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South Korea: Democratic Party begins polling to elect presidential candidate

South Korea: Democratic Party begins polling to elect presidential candidate

3/22/2017 - 18:44

(VOVworld) – South Korean Democratic Party (DP) on Wednesday began a 10-day vote to elect its candidate for the upcoming presidential election, scheduled in May.

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Hanoi pledges full support for budding entrepreneurs

Hanoi pledges full support for budding entrepreneurs

3/20/2017 - 17:57

(VOVworld) - Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai has promised to create the best conditions, particularly in education for youth start-ups. At a meeting with voters on Sunday on education and employment for Hanoi youths, Hai said entrepreneurship is a big challenge for every country and local authorities will improve its infrastructure including building

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Best start-up student ideas honored

Best start-up student ideas honored

3/19/2017 - 16:33

(VOVworld) - The best start-up student ideas were awarded in Hanoi on Saturday after 5 months of competition.

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British Queen approves Brexit bill

British Queen approves Brexit bill

3/17/2017 - 16:40

(VOVworld) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has granted royal assent to the Brexit bill, paving the way for Prime Minister Theresa May to start the country's departure from the European Union.

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Brexit negotiations unlikely to start until June

Brexit negotiations unlikely to start until June

3/16/2017 - 17:42

(VOVworld) – Brexit negotiations between Britain and the EU are unlikely to start until June now that British Prime Minister Theresa May intends to trigger article 50 under the Lisbon Treaty at the end of March.

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Vietnam boosts administrative reform for economic development

Vietnam boosts administrative reform for economic development

3/9/2017 - 19:20

(VOVworld) – A conference on Vietnam's business scenario in 2017 opened in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Women's Initiatives Startups and Entrepreneurship introduced in HCMC

Women's Initiatives Startups and Entrepreneurship introduced in HCMC

3/8/2017 - 19:17

(VOVworld) – The Women's Initiatives for Startups and Entrepreneurship (WISE) network has made its debut in Ho Chi Minh City today/ Wednesday. The network will support and connect women’s startups in Vietnam and in Mekong River countries.

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National Women’s Congress opens

National Women’s Congress opens

3/7/2017 - 17:59

(VOVworld)-More than 1,000 delegates representing women from across Vietnam are attending the 12th National Women’s Congress, which opened in Hanoi on Tuesday.

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Increasing Vietnamese women’s position

Increasing Vietnamese women’s position

3/7/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- The 12th National Congress of Vietnamese women will be held from March 7th to 9th in Hanoi. Under the theme “Solidarity, renovation, equality, and integration”, the congress intends to reform women’s unions’ activities to encourage women to be creative and contribute more to national development.

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12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee convenes

12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee convenes

3/4/2017 - 16:06

(VOVworld)- China’s top political advisory body started its annual session on Friday in Beijing, marking the start of the fifth session of the 12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee (CPPCC).

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Britain likely to trigger Article 50 of Lisbon Treaty on schedule

Britain likely to trigger Article 50 of Lisbon Treaty on schedule

3/3/2017 - 16:44

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Theresa May is likely to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to start Brexit negotiations on March 15.

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Vietnam receives record number of foreign tourists

Vietnam receives record number of foreign tourists

3/2/2017 - 19:18

(VOVworld)- 1.2 million foreign tourists visited Vietnam in February, representing a 42.2% year-on-year increase.

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First APEC Senior Officials Meeting opens in Nha Trang

First APEC Senior Officials Meeting opens in Nha Trang

3/2/2017 - 16:11

(VOVworld) - The first APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) opened in Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province, on Thursday attended by delegates from 21 member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum.

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RoK foundation to build new rural village in Hau Giang

RoK foundation to build new rural village in Hau Giang

3/2/2017 - 9:13

(VOVworld)- A delegation from the Saeumaul Globalisation Foundation (SGF) of the Republic of Korea discussed building a Vietnam-Korea village in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang during a working session with the provincial authorities on March 1.

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Vietnam start-up network makes debut

Vietnam start-up network makes debut

3/1/2017 - 18:53

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Start-up Network made its debut on Wednesday under the management of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

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Asia advances free trade talks after US withdrawal from TPP

Asia advances free trade talks after US withdrawal from TPP

2/27/2017 - 18:18

(VOVworld) – Representatives from 16 nations of the Asia-Pacific region gathered in the Japanese city of Kobe on Monday to start new negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).

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Prime Minister works with Da Nang University

Prime Minister works with Da Nang University

2/24/2017 - 18:23

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam had a working session with leaders of Da Nang University on Friday.

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Visiting the Clay Cracker Festival in Hai Duong

Visiting the Clay Cracker Festival in Hai Duong

2/24/2017 - 16:19

(VOVworld) – Clay cracker, a traditional game that involves hurling clay crackers to produce noise, originated in Vietnam’s northern delta region. Clay cracker festival is organized in the spring to entertain locals and pray for a bumper crop.

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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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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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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

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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...