August Revolution won people’s hearts and minds

August Revolution won people’s hearts and minds

(VOVWORLD) - In August 1945, a call for a general uprising was delivered throughout Vietnam. 20 million Vietnamese rose up to wrest back power and gain independence from French colonialists. The momentous victory...
Ta Van turns into tourist destination

Ta Van turns into tourist destination

(VOVWORLD) - 12km from the center of Sa Pa, the village of Ta Van sits in the heart of the Muong Hoa Valley, at the foot of the Hoang Lien Son mountain range....
WHO: Smoking kills millions each year

WHO: Smoking kills millions each year

(VOVWORLD) - The World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday that smoking is involved in 7 million deaths annually, half of them from heart disease and nearly 900,000 from second-hand...
South Korea slashes working hours

South Korea slashes working hours

(VOVWORLD) - South Korea wants to reduce weekend work at administrative agencies. There has been growing criticism from Koreans who lack a healthy work-leisure balance. A state employee reportedly died...
Return to place of survival

Return to place of survival

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam is a word that always haunts the minds of American war veterans, who fought during the war in the country shaped like the letter “S”. More than 40 years after the war ended...
6,000 children get free heart surgery

6,000 children get free heart surgery

(VOVWORLD) -The 6,000th child with heart disease has just received free surgery under a program funded by the VinaCapital Foundation, said the foundation’s CEO Robin King Austin on...
Venerable Thich Le Hieu, a kind-hearted monk

Venerable Thich Le Hieu, a kind-hearted monk

(VOVWORLD) - Venerable Thich Le Hieu of Van Duc pagoda in Binh Dai district, Ben Tre province, is known for his kindness and passion for charitable and social work. His pagoda...
Russian markets in Ho Chi Minh City

Russian markets in Ho Chi Minh City

(VOVWORLD) - Russian markets have boomed in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City in recent years. These markets sell wooden roly poly dolls, Russian souvenirs, and warm Russian clothes
 China celebrates 68th National Day

China celebrates 68th National Day

(VOVWORLD) -China on Sunday celebrated its 68th National Day. More than 110,000 people gathered at Tiananmen Square in the heart of Beijing to watch the raising of the national...