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US President condemns anti-Semitic acts

US President condemns anti-Semitic acts

2/22/2017 - 19:19

(VOVworld) – US President Donald Trump vowed to do his best to improve sectarian ties and denounced bomb threats and vandalism targeting Jewish community.

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Party leader receives Chairwoman of Russia’s Federal Council

Party leader receives Chairwoman of Russia’s Federal Council

2/22/2017 - 19:16

(VOVworld) – General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong praised the Vietnam visit by Chairwoman of Russia’s Federal Council Valentina Ivanovna Matvienko as significant to the traditional friendship and Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between Vietnam and Russia.

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South Korean court rejects arrest warrant for former presidential aide

South Korean court rejects arrest warrant for former presidential aide

2/22/2017 - 18:52

(VOVworld) - A Seoul court rejected an arrest warrant for former presidential aide Woo Byung-woo, Wednesday. An independent counsel team is likely to indict him without detention on criminal charges, including abuse of power.

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Ho Chi Minh City realizes overseas Vietnamese initiatives

Ho Chi Minh City realizes overseas Vietnamese initiatives

2/22/2017 - 18:50

(VOVworld) – Ho Chi Minh City is set to implement initiatives put forth by overseas Vietnamese. At Wednesday meeting on overseas Vietnamese affairs, the city officials expressed intention to improve the quality of communications, people-to-people exchange, and cooperation with diplomatic agencies and overseas Vietnamese Associations to promote overseas resources and support Vietnamese in Laos and Cambodia.

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Sharing experience in administrative reform, technological application in customs

Sharing experience in administrative reform, technological application in customs

2/22/2017 - 18:47

(VOVworld)- The Sub-Committee on Customs Procedures on Wednesday discussed administrative reform and the application of science and technology in customs activities as part of the first APEC Senior Officials Meetings.

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APEC meeting discusses tax measures

APEC meeting discusses tax measures

2/22/2017 - 18:44

(VOVworld)- On Wednesday, the Ministry of Finance hosted a seminar on deploying an Action Plan for Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) in APEC.

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Vietnam-Russia talk on strengthening cooperation between localities

Vietnam-Russia talk on strengthening cooperation between localities

2/22/2017 - 18:42

(VOVworld)- A seminar on strengthening the partnership among localities of Vietnam and Russia took place in Hanoi on Wednesday.

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Awarding insignias to Czech officials

Awarding insignias to Czech officials

2/22/2017 - 17:23

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has awarded insignias to Jan Zahradil, Czech Member of the European Parliament, and Petr Hnízdo, Director of the International Relations Department of the Czech Ministry of Culture, for their contribution to strengthening cultural, sports, and tourism cooperation between Viet Nam and the Czech Republic.

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VOV launches Health and Food Safety Channel

VOV launches Health and Food Safety Channel

2/22/2017 - 17:21

(VOVworld) - Next Monday, the Voice of Vietnam will officially launch its Health and Food Safety Channel on 89 FM. The program will air daily from 06:00 to 23:00 hours in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, and Can Tho city.

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Brazil to import Robusta coffee from Vietnam

Brazil to import Robusta coffee from Vietnam

2/22/2017 - 17:19

(VOVworld) - The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture said on Monday it will reduce the import tariff on Vietnamese Robusta coffee from 20 to 10 percent.

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World Bank helps improve quality of life in Can Tho city

World Bank helps improve quality of life in Can Tho city

2/22/2017 - 17:16

(VOVworld) - The World Bank (WB) will give half a million USD to Can Tho city to carry out a “Green-Clean-Beauty Program”, part of a project to upgrade the Mekong Delta urban region.

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Germany suggests EU ease rules on deporting asylum seekers

Germany suggests EU ease rules on deporting asylum seekers

2/22/2017 - 17:09

(VOVworld) – German officials have proposed that the European Union relax some human rights safeguards in order to deport more asylum seekers.

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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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Iran’s Supreme Leader calls on Muslim countries to support Palestine

Iran’s Supreme Leader calls on Muslim countries to support Palestine

2/22/2017 - 17:01

(VOVworld) - Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has called on Muslim countries to support Palestine’s resistance against Israel’s control.

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Iraqi forces launch offensive to retake western Mosul

Iraqi forces launch offensive to retake western Mosul

2/22/2017 - 16:55

(VOVworld) – Iraqi forces have advanced into western Mosul in an operation to drive out Islamic State (IS) militants, following gaining control of parts of the southern outskirts of Mosul a day earlier.

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7th session of National Assembly’s Standing Committee issues statement

7th session of National Assembly’s Standing Committee issues statement

2/22/2017 - 16:51

(VOVworld) – The 7th session of the 14th National Assembly’s Standing Committee closed on Tuesday.

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Khmer’s art of writing on Buong leaves recognized as national intangible cultural heritage

Khmer’s art of writing on Buong leaves recognized as national intangible cultural heritage

2/22/2017 - 16:45

(VOVworld) - The art of writing on Buong leaves of the Khmer ethnic people has been recognized as national intangible cultural heritage by Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism.

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Logistics expected to boost Dong Nai’s growth

Logistics expected to boost Dong Nai’s growth

2/22/2017 - 16:36

(VOVworld)-Dong Nai province plans to establish an advanced logistics network to serve the entire southern key economic region.

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Working groups and APEC Sub-Committees continue meetings

Working groups and APEC Sub-Committees continue meetings

2/22/2017 - 16:13

(VOVworld) – On Wednesday, working groups and subcommittees entered the 5th working day of the first APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM-1) and related meetings in Nha Trang city.

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APEC member economies support Vietnam-proposed agenda

APEC member economies support Vietnam-proposed agenda

2/22/2017 - 16:08

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese delegations to the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, and other international organizations met on Monday in Geneva to discuss Vietnam’s priorities for APEC Year 2017 as well as action plans in Vietnam and Geneva.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A: The traditional Vietnamese wedding is one of the most important ceremonies in Vietnamese culture with influences from Confucian and Buddhist ideology. It is a significant day not only for...

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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...