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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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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

3/23/2017 - 16:46

(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 “At last I’ve got around to sending you a reception report after my recent trip to Vietnam over the Christmas and Tet period, including my visit to VOV’s office in...

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Con Dao island named Asia’s paradise island

Con Dao island named Asia’s paradise island

3/22/2017 - 22:00

(VOVworld) - Con Dao island in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province has been named by the US Cable News Network (CNN) one of Asia’s paradise islands. CNN praises the island for its untouched coral reefs, beautiful granite cliffs, palm-shaded beaches, rainforest trails and chic beach resorts. Con Dao also embraces history of hard but heroic days of the Vietnamese people.

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Vietnam-India relations: cooperation for joint development

Vietnam-India relations: cooperation for joint development

3/22/2017 - 17:00

(VOVworld)-2017 marks 45 years of diplomatic ties and 10 years of strategic partnership between Vietnam and India. Diplomats and scholars at Tuesday’s international conference in Hanoi agreed that the Vietnam-India relationship benefits both countries’ sustainable growth and world peace.

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Vietnam aims to raise bilateral trade with South Korea to 100 billion USD

Vietnam aims to raise bilateral trade with South Korea to 100 billion USD

3/21/2017 - 17:36

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said Vietnam treasures its strategic cooperative partnership with South Korea and wants to expand delegation exchanges to strengthen political trust and deepen bilateral relations.

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Deepening Vietnam-Singapore strategic partnership

Deepening Vietnam-Singapore strategic partnership

3/21/2017 - 16:14

(VOVworld) – Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong began a four-day official visit to Vietnam on Tuesday to deepen the Strategic Partnership between the two countries.

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Vietnam, ROK target 100 billion USD trade value

Vietnam, ROK target 100 billion USD trade value

3/21/2017 - 10:02

(VOVworld) - Vietnam is ready to work with the Republic of Korea (RoK) to effectively implement the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), boosting their trade to 70 billion USD, even 100 billion USD, by 2020.

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Quang Ninh seeks to promote tourism through “Kong: Skull island”

Quang Ninh seeks to promote tourism through “Kong: Skull island”

3/20/2017 - 19:23

(VOVworld) – The Quang Ninh Provincial People’s Committee has suggested the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism survey the feasibility of promoting tourism in places that were shot in the Hollywood blockbuster “Kong: Skull island”.

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Vietnam has its first code of conducts for tourists

Vietnam has its first code of conducts for tourists

3/17/2017 - 19:01

(VOVworld) - The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has issued a code of conduct for international and local tourists, tour operators and locals at tourism spots.

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2017 National Press Festival opens

2017 National Press Festival opens

3/17/2017 - 19:00

(VOVworld) - The 2nd annual national press festival began in Hanoi on Friday to honor the Vietnamese press.

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Vietnam’s northwestern culture converges at Dien Bien Ban Flower Festival

Vietnam’s northwestern culture converges at Dien Bien Ban Flower Festival

3/17/2017 - 17:54

(VOVworld) – March is the month when Ban (Bhauhinia) flowers bloom in Vietnam’s northwest and Dien Bien province organizes its Ban Flower Festival to honor, preserve, and promote local culture and boost its tourism.

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Cultural heritage preservation combined with sustainable development

Cultural heritage preservation combined with sustainable development

3/17/2017 - 16:02

(VOVworld) – Vietnam boasts a diverse, rich culture of 54 ethnic groups. As Vietnam integrates internationally, preservation of its cultural heritage should be part of its sustainable development strategy.

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Vietnam attends Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition

Vietnam attends Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition

3/15/2017 - 16:51

(VOVworld) – Vietnam Airlines and Vietnam’s leading travel agencies are attending the 24th International Travel and Tourism Exhibition in Moscow from Tuesday to Thursday.

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An Giang asked to improve food products for export

An Giang asked to improve food products for export

3/15/2017 - 16:33

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked An Giang province to improve the quality and added value of food products for export.

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Director of “Kong: Skull Island” named tourism ambassador for Vietnam

Director of “Kong: Skull Island” named tourism ambassador for Vietnam

3/15/2017 - 14:48

(VOVworld) - Director of "Kong: Skull Island", Jordan Vogt-Roberts, has been appointed tourism ambassador of Vietnam for the 2017-2020 period. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism approved his nomination on March 9th and on March, 10th, after a unanimous vote, the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien officially appointed him Vietnam’s tourism ambassador.

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Tourism Ambassador Jordan Vogt-Roberts: Vietnam is beautiful, its people are friendly

Tourism Ambassador Jordan Vogt-Roberts: Vietnam is beautiful, its people are friendly

3/14/2017 - 17:13

(VOVworld) - Jordan Vogt-Roberts, director of the Hollywood blockbuster Kong: Skull Island is the first foreign director to be named Vietnam’s Honorary Tourism Ambassador for a 3-year term.

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National Assembly Standing Committee convenes 8th session

National Assembly Standing Committee convenes 8th session

3/14/2017 - 16:17

(VOVworld) – The National Assembly Standing Committee convenes its 8th session on Tuesday. The Committee will debate the revised Laws on Denunciation, Tourism, Forest Protection and Development, Technology Transfer, Railway, Public Debt Management, Fisheries, Planning, and Foreign Trade Management.

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“Kong: Skull Island” director becomes Vietnam’s Tourism Ambassador

“Kong: Skull Island” director becomes Vietnam’s Tourism Ambassador

3/13/2017 - 18:48

(VOVworld)-Jordan Vogt-Roberts, director of Hollywood blockbuster "Kong: Skull Island" has been appointed as Vietnam’s Tourism Ambassador for the 2017-2020 period.

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US Ambassador visits Tan Trao historical relic site

US Ambassador visits Tan Trao historical relic site

3/13/2017 - 18:23

(VOVworld) - US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius has recently visited Tan Trao historical relic site in Tuyen Quang province which represents US-Vietnam cooperation since 1945.

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Dien Bien urged to make full use of tourism potential

Dien Bien urged to make full use of tourism potential

3/13/2017 - 17:01

(VOVworld)-Dien Bien province should combine the building of new-style rural areas with poverty reduction while maintaining political stability and border security, said National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

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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...