Local women selling dolls in San Miguel de Allende (Photo courtesy of Nguyen Viet Thanh) With the theme “Mexico-Vietnam: at the Crossroads of Vision”, the exhibition celebrates the 209th and 74th independence anniversaries of the two countries in September, as well as the friendship and understanding among the countries and its peoples. … [Read more...] about Photos show landscape, people of Mexico, Vietnam
Assoc. Prof, Dr. Doan Minh Huan (left), alternate member of the CPV Central Committee and the Communist Review’s Editor-in-Chief, and General Secretary of the Greek Communist Party Dimitris Koutsoumpas. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – A delegation of “Tap chi Cong San” (Communist Review), the theoretical and political agency of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), is on a visit to Greece from September 26-29. The delegation, led by Assoc. Prof, Dr. Doan Minh Huan, alternate member of the CPV Central Committee and the review’s Editor-in-Chief, paid a courtesy call to General Secretary of the Greek Communist Party Dimitris Koutsoumpas. At the meeting, Koutsoumpas said he expected the visit will contribute to further strengthening relations between the two countries and the two parties. He also hoped the Communist Parties of Vietnam and Greece will continue making effective contributions to the International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties … [Read more...] about Communist Parties of Vietnam, Greece seek stronger ties
The national carrier is allowed to operate flights between Viet Nam’s Ho Chi Minh City and Ha Noi and the U.S. cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco (California); New York (New York), Seattle (Washington) and Dallas - Fort Worth (Texas). The transit flights will include stops in Taipei (Taiwan – China), Osaka and Nagoya (Japan). Viet Nam Airlines is also allowed to operate flights to the Canadian cities of Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto via points in the U.S. In addition, Viet Nam Airlines is also licensed to operate routes from destinations outside Viet Nam, via Viet Nam or other transit points to 25 destinations in the U.S. under codeshare arrangements. This license also allows it to operate charter flights between the two countries. Viet Nam Airlines is the first and only airline in Viet Nam to receive such as license from the U.S. Department of Transportation, which is an important step in … [Read more...] about VN Airlines granted license to commercial flights to U.S.
Infographics: Viet Nam's 17 sustainable development goals Distinguished delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am very delighted to join you all at this ASEM Conference on Climate Action to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals - Ways Forward. Your broad participation and invaluable inputs at our today’s Conference vividly demonstrate our determination to take bolder action in response to climate change for the achievement of sustainable development goals pursued by the international community. As an important inter-regional forum bringing together 53 members of Asia and Europe and a key driver for economic growth and innovation in the 21st century, ASEM has full ability and responsibility to champion for climate action for sustainable development. We can be proud of what ASEM has contributed to addressing environmental issues over the past two decades, particularly cooperation in sustainable management of natural resources, including water resources management. … [Read more...] about Deputy PM Minh’s keynote address at ASEM conference on climate action to achieve SDGs
Red Dao women are well dressed for the fire dance festival. Worthy of note is their Fire Dance Festival. VOV will spotlight the fire dance of the Red Dao in Huoi Sau hamlet, Nam Pho district. Huoi Sau hamlet has about 430 Red Dao people, who all share the same family name of Chao. Each year they choose a propitious day to hold their Fire Dance Festival. When the rooster crows at dawn, every house in Huoi Sau hamlet switches on the light. The women help each other don their traditional costumes, while the men prepare worship offerings for the ceremony. In the past, a Fire Dance Festival was held by family members at the house of the head of the clan. Now it is organized in the hamlet yard by all the villagers. Chao Sieng Ta, the patriarch of Huoi Sau hamlet, explained the meaning of the Fire Dance Festival “We organize it to invite deities, ancestors, masters, and armies to protect our lives and our work, chase away ghosts, prevent diseases, and support our … [Read more...] about Fire dance of Red Dao in Dien Bien province