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Museums - non-school education centers for cultural and historical values

Museums - non-school education centers for cultural and historical values

3/24/2017 - 7:37

(VOVworld) – A museum is a place to preserve and uphold a country’s cultural and historical heritage. In recent years, the Vietnamese government has paid closer attention to using museums to improve people’s spiritual and cultural life and attract more visitors.

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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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Yemen asks UN envoy to propose new peace deal

Yemen asks UN envoy to propose new peace deal

3/13/2017 - 16:45

(VOVworld) – The world-recognized Yemeni government has asked Ismail Ould Shaik Admad, special UN envoy to Yemen, to propose a new peace deal in accordance with Resolution 2216 of the UN Charter, the National Dialogue outputs, and the Gulf Cooperation Council’s peace initiative.

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Prime Minister opens Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival

Prime Minister opens Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival

3/11/2017 - 15:57

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc applauded the central region for growing special coffee beans at the 6th Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival 2017 in Dak Lak province on Friday night.

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Ha Nam develops smart agriculture

Ha Nam develops smart agriculture

3/7/2017 - 17:16

(VOVworld) – A model encouraging farmers to contribute land to help businesses expand production has proven a success in attracting investment in smart agriculture. Ha Nam, an agricultural province in the northern delta, has taken the lead in this field.

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Malaysia expels North Korean ambassador

Malaysia expels North Korean ambassador

3/5/2017 - 16:02

(VOVworld) - Malaysia has expelled North Korea's ambassador Kang Chol, saying he is not welcomed in Malaysia and giving him 48 hours to leave the country.

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Vietnam launches Earth Hour campaign 2017

Vietnam launches Earth Hour campaign 2017

3/5/2017 - 15:51

(VOVworld) – The Ministry of Industry and Trade has launched the Earth Hour campaign 2017 themed “Light off to turn on the future”. Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang and 60 other cities and provinces will turn off the light from 8.30 PM to 9.30 PM on March 25, in sync with foreign countries.

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EuroCham vows to boost European investment in Vietnam

EuroCham vows to boost European investment in Vietnam

3/4/2017 - 16:48

(VOVworld)- President of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) Michael Bahren has affirmed his agency’s commitments to supporting and encouraging European businesses to forge stronger partnerships with Vietnam.

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Japanese rickshaw trippers stop for Da Nang visit

Japanese rickshaw trippers stop for Da Nang visit

3/2/2017 - 9:07

(VOVworld)- Three young Japanese travelers – Suzuki Yuuji, Hirano Ken and Takahashi Keisuke – paid a stop at the central city during their world Jinrikisha (hand-pulled rickshaw) tour on February 28.

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Palestinian municipal elections in West Bank only

Palestinian municipal elections in West Bank only

3/1/2017 - 16:54

(VOVworld) - Palestinian local elections scheduled for May will take place in the West Bank only and not in Gaza, the government announced Tuesday, scuppering hopes of the first vote in both territories in a decade.

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Conference to discuss Vietnam’s business scenario in 2017

Conference to discuss Vietnam’s business scenario in 2017

2/28/2017 - 17:32

(VOVworld) – Ho Chi Minh City will host a conference on April 15 to discuss opportunities and challenges for Vietnamese businesses in regional economic integration.

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US Vice President’s assurance tour to Europe

US Vice President’s assurance tour to Europe

2/21/2017 - 17:13

(VOVworld) – US Vice President Mike Pence has just toured Europe to assuage concerns over President Donald Trump’s recent comments. During the tour, Pence made it clear that Europe remains an “indispensable partner” of the US.

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PM wants Nghe An to become wealthy province

PM wants Nghe An to become wealthy province

2/20/2017 - 9:44

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked Nghe An province to continue modernizing Vinh city and voiced his support the provincial proposal to turn Kim Lien commune into an exemplary rural area of Vietnam.

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Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam works with People’s Army newspaper

Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam works with People’s Army newspaper

2/15/2017 - 18:32

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said the People’s Army newspaper should continue to be a standard and prestigious newspaper in Vietnam’s society and media.

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Prime Minister attends ceremony on Bac Ninh’s 20 years of reestablishment

Prime Minister attends ceremony on Bac Ninh’s 20 years of reestablishment

2/13/2017 - 9:31

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc applauded Bac Ninh provincial Party Committee and people for their achievements over the past 20 years.

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2017 National Tourism Year opens in Lao Cai

2017 National Tourism Year opens in Lao Cai

2/12/2017 - 16:32

(VOVworld) - The National Tourism Year 2017, themed "Northwest Colors", opened in Lao Cai City in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on Saturday.

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Scottish Royal Military Tattoo – iconic and spectacular

Scottish Royal Military Tattoo – iconic and spectacular

2/8/2017 - 15:22

(VOVworld) – Each year, the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in the capital of Scotland attracts thousands of visitors to enjoy the talents of musicians and performers in spectacular cultural troupes. The Tattoo, accompanied by iconic Scottish bagpipes and drums, has been the pride of Scottish people for years. Let’s hear more from Peter Yarrow, a Scottish teacher working in Hanoi.

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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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EU approves action plan on migrants

EU approves action plan on migrants

2/4/2017 - 16:11

(VOVworld) - European Union leaders meeting in Malta have agreed on a plan to reduce the flow of migrants from Libya.

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228th anniversary of Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da victory celebrated in Ho Chi Minh City

228th anniversary of Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da victory celebrated in Ho Chi Minh City

2/2/2017 - 16:46

(VOVworld)- A program was held in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday to mark the 228th anniversary of the Ngoc Hoi – Dong Da victory over foreign invaders.

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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...