Wednesday March 12, 2013

A: To begin this week's Letter Box, we'll say Hello to two new listeners, Andreas Lubnow of Germany and Muhammad Idrees of Pakistan. B: Welcome to VOV's community of international shortwave listeners. We're so happy to have a correspondence with you. We'll send you QSL cards to confirm your first reception report for our program and we're looking forward to receiving more feedback from you in the future. A: Here's an email from Gerry Neumann, our regular listener in England. His last … [Read more...]

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Outstanding mathematician gives lecture in Hanoi

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Professor Ngo Bao Chau, the Fields Medal winner, on March 13 shared his experience in teaching and learning with Vietnamese teachers and students at the Hanoi University of Science and Technology. In his lecture, Chau highlighted the need to equip children with moral lessons and living skills, apart from academic knowledge. In order to have good students, parents and teachers must set bright examples first, he said. The scientist is scheduled to deliver lectures in Ho Chi Minh on … [Read more...]

March 13, 2013

A: To begin this week's Letter Box, we'll say Hello to two new listeners, Andreas Lubnow of Germany and Muhammad Idrees of Pakistan. B: Welcome to VOV's community of international shortwave listeners. We're so happy to have a correspondence with you. We'll send you QSL cards to confirm your first reception report for our program and we're looking forward to receiving more feedback from you in the future. A: Here's an email from Gerry Neumann, our regular listener in England. His last letter to … [Read more...]

Eternal viewing of Chavez may be impossible: Maduro

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Venezuela's acting president Nicolas Maduro acknowledged that it could be too late to have late president Hugo Chavez embalmed "Lenin-style" so that his body could be on view permanently. "We have welcomed top level scientists, the best in the world, from Russia and Germany. The scientific reports and opinions we are getting are that it is going to be quite difficult" to arrange special embalming that would enable permanent viewing, Maduro said at an event carried on state … [Read more...]

Building up Phu Yen Police forces increasingly clean, strong

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Phu Yen Provincial Police has recently held a conference on reviewing the 5-year implementation of Directive No.5 of the Ministry of Public Security to continue promoting the movement "People's Police studying, implementing 6 things Uncle Ho taught for the period of 2008-2013" and preliminarily summarizing the 2-year campaign "People's Police strictly abide commands, establish the cultural life style of serving people". In the last 5 years (from 2008 to 2013) of implementing 6 … [Read more...]

The Paris Agreement on Viet Nam and the stuff of Ho Chi Minh diplomacy

The Paris Conference on Viet Nam was the longest negotiation to end the longest war in the 20th century, which took place in one country but was a focus of epochal contradictions and conflicts between national independence and socialism with imperialism and reactionary forces and between peace and war. It was the dialogue between the two opposing forces in the battlefield. One side of the war was aggressors with political and economic superiority but low morale. The other side was the force … [Read more...]

Francophone International Day to be observed in Vietnam

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PANO - Various activities, themed "Living together", will be held across Vietnam this March to mark the Francophone International Day (March 20th), according to Ms. Annisa Barrak, Office Director in Asia-Pacific of the Organization of International Francophone (OIF). On March 20th, in Hanoi, a ceremony celebrating the Day will be officially chaired by the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Also on the day, a seminar, ""Francophone job market in Vietnam: Challenges and Prospects", will … [Read more...]

Some issues on prevention and fighting against the so-called “self-evolution” and self-transformation” in our country at present

After 25 years of renovation, we have made great and important achievements. However, our country has still faced many challenges. Hostile forces have continued to carry out their plot of "self-evolution", causing riots and subversion. Degradation in political ideology, ethics and lifestyle of part of party cadres and members is still serious. Fighting against the so-called "self-evolution" and self-transformation" among party cards and members to improve the Party's leading capacity and … [Read more...]

Meeting and exchanging among advanced-typical examples of following Uncle Ho’s teaching

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On the 65th anniversary of the People's Police studying, implementing 6 things Uncle Ho taught (March 11th, 1948 to March 11th, 2013), the Police sector in Phu Yen province has just organized the aforementioned program, with the theme: "Phu Yen Police following Uncle Ho's teaching". In the past years, in spite of encountering with difficulties, complexities in the situations of political security, social order and safety, under the leadership and direction of the Ministry of … [Read more...]

Tour Prices Lowered to Promote Tourism

Besides pilgrimage tours after the Tet Holiday, Vietnamese tourism companies launched several holiday tour packages on the occasion of International Women’s Day, March 8th, with great discount rates to attract customers. Discount rates can be up to 40 percent depending on different markets. The reason for such large price reduction, according to travel companies, is that tourism agencies have strong relations and close partners such as airlines, restaurants, hotels, etc. to reduce the cost of … [Read more...]

