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Hanoi’s culinary attraction

Hanoi’s culinary attraction

6/18/2016 - 16:41

(VOVworld) – Hanoi has long been an attractive destination for its scenic spots, historical and cultural sites, and unique cuisine. In 2012 the Asia Record Organization recognized 12 Vietnamese dishes in the food category of Asian values. They include 3 dishes from Hanoi: Pho, Bun Cha, and Bun Thang. Recently the Telegraph selected Hanoi as one of the world’s best...

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Vietnamese goods week successful in France

Vietnamese goods week successful in France

6/13/2016 - 17:19

(VOVworld) - The 3rd Vietnamese goods week themed “Honoring Vietnam”, was recently held in the French city of Lyon, attracting nearly 100 French trade agencies and firms and 20 Vietnamese businesses.

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The Nung ethnic group

The Nung ethnic group

6/13/2016 - 0:00

(VOVworld) – The Nung have about 1 million people, ranking 7th in population among Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups. They live in all 63 provinces of Vietnam, but mainly in northern provinces of Lang Son, Cao Bang, Bac Can, Thai Nguyen, Bac Giang, and Tuyen Quang. The Nung have a long history of development and many age-old, unique customs have been...

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The 16-String Zither - Traditional Vietnamese Musical Instrument

The 16-String Zither - Traditional Vietnamese Musical Instrument

6/3/2016 - 18:51

(VOVworld) - Viet Nam is home to 54 ethnic groups, each with its own customs and traditions. Those groups have created a variety of traditional musical instruments, which have played an important role in Vietnamese people’s lives. The many types of musical instruments found in Vietnam include "monochord zither", "moon-shaped two-string lute", and “pear-shaped lute with four strings”. One of...

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Obstacles to resolving migrant crisis

Obstacles to resolving migrant crisis

6/2/2016 - 14:45

(VOVworld)- The UN Human Rights Council announced on Wednesday that at least 700 migrants died and many more went missing in the Mediterranean over the past few days. Meanwhile, the EU is still seeking a solution to the migrant crisis.

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Vietnam’s ethnic culture shines in the Czech Republic

Vietnam’s ethnic culture shines in the Czech Republic

5/29/2016 - 17:02

(VOVworld) – More than 30 ethnic troupes from 18 countries have showcased their cultural diversity at a festival in Prague, the Czech Republic.

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NATO Parliamentary Assembly meeting addresses challenges

NATO Parliamentary Assembly meeting addresses challenges

5/29/2016 - 16:39

(VOVworld) - The NATO Parliamentary Assembly's Spring session opened on Saturday in the Albanian capital, Tirana, to discuss the alliance's response to a variety of challenges ahead of a summit in July. Top on the agenda were the tough viewpoint of Russia toward Ukraine, the fight against terrorism and the migrant crisis. The declaration urges NATO leaders to strengthen collective...

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Intensive farming on terraced fields in Mu Cang Chai

Intensive farming on terraced fields in Mu Cang Chai

5/26/2016 - 15:51

(VOVworld) – In the past due to a backward farming tradition, Mong people in Mu Cang Chai, Yen Bai province, had limited yields from their terraced fields. In recent years, the living conditions of the Mong ethnic group there have greatly improved thanks to the application of intensive farming, the support of local administrations, and the involvement of agricultural experts.

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Viet Tan: terrorist and reactionary nature

Viet Tan: terrorist and reactionary nature

5/20/2016 - 9:02

(VOVworld) - In order to deceive the overseas Vietnamese community, Hoang Co Minh founded the organization "Vietnam Reform Revolutionary Party" - referred to as Viet Tan - to conduct hostile activities against Vietnam with the ambition of overthrowing the people's administration in Vietnam.

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Con Son pagoda reflects Vietnamese soul

Con Son pagoda reflects Vietnamese soul

5/12/2016 - 22:14

(VOVworld)- The Con Son relic site in Chi Linh district, Hai Duong province is closely associated with many well-known Vietnamese figures such as Tran Nguyen Dan, Huyen Quang and Nguyen Trai, a national hero and world cultural figure. The highlight of the relic site is Con Son pagoda, which reflects Vietnam’s historical, cultural and religious value. Vinh Phong reports

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

5/6/2016 - 10:40

B: The success of the 1975 Spring General Offensive and Uprising, which culminated in the historic HCM campaign ended Vietnamese people’s anti-US war. It marked a milestone in Vietnam’s history of resisting foreign invaders.

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Ninh Thuan restructures crops to fight droughts

Ninh Thuan restructures crops to fight droughts

5/5/2016 - 16:59

(VOVworld) – The central coastal province of Ninh Thuan was hardest hit by the droughts in Vietnam. In recent years droughts have become increasingly severe due to climate change, negatively affecting agricultural production and daily life. To reduce its impacts, Ninh Thuan’s agricultural sector has instructed farmers to switch crops towards higher economic efficiency.

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Vietnam celebrates its 41st anniversary of national reunification

Vietnam celebrates its 41st anniversary of national reunification

4/30/2016 - 16:59

(VOVworld) - Vietnam celebrated its 41st anniversary of national reunification on April 30 after the Great Victory in the spring of 1975.

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Foreign media covers Vietnam’s April 30 victory

Foreign media covers Vietnam’s April 30 victory

4/29/2016 - 15:49

(VOVworld)- 4 decades on, the Vietnam War is still mentioned admirably by foreign media. Vietnam’s 1975 great Spring victory is seen as the most notable event in Asia in the 1970s, profoundly influencing the region and the world.

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

4/22/2016 - 16:46

A: We’d like to thank Robert Krolikowski of the US for sending us late Easter greetings with a beautiful Easter Card and a greeting card marking St Patrick’s Day. Thank you for all the nice wishes.

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Japanese PM sends ritual offering to Yasukuni shrine

Japanese PM sends ritual offering to Yasukuni shrine

4/21/2016 - 18:21

(VOVworld) – On Thursday, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo for the war dead.

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Red silk cotton trees in full bloom in Do Son

Red silk cotton trees in full bloom in Do Son

4/21/2016 - 14:48

(VOVworld)- Red silk cotton tree flowers, also known as Bombax ceiba, in Do Son district started to bloom these days, turning the popular tourist destination into a giant red carpet.

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World finance leaders vow to boost global economy

World finance leaders vow to boost global economy

4/18/2016 - 16:11

(VOVworld) - Concluding the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank (WB) in Washington on Saturday, world finance leaders from 189 nations vowed to collaborate toward boosting the global economy.

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Vietnam joins Czech Republic’s greatest street food festival

Vietnam joins Czech Republic’s greatest street food festival

4/17/2016 - 16:12

(VOVworld) - Hundreds of dishes from 30 countries including Vietnam were introduced to local people and tourists in Prague. Vietnamese chefs brought to the festival various dishes of vermicelli and noodles, spring rolls and cakes.

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More than 6,000 people crossed the Mediterranean to Italy and Greece

More than 6,000 people crossed the Mediterranean to Italy and Greece

4/16/2016 - 15:36

(VOVworld) - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) spokesman Joel Millman says more than 6,000 people crossed the Mediterranean in the last week, with nearly all crossing to Italy - and only 300 crossing from Turkey to Greece, a route that has taken over 1 million people since the start of 2015. Millman said Friday it was too e

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

A: Stamp collecting is one of the world’s most popular hobbies thanks to its affordability, educational benefits, and historical value. For many collectors, philately is an art, a passion, a...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam