“Forrest Gump” author dies at 77

“Forrest Gump” author dies at 77

(VOVWORLD) -Winston Groom, who wrote the famous novel "Forrest Gump" adapted into a movie, died on Wednesday, in Alabama, the US, at the age of 77
US highlights cooperation with Vietnam

US highlights cooperation with Vietnam

(VOVWORLD) - The US Department of State sent a congratulatory message to the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and reviewed progress from cooperation with Vietnam over the past 25 years
One more COVID-19 patient in Vietnam dies

One more COVID-19 patient in Vietnam dies

(VOVWORLD) - A 68-year-old woman with leukemia was confirmed dead on early Saturday at Da Nang Oncology Hospital in the central city of Da Nang, according to Deputy Minister...
Musician Tran Quang Loc dies at 71

Musician Tran Quang Loc dies at 71

(VOVWORLD) - Musician Tran Quang Loc, who wrote the song “Are you Hanoi’s autumn?” passed away in his home on Sunday at the age of 71
Wednesday November 6, 2019

Wednesday November 6, 2019

(VOVWORLD) - We’re very glad to have an email from Gerry Neumann after a long silence. Gerry is an old friend of VOV and he used to write to us on a weekly...
Major changes to suicide prevention needed

Major changes to suicide prevention needed

(VOVWORLD) - UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health Dainius Puras said Wednesday that major changes to suicide prevention are needed to replace prescription of medication
Fire dance of Red Dao in Dien Bien province

Fire dance of Red Dao in Dien Bien province

(VOVWORLD) - Dien Bien province is home to about 6,000 Dao people of the Red Dao, Dao Quan Chet, and Dao Khau branches. The Dao observe many religious and cultural ceremonies and festivals...
Wedding customs of the Ha Nhi ethnic group

Wedding customs of the Ha Nhi ethnic group

(VOVWORLD) - Expressing one’s love through music, running away to the beloved’s house, and scaling money on the wedding day are some of the unique wedding customs of the Ha Nhi ethnic people in Muong Te district, Lai Chau province. p.p1 ...