(VOV) - The United Nations and its partners on May 15 announced that tetanus has been wiped out in more than 30 countries, including Vietnam, which previously had high rates of the illness.
(VOV) -58 local players and 211 opponents from India, Brunei, Taiwan and Hong Kong (China), Thailand, the US and Iraq are taking part in the 2013 Hanoi Vietnam Challenge International Badminton Championships from March 26-31.
(VOV) - Vietnam have retained their No1 position in Southeast Asia, ranking 134th despite their recent loss to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the Asian Cup qualifiers.
(VOV) - Exports to key Middle East markets, including the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Israel and Iraq, brought in US$4.2 billion to Vietnam last year.
Vietnam won three gold medals at the Asian Kickboxing Championships, which wrapped up in Pune, India on December 31.
(VOV) -The Vietnamese football team appears to be rather lucky in the coming qualifying round of the 2015 Asian Cup.
More than 200 businesses from Vietnam, Africa and the Middle East discussed opportunities for cooperation at a workshop in Hanoi on September 7.
Indonesia has registered to take part in the 2012 U21 Thanh Nien (Youth) Newspaper Football Tournament, which will be held in the Central Highland province of Gia Lai from October 11-21.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton began an 11-day tour of six African countries this week. Taking place soon after the Obama administration announced a new strategy for the southern Sahara region, Clinton’s trip underlines the US commitment to give priority to Africa in its foreign policy.
Although half a year has gone since American forces lowered its flag in Baghdad, marking nine years of its operations in Iraq, the country’s security remains a big question.
An imminent civil war looms large on the horizon following recent escalating violence, including the July 18 suicide bomb blast in Damascus capital which killed three senior officials.
The Vietnamese team came out on top at the 2012 Asian Muay Thai Championships which ended in HCM City on July 13.
Since the beginning of 2012, Vietnam's seafood exports to the Middle East have surpassed US$117 million, accounting for 5.1 percent of the country’s total export revenue.
Vietnam will take on Asia U19 defending champions the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) at the upcoming Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U19 Championship.
The U19 Vietnam team was defeated by the host Palestine 0-2 in the opening match of the Al-Nakba International Football Tournament on May 14.