Humanity, optimism filled Ho Chi Minh’s “Prison diary”

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In his revolutionary career, President Ho Chi Minh wrote many historic documents and famous works, including a collection of poems called "Prison diary". The work is a self-portrait in poems, reflecting the humane and optimistic soul of the profound communist and poet Ho Chi Minh. To mark the 70th anniversary of "Prison diary", a recent workshop in Hanoi confirmed the artistic value, humanity, and vitality of the poem collection, a high-profile work in Vietnam's modern poetry. The workshop … [Read more...]

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Flagpole of sovereignty built on island off Quang Ngai

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As part of the 'Looking towards the homeland's sea and lands' program, the construction of a flagpole that affirms Vietnam's sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago in the East Sea has begun on Ly Son Island in central Quang Ngai Province. >> Vietnam opposes Chinese ship's attacks off Hoang Sa >> Truth and lies about Spratly, Paracel The work began on Tuesday afternoon on the island's Thoi Loi Mountain. Ly Son is about 15 nautical miles from the mainland and 90 … [Read more...]

PPC Vice Chairman, Mr. Tran Quang Nhat received Japanese Deputy Consulate General of Japan

PPC Vice Chairman, Mr. Tran Quang Nhat receving Japanese Deputy Consulate, Mr. Yoshinori Yakabe

PPC Vice Chairman, Mr. Tran Quang Nhat has taken over a savoir meeting with Japanese Deputy Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh city, Mr. Yoshinori Yakabe. At the meeting, Mr. Tran Quang Nhat welcomed the visit of Deputy Consulate Yakabe Yoshinori; highly appreciated the efficiency by Japanese ODA funding for the province in the past time; the Vice Chairman introduced the province's fundamental economic-social features, potentials, strengths, the scenic spots. At the same time, Vice Chairman … [Read more...]

Humanity, optimism filled Ho Chi Minh’s”Prison diary”

Late President Ho Chi Minh

In his revolutionary career, President Ho Chi Minh wrote many historic documents and famous works, including a collection of poems called "Prison diary". The work is a self-portrait in poems, reflecting the humane and optimistic soul of the profound communist and poet Ho Chi Minh. Stay tuned for some insights from the Voice of Vietnam Radio. To mark the 70th anniversary of "Prison diary", a recent workshop in Hanoi confirmed the artistic value, humanity, and vitality of the poem … [Read more...]

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung begins official visit to France

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(VOVworld) - The official welcome for visiting Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung was held in Invalides Palace in Paris on Tuesday. Prime Minister Dung then laid a wreath at the Ho Chi Minh Monument and visited Ho Chi Minh space in Montreau Park in the city of Montreuil. He also attended the inauguration of the new Vietnamese embassy in France and met with representatives of the embassy staff and the Vietnamese community in France. He said that this is a good time for the two countries to bring … [Read more...]

Cooperation in different fields during UK Great Week in Vietnam

According to the British Embassy in Hanoi, Vietnamese people will have an opportunity to learn more about British culture, education and vocational training through GREAT Week in Vietnam. The event will be held in Hanoi, the central city of Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh city from September 28to October 4. During the week, there will be a workshop on the contribution of vocational training to development, events where British and Vietnamese businesses can share marketing experience and consider new … [Read more...]

JDS applications open for Vietnamese young candidates

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(CPV) - Vietnam's Ministry of Education and Training and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have announced the opening of applications for Japanese Grant Aid for Human Resource Development Scholarships (JDS) 2014-2015. JDS applications are now open for young, highly capable Vietnamese government officials. The JDS program is funded by the Government of Japan through official development assistance. It targets young government officials who are expected to contribute to the … [Read more...]

UK Week in Vietnam helps enhance bilateral ties

(VOV) - A UK Week in Vietnam will be held from September 28 to October 4, according to the British embassy. This is part of activities to mark the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the UK and Vietnam which has been significantly strengthened since the two countries signed a strategic partnership agreement in 2010. On this occasion, domestic businesses will have the chance to learn more about the UK's services and products, especially in the fields of culture, education and … [Read more...]

UK Film Festival 2013 to open in Vietnam

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(Cinet)- The UK Film Festival 2013 will take place at five major cities in Vietnam including Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Hai Phong, Da Nang and Can Tho, from September 30 to October 04, 2013. The films, including Local Hero (1983), A Private Function (1984), the Witches (1990), Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) and Shaun of the Dead (2004), will be shown in the Megastar Cineplexes in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Hai Phong. The UK Film Festival 2013 is part of the Great Week, a week to showcase … [Read more...]

69 photos of beauty of Truong Sa displayed

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69 photos exploring the beauty of the Truong Sa Archipelago, and the close sentiments of leaders and people in Ho Chi Minh City for cadres, soldiers and people on the Truong Sa archipelago are on display at an exhibition at the Youth Cultural House in Ho Chi Minh city from September 22-25. Especially, the exhibition includes portraits and images of Vietnamese navy forces. These photos were taken by reporter Viet Dung from Sai gon liberation newspaper. Reporter Viet Dung considered the … [Read more...]