ASEAN senior officials meet in Singapore

ASEAN senior officials meet in Singapore

(VOVWORLD) - ASEAN senior officials met in Singapore on Tuesday to prepare for the 51st ASEAN Foreign Minister Meeting (AMM) and Related Meetings, first activities of the ASEAN Senior Official Meeting (SOM), ASEAN ...
Wednesday July 25, 2018

Wednesday July 25, 2018

(VOVWORLD) -We’re very glad when our listeners tell us that they have received VOV’s QSL cards and gifts. Every week, VOVWorld sends letters to listeners around the world. Most of...
UN calls emergency meeting on Syria

UN calls emergency meeting on Syria

(VOVWORLD) -The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Thursday to discuss the Syrian army’s offensive against groups of insurgents in southwestern Syria that has forced some 300...
UN agencies praise EU's migration deal

UN agencies praise EU's migration deal

(VOVWORLD) - UN humanitarian agencies on Friday broadly welcomed a freshly-inked deal on migration by European Union leaders which calls for more Member States to take responsibility within their borders for...
Wednesday June 27, 2018

Wednesday June 27, 2018

(VOVWORLD) -This week we got some letters from some listeners, who have not listened to shortwave for a while. Having returned, Marzio Vizzoni of Italy said: “I was very pleased to listen once again to your interesting...
Vietnam’s navy to participate in 2018 RIMPAC

Vietnam’s navy to participate in 2018 RIMPAC

(VOVWORLD) -8 Vietnamese navy officers will join some activities of the 2018 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise, one of the world’s largest multinational naval drills held every two...
IS leader killed in Iraq

IS leader killed in Iraq

(VOVWORLD) -Iraqi security forces on Sunday killed a leader of the extremist Islamic State (IS) group and some of his aides in an operation in Iraq's central province of...
Rice in Bamboo Tube

Rice in Bamboo Tube

(VOVWORLD) - Lam rice, or rice in bamboo tubes, is a typical dish of ethnic minorities in the mountainous areas of Northwest Vietnam.This combination of rice and bamboo tubes creates a...
Stilt Walking of Belgium: fights on stilts

Stilt Walking of Belgium: fights on stilts

(VOVWORLD) - Like many other European countries, Belgium is famous for numerous festivals that take place all year round, some of which are the biggest in the world. Aside from Majorette, stilt walking is...
1,500 people perform Yoga in Hanoi

1,500 people perform Yoga in Hanoi

(VOVWORLD) -Some 1,500 people joined a Yoga performance at the Hanoi Gymnasium on June 16, to mark the International Yoga Day, which falls on June 21
Outstanding blood donors honored across Vietnam

Outstanding blood donors honored across Vietnam

(VOVWORLD) -Some individuals and families were honored for donating their blood dozens of times in 2018 at a ceremony in Hai Phong City on Thursday to mark International Blood Donor Day ...
Experts talk solutions to smart city

Experts talk solutions to smart city

(VOVWORLD) - Some 40 foreign experts presented solutions to turn Ho Chi Minh City into a smart urban area at a conference held by the municipal People’s Committee on Wednesday
Singapore to bear some costs of June 12 summit

Singapore to bear some costs of June 12 summit

(VOVWORLD) - Singaporian defence minister Ng Eng Hen said on Saturday that Singapore will bear some of the cost of the planned summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean...
Wednesday May 16, 2018

Wednesday May 16, 2018

(VOVWORLD) - At the beginning of summer, the average temperature in Hanoi now is 37 degrees Celsius and in some northern provinces the temperature is up to 39 degrees Celsius