Vietnam NA chief arrives in Moscow

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung and his entourage arrived in Moscow on March 10 during his official visit to Russia. Upon his arrival, Chairman Hung and his delegation laid a wreath at the Ho Chi Minh square. National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung meets overseas Vietnamese when visiting Hanoi-Moscow cultural, trade and hotel centre (Source: VNA He later met with the staff of the Vietnamese Embassy and representatives of the Vietnamese people community in Russia during which … [Read more...]

Vietnam NA Chairman arrives in Moscow

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National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung and his entourage arrived in Moscow on March 10 during his official visit to Russia. Upon his arrival, Chairman Hung and his delegation laid a wreath at the Ho Chi Minh square. He later met with the staff of the Vietnamese Embassy and representatives of the Vietnamese people community in Russia during which the top legislator stated that the Party and State always care about overseas Vietnamese in general and those living and working in Russia … [Read more...]

First World Miss Lady Kim Hong actively prepares for Mrs World contest

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(CPV) - First World Miss Lady Doan Thi Kim Hong has a really busy month promoting Vietnam and undertaking other essential preparations for the upcoming Mrs World 2013 contest. This September, Guangzhou city in China will host the Mrs World 2013 event. Right after receiving "First Mrs World" title on February 6 this year, and being appointed the Image Ambassador of the Mrs World 2013 contest, Mrs Kim Hong traveled to many of Vietnam's most beautiful sight-seeing places, recording the … [Read more...]

Top legislator begins Russia visit

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National Assembly chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung on March 9 arrived in St Petersburg, beginning an official visit to Russia at the invitation of Chairwoman of the Federation Council (Upper House) of Russia's Federal Assembly Valentina Matviyenko. Immediately after his arrival, Hung met with Igor Divinsky, acting governor of St Petersburg, who said the city is willing to cooperate with localities of Vietnam in the areas of economy, culture, tourism and education, contributing to a more fruitful … [Read more...]

Venezuela to embalm Chavez ‘like Lenin’

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Venezuelans flocked to see president Hugo Chavez lying in state Thursday, as his political heir revealed he would be embalmed "like Lenin" and displayed in the barracks where he plotted a failed coup. As people streamed to pay their respects in a military academy, officials put the political transition in motion, announcing that vice president Nicolas Maduro would be formally sworn-in as acting president late Friday and "call for elections." But the farewell to Chavez was also … [Read more...]

3rd HDBank international chess tourney to be held from March 19-25

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The annual event, the largest of its kind held by VCF, is part of the World Chess Federation (FIDE)'s competition system. This year's tournament lures more than 100 players from 13 countries including Hungary, India, South Africa, Australia, Swiss, China, Ukraine, the Philippines, Indonesia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Uganda and the host Vietnam. They will play in the nine-round Swiss-style contest. Forty-eight Vietnamese players, including Grand Master Le Quang Liem, Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son, Dao … [Read more...]

The entire province leadership conference: Permeating the special subject of studying and following the moral example of Ho Chi Minh in 2013

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In the morning of March 5th, the provincial executive board of the committee held the entire province leadership conference with the theme of studying and following the moral example of Ho Chi Minh in 2013. At the conference, the deputy professor and doctor Ngo Van Thao, chief of department, member of the Part helping with three deeds-the Central Preaching Religion Board, made a report on special subject 2013 "Studying and following the moral example of Ho Chi Minh on the style of the … [Read more...]

Publishing the anthology of Nguyen Tieu Poetry 2013

Phu Yen Association of Literature and Arts in coordination with Poetry-lovers' Bookcase in Writer-Association Publisher has recently issued the aforementioned collection with attendance of many authors. A 120-page book, size14x20cm, cover decoration by Huy Binh artist, is formally presented. Nguyen Tieu Poetry 2013 introduces 60 poems of authors throughout the nine of districts, town and city in Phu Yen province and poetry writers from the provinces of Hai Duong, Khanh Hoa, Quang Ninh, Cao … [Read more...]

Phu Tho nurtures talented people

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(VEN) - Phu Tho Province has made great efforts in recent years to improve the quality of its education services, with the province now among the country's top ten leading provinces in terms of the number of excellent students in high school level. Responding to the campaign focusing on following in the steps of Ho Chi Minh's morality, in recent years, Phu Tho Department of Education and Training has adopted movement to construct friendly schools and active students; promoted the … [Read more...]

Khanh Hoa: Many activities towards Sea and Islands of Vietnam will take place during Sea Festival 2013

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That's the content Mr Le Xuan Than, Vice Chairman of the People's Committee of Khanh Hoa Province confirmed at the meeting of the Organization department of Sea Festival 2013 on the morning of February 28th. Accordingly, the activities that take place at the Sea Festival 2013 will focus on the Sea and Islands of Vietnam and People. Sea Festival 2013 is expected to have more than sixty activities from May 29th to June 11th of 2013. Besides four major events held in the evening: Opening … [Read more...]