US banks prepare Brexit plans

US banks prepare Brexit plans

(VOVWORLD) - US banks are drawing up so-called “stop gap” Brexit plans to avoid moving hundreds of jobs out of London once the UK leaves the EU
Vietnam promotes Lifetime Learning Week

Vietnam promotes Lifetime Learning Week

(VOVWORLD) -This year’s Lifetime Learning Week, themed “Learning to train personality and improve ourselves” has been launched nationwide. The drive is considered a basic educational reform solution towards a...
 Positive signals in US gun control debate

Positive signals in US gun control debate

(VOVWORLD) - US gun control has seen positive signals, with the government, Republican congressmen, and the National Rifle Association expressing readiness to discuss gun restrictions
Hanoi honors outstanding residents

Hanoi honors outstanding residents

(VOVWORLD) - Hanoi organized a conference on Sunday to honor 10 outstanding residents and 790 role models. The conference is part of activities to mark the city’s 63rd Liberation Day
Restructuring public organizations

Restructuring public organizations

(VOVWORLD) - Restructuring the political system is high on the agenda of the on-going 6th meeting of the 12th Party Central Committee. The public agrees that it’s now time...
Countries work to reduce plastic waste

Countries work to reduce plastic waste

(VOVWORLD) - At the Our Ocean international conference in Malta on Friday, several countries announced their plans to ban the use of micro plastic and disposable plastic products. This is one of...
North Korea pressured by new sanctions

North Korea pressured by new sanctions

(VOVWORLD) - The world has imposed new, stricter sanctions on North Korea following Pyongyang’s nuclear test on September 3. China, a close trade partner of North Korea, has taken a tougher stance....
Angkor Wat sees sales surge

Angkor Wat sees sales surge

(VOVWORLD) -Cambodia’s Angkor Wat has attracted an increasing number of tourists. Ticket sales revenue in the first half of 2017 was 50 million USD, a surge of 64% against...
Mid-Autumn Festival for children in remote areas

Mid-Autumn Festival for children in remote areas

(VOVWORLD) -The Mid-Autumn Festival is mainly for children. Local administrations and social organizations have prepared everything necessary to help children in remote areas enjoy as cheerful a festival as...
Streamlining administrative system

Streamlining administrative system

(VOVWORLD) - Strengthening administrative reform has been mentioned in many Party documents including Resolution No 39 adopted in 2015 on cutting down and restructuring state employees. Administrative reform topped the agenda...
Instability in Spain goes against EU’s ideology

Instability in Spain goes against EU’s ideology

(VOVWORLD) - Preliminary results of Catalonia’s referendum have shown 90% in favour of independence. Although the referendum is widely considered unconstitutional and invalid, Catalonia’s wish to leave Spain has created...
Action month for the elderly

Action month for the elderly

(VOVWORLD) - There are more than 10 million elderly people in Vietnam accounting for 11% of its population. Caring for and promoting social security policies for the elderly are priorities in...
Tackling difficulties to promote the private sector

Tackling difficulties to promote the private sector

(VOVWORLD) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held a policy dialogue with 14 chairmen and general directors of leading private enterprises in Hanoi on Saturday to seek ways to address difficulties facing the...
Nobel season 2017 begins

Nobel season 2017 begins

(VOVWORLD) - This year’s Nobel season begins on Monday with the announcement of the Nobel Prize in Medicine, which will be followed by the awarding of the prizes in Physics, Chemistry, and Economics....
Using smart phone in cultivating vegetables

Using smart phone in cultivating vegetables

(VOVWORLD) - Doctor Duong Trong Hai, Director of the Institute of Science and Technology has introduced the Ilyra agriculture ecosystem along with his associates which enables anyone to cultivate vegetables using...