotlight in Britain’s economy in 2017

Tourism- a spotlight in Britain’s economy in 2017

1/6/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- The British government has launched a tourism strategy for 2017 considering the hospitality industry to be a spearhead in the national economy because of the weak pound. The strategy corresponds with to the UN’s designation of 2017 as International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development.

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Cultural diplomacy promotes Vietnam’s soft power

Cultural diplomacy promotes Vietnam’s soft power

1/2/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- Cultural diplomacy has contributed to promoting the image of Vietnam, a peace loving country with a rich culture and extensive integration into the world community. Cultural diplomatic activities particularly grew in 2016.

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Special year-end program: Vietnam's international integration achievements

Special year-end program: Vietnam's international integration achievements

12/31/2016 - 17:01

(VOVworld) - Integration connects Vietnamese people with the world community. This has been significant for Vietnam during its 30 years of renewal. Here's a look back at the harsh obstacles Vietnam has faced and the pros and cons of international integration.

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High-ranking officers promoted to Senior Lieutenant Generals

High-ranking officers promoted to Senior Lieutenant Generals

12/30/2016 - 18:41

(VOVworld)- President Tran Dai Quang has handed over decisions to promote 4 high-ranking officers in the Viet Nam People’s Army from Lieutenant General and Navy Vice Admiral to Senior Lieutenant Generals.

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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

Vietnamese

(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...