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Vietnam and Switzerland cooperate to improve capacity and share experience in legislation.

Vietnam and Switzerland cooperate to improve capacity and share experience in legislation.

3/29/2017 - 19:12

(VOVworld) – National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has proposed Switzerland continue encouraging its businesses to invest in Vietnam, especially in finance, high technology, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, farm produce processing, tourism, and hotel services.

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Egypt proposes solutions to the Middle East crisis

Egypt proposes solutions to the Middle East crisis

3/29/2017 - 18:42

(VOVworld) – Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry on Tuesday met with the UN and US officials to discuss solutions to the Middle East crisis, especially the conflict between Israel and Palestine, and the Syrian war.

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Vietnam calls for international commitment to nuclear disarmament

Vietnam calls for international commitment to nuclear disarmament

3/29/2017 - 16:07

(VOVworld) – Vietnam is committed to full nuclear disarmament, said Nguyen Phuong Nga, Permanent Representative of Viet Nam to the United Nations, at the first UN talks on a global nuclear weapons ban on Tuesday in New York.

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Switzerland’s Council of States President begins Vietnam visit

Switzerland’s Council of States President begins Vietnam visit

3/28/2017 - 21:18

(VOVworld)-President of the Council of States of Switzerland Ivo Bischofberger arrived in Hanoi on Tuesday for his official visit.

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Germany toughens position on Brexit

Germany toughens position on Brexit

3/28/2017 - 18:54

(VOVworld) – The Financial Times reported on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel has toughened her position on the UK’s exit bill. She insisted that Britain’s exit terms must be negotiated before talks begin on any new relationship with the EU.

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World powers boycott UN talks on nuclear weapons ban

World powers boycott UN talks on nuclear weapons ban

3/28/2017 - 18:51

(VOVworld) – 100 countries have begun negotiations on a nuclear weapons ban treaty at the United Nations while facing boycott by 40 countries, including 5 world nuclear powers: the US, the UK, France, Russia, and China.

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Vietnam, India boost ICT cooperation

Vietnam, India boost ICT cooperation

3/28/2017 - 17:15

(VOVworld) - Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan said Vietnam always welcomes and creates all favorable conditions for Indian firms to join IT projects in Vietnam.

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NATO moves foreign ministers’ meeting to accommodate Tillerson

NATO moves foreign ministers’ meeting to accommodate Tillerson

3/28/2017 - 15:58

(VOVworld) - NATO has confirmed that its foreign ministers' meeting in Brussels has been rescheduled for Friday.

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Israeli President and his spouse wrap up their state visit to Vietnam

Israeli President and his spouse wrap up their state visit to Vietnam

3/26/2017 - 16:37

(VOVworld) - The President of Israel Reuven Ruvi Rivlin and his spouse yesterday/ on Saturday wrapped up his State visit to Vietnam at the invitation of President Tran Dai Quang. During talks with Vietnamese leaders, Israeli President agreed to boost bilateral cooperation, particularly in economics and science-technology to bring two-way trade value to 3 billion USD in the near future....

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11 Syrians killed as boat sinks off Turkey

11 Syrians killed as boat sinks off Turkey

3/25/2017 - 15:26

(VOVworld) - Five children were among 11 Syrians killed after their plastic boat sank off Turkey's Aegean coast on Friday. The Dogan news agency said that the boat is believed to have been carrying 22 Syrian migrants heading for Greece. A baby in a critical condition was among the 11 people rescued alive. Dogan earlier said the authorities had detained

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US, Russia continue Syrian airspace security talks

US, Russia continue Syrian airspace security talks

3/25/2017 - 15:23

(VOVworld) - The Defense Department yesterday held a video conference with Russian defense ministry counterparts. Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis announced in a statement saying that this was the latest session of their dialogue with the Russian ministry of defense under the memorandum of understanding for the safety of flight in Syria to

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Enhancing Vietnam-Singapore strategic partnership

Enhancing Vietnam-Singapore strategic partnership

3/23/2017 - 18:52

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and visiting Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have agreed to foster strategic trust, promote cooperation in integration and further deepen the strategic partnership between the two countries.

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Vietnam’s activities at LIMA 2017, Malaysia

Vietnam’s activities at LIMA 2017, Malaysia

3/23/2017 - 17:56

(VOVworld) – Malaysian Deputy Defence Minister Mohd Johari bin Baharom told Vietnamese Deputy Defence Minister Phan Van Giang at a meeting on Thursday that the two countries have great potential to cooperate in the defence industry as both want to modernize their army.

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All Syria sides confirm attendance at Geneva talks

 All Syria sides confirm attendance at Geneva talks

3/22/2017 - 17:05

(VOVworld) – The United Nations said on Tuesday that the Syrian government and opposition parties in Syria confirmed their attendance at peace talks set to resume in Geneva this week despite renewed fighting around Damascus.

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Thailand, Philippines work to maintain regional peace, stability

Thailand, Philippines work to maintain regional peace, stability

3/22/2017 - 16:39

(VOVworld) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte committed to work with Thailand to boost maritime cooperation and maintain peace and stability at sea during a meeting with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha on Tuesday in Bangkok.

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France, Japan back freedom of navigation in Asia-Pacific

France, Japan back freedom of navigation in Asia-Pacific

3/21/2017 - 18:50

(VOVworld) - France and Japan support a "free and open maritime order" in the Asia-Pacific region, said Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after talks with French President Francois Hollande in Paris on Monday. Abe added that the two leaders agreed to support the stability and prosperity of this region.

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US vows to eradicate ISIS in Iraq

US vows to eradicate ISIS in Iraq

3/21/2017 - 17:01

(VOVworld) – US President Donald Trump vowed to eradicate "radical Islamic terrorism" during talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Washington on Monday.

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Vietnam, South Korea to bring strategic cooperative partnership to new height

Vietnam, South Korea to bring strategic cooperative partnership to new height

3/20/2017 - 23:21

(VOVworld)-Vietnam attaches importance to strengthening ties with South Korea and looks for consolidated political trust and closer cooperation between the two countries, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh during talks with South Korean Foreign Minister Yoon Byeong Se in Hanoi on Monday

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Economic, technological cooperation defined as key pillar in Vietnam-Israel ties

Economic, technological cooperation defined as key pillar in Vietnam-Israel ties

3/20/2017 - 19:34

(VOVworld)-Vietnam and Israel have agreed to boost bilateral cooperation, particularly in economics and science-technology to bring two-way trade value to 3 billion USD in the near future.

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Japan and Russia hold talks on security and territorial dispute

Japan and Russia hold talks on security and territorial dispute

3/20/2017 - 18:52

(VOVworld) – Regional security and territorial disputes were high on the agenda of a meeting between foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia in Tokyo on Monday.

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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...