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WIPO pledges support for Vietnam’s intellectual property rights

WIPO pledges support for Vietnam’s intellectual property rights

3/23/2017 - 16:52

(VOVworld) – Vietnam is exerting efforts to improve institutions involved in intellectual property, copyright, and related rights. Last year, the Vietnamese government adopted a strategy on developing cultural institutions until 2020 with a vision to 2030.

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Kidzplay center in Hanoi

Kidzplay center in Hanoi

3/15/2017 - 15:32

(VOVworld) – Do you have children under 6 years old? Are you looking for a place where your babies are given an opportunity to play with a variety of age-appropriate toys while you are learning new parenting skills? If so, “Kidzplay”, a new play center at Number 19, To Huu Street, Hanoi, should be on your list.

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Hanoi, Vientiane beef up ties

Hanoi, Vientiane beef up ties

3/14/2017 - 16:50

(VOVworld) - Secretary of the Party Committee and Governor of Vientiane (Laos), Sinlavong Khoutphaythoun received visiting Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Hung in the Lao capital on Monday.

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Korean leader praises Vietnam-RoK ties

Korean leader praises Vietnam-RoK ties

3/4/2017 - 17:01

(VOVworld)- Outgoing Vietnamese Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Pham Huu Chi on Friday bid a farewell to Mr. Hwang Kyo-ahn, acting President and Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.

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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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Changes for better health services

Changes for better health services

2/28/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)- On February 27, 1955, President Ho Chi Minh sent a letter to health workers urging them to stay united and devoted to develop Vietnam’s health sector. Since then, February 27 has been observed as Vietnam Physicians’ Day.

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Pagoda and village culture

Pagoda and village culture

2/23/2017 - 15:38

(VOVworld) – The Red River Delta is the cradle of the ancient Vietnamese wet rice civilization and culture. It is also the place where Buddhism was first introduced to Vietnam. Pagodas have been built in almost every village to worship Buddha.

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Typical characteristics of villages in northern Vietnam

Typical characteristics of villages in northern Vietnam

2/16/2017 - 22:21

(VOVworld)-Villages in the northern region of Vietnam are populated by people of the same bloodline sharing the same means of livelihood. The close link between villagers is evident in land ownership, village architecture, spiritual life, lifestyle, and community standards.

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Vietnam ready to join international efforts to protect marine environment

Vietnam ready to join international efforts to protect marine environment

2/14/2017 - 19:15

(VOVworld)-National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong has emphasized that peace and security are the prerequisite for sustainable development.

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Spring village festivals

Spring village festivals

2/12/2017 - 17:56

(VOVworld)-Village festivals offer a way to preserve the national identity and educate younger generations about their origins. Village festivals are usually held in the spring.

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Vietnam Poetry Day

Vietnam Poetry Day

2/11/2017 - 16:17

(VOVworld) - The 15th Vietnam Poetry Day takes place in Hanoi on the 15th day of the first lunar month of the New Year, which falls on February 11 this year. The 15th Vietnam Poetry Day has attracted a great number of Vietnamese poets. VOV’s Bui Hang reports.

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Dao Thuc village water puppetry lures visitors

Dao Thuc village water puppetry lures visitors

2/10/2017 - 14:22

(VOVworld) – When spring comes, people flock to Dao Thuc village on the outskirts of Hanoi to watch comical water puppet performances. VOV reporter Dieu Linh visited the village this week.

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Vietnam, RoK celebrate 25 years of diplomatic ties

Vietnam, RoK celebrate 25 years of diplomatic ties

2/9/2017 - 17:21

(VOVworld)-A ceremony was held in Seoul, the Republic of Korea (RoK) on Wednesday to mark the 25th anniversary of Vietnam-RoK diplomatic relations, opening a series of events year to celebrate the bilateral ties.

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Worship paintings of Vietnam’s northern ethnic groups

Worship paintings of Vietnam’s northern ethnic groups

2/7/2017 - 17:34

(VOVworld) - Viet Nam is home to 54 ethnic groups, each with its own lifestyles, customs, traditions, and, of course, worship faiths. Ancestral and gods worship is central to the spiritual lives of the ethnic people living in Vietnam’s northern regions including Tay, Nung, Dao, Thai, and Muong. As the custom of hanging worship paintings in ritual ceremonies remained, a...

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Mekong Delta’s agriculture ahead of integration challenges

Mekong Delta’s agriculture ahead of integration challenges

2/7/2017 - 17:13

(VOVworld)- The Mekong Delta’s agriculture plays a key role in national economic development but the sustainability of its production remains low and hasn’t met the requirements of a modern agriculture. The industry’s restructuring is vital and should focus on regional linking and building qualified and branded products.

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Business community and the goal of a startup country

Business community and the goal of a startup country

2/2/2017 - 11:13

(VOVworld)-Vietnam is working hard to realize the goal of 1 million startups by 2020. This endeavor requires great efforts by both the Government and business community.

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Spring comes to Dong Cuong flower village in Thanh Hoa province

Spring comes to Dong Cuong flower village in Thanh Hoa province

1/25/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)-Located in the north of Thanh Hoa province, Dong Cuong village is famous for flower cultivation with more than 200 households engaged in the craft and supplying the product for the entire province and neighboring localities. During the last days of the year, Dong Cuong village has become busier with trading.

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Vietnam, RoK boost economic ties

Vietnam, RoK boost economic ties

1/23/2017 - 17:50

(VOVworld)- Vietnam and the Republic of Korea celebrate the 25th anniversary of their diplomatic ties this year. Vietnamese and Korean diplomats praised the rapid, sustainable, practical and comprehensive development of bilateral cooperation over the past quarter century, particularly the economic results.

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Last Kilo submarine arrives at Cam Ranh Port

Last Kilo submarine arrives at Cam Ranh Port

1/21/2017 - 15:07

(VOVworld) - The sixth and last Kilo-class submarine that Vietnam has purchased from Russia arrived at Cam Ranh military port in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa on Friday.

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Vietnam, South Korea relations continue to thrive

Vietnam, South Korea relations continue to thrive

1/17/2017 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – The strategic partnership between Vietnam and South Korea has been strengthened and developed in all areas, notably in economics, said Vietnamese Ambassador to South Korea Pham Huu Chi.

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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